Utah Mountain Bike Racing Calendar

2015 Utah Weekly MTB Race Series Bike Events Calendar (Regular Event Schedule is Below)

April 14-August 21, 2015 — Mid-Week Mountain Bike Race Series, Mid-Week MTB Race Series, Park City, Draper, and Solitude, UT, Races are on Tuesdayevenings. Registration begins at 5:00, kids race at 6:00 and main event at 6:30.April to August. Corner Canyon Apr. 28, Corner Canyon May 5, Heber (Coyote Trail) May 12, Round Valley May 19, Night race Herriman (Party Rock) May 29, Round Valley June 2, Round Valley June 9, Deer Valley (Snow Park) June 23, Solitude July 7, Solitude July 21, Deer Valley (Silver Lake) July 28, Snowbird Aug. 4, Solitude Aug. 11, Night race Corner Canyon Aug. 21, Brooke Howard, 385-227-5741, brooke@midweekmtb.com, midweekmtb.com, facebook.com/midweekmtb

May 6-August 5, 2015 — Sundance/Soldier Hollow Weekly Race Series, WWRS, Sundance, Soldier Hollow, UT, Wednesday nights, May – Aug. Venue alternates between Wasatch County sites and Sundance, 6:30 pm. Pros/Experts 1hr race time, Sports 50mins, Beginners 30-40mins. 2015 Dates: Wasatch County: May 6, 20th; June 3, 17;July 1, 15, 29; Sundance: May 13, 27; June 10, 24; July 8, 22; Aug 5, Tyson Apostol, 435-200-3239, 801-223-4849, races@euclidoutdoors.com, John Woodruff, 801-223-4044, 801-223-4849, johnw@sundance-utah.com , weeklyraceseries.com

June 3-August 26, 2015 — Mt. Ogden Midweek XC Race Series, Snowbasin Resort, UT, June – August, Check for dates, Registration- 5pm-6:30pm at Grizzly Center, Race Start: 6:30., Tim Eastly, 801-620-1000, 801-620-1045, teastley@snowbasin.com, mtogdenraceseries.com, bebikes.com

2015 Utah Mountain Bike Racing Event Calendar

January 3-February 21, 2015 — Frosty the Fat Bike Race Series, Wasatch Front, UT, January 3, January 14 (Night Race), January 31, February 4 (Night Race), February 18 (Night Race) and February 28. We are working with new venues this year to bring exciting and varied terrain to the series. Snow bike race series. Expert: 9-12 miles, Sport: 6-9 miles, Beginner: 3-6 miles. All bikes are welcome. Strider snow bike racing for kids!, Randy Gibb, (801) 222-9577, randy@maddogcycles.com, frostythefatbike.com, maddogcycles.com

January 17-February 24, 2015 — Fat Bike Frenzy Race Series, Draper, UT, 4 race fat bike series:1-17-2015 at Corner Canyon, 1-27-2015 at Corner Canyon, 2-17-2015 at Party Rock in Herriman, 2-28-2015 at Party Rock in Herriman, Chris Austin, 801-943-8502, info@fatbikefrenzy.com, fatbikefrenzy.com

February 14, 2015 — USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships, Ogden, UT, The inaugural Fat Bike National Championship held on snow!, Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, mrice@usacycling.org, usacycling.org/2015/fat-bike-nationals

February 14, 2015 — Round Valley Round Up Fat Bike Race, CANCELLED, Park City, UT, 20K (a mix of nordic trail, wide groomed, and some single track), Must use a Fat-bike (no standard Mtn Bikes), limited to 100 racers, Ginger Ries, 435-649-6839, ginger@mountaintrails.org, mountaintrails.org/events/round-valley-roundup

March 7, 2015 — Red Rock Desert Rampage, Intermountain Cup, St. George, UT, The XC Series opener on the traditional Desert Rampage course, with approximately 6 mile lap at Green Valley., Kayleen Ames, 435-757-4310, amespromoting@comcast.net, Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, redrockbicycle.com, intermountaincup.com

March 14, 2015 — True GRIT Epic Bike Race, National Ultra Endurance Mountain Bike Series ( NUE), St. George, UT, Epic ultra-endurance mountain bike race with 100 and 50 mile options over tough and technical terrain. Course is a 50 mile loop. Staggered starts at 7am, 9am and 11am – cut off time is 6pm, choose from open category with cash purse, other categories TBA. Also offered is a Challenge course of 23 miles., Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, info@gropromotions.com, GROpromotions.com

April 4, 2015 — The Cactus Hugger, Intermountain Cup, St. George, UT, XC race #2 in the series, approximately 6.5 mile lap utilizing a compeletely different course than the Desert Rampage., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com, spingeeks.com

April 11, 2015 — Thaw Massacre at Bar M, Intermountain Cup, Moab, UT, EXC race #1 This is the series opener for our Epic (endurance) XC race series. 40 miles in length with a short course option for some riders as well. On the Bar M trails in Moab., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com, spingeeks.com

April 18, 2015 — 6 Hours of Frog Hollow, Frog Hollow Endurance Series, Hurricane, UT, 13 mile long course in the UT desert combines sweet single track, with some technical sections, and great climbs. Great introduction to endurance racing or a great trainer for bigger races. Categories from solo to 3 person, including single speed categories., Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, info@gropromotions.com, GROpromotions.com, 6hoursinfroghollow.com

April 18, 2015 — Antelope Island MTB Race, Antelope Island, UT, There will be three race distances: 50k, 25k, and 15k. This is a MTB race on double and single track with varying elevation and some technical stretches on the 50k and 25k distances., Wynn Hall, 801-941-4255, wynnhall@gmail.com, Matt , 801-648-4659, matt@enduraevents.com, enduraevents.com

May 2, 2015 — Soldier Hollow, Intermountain Cup, Midway, UT, XC race #3, short course style XC racing-fun, fast course., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com, spingeeks.com

May 8-10, 2015 — Nordic Valley Stage Race, US Pro XCT, Eden, UT, Utah's Pro XCT for Elites and Amateurs at Nordic Valley Resort in Eden, UT. Featuring a Short Track, Time Trial, Cross Country, and Eliminator., Michael John Turner, 801-664-6351, mjeturner@summitbikeclub.org, Karl Redel, karl@webecycling.com, MJ Turner, 801-664-6351, mj@webecycling.com, webecycling.com, utahproxct.com

May 9, 2015 — Scott Enduro Cup at Moab, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Moab, UT, The first stop of the 2015 Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will take place on the world famous red rock trails of Moab Ut. This is a great place to kick off your racing season., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, jkunzer@mtsports.com, Courtney Leonard, 801-349-4616, cleonard@mtsports.com, endurocupmtb.com

May 16, 2015 — Wild Horse Dirt Fondo, Delle, UT, 76 miles, 5,000 vertical, zero miles of pavement, county-maintained 2WD dirt and gravel roads around and across the Cedar Mountain Wilderness Area. Little Wild Horse option of 31 miles, 1,800 vertical. Covers many of the same segments as The Wild Horse. Separate start at 10 A.M. Start/Finish in Delle, Utah. The start line is less than one hour west of SLC on I-80. The Wild Horse is a supported Dirt Fondo. This is not a race, but there will be a mass start., Chris Magerl, 801-595-8293, daymag@hotmail.com, RideWildHorse.com

May 16, 2015 — Three Peaks, Intermountain Cup, Cedar City, UT, XC race #4 A new course back at Three Peaks. A fun 6 mile loop. Make this your camping trip too as it will be a blast out there., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com, spingeeks.com

May 23-25, 2015 — Sundance Showdown DH and Super-D, Go-Ride Gravity Series
, Sundance Resort, UT, USAC sanctioned Super-D Saturday and Downhill Monday, Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, info@utahdh.org, go-ride.com, utahdh.org

May 23-25, 2015 — Stan Crane Memorial Draper Dueler, Intermountain Cup, Draper Trail Days, Draper, UT, A fun, short track XC race at the Draper Equestrian Center followed by a single stage Enduro/Super D down Rush or Maple Hollow (still tentative). For the EXC #2 Deuler, this race will take you all over Corner Canyon in approximately a 25 mile, lap to lap race. There will also be a short course option for those looking for something a little smaller., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com

May 23, 2015 — Vike on a Bike, Ephraim , UT, A mountain bike race for all experience levels, on a course designed by Durke Gordon and Jason Stevens. The event begins at noon on Saturday in front of the Snow College Noyes Building. Families are encouraged to decorate their Viking bikes for the parade at 10am and cruise past the festival for a fun ride. Four course options: Family, Beginner, Novice and Sport., Colton Frederick, 435-283-4644, coltonjh@hotmail.com, scandinavianfestival.org/bike.html

May 29, 2015 — Iron Will MTB Race, tentative for 2015, Bluffdale, UT, MTB race on Camp Williams private land. Come race through Afghan Village, shooting ranges, Area 51, UXO Area, POW Camp and IED Lane. 50k and 25k options., Mike Law, 801-910-2503, mlaw@evoloevents.com, ironwillrace.com

May 30, 2015 — 12 Hours of Zion, Zion National Park, UT, Come race on Zion Ponderosa Ranch, on the east side of Zion National Park, for an all-new 12 hour cross country mountain bike race. Bring family and friends to enjoy the scenery and cheer racers on., Jordan Bracken, 435-229-5397, 435-703-9880, jordan@rapidcyclingracing.com, rapidcyclingracing.com

June 6, 2015 — Deer Valley Pedal Fest, Intermountain Cup, Deer Valley, UT, XC #5, this will be a fun course comprised of great alpine single track., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com

June 13, 2015 — Wasatch Back 50, Tentative, Intermountain Cup, Heber, UT, EXC #3. This 50 mile course will run counter-clockwise. There will be a short course option as well., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com

June 20, 2015 — Dixie 200, Parowan, UT, Self-supported, 200 miles of trail and remote terrain between Bryce Canyon and Brian Head in southern UT. Virgin River Rim, Thunder Mountain, Grandview and several other trails. Start: 7am, intersection of 2nd Left Hand Canyon and Hwy 143., Dave Harris, hairball.dh@gmail.com, 2-epic.com/events/dixie200.html

June 27, 2015 — Sundance Spin, Intermountain Cup, Sundance Resort, UT, Utah State Championships., The Sundance venue is back again this year with some of the best single track Utah has to offer., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com

June 27, 2015 — Fire Road Cedar City, Cedar City, UT, 25k, 60k, 100k distances, starts at Main Street Park at 8am, 7000 ft. total elevation gained for 100km; 4000ft total for 60km. Equal prize $ for overall men & women in the 100km. 25-qualifying slots for the Leadville 100 up for grabs for 100km event., Cameron Christensen, 435-586-2770, 801-884-2332, cameronc@cedarcity.org, fireroadcycling.com

June 27-28, 2015 — Canyonball Downhill and Super D, Go-Ride Gravity Series, Park City, UT, Held at The Canyons Resort, Super D on Saturday, Downhill on Sunday., Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, info@utahdh.org, go-ride.com, utahdh.org

July 4, 2015 — The Rage at Snowbird, Intermountain Cup, Snowbird, UT, Snowbird has done a great job with some new trails and creating trails for real MTB racing with a great mix of fast flowy single track, service roads, and a few short technical sections to keep you on your toes., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com

July 11, 2015 — The Crusher in the Tushar, American Ultra Cross Series, Beaver, UT, 70 miles of mixed-surface bike racing exploring Southern Utah's Tushar Mt. range on dirt and asphalt. Features 10,500+ of climbing traversing Utah's highest and most scenic roads. You choose the bike, the Tushars choose the winner., Burke Swindlehurst, roadirt@msn.com, tusharcrusher.com

July 24-26, 2015 — Bryce Canyon Fat Tire Festival, Ruby's Inn, UT, MTB race, family tour, Sunday ride options. 36k and 66k race options. Family Tour is great for all ages, 9 mile ride consisting of 6 miles of paved bike path and 3 miles of dirt road. Sunday Tour is fun for the whole family and includes a pancake breakfast, a gourmet lunch, and spectacular views. You can choose from a family and kid friendly 9 mile ride, a moderate 14 mile ride or an intermediate/advanced 17 mile ride., Sally M., 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, info@escapeadventures.com, Marcy Wilson, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, marcy@escapeadventures.com, bcfattirefestival.com

July 25, 2015 — Brianhead, Intermountain Cup, Brianhead, UT, EXC #4- Finals. The Icup is back in Brianhead after a long hiatus. The race will consist of classic high mountain single track and dirt roads. With the high altitude, amazing scenery and awesome trails, this will be one great day of racing., Bryson Perry, 801-233-1400, 949-973-0300, Brysonlperry@gmail.com, intermountaincup.com

July 30, 2015 — Wildflower Trailfest, Snowbasin, UT, Utah's First and only Mountain Bike Challenge for women. Held at Snowbasin Ski Resort. 3 timed courses. Awards for age group winners., Stacie Palmer, 801-644-9940, 801-391-2819, wildflowerpedalfest@gmail.com, wildflowertrailfest.com

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