Regional Mountain Bike Racing (Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming)

2017 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Mountain Bike Racing Event Calendar

July 1, 2017 — Big Hole Challenge MTB Race and Duathlon, Driggs, ID, Mountain bike mass start first, at 10 am, 9.73 miles with 1,160 verticle feet, then either bike a second lap or run 6.13 miles with 938 verticle feet. Awards, Raffle and results at 1 pm held at the South Horseshoe Trail Head. Kids Duathlon at Noon, .5 mi run followed by 1 mi bike, Free entry, Awards to all., Dick Weinbrandt, 208-354-2354, [email protected],

July 1-2, 2017 — Scott Enduro Cup at Sun Valley, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Sun Valley, ID, The third stop of the 2017 SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will take place at Sun Valley. As part of the Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival, this two-day enduro race will be the highlight of the four day festival filled with live music, races, clinics, demos and beer., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected],,

July 1, 2017 — Philipsburg 46, Western Montana Trail Series, Philipsburg, MT, Cross country race., Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected],

July 1, 2017 — Iron Daisy Enduro, Western Montana Trail Series, Missoula, MT, Enduro MTB race, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected],

July 8, 2017 — Silver Rush 50, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, At 10,000-12,500 feet above sea level, this challenging 50 mile out-and-back course takes racers through the historic mining district on Leadville’s East side. This race is known for its long, lung-burning climbs and rocky, steep terrain. Solo or Tandem 50m. Leadville Trail 100 Qualifier., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected],

July 8, 2017 — Spirit Bear Classic, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Kalispell, MT, XC race held at Herron Park, start 10 am, Sheli Thomas, [email protected],,

July 14-16, 2017 — NW Cup #5, Northwest Cup Downhill Series, Kellogg, ID, Downhill race. Held at Silver Mountain Bike Park. Friday will be open practice. Saturday will be split practice by category. Pro/JuniorX seeding Saturday evening. Sunday racing all categories, Scott Tucker, 360-797-4288, [email protected],

July 15, 2017 — Tahoe Trail 100, Leadville Race Series, Northstar, CA, 2-loop, 50 kilometer course filled with beautiful views of Lake Tahoe. Solo 50k or 100k. 2-person relay 100k. Leadville Trail 100 Qualifier., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected], Todd Jackson, 530-546-1019, [email protected],

July 15, 2017 — Seeley Lake 55/35/22, Western Montana Trail Series, Seeley Lake, MT, Cross country race. 3 different courses., Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected],

July 15-16, 2017 — Angle Fire Bike Park Enduro, Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Angel Fire, NM, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected],

July 19-23, 2017 — USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, Snowshoe , WV, Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, [email protected],

July 20, 2017 — Southeast Idaho Senior Games , Pocatello, ID, City Creek Trails; Staging at Centennial Park 6:00pm. Categories: Short, Medium, Long and Single Speed., Dana Olson, 208-233-2034, 208-317-3918, [email protected],

July 22, 2017 — Jug Mountain Ranch XC and State Championship Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, McCall, ID, XC Saturday, Enduro Sunday. Courses divided by ability. No license required. Hotel McCall is available right on the lake, plus plenty of camping nearby., James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected],,

July 22-23, 2017 — Grand Targhee Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Grand Targhee, WY, There’s some seriously fun trails at Wyoming’s Grand Targhee Resort, so we’re going to race ’em for the fourth stop on the series. It’s going to be a weekend long celebration of the Tetons., Andy Williams, 800-TARGHEE ext. 1309, [email protected], Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected],,

July 22, 2017 — Tamarack Twister, Knobby Tire Series, Tamarack, ID, Cross country race, Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],

July 22, 2017 — South Boundary Big Ride, Angel Fire, NM, 40 mile singletrack race and ride, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected],

July 28-30, 2017 — Leadville Stage Race, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, 100M (100 miles over three days), Team Option. Experience the legendary Leadville Trail 100 course over three days. Push the pace to see what you’re made of, or use the stages to prepare or qualify for the Leadville Trail 100 in August. This is one amazing party, with daily stage prizes, raffles, unmatched swag, food, beer and live music., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected],

July 29, 2017 — Laramie Enduro, Laramie, WY, New Course! ~32 mile loop of about 80% singletrack from smooth and flowy to steep and technical. Choose the One & Done to do one lap, or, the Enduro Epic to do two laps. Aid stations with fresh food, water and performance nutrition. Legendary after-party with live music, awards, cash pay-outs, raffle, free refreshments and warm food! Limited on-course camping and room specials, Nat Dyck, 307-755-1410, [email protected], Onies Heckart-Eads, 307-761-1741, [email protected],

July 29, 2017 — Butte 100 Races, Butte, MT, Continental Divide Trail, Single Track, Big Sky Country, 100 and 50 mile options, and a Sorini 25 mile option., Gina Evans, 406-498-9653, [email protected],

July 29-30, 2017 — Pomerelle Pounder DH, Go-Ride Gravity Series, Albion, ID, Two USAC sanctioned downhill races in two days., Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, [email protected], Darren Lightfield, 208-608-6444, [email protected],,

July 29-30, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro/Enduro World Series Aspen Snowmass, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Aspen Snowmass, CO, Course will be designed to give riders a unique riding experience to include high altitude trails and big descents. Ties backcountry terrain with lift-accessed stages throughout the series. Courses will feature predominantly timed downhill (special) stages linked together by non-timed climbing (liaison) stages., Brandon Ontiveros, 303-551-4813, [email protected],

July 29, 2017 — Breck100, RME, Breckenridge, CO, Colorado’s premier off-road endurance race, the 12th annual BRECK 100, climbs 13,719 feet over 100 miles. Not quite ready for the Ultra 100? Challenge your abilities and ride the B-68 Marathon, the B-32 XC, or enter a two or three-person relay team, Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected],

August 3-6, 2017 — Downieville Classic, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Downieville, CA, All mountain, cross country, and downhill races, Greg Williams, [email protected],

August 4-5, 2017 — Ruby Mountain Relay, Wells, NV, 184 mile relay gravel grinder., Robert Johnson, 775-340-5943, 801-718-0557, [email protected],

August 5, 2017 — Pierre’s Hole MTB Race, National Ultra Endurance Series, Alta, WY, 9th Annual! Staging begins at the Grand Targhee Resort, ample lodging and amenities available. 100 consists of 33-mile loop, each lap features approx. 4,000 ft climbing on single and double-track trails. The race course is on an IMBA Epic trails at Grand Targhee. Total elevation for the 100 mile race is approx. 13,000 ft. 100 mile (3 laps), 100km (2 laps), 50km (1 lap) events. The 100 mile race is part of the NUE Series and the 100 k is a new NUE marathon series race., Andy Williams, 800-TARGHEE ext. 1309, [email protected], [email protected].php

August 5, 2017 — Boomtown Gravel Grinder, CANCELLED, Butte, MT, Fully supported event that will start and finish in historic Uptown Butte and will cover the beautiful gravel, dirt (and a few paved roads) south and east of town. Crossing the scenic Continental divide twice, riders can challenge themselves in either the Mother Load 100 mile or the Nugget 50 mile routes while soaking in the breathtaking vistas offered only in Big Sky Country., Kurt Stockton, 406-381-7962, 530-264-6364, [email protected],

August 5-6, 2017 — Powderhorn Ski Resort & Bike Park Enduro, Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Grand Junction, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected],

August 6, 2017 — Race Montana Triathlon, Great Falls, MT, Electric City Water Park, Olympic and Sprint distances, Ron Ray, [email protected],,

August 12, 2017 — Avimor Coyote Classic, Knobby Tire Series, Avimor, ID, 13th annual – This is real mountain bike racing; not for the weak. High speed rolling double and single track with a ton of climbing. Tight, technical sagebrush single track, water crossings, quick steep drops, nasty little granny gear climbs., Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],,

August 12, 2017 — Leadville Trail 100, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, Leadville Trail 100 is one of the most notorious and challenging bike races in the world. 100 mile out-and-back., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected],

August 12, 2017 — Steamboat Stinger, Mountain Town Challenge Series, Steamboat Springs, CO, Beginning at 8:00am at the Howelson Hill Ski Area right in the heart of Steamboat Springs. The course takes an extended 50 mile detour deep into the beautiful backcountry of Routt County and a total of roughly 3,500ft elevation gain before returning to the transition/finish area. Teams of two are also welcome to race the 1st and 2nd half of the course., Nate Bird, 866-464-6639, [email protected], Jon Winkelblech, 970-367-4394, [email protected],

August 13, 2017 — Big Sky Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Big Sky, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected],,

August 19-20, 2017 — 12 and 24 Hours of Flathead, Kalispell, MT, A non-profit race to provide awareness and adaptive equipment to individuals living with paralysis and other life altering disabilities, Tia Celentano, 406-261-1769, [email protected],,

August 19-20, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Crested Butte, CO, Course will be designed to give riders a unique riding experience to include high altitude trails and big descents. Ties backcountry terrain with lift-accessed stages throughout the series. Courses will feature predominantly timed downhill (special) stages linked together by non-timed climbing (liaison) stages., Brandon Ontiveros, 303-551-4813, [email protected],

August 26, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, McCall, ID, Jug Mountain Ranch, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected],

August 26, 2017 — Dawn to Dusk, Gallup, NM, 6 hour and 12 hour race, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected],

August 27, 2017 — Missouri River Rampage Mountain Bike Race, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Great Falls, MT, XC MTB Race and expo, 8.7, 15.4, and 18.6 mile options, Ron Ray, [email protected],

September 1-3, 2017 — Rebecca’s Private Idaho, Ketchum, ID, 50mi or 100mi gravel grinder put on by professional racer Rebecca Rusch in her hometown of Ketchum, Idaho. The route can be done as a challenging ride or a lung busting, thigh screaming race up into the mountains surrounding Ketchum and Sun Valley. It is a beautiful route and it all ends in a great down-home party with food, festivities, music, and libations, Colleen Quindlen, 254-541-9661, [email protected],

September 9, 2017 — Barn Burner 104, Flagstaff, AZ, 104 mile mountain bike race, Solo, Duo, Teams, Kaibab and Coconino National Forest, Camping on private land. 26 and 52 mile options. Party afterwards with music, food, and beer, Jeff Frost, [email protected],,

September 9, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Targhee, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected],

September 9, 2017 — Bohart Bash, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Bozeman, MT, This cross-country mountain bike race is on a mostly singletrack loop in the beautiful Bridger Mountains near Bozeman, Alex Lussier, [email protected], Megan Lawson, 406-570-7475, [email protected],,

September 9-10, 2017 — Vapor Trail 125, Salida, CO, 125 miles, 20,000 feet of climbing, 10 pm start, singletrack, Earl Walker, 719-539-9295, [email protected], Tom , 719-539-9295, [email protected],

September 9, 2017 — Thompson Ridge Trail Gran Fondo, Thompson Falls, MT, Dirt fondo, gravel grinder, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected],

September 9-10, 2017 — Enduro X Race, Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Steamboat Springs, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected],

September 9, 2017 — The Angry Horse Gravel Grinder, Idaho Falls, ID, Come crush some gravel and Ride the Angry Horse. This fully supported ride offers three different routes. The Filly Run is a rolling 10 miles of all gravel fun, the Colt Run is 45 miles and 4200 vertical feet of climbing. Finally the Stud Run is 120 miles of epic suffering, rolling all the way down and around Blackfoot Reservoir and on through the Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge, before turning up Horse Creek. Register at ALL of the proceeds will go to saving Wild Mustangs. Come out and ride the untamed., Brooke Jeffs, 208-528-0664, [email protected],

September 16, 2017 — Stone Temple 8, Curt Gowdy State Park, WY, fundraiser for high school MTB racing teams and junior programs, will take place on the IMBA Epic designed single track trails at Wyoming’s Curt Gowdy State Park. Starting at 9am at the Aspen Grove Trailhead parking area, racers will compete for eight hours on an approximately 15.1 mile loop, in teams and as individuals, with classes for Men, Women and Juniors, Dewey Gallegos, 307-742-5533, [email protected], Peter Skram, 307-316-2532, [email protected],,

September 16, 2017 — Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race, Pine, AZ, 15, 30, and 45 mile mtb races near Payson, AZ, Janet Brandt, [email protected],

September 16, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Galena Lodge, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected],

September 16, 2017 — Todd Durango Dirt Fondo, Durango, CO, Mountain Bike Fondo, 15 and 50 mile options, Gaige Sippy, 970-259-4621, [email protected],

September 23, 2017 — Bogus Basin Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Boise, ID, James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected],

September 23, 2017 — Mount Lemmon Gravel Grinder, Oracle, AZ, 15, 40, 50 mile options on the back gravel roads of Mt. Lemmon with elevation gains ranging from 4,000 to 6,000ft. Begins at 7 a.m. at Arizona Zipline Adventures just north of Tucson on the “backside” of the Santa Catalina Mountains., John McCarrell, [email protected],,

September 29-October 1, 2017 — Monarch Crest Enduro, Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Salida, CO, 5 stage epic backcountry enduro in the San Isabel and Gunnison National Forests., Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected],

September 30, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Magic Mountain, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected],

September 30, 2017 — JayP’s Backyard Gravel Pursuit, JayP’s Backyard Series, Island Park/West Yellowstone, ID, 60 or 120 miles near Yellowstone National Park on Forest Service roads. It’s an incredible time of year to be in this area and visit YNP!, Jay Petervary, 307-413-2248, [email protected],

September 30, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Queen Creek, AZ, San Tan, Boris Decourt, [email protected],

September 30, 2017 — 12 Hour of Albuquerque Race and MTB Festival, Albuquerque, NM, 12 hour race, 2 hour race, and weekend long mtb festival, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected],

October 7, 2017 — Tour of the White Mountains, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ, Arizona’s longest standing mountain bike event. At 7,000 feet, The Tour is a grassroots event with laid back vibes among a gathering of bike-minded individuals., Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected],

October 7, 2017 — Grinduro, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Quincy, CA, Gravel enduro racing, Greg Williams, [email protected],

October 8, 2017 — Great Trail Race, Truckee, CA, Ride or Run between Truckee and Tahoe City. The Great Trail Race follows roughly the same route as The Great Ski Race between Truckee and Tahoe City with one major difference: You choose to run or bike one of two course options, Elite or Classic. The Elite division course adds in more technically challenging terrain., Todd Jackson, 530-546-1019, [email protected], Kiley McInroy, [email protected],,

October 14, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Scottsdale, AZ, Held at McDowell Regional Park. USA Cycling State Championship and Collegiate State State Championship, Boris Decourt, [email protected],

October 14, 2017 — Prescott 6er, Prescott, AZ, Six hours…not enough to bore you, not enough for you to fall asleep, just enough to keep you honest and bring along a friend (if need be) to rip some laps on some stellar single track! Complete the most laps in the least time after 6 hours of racing and win. 9.4 mile loop with single track, hills and switchbacks. Solo-male/female, Singlespeed-male/female, Duo-male/female/coed, Duo Singlespeed-male/female/coed., Breanna Bissell, 480-734-0558, [email protected],

October 14, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Boise, ID, Bogus Basin, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected],

October 20-22, 2017 — USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships, Missoula, MT, Collegiate National Championships and Montana High School Championships, Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, [email protected], Chad Sperry, [email protected], Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected],

October 28, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Queen Creek, AZ, Estrella Park, Boris Decourt, [email protected],

November 4, 2017 — Showdown at Usery Pass, Phoenix, AZ, 8 hour cross country race on an 11 mile course, Two Wheel Jones , [email protected],

November 10-12, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Mascota, MX, Course will be designed to give riders a unique riding experience to include high altitude trails and big descents. Ties backcountry terrain with lift-accessed stages throughout the series. Courses will feature predominantly timed downhill (special) stages linked together by non-timed climbing (liaison) stages. Mascota, Mexico, Brandon Ontiveros, 303-551-4813, [email protected],

November 11, 2017 — Cave Creek Cactus Classic, Cave Creek, AZ, The race passes through one of two county parks. Spur Cross Conservation Area will be the first, which includes multi-track trails to single track trails, between the 2 parks, you’ll hit Maricopa Regional Trail. This will take you right into Cave Creek Regional Park, where incredible views of the Sonoran desert will be seen on every turn. There will be a Kids Kross at 2:30pm., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected],

November 18, 2017 — 12 Hours of Fury, Fountain Hills, AZ, 12 Hours of Fury will test your body, mind and mountain biking skills. The race will begin and end at the Four Peaks Staging Area in McDowell Mountain Regional Park. The 15 mile loop is smooth, fast and fun. The most loops in 12 hours wins it!, Jeremy Graham, 623-330-0913, [email protected],

December 2, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Queen Creek, AZ, White Tank Park, Boris Decourt, [email protected],

December 9, 2017 — Dawn to Dusk, Fountain Hills, AZ, 10 hours on the Pemberton trail at McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Space is limited to 125 solo riders, 100 two-person, 50 four-person, and 10 corporate entries. 15.5 mile loop will be traveled in a counter clockwise direction and each lap will snake you through the venue where you may refuel, rest, or exchange your lap care with your teammate so they can take a turn out on the course. 602-312-4499, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected],

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