Utah Mountain Bike Racing Calendar

2016 Utah Weekly MTB Race Series Bike Events Calendar (Regular Event Schedule is Below)

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

April 1-August 31, 2016 — Mid-Week Mountain Bike Race Series, Park City, Heber, Deer Valley, Snowbird, Solitude, UT, Races are on Tuesday evenings. Registration begins at 5:00, kids races at 6:00 and main event at 6:30. April to August. Please check website for dates and venues., Brooke Howard, 385-227-5741, brooke@midweekmtb.com, midweekmtb.com

2016 Utah Mountain Bike Racing Event Calendar

February 27, 2016 — USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships, Ogden/Powder Mountain, UT, The second annual Fat Bike National Championship held on snow! Join us at Powder Mountain for a ton of fun. Races, expo, and bike demos., Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, mrice@usacycling.org, Rachel Leif, 719-434-4200, rleif@usacycling.org, usacycling.org/2016/fat-bike-nationals, visitogden.com/fatbike

March 5, 2016 — Red Rock Desert Rampage, St. George, UT, The XC opener on the traditional Desert Rampage course, with approximately 6 mile lap at Green Valley., Kayleen Ames, 435-757-4310, amespromoting@comcast.net, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, redrockbicycle.com

March 12, 2016 — 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. Finish with live music, vendors and beer garden., Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, info@groraces.com, GROpromotions.com, truegritepic.com

March 12, 2016 — 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 Hall, 801-648-4659, matt@enduraevents.com, enduraevents.com

March 19, 2016 — Fat Bike Frenzy Snowduro, tentative, Salt Lake County, UT, Fat Bike Enduro!, Chris Austin, 801-943-8502, info@fatbikefrenzy.com, fatbikefrenzy.com

April 2, 2016 — 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, Kelly Peterson, 801-233-1400, info@intermountaincup.com, intermountaincup.com, spingeeks.com

April 16, 2016 — 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@groraces.com, GROpromotions.com, 6hoursinfroghollow.com

April 30, 2016 — Wild Horse Dirt Fondo, Delle, UT, New Date! 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 7, 2016 — Scott Enduro Cup at Moab, tentative date, 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 14, 2016 — 12 Hours of Zion, Zion National Park, UT, Come race on Zion Ponderosa Ranch, on the east side of Zion National Park. Join us for our second annual 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 25, 2016 — Fire Road Cedar City, Tentative date, 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., Paul Huddle, 760-635-1795, 760-936-7459, huddle@multisports.com, Cameron Christensen, 435-586-2770, 801-884-2332, cameronc@cedarcity.org, fireroadcycling.com

July 9, 2016 — The Crusher in the Tushar, Beaver, UT, 70 miles of mixed-surface bike racing exploring Southern Utah&#39s Tushar Mountain range on dirt and asphalt. Features 10,500+ of climbing traversing Utah&#39s highest and most scenic roads. You choose the bike, the Tushars choose the winner., Burke Swindlehurst, roadirt@msn.com, tusharcrusher.com

September 3, 2016 — Park City Point 2 Point, Park City, UT, A true point 2 point race! Thanks to the plethora of trails in this area, the race will never be on the same trail twice. Over 90% of the race is single-track. 75 miles & 12,000ft of climbing., Jay Burke, 801-330-3214, info@thepcpp.com, thepcpp.com

September 25, 2016 — Mt. Ogden 50/100K MTB Race, Snowbasin, UT, 3 race divisions: 25k, 50k and 100k. Held on the trails of Snowbasin Resort., Steve Andrus, 801-620-1014, sandrus@snowbasin.com, Tim Eastly, 801-620-1000, 801-620-1045, teastley@snowbasin.com, mtogden100k.com

October 15, 2016 — Moab Epic, AXS Series, Moab, UT, An MTB Adventure Race – a 20+ or 50+ mile cross country mountain bike adventure. Riders will race on Moab&#39s best single track and jeep roads, in a true MTB adventure., Will Newcomer, 970-403-5320, 2016@gravityplay.com, gravityplay.com, moabepic.com

November 5-6, 2016 — 25 Hours of Frog Hollow, Frog Hollow Endurance Series, Hurricane, UT, Held Sat 10 am to Sun 10 am with the bonus double midnight lap due to the fallback time change. 13 mile long course in the UT desert combines sweet single track , with some technical sections, and great climbs., Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, info@groraces.com, GROpromotions.com, 25hoursinfroghollow.com