Nitty Gritty Series

Nitty Gritty Dirt Dash 

This years Nitty Gritty Dirt Dash is moving to campus! The Dirt Dash will be hosted on April 18th beginning at 11am. The course will run through campus woods, starting and ending at Trusler Sports Complex. The course will contain 15 obstacles that will push your body and test your abilities to climb, crawl and jump! Registration will start the week of March 9th and will be open for race day entries at 10:30 AM on April 18th.

All proceeds from the event will go towards Emporia Child Care, Big Brother/Big Sisters of the Flint Hills and Camp Alexander 

Registration Info

 *In order for us to get your shirts printed before the event, online registration will close at 12:00 pm, on April 10, 2015.

Race Info

Wave times: The first wave of runners will start at 11:00am. We will continue to send runners out on the course until 12:30pm. 

Location: Trusler Sports Complex

              701 E 18th Ave

              Emporia, KS 66801

Race Length: 3 miles

Course Map

Day of Race 


Check-in will open 30 minutes prior to the first wave of the day. All teams and individuals must check-in and sign a participant waiver before they begin the race.

Rules & Safety

The following rules and guidelines are intended to help create a fun and safe event for all participants.

For more information about the event please contact Whitney Slater at 341-5944.

Sponsored By: Emporia State University, Union Activities Council, Associated Student Government, Community Hornets, & ESU Recreation Services. For additional information about the sponsors click on the logos below.

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