Utah Mountain Bike Racing Calendar

2019 Utah Weekly MTB Race Series Bike Events Calendar (Regular Event Schedule is Below)

June 20-August 29, 2018Mt. Ogden Midweek Race Series, Snowbasin Resort, UT, Courses are on Trailforks for all details, Fun races, great prizes. Registration- 5pm-6:30pm at Grizzly Center, Race Start: 6:30. Cash and prizes each week. Beg, sport, expert, pro classes. No race July 4th, Tim Eastley, 801-620-1000, 801-620-1045, [email protected], snowbasin.com

July 6-27, 2018Gad Valley Grind, Snowbird, UT, Fridays, Hill climb up the Big Mountain Trail, Misty , 801-933-2115, [email protected], snowbird.com/event/gad-valley-grind-2/

April 24-August 7, 2019Weekly Race Series, WRS, Sundance, Wasatch County, UT, Wednesday nights, May -Aug. Venue alternates between Wasatch County sites and Sundance, 6:30 pm. Prompt start time. Pros/Experts 1hr race time, Sports 50mins, Beginners 30-40mins., Tyson Apostol, 435-200-3239 (Wasatch), 801-223-4849 (Sundance), [email protected], John Woodruff, 801-223-4044, 801-223-4849, [email protected] , Josey Apostol, 435-200-3239 (Wasatch), 801-223-4849 (Sundance), [email protected], weeklyraceseries.com

April 30-August 27, 2019Mid-Week Mountain Bike Race Series, Wasatch Front, Wasatch Back, Salt Lake Valley, UT, Tuesday nights, starting April 30! 2019's season features 8 XC races, 4 Mini Enduro races, and 1 Women's Mini Enduro. Fun, competitive mountain bike racing for all ages and abilities. Each XC race features a free kids' race!, Phil Sarnoff, 385-831-1515, [email protected], Jackie Baker, 385-831-1515, [email protected], midweekmtb.com

2019 Utah Mountain Bike Racing, Downhill Racing, Fat Bike Racing, Gravel Grinders Event Calendar

March 9, 2019True GRIT Epic Bike Race, National Ultra Endurance Mountain Bike Series (NUE) 100 and Marathon SE, Santa Clara, 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, [email protected], truegritepic.com

March 30, 2019Red Rock Desert Rampage, Intermountain Cup, St. George, UT, The XC opener on the traditional Desert Rampage course, with approximately 6 mile lap at Green Valley., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com, ridesouthernutah.com

March 30-April 1, 2019Moab Rocks, Moab, UT, Incorporates Moab's best classic and new routes and combines them into a 3-day masterpiece of cross-country and timed descents in a fully supported format, Kevin McDonald, 866-373-3376, [email protected], TransRockies.com

April 6, 20196 Hours of Frog Hollow, Frog Hollow Endurance Series, Virgin, 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, [email protected], groraces.com, 6hoursinfroghollow.com

April 27, 2019The 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, [email protected], Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com, ridesouthernutah.com

April 27, 2019Wild 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. In case of rain, check for a rescheduled date., Chris Magerl, 801-595-8293, [email protected], RideWildHorse.com

May 3-5, 2019Soldier Hollow Pro XCT, Mountain Bike Technical Development Series, UCI Juniors race, Pro XCT series, Midway, UT, On USA Cycling's Pro Cross Country Tour, takes place at Solider Hollow, a venue of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Featuring category races for all ages and abilities, UCI sanctioning for elites and 17-18 juniors, multiple disciplines, and side events such as a banquet and pancake breakfast, Utah State MTB XC Championship, gravel fondo, short track, XC, biathlon, stage race, MJ Turner, 801-664-6351, [email protected], sohobikefest.com, summitbikeclub.org/events/soldier-hollow-bike-festival/

May 4, 2019Pony Express Gravel Grinder Series, Delta, UT, Minimally-supported ?62 or 125-mile (100/200km) gravel ride along the Pony Express Trail. ?99% on gravel roads. This is a timed brevet co-sponsored by the national organization, Randonnneurs USA, held NW of Delta, Utah, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

May 18, 2019Three Peaks Classic ICup, Intermountain Cup, Cedar City, UT, Mountain Bike Race XC race #3 in the series, approximately 7.5 mile lap utilizing a compeletely different course than the Desert Rampage or Cactus Hugger., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com, intermountaincup.com

May 25, 2019Wasatch 360 6 Hour Race, Utah Offroad Series, Utah Cup, Heber, UT, 6 hr MTB race with Solo, Duo, Trio, and Juniors' categories. Starts in Heber City, off Coyote Lane, using trails above the UVU Wasatch Campus. Proceeds support Summit Bike Club nonprofit and junior cyclists., MJ Turner, 801-664-6351, [email protected], summitbikeclub.org

June 1-2, 2019Sundance Showdown Downhill and Super-D, Go-Ride Gravity Series
, Sundance Resort, UT, USAC sanctioned Super-D Saturday and Downhill Monday, Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, [email protected], go-ride.com, utahdh.org

June 8, 2019Wasatch 50, Intermountain Cup, Heber, UT, Endurance XC, 25-50 miles. 1700' per lap., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

June 8, 2019Volcano Fire Road 120k Gravel Grinder, , Veyo, UT, Fun and challenging ravel race! 75 miles with 6200' climbing in the beautiful Pine Valley area north of St George. 56% dirt, 44% pavement. Solo or 2x relay. Famous Veyo Pie at the finish line!, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], gravelgrinder.com

June 15, 2019Powder Mountain ICup, Intermountain Cup, Powder Mountain, UT, XC race, Distance: 6.3-30 miles, Elevation Gain: 500-1,800'/lap (depending on category), Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

June 29-30, 2019Canyonball Downhill and Super D, Go-Ride Gravity Series, Nordic Valley, UT, Held at Nordic Valley, Super D on Saturday, Downhill on Sunday., Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, [email protected], go-ride.com, utahdh.org

July 6, 2019The Rage at Snowbird, Intermountain Cup, Snowbird, UT, XC race. 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. 5-25 miles, 570' elevation gain per lap, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

July 13, 2019The Crusher in the Tushar, Beaver, UT, 70 grueling miles exploring Southern Utah's Tushar Mountains on a mix of dirt, gravel, and asphalt. Features 10,000+ of climbing traversing Utah's highest and most scenic roads. Join us for the original mixed-surface gravel and road classic!, Burke Swindlehurst, [email protected], tusharcrusher.com

July 13, 2019Dirty Devil Gravel Grinder Gran Fondo Relay, Ferron, UT, This 9 stage, 206 mile cycling event takes you through the San Rafael Swell and it's beautiful high desert plateaus and into the Manti La-Sal mountains along the Skyline Drive ridgeline. Pavement, gravel and dirt roads with potentially a snow drift or two. Can be ridden solo or with a team up to 4 riders – a team of 3 riders is ideal. Truly a one of a kind cycling event. Start: Millsite State Park, Mark Jesperson, 435-637-2453, [email protected], Ed Malmgren, 435-637-2453, [email protected], castlecountrycycling.com, carbonrec.com

July 20, 2019El Doce at Pow Mow, Powder Mountain – Eden, UT, 12/6 Hour Mountain Bike Race at Powder Mountain, Utah. Solo, Duo and 3-4 Person Teams. 12 Mile lap, 1200' vertical per lap, 12 hours. Limited to 400 riders., Jenny Scothern, 801-399-1773, [email protected], Clairesse Miljour, 801-399-1773, [email protected], eldoceut.com

August 2-3, 2019Abajo (Blue Mountain) Enduro, Monticello, UT, Two day, three stage race in the Abajo Mountains by Monticello Utah. Stage 1 starts at 3:00 PM on Friday. A shuttle will be provided from the end of each stage to the start of the following course or to the parking area for the stage. Stages announced May 2019, Dustin Randall, 435-590-2741, [email protected], roamutah.com/abajoenduro

August 10, 2019North Fork Punisher ICup, Intermountain Cup, Liberty, UT, XC race, Distance: 7-28 miles, Elevation Gain: 1,300'/lap, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

August 17-18, 2019Flyin' Brian Downhill and Dark Hollow Super D, Go-Ride Gravity Series, Brian Head, UT, Practice opens on Friday, August 12 at noon. The downhill is on Saturday, August 13. Dark Hollow Super D is on Sunday, August 14., Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, [email protected], go-ride.com, utahdh.org

August 17, 2019Cedar City Fire Road 100 Gravel Grinder, Cedar City, UT, 100K or 60K options – with over 80% dirt! Chip timed. Prizes for top finishers., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], gravelgrinder.com

August 17, 2019Dirty Arts Gravel Grinder Fondo, Helper, UT, The Fondo is a 62 mile ride on pavement, gravel and dirt roads. The route takes you through central Carbon County exploring some high desert vistas and the foothills of the Manti La-Sal mountains. 5,000' of climbing and 5,000' of descending consisting of 2 main long climbs with plenty of short climbs. Enjoy the Helper Arts & Film Festival afterwards for food, drink and fun, if you have the strength. Start: Historic Conoco Station, Mark Jesperson, 435-637-2453, [email protected], Ed Malmgren, 435-637-2453, [email protected], castlecountrycycling.com, carbonrec.com

August 17, 2019Eagle Point Mini Enduro, Beaver, UT, 3 stage enduro mtb race total of about 7 miles with 692' ascent and 1037' decent. Course opens at 8:00 am for pre ride and first racer on course at 10:00 am., Lane Tucker, 435-438-3619, 435-438-3700, [email protected], eaglepointresort.com/blog/archive/201807/eagle-point-mini-enduro-2018

August 17-October 19, 2019Utah High School Cycling League, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, Various Locations, UT, Utah High School Cycling League is an interscholastic mountain bike race series that offers racers from 7th grade to 12th grade. We offer 4 races for each of our three Regions and one State Champs event. Utah league races are the culmination of months of fun and practice on school-based mountain bike teams all over the state. Grades 7-12 participate in individual categories and include both individual and team scoring. Join or start a team in your area. The Utah League has 3000+ students on 90+ teams across the state participating., Lori Harward, 801-502-8516, 801-885-6884, [email protected], Brooke Howard, 385-227-5741, [email protected], utahmtb.org

August 31, 2019Park City Point 2 Point, Park City, UT, A true point 2 point race! Thanks to the plethora of trails in this area, the race is never on the same trail twice. Over 90% of the race is single-track. 75 miles & 12,000ft of climbing., Jay Burke, 801-330-3214, [email protected], thepcpp.com

September 14, 2019Old Ephraim's Gravel Grinder, Cancelled for 2018, back in 2019, Hardware Ranch, UT, Starting and finishing in Garden City near the shores of Bear Lake, Old Ephraim's Bike Ride is a timed, competitive race along the forest roads and trails the loom beyond the horizon. With three distance options (75 miles, 62 mile and 30 miles) cyclists will find a ride for their needs but they're all going to hurt just a little bit with challenging climbs rewarding you with incredible views. More than 9,000 feet of vertical gain over 75 miles, Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected], extramileracing.com

September 15, 2019Tour des Suds, Park City, UT, 7-mile mountain bike climb from City Park, to the top of Guardsman Pass with a 2,700ft elevation gain., Ginger Ries, 435-649-6839, [email protected], mountaintrails.org

September 28, 2019Antelope Island 50K MTB Race, Antelope Island, UT, 5th edition of Antelope 50k Mountain Bike Race will be held at White Rock Bay Trailhead, Antelope Island State Park. There will be 3 race distances: 50k, 25k, and 15k. This is an MTB race on double and single track with varying elevation and some technical stretches on the 50k and 25k distances. Start time 9:00 AM, Packet pickup 7:30 AM., Wynn Hall, 801-941-4255, [email protected], Matt Hall, 801-648-4659, [email protected], enduraevents.com

October 14-15, 2019Huntsman World Senior Games Mountain Biking, St. George, UT, Must be 50 years or older. Three events: hill climb, downhill, and cross country. Expert, Sport and Beginner Skill Divisions., Kyle Case, 800-562-1268, 435-674-0550, [email protected], seniorgames.net

November 2-3, 201925 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. 11th Annual, Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], 25hoursinfroghollow.com

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