Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2018 Utah Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

August 4, 2018Punisher Ride, CANCELLED, Powder Mountain, UT, 116 Miles and 11,000 feet of climbing. Starts in Eden and finishes at Powder Mountain. Yep, it's gonna hurt., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected], extramileracing.com

August 9-10, 2018Warrior Recovery Challenge – Expedition Wasatch, Salt Lake City, UT, Free Wheel Foundation is kicking-off a new series of fundraising events titled the Warrior Recovery Challenge. As a first event, we are announcing the 2018 Expedition Wasatch – A multi-day cycling fundraiser set in the Wasatch Mountains just to the east of Salt Lake City, Utah. Expedition Wasatch offers fantastic, challenging cycling venues, the opportunity to fuel the recovery journey for our injured veterans and their families, plus a chance to connect with some of our military heroes, Brian Marcucci, 602-284-6419, [email protected], classy.org/event/expedition-wasatch-2018/e167261

August 11, 2018The Ultimate Challenge Presented by University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT, A Gran Fondo hosted by the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Riders will follow the Tour of Utah's Queen Stage route before the pros start, with the same climbs and high altitude finish. This ride has earned the title of America's Toughest One Day Cycling Adventure and for this year will feature timing on the final climb up Little Cottonwood Canyon, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah , 801-325-7000, [email protected], tourofutah.com

August 11, 2018Wildflower Pedalfest, Morgan, UT, Fully-supported, women-only cycling event. 4 course options (20, 30, 50, 70 miles). Finish line celebration, catered lunch, live band, raffle, massages, expo and more., Stacie Palmer, 801-644-9940, 801-336-6198, [email protected], wildflowerpedalfest.com

August 11, 2018Randy Wirth Half Century Ride, Logan, UT, Join us for a favorite scenic tour of Cache Valley's long-time Logan businessman, roast master and conservationist, Randy Wirth. Proceeds from the RWHCR will be used to enhance bird habitat through out Cache Valley area and promote Be Safe Be Seen cycling practices, Dee Cudney, 435-363-6183, 435-753-4777, [email protected], randywirthhcr.org, randywirth50miles.org

August 18, 2018CF Cycle For Life, Coalville/Morgan, UT, Fully supported, beautiful autumn ride with five route options – 20,40, 60, 80 and 100 miles. All funds raised go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation., Laura Hadley, 801-532-2335, 801-558-8310, [email protected], Amanda Livnat, 801-532-2335, [email protected], Jessica Rose, 801-532-2335, [email protected], John Wojciechowski, 801-532-2335, 801-725-3227, [email protected], fightcf.cff.org

August 18, 2018To the Moon and Back Century Ride, Tabiona, UT, Come and enjoy the High Uintahs. There are four ride options: Century, 75, 50, and 25 mile. All 4 rides will cover the back roads of Duchesne County that has very minimal traffic. Free overnight camping is available. The ride will be based out of Tabiona, Utah. Elevations from 6,522 to 8,150. This ride is fully supported by providing lunch and dinner. All proceeds will go to the Rapha House & Operation Underground Railroad, non-profit organizations that help rescue children from trafficking and sexual exploitation., Karen Redden, 435-828-0467, [email protected], tothemoonandback-events.com

August 25, 2018Cache Valley Century Tour, Richmond, UT, 35, 60, or 100 mile options. Proceeds benefit Common Ground, a Logan, Utah non-profit. Funds support their adaptive cycling program. Richmond to Preston, Idaho and back through scenic terrain. Great last century before LoToJa!, Bob Jardine, 435-713-0288, 435-757-2889, [email protected], Sammie Macfarlane, 435-713-0288, [email protected], CJ Sherlock, 435-713-0288, 435-757-2889, [email protected], CacheValleyCentury.com

August 25, 2018Summit Challenge, Park City, UT, Riders of all ages and abilities will hit the pavement for a 100, 52, or 16-mile road ride event in support of the National Ability Center's mission. All three fully-supported routes of this event follow paved roads in and around the beautiful Park City mountainside. This exciting event promises to serve up a challenge for a wide range of cycling levels and abilities. And don't forget all Summit Challenge riders who have a disability can register and ride for free! The 102 ride goes through the prestigious Wolf Creek Ranch property which is usually closed off to road bikers. Enjoy a ride length of your choice and end up back at the National Ability Center for food, drinks and music., Burchie Benton, 435-649-3991, 435-200-0990, [email protected], Whitney Thompson, 435-649-3991, [email protected], summitchallenge100.org, discovernac.org

August 25, 2018Sevier Valley Rooster Ride, Richfield, UT, Sevier County in conjunction with Sevier County Trail Days is presenting a 33, 55, or 100 mile bike ride thru scenic Central Utah. Event will be chipped, with fully stocked rest stops, great swag and lunch. Metal and Tee Shirt provided. 33 mile option has a 800 ft gain, 1,163 ft gain for the 55 mile option, and 4,061 ft for the 100 mile option., Chad McWilliams, 435-893-0457, 435-421-2743, [email protected], traildaysutah.com/sv-rooster-ride/

September 2-8, 2018Tour of Southern Utah, St. George, UT, 7-day tour including Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef and More. 60-100 miles per day. Opportunities to work part/ride part., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

September 14-16, 2018Haute Route Utah, Cedar City, UT, 3 day ride featuring two road climbs and a time-trial all based out of the hosting city., Katrina Younce, [email protected], Gretchen Brett, 719-287-8489, [email protected], hauteroute.org

September 15, 2018American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure, CANCELLED, Vineyard, UT, The Tour de Cure moves to Utah County! Tour de Cure is an incredible experience for cyclists, runners, walkers, and diabetes supporters. Join riders, volunteers, spectators, and sponsors for a finish line celebration If you have diabetes you are a Red Rider, the VIP of the day. Route options of 10-100 miles., Geoffrey Linville, 801-363-3024 x7076, [email protected], diabetes.org/cyclingutah

September 15, 2018Wonder Woman Ride, Payson, UT, Join us for the 9th annual fully supported all women's bike ride, choose between the 15, 30, 70 or 100 mile options. Remember that every woman is a wonder woman!, Mahogani Thurston, 801-318-1420, [email protected], Carolina Herrin, [email protected], wonderwomanride.com

September 15, 2018Wheels of Justice, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Sandy, UT, The ride will ascend each of Salt Lake City's five riding canyons, for a total of 116.3 miles and 14,272 feetone of the most challenging one-day bike rides in Utah!, Greg Hoole, 801-272-7556, [email protected], wheelsofjusticeutah.org

September 15, 2018Families 4 Rooftops Ride, Salt Lake City, UT, A Family Cycling Event Along The Jordan River For The Benefit Of Children & Families Experiencing Homelessness. Open To All Starting At Jordan Park/International Peace Gardens, Rides To Include: A 50 Mile Ride Beginning at 11:00 A.M., 25 Mile Ride Beginning at 1:00 P.M., A 10 Mile Ride Beginning At 1:30 PM. Check In 30 Minutes Prior To Desired Ride, Rides are scheduled to finish at approximately 3:00 P.M. in time for riders to enjoy Riverfest at the park sponsored by Salt Lake City Parks and Public Lands, Suggested Donations Per Person To Support This Worthy Cause,$100.00 50 Mile Ride, $50.00 25 Mile Ride, $25.00 10 Mile Ride, A New Hybrid Bicycle Will Be Awarded To The Winner Of Our Drawing, Great Cause and Fun Times Supporting Family Promise. Part of the Get into the River Festival, Paul Giles, 801-390-1216, [email protected], familypromisesaltlake.org/events/, getintotheriver.org/events/2018/9/15/ride-for-rooftops

September 21-22, 2018Bike the Bear Century, Garden City, UT, 100 and 50 miles. Begins at Raspberry Square in Garden City, UT. Ride around the scenic Bear Lake loop on the Utah/Idaho border!, Nelson Palmer, 435-760-6901, [email protected], Tom Jensen, 801-475-7488, [email protected], trappertrails.org/bike

September 21-22, 2018Salt to Saint Relay, Salt Lake City, UT, 420 mile relay race from Salt Lake City to St. George following Hwy 89. Broken into 24 legs. Ride Solo, or as 4 or 8 person relay teams. Men, Women, and Mixed categories., Clay Christensen, 801-234-0399, [email protected], salttosaint.com

September 22-23, 2018Moab Century Tour, Moab, UT, A two day cycling event that covers all of the amazing landscape Moab has to offer! From gaining elevation into the La Sal Mountains (including “The Big Nasty!”), to carving down through our red rock canyons, and finishing along the Colorado River, this event has landscape worth training for! Live music, beverages, great food await you at the post-ride party. Every registration includes a donation to the Moab Healthcare Foundation/cancer treatment room. Ask how your community can benefit! Join us in September when temperatures cool down, the fall foliage comes alive, and cyclists from across the country unite in red rock country to experience awe-inspiring landscapes., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, [email protected], skinnytireevents.com

September 22, 2018Goldilocks Utah, Goldilocks Bike Ride, Provo, UT, Goldilocks is a women only bike ride, with a gorgeous route starting at Utah State Park and beautiful fall weather! With 100, 80, 60, 40, and 20 mile route options, Goldilocks has a route that is 'just right' for everyone!, Randy Gibb, 801-222-9577, [email protected], goldilocksride.com/gsl

September 22, 2018Ride for the Kids, Syracuse, UT, 100% of monies raised go to the MAKE-A-WISH UTAH FOUNDATION. Ride to Antelope Island. Ride options: 25/50/100 miles, depending on skill level of the rider. Ride times available at www.rcwilley.com/ride Ride begins at Syracuse RC Willey, 1693 W. 2700 S. Syracuse, UT. Breakfast, lunch and drinks will be provided. Tons of prizes given away in raffle., Devin Kingsbury, 801-663-3267, [email protected] , Brent Jones, 801-774-2801, 801-645-0247, [email protected], rcwilley.com/dp/Ride-for-the-Kids-2018.jsp

September 29, 2018Gran Fondo Moab, Moab, UT, Mass start timed road cycling event on the beautiful La Sal Loop road, 60 miles with 5500 feet of climbing. Not a sanctioned race, but you will get a time, awards, and placing., Scott Newton, 435-654-8650, 800-635-1792, [email protected], granfondomoab.com

October 20, 2018SoJo Marathon Bike Tour, SoJo Race Series, South Jordan, UT, SoJo isn't just for runners! Our non-competitive Bike Tour offers a beautiful ride that begins in Daybreak and continues along the Oquirrh Mountains before winding through Herriman and South Jordan, Janell Payne, 801-253-5203, ext 1411, [email protected], SoJoMarathon.com

October 20, 2018Extra Mile Racing Mini Fondo, Salt Lake City, UT, A mini-gran fondo, Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected], extramileracing.com

October 27, 2018Fall Tour de St. George, St. George, UT, Tour around southern Utah and see some of the most scenic views as you climb to Veyo and go through Gunlock State Park as well as all the beautiful colors throughout this 35, 75, or 100 mile ride. This event is one of our best Gran Fondos in southern Utah., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Ryan Gurr, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

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