Dirty Kanza cancelled due to coronavirus concerns

The pursuit of Colin Strickland was left to Lachlan Morton, Alex Howes, and Peter Stetina.
(Image credit: Wil Matthews)

The organisers of Dirty Kanza announced Tuesday that they have cancelled the event due to health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Life Time had initially attempted to postpone the event from May to September, but after considering input from community leaders and reviewing the latest scientific data trends, it has decided to cancel the event altogether and return in 2021.

"Our team has worked hard for many weeks to determine if an event could take place in Emporia this Fall and we have been in regular communication with local community and health leaders to determine our best path forward,” said Lelan Dains, the event’s race director at Life Time. 

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