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Saturday, June 1st, 2024

From the moment you feel the crunch of the Flint Hills gravel under your tires, you’ll know you’re in a special place. The Life Time UNBOUND Gravel 200 is the marquee event that has earned Emporia, Kansas the name Gravel City, USA.

This event will bring to life that indomitable spirit that lives within each and every one of you. Along your 200 mile journey, you’ll travel to the furthest depths of your psyche and unravel the reasons behind why it is you’re here in the first place.

So many challenges will be thrown at you during your day in the saddle, and the UNBOUND Gravel 200 gives you all the opportunities to find just what you are made of. As you work through the beautiful journey through the Kansas Prairie, we know for certain that you’ll be a different person when you cross that finish line. And we will be there to welcome you home.

Join us. Become, UNBOUND.

Event Pricing & Registration

Entry Fee: $295

Life Time UNBOUND Gravel is a lottery event. Individuals have the opportunity to submit their name for participation in the 2024 UNBOUND Gravel from January 5, 2024 until January 20, 2024.

Registration for event entry selection is free of charge. However, credit card information is collected at the time you submitted your name for consideration. Your credit card is charged only if you are accepted to participate in the event.

Schedule of Events

Start List

Gravel Guide

Support Crews

Crew For Hire

Email to purchase Crew For Hire Services
CFH 200 Mile Pricing: $85

Refunds, Transfers, Deferrals

Race Results

Award Ceremony & Race Categories

Awards go 5-deep in each of the following categories:

  • Elite Men/Women
  • Non-Binary
  • Fatbike Men/Women
  • Tandem
  • Para Men/Women
  • Single-speed Men/Women
  • Age Group
    • 16-29 Men/Women
    • 30-34 Men/Women
    • 35-39 Men/Women
    • 40-44 Men/Women
    • 45-49 Men/Women
    • 50-54 Men/Women
    • 55-59 Men/Women
    • 60-69 Men/Women
    • 70+ Men/Women

Category Definitions:

  • Racing Age – For all classifications and distances, “Racing Age” is based on the Rider’s age as of June 1, 2024. Minimum age requirement for UNBOUND Gravel 200 is 16 years of age.
  • Fatbike – Minimum 3.8” tire width
  • Single-speed – A type of bicycle with a single gear ratio.
  • Tandem – a solitary bicycle frame with two wheels, designed to be operated by two riders.
  • Elite Rider – “Elite Rider” is defined as a rider who considers themself a professional or elite cyclist, and who would like to be scored against fellow “pro riders”, therein removing themselves from age group categories.
  • Para – Para athletes are individuals with physical impairments including permanently impaired muscle power, athetosis, impaired passive range of motion, hypertonia, limb deficiency, ataxia, leg length difference, and vision impairment.
  • Non-Binary – A non-binary/genderqueer participant can register to compete as the gender option they identify with during race registration. To read our full Transgender & Non-Binary/Genderqueer Participant Policy, please click here.
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