Downtown events during the Pony Express Gravel Dash on Sept. 7 will feature a blow-up obstacle course, rock-climbing wall and pugil pit, operated by the Kansas National Guard, among several other activities and food stands for the public on Broadway and the Seventh Street corridor, said Bob Huff, Chamber of Commerce executive director.

The Little Rustler Bike Race for children will begin at 10 a.m. on the trail in City Park, and boys’ and girls’ bikes will be given away in a drawing.