The rolling prairies of Kansas offer several FKT opportunities that have not been claimed by women. Of the 12 posted routes and variations, seven (58.3%) do not have posted women’s times.
In 2022, one woman posted an FKT (20%) and men claimed four (80%).
If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google.
|Route Name||Distance in miles||Elevation Gain||Posted Women's FKT?||Best Women's Time|
|Big Bull Creek "Loop"||8.1||423||Yes||1h 6m 58s|
|Sandsage Bison Range||11.5||268||No|
|Lake Scott State Park||12.0||965||No|
|Konza Prairie Trails||13.7||1150||No|
|Cimarron National Grassland Loop||16.4||407||No|
|Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail||22.0||1814||No|
|Prairie Sunset Trail: Out & Back||30.0||312||Yes||6h 17m 51s|
|Wichita - Valley Center Floodway: One Way||31.7||453||Yes||7h 1m 31s|
|Prairie Spirit Trail||52.5||750||No|
|Prairie Sunset Trail: Double Out & Back||60.0||624||No|
|Wichita - Valley Center Floodway: Out & Back||63.4||906||Yes||15h 44m 36s|
|Flint Hills Trail||92.5||1332||Yes||17h 3m 2s|