Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
200, 100, 50, 25 Lottery Open: January 5-20
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 Garmin 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: $290
The Garmin UNBOUND Gravel 200-mile is a lottery event. Individuals have the opportunity to submit their name for participation in the 2023 UNBOUND Gravel from January 5, 2023 until January 20, 2023.
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.
2023 Courses are TBD!
Check out last year’s courses:
Schedule of Events
2023 Gravel Guides are in the works!
Check out last year’s guides:
2023 Support Crew Info is in the works!
Check out 2022 support crew info:
Crew For Hire
2023 Crew For Hire info is still in the works!
Refunds, Transfers, Deferrals
IF THE PARTICIPANT DEFERS FROM THE EVENT FOR ANY REASON
- Athlete can defer into the following year’s event and repay 100% of entry fee at time of registration. No deferral fee
- No refunds, no transfers, no exceptions.
EVENT REFUND/DEFERRAL POLICIES IF THE EVENT CANCELS (DUE TO A SERIES OF REASONS, INCLUDING PANDEMIC, NATURAL DISASTER, ETC.)
Athlete Option 1 Refund Option
- 90+ days out – 70% refund
- 60-89 days out – 50% refund
- 30-59 days out – 40% refund
Athlete Option 2 Deferral
- Complimentary, guaranteed entry into the following year’s event.
- No transfers! No refunds on service fees or donations
Athletes have until 5/31/23 11:59PM CST to defer
Questions about this procedure can be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Award Ceremony & Race Categories
Awards go 5-deep in each of the following categories:
- Pro (Open Men, Open 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+ Men/Women
- Racing Age – For all classifications and distances, “Racing Age” is based on the Rider’s age as of June 3, 2023. 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.
- Pro Rider – “Pro 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.