Utah Mountain Bike Racing Calendar

2018 Utah Weekly MTB Race Series Bike Events Calendar (Regular Event Schedule is Below)

May 1-August 31, 2018Mid-Week Mountain Bike Race Series, Park City, Heber, Deer Valley, Snowbird, Solitude, Draper, UT, Races are on Tuesday evenings. Registration begins at 4:30, free kids races at 6:00 and main event at 6:30. May to August. The 2018 season will be a mix of XC and mini-enduros. Please check website for dates and venues., Phil Sarnoff, 801-440-3729, [email protected], midweekmtb.com

May 2-August 1, 2018Weekly 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. 2018 Dates:Wasatch County: May 2, 16; June 6, 20; July 4, 18; Aug 1; Sundance: May 9, 23, 30; June 13, 27; July 11, 25, 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

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], mtogdenraceseries.com, 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/

2018 Utah Mountain Bike Racing, Downhill Racing, Fat Bike Racing, Gravel Grinders Event Calendar

March 11, 2018True 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 24, 2018Red 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

April 14, 20186 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], GROpromotions.com, 6hoursinfroghollow.com

April 14-16, 2018Moab 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], Kevin McDonald , 866-373-3376, [email protected], TransRockies.com

April 28, 2018The 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

May 4-6, 2018Soldier Hollow Pro XCT, Mountain Bike Technical Development Series, UCI Juniors race, Pro XCT too, 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,, MJ Turner, 801-664-6351, [email protected], summitbikeclub.org/events/soldier-hollow-pro-xct/

May 5, 2018Scott Enduro Cup at Moab, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Moab, UT, The first stop of the 2017 Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will take place on the world famous red rock trails of Moab. This is a great place to kick off your racing season., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected], endurocupmtb.com

May 5, 2018Wild 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, [email protected], RideWildHorse.com

May 19, 2018Three Peaks Revival 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

May 26, 2018Wasatch 360 6 Hour Race, Utah Offroad Series, Utah Cup, Heber, UT, 6 hr MTB race with Solo, Duo, or Triple categories for men, women, & coed plus a Junior's category. Held in Heber City above the UVU Wasatch Campus. Race start on south end of trail system off Coyote Lane. Proceed support Summit Bike Club and junior cyclists., MJ Turner, 801-664-6351, [email protected], Karl Redel, [email protected], summitbikeclub.org

May 26, 2018Vike 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 400 E. 100 N. 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. Sponsored by the Manti Bike Club, Beverly Thomas, 435-340-1052, [email protected], Chet Thompson, 435-851-2085, [email protected], scandinavianfestival.org/viking-on-a-bike

June 2-3, 2018Sundance 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 2, 2018Wasatch 50, Intermountain Cup, Heber, UT, Endurance XC, 25-50 miles. 1700' per lap., Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

June 9, 2018Volcano 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 23-24, 2018Canyonball 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

June 30, 2018Pony Express Gravel Grinder, CANCELLED, Fairfield, UT, Held on the Pony Express Trail Historic Byway with two distances 95 Miles and 60 Miles. Starting and finishing at the Camp Floyd Pony Express Station in Fairfield, your ride travels along 85% gravel roads with a loop around the mountain at Simpson Springs Campground. With fully supported aid stations and roaming SAG vehicles on course to take care of riders, you'll get tired, dirty, dusty and take in some epic view in Utah's west desert., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected], extramileracing.com

July 7, 2018The Chris Allaire Solitude Cup, CANCELLED, Intermountain Cup, Solitude Resort, UT, XC race, a long time favorite for many and this year will be no different. Look for some fun exciting racing to happen here on some of the best trails Northern Utah has to offer. Also a great place to tune up before the High School racing starts. 5-25 miles, 800' per lap, Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

July 7, 2018North Fork Punisher ICup, Intermountain Cup, Liberty, UT, XC race, Distance: 7-28 miles, Elevation Gain: 1,300'/lap, Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

July 14, 2018The 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 28, 2018Dirty 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], Cory Jensen, 801-824-8455, [email protected], Ed Malmgren, 435-637-2453, [email protected], castlecountrycycling.com, carbonrec.com

August 3-4, 2018Abajo (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 2018, Dustin Randall, 435-590-2741, [email protected], roamutah.com/abajoenduro

August 4, 2018The 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, Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

August 11-12, 2018Flyin' 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 18, 2018Cedar 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 18, 2018Old Ephraim's Gravel Grinder, Cancelled for 2018, back in 2019, Garden City, 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

August 18, 2018Dirty 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], Cory Jensen, 801-824-8455, [email protected], Ed Malmgren, 435-637-2453, [email protected], castlecountrycycling.com, carbonrec.com

August 18, 2018El 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 18, 2018Utah High School Cycling League Central Region Race #1, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, Soldier Hollow, Midway, UT, 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 25, 2018Utah High School Cycling League South Region Race #1, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, High Star, Kamas, UT, 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], Jason Christiansen, 801-885-6884, [email protected], utahmtb.org

August 25-26, 2018Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria at Deer Valley Resort, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Park City, UT, The season finale of the 2017 SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will take place at Deer Valley Resort. Expanding into a two day event, the final round of the season offers a diverse selection of lift-served downhill mountain biking on top-to-bottom unkempt, technical descents to fast-rolling, speed driven trails., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected], endurocupmtb.com

August 25, 2018Powder Mountain ICup, Intermountain Cup, Powder Mountain, UT, XC race, Distance: 6.3-30 miles, Elevation Gain: 500-1,800'/lap (depending on category), Darren Goff, 801-896-8244, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

September 1, 2018Park 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, [email protected], thepcpp.com

September 1, 2018Utah High School Cycling League Central Region Race #2, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, Snowbasin Resort, UT, 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

September 3, 2018Utah High School Cycling League North Region Race #1, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, Snowbasin, Huntsville, UT, 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], Tasha Heilweil, 801-448-2234, [email protected], utahmtb.org

September 7-8, 2018Kokopelli 100 and 140, Moab, UT, 103.6 mile, point to point mountain bike race from the Colorado border to Moab with $100,000 purse. Solo riders, or 8 person teams., Mark Jensen, 503-970-1215, [email protected], kokopelli100.com

September 8, 2018Utah High School Cycling League South Region Race #2, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, TBD, UT, 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], Jason Christiansen, 801-885-6884, [email protected], utahmtb.org

September 8, 2018Eden Epic, Eden, UT, On the trails above beautiful Ogden Valley, the Eden Epic is a truly “epic” mountain bike adventure. With a focus more on the adventure than the finishing times, this is an epic adventure that has a place for those looking to push themselves., Clay Christensen, 801-234-0399, [email protected], edenepic.com

September 15, 20188 Hours of Sundance, Sundance Resort, UT, The 8 Hours of Sundance is going on its 9th year. This has turned into a great local endurance mtn bike event where riders of all ages and skill levels can come test their skills on some of the best single track around. Come join us for a great day of racing and scenery right in your backyard., Czar Johnson, 801-223-4121, 801.223.4849, [email protected], John Woodruff, 801-223-4044, 801-223-4849, [email protected] , sundanceresort.com/summer

September 15, 2018Widowmaker Hill Climb, Snowbird, UT, Starts in Gad Valley, 10 AM, 3000ft vertical race to the top of the Tram for awards, food and fun., James Zwick, 801-583-6281, [email protected], sports-am.com

September 15, 2018Utah High School Cycling League North Region Race #2, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, TBD, UT, 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., Lori Harward, 801-502-8516, 801-885-6884, [email protected], Tasha Heilweil, 801-448-2234, [email protected], utahmtb.org

September 15, 2018Utah High School Cycling League Central Region Race #3, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, Vernal, UT, 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

September 15, 2018Pony Express Gravel Grinder Series, Delta, UT, 100 and 200 km gravel grinder rides, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

September 16, 2018Tour 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 22, 2018Utah High School Cycling League South Region Race #3, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, TBD, UT, 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], Jason Christiansen, 801-885-6884, [email protected], utahmtb.org

September 29, 2018Utah High School Cycling League North Region Race #3, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, Soldier Hollow, Midway, UT, 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], Tasha Heilweil, 801-448-2234, [email protected], utahmtb.org

September 29, 2018Utah High School Cycling League Central Region Race #4, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, TBD, UT, 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

October 6, 2018Utah High School Cycling League South Region Race #4, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, TBD, UT, 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], Jason Christiansen, 801-885-6884, [email protected], utahmtb.org

October 6, 2018Antelope Island 50K MTB Race, Antelope Island, UT, 4th 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., Wynn Hall, 801-941-4255, [email protected], Matt Hall, 801-648-4659, [email protected], enduraevents.com

October 6, 2018Utah High School Cycling League North Region Race #4, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, TBD, UT, 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., Lori Harward, 801-502-8516, 801-885-6884, [email protected], Tasha Heilweil, 801-448-2234, [email protected], utahmtb.org

October 13, 2018Utah High School Cycling League Rain Out, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, Eagle Mountain, UT, 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], utahmtb.org

October 15-16, 2018Huntsman 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

October 19-20, 2018Utah High School Cycling League State Championships, Utah High School Cycling League Race Series, TBD, UT, This race will combine North, Central, and South regions for the State Championships and is open to all students., Lori Harward, 801-502-8516, 801-885-6884, [email protected], utahmtb.org

November 3-4, 201825 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. 10th Annual, Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], 25hoursinfroghollow.com

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