Everything You Need For Race Day
Race Day Cheat Sheet
Make sure you’re ready to conquer the Flint Hills! Run through this list, run through it again, then go for a ride and run through it one more time.
Schedule of Events
Emergency Text Updates
Once again, we are partnering with Lyon County Emergency Communications Center. This service provides automatic alerts directly to your cell phone and we highly recommend it for athletes, support crews, and volunteers. To opt in to alerts please text “UNBOUND” to 888-777. You will be automatically removed on June 7. These alerts will cover Lyon, Greenwood, Butler, Woodson, and Chase counties.
You will receive automated warnings June 1 – 7 for the following:
- NWS Warnings, Advisories, and Watches:
- 911 Telephone Outage
- Excessive heat warning
- Extreme wind warning
- Flash flood warning
- Flood warning
- High wind warning
- Local area emergency
- Nuclear power plant warning
- Red flag warning
- Severe thunderstorm warning
- Shelter in place warning
- Storm warning
- Tornado warnings
Support Crews play a huge role in your race day success! To help you and your crew out, we put together 2 race day guides:.
- If you’re bringing your own support crew, share this guide with your squad, and buy them some beer as a thank you!
- If you’re using our crew-for-hire program, download this guide and get ready to grind!
Track Your Riders
Your friends and family can track you user Timing Splits on Athlinks.com
With the help of our friends at FloBikes, we have a full day of coverage and entertainment coming atcha! From the startline, to on-course footage, interviews, updates from the commentators, racers battling it out at the finish and all the downtown celebrations. We’re bringing the race day action to you with the live coverage of Emporia’s very own premier gravel event. How can I watch? Check it out on FloBikes.
Free, Pre-Race Group Rides
Shake out rides are BACK! Get the race day jitters out and join one (or more!) of our group rides. Sign up link coming soon! Schedule below:
Thursday, June 2, 2022
4:00PM Group Ride hosted by Stamina Racing |600 & 700 blocks of Mechanic
6:00PM Group Ride hosted by Major Taylor Cycling Club Kansas City |600 & 700 blocks of Mechanic
Friday, June 3, 2022
9:30AM Group Ride hosted by Chamois Butt’r, Gu Energy Labs, All Bodies on Bikes’ Marley Blonsky, and RIDE Group’s Molly Cameron |600 & 700 blocks of Mechanic