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Kansas 811 Virtual Excavator Awareness Meetings Fall 2023

Please join a 30-minute VIRTUAL meeting to learn more about the excavation law changes that will go into effect January 1st, 2024. Kansas 811 will provide the law change information and explain how it will impact your operations.

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Pancake 5k Presented by Kansas 811

What: 5k fun run/walk

When: Saturday, November 25, 2023

Where: Sedgwick County Park [google map]

Who: YOU!

Join us Saturday November 25, 2023 at Sedgwick County Park for the greatest breakfast run in the history of Wichita!  Kansas 811 is proud to present the Pancake 5K, which will include all you can eat pancakes, sausage,  and MORE!  You can register for a certified 5K course or do the 1-mile walk alone or with your family and friends. Children 5 and under are free! It will be an amazing morning that will allow you to burn calories during the run and then put them right back on with the most delicious pancakes.

The 5K is chipped timed and will provide awards.  Awards are given to the top 3 overall and age groups (male and female).  All participants will receive a custom race bib with RFID timing chip, event shirt, and beautiful finisher medal.

Run/Walk 5k – $35
July 1 – October 31, 2023 – $35.00
November 1 – November 24, 2023 – $38.00
November 25, 2023 – $45.00

1-Mile Walk – $12.00
July 1 – October 31, 2023 – $12.00
November 1 – November 24, 2023 – $14.00
November 25, 2023 – $20.00

Youth Registration (5 or under) – FREE

Sign up early and save!

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Kansas 811 2023 Excavator Training

Kansas 811 is excited to offer in-person training to all Kansas excavators and contractors. We hope you will be able to attend one of our in-person training sessions to hear the latest news and changes in the industry.

Below is a list of our in-person training meeting locations:

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The Call Before You Dig 8.11k and 5k

The Call Before You Dig 8.11k hosted by Black Hills Energy & Kansas 811 benefiting Construction Angels is proud to present the inaugural Call Before You Dig 8.11K on August 14, 2022 at Sedgwick County Park.  The event promises to be a fun, competitive, and memorable 8.11K (5.04 miles).  NEW FOR 2022 – The option to run/walk 5K.  Are you more comfortable with a 5K?  Then this event is for you.  You now have the option to run/walk 8.11K OR 5K.  The event is open to runners and walkers of all ages.  Each participant will receive a great event package, which includes a custom race bib with RFID timing tag, event shirt, beautiful finisher medal, personalized race completion digital certificate, and goodie bag.  The event is a chipped timed event.  Awards will be provided to the top 3 overall and within each age group.  Join us for this unique distance around a most scenic course in Kansas.

The Call Before You Dig 8.11K will provide a festive and partylike atmosphere.  Our DJ and MC will keep you moving and grooving, and wanting more.  You will not want to miss this event.  The earlier you sign up, the more you will save.


July 5 – August 13:  $38.11
August 14:  $48.11


Sunday August 14, 2022

Sedgwick County Park
6501 W 21st St
Wichita, KS  67205

6:45am:  Registration and Packet Pickup Open
7:00am:  Music and Entertainment begins
8:00am:  Announcements and National Anthem
8:11am:  Start of the Call Before You Dig 8.11K
9:45am:  Awards Ceremony

Kansas 811 2022 Excavator Training

COVID-19 continues to change everything in our daily lives (including work) as we know it. Kansas 811 is always focused on safety and it is always top priority to protect our employees, members, excavators, and communities.

After much deliberation, it has been decided to offer a mix of in-person and hybrid approaches this year to achieve our 2022 education goals. Kansas 811 will also continue to have the on-line training module available. 

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Things to Remember:

When a meet is requested by an excavator, an affected operator shall make a reasonable effort to attend the meet at the proposed date and time, or contact the excavator before the meet and reschedule for a mutually agreed upon date and time.

Kansas 811 is available to assist you in optimizing Facility Operator notification areas.

Kansas 811

8100 E 22nd St. N, Bldg 2300-1
Wichita, KS 67226
phone: 316-687-2102

811 or 1-800-DIG-SAFE (800-344-7233)

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