The Bad Astra

Sat September 24, 2022 Ottawa, KS 66067 US Directions

The Bad Astra (100 Miles)

8:00AM CDT - 8:00PM CDT
Open to ages 16+.

The Half Astra (50 Miles)

8:00AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
Open to ages 16+.

BA Party Pace (25 Miles)

8:00AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

125 S Walnut Street
Ottawa, KS US 66067

If you are familiar with Kansas, you may know the state moto is “Ad Astra Per Aspera.” Depending on how you google it, the Latin means “to the stars through difficulties.” We wanted a race that was awesome and represented Kansas. We felt “The Bad Astra” was a great name for a gravel bike race. “Bad Astra” in Latin means “really cool bike race…” probably.

We will be offering distances of 100 miles (The Bad Astra), 50 miles (The Half Astra), and 25 miles (BA Party Pace).(

(All distances are rough estimates. All race distances will be a minimum of the number miles)

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