Running Routes

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= GCA&S (Route begins from Gravel City Adventure & Supply Co.)
= MMR (Route includes Minimum Maintenance Roads which are typically dirt. If conditions are wet, you may want to consider an alternate route.)
= Climbing (Route features a fair amount of climbing…you have been forewarned!)
= Remote (Route includes long stretches that are remote and may have sparse cell phone coverage. Be sure to bring ample food, water and necessary supplies.)

Beginner Routes

Highland Hill

Every runner knows hills are an essential part of training. In Emporia, Highland Hill is the hill… Read More

Turkey Day OG

Everyone loves an original, right? The annual Turkey Day 5k has quickly become a tradition for folks… Read More

Move, Emporia

Move, Emporia is a local 10k run here in Emporia with proceeds benefitting the Multi-Use Path Planning… Read More

Intermediate Routes

Road M Magic

Olpe and Emporia are two towns tightly tied together. Olpe’s smalltown lack of hustle and bustle is… Read More

Flint Hills Nature Trail

Begin and end in a safe parking area at Admire Elementary school. Head west on the Flint… Read More

Fox Creek Trail

Begin and end at the BNSF train depot in Strong City. Here, you can witness freight trains… Read More

Advanced Routes

Glacier’s Edge

Here is the route that lets you tour the city! Named after a popular basketball tournament held… Read More

Lunar Kanza Run

The Lunar Kanza has become a summer staple in Emporia. Bike riders and runners alike gather to… Read More

Murder Ordained

Despite its ominous name, ‘Murder Ordained’ is a very tame route. While the climbing is somewhat light,… Read More

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