Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2016 Utah Road Bike Touring Event Calendar

January 23-April 23, 2016 — The Washington Veyo Tour, Washington, UT, Runs on January 23rd, March 12th, April 23rd (61 miles) from Washington to Gunlock, Veyo, and back. Fully supported., Jordan Arey, 801-644-0546, jordan@sunsokertours.com, sunsokertours.com/tours/sunsoker-cycling

February 6-April 9, 2016 — The Sand Hollow Tour, Hurricane, UT, Runs on December 19th, February 6th, and April 9th (53 miles around amazing Sand Hollow Reservoir, Washington, and Toquerville – fully supported., Jordan Arey, 801-644-0546, jordan@sunsokertours.com, sunsokertours.com/tours/sunsoker-cycling

February 20, 2016 — The Winter Challenge, Hurricane, UT, Runs on February 20th (104 miles) from Hurricane through St. George, Gunlock, Veyo, Toquerville, and LaVerkin, ending back in Hurricane. Fully supported., Jordan Arey, 801-644-0546, jordan@sunsokertours.com, sunsokertours.com/tours/sunsoker-cycling

February 27, 2016 — Winter Escape Metric and SuperSeries, BCC SuperSeries, St. George, UT, Free self-supported event with store stops enroute. Early Spring training ride. Start St George Convention Center off Dixie Drive /Bluff Street Riverside to Telegraph, Circle Sand Hollow Lake to Hurricane and up the hill to Springdale and back. Shorter option of 50 miles. Will re-schedule if rain/snow cancels., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

March 12-15, 2016 — Moab Skinny Tire Festival, Moab, UT, Choose two or four days of road cycling through spectacular scenery of Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and the Colorado River. Fundraiser for cancer survivorship programs and cancer research., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, info@skinnytireevents.com, skinnytireevents.com

March 19, 2016 — St George-Zion Loop, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Hurricane, UT, 62 or 125 miles. Self Supported loop ride from Hurricane up through Zion National Park and then a big loop around the south end of St. George. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

April 2, 2016 — Legacy Parkway SuperSeries , BCC SuperSeries, Centerville, UT, Free self-supported event. Start: Foxboro Park NSL, flattest 100 ever 4 trips up and back on the Legacy Parkway bike path. Food at Farmington Station.Shorter leg options of 30 and 60 miles for one or two trips up and back., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, Greg Allen, 801-450-1861, greg.allen@mhtn.com, bccutah.org

April 9, 2016 — Willard Bay 100, BCC SuperSeries, Centerville, UT, FreeSelf-supported. Plenty of store stops. No Entry Fee. Start Centerville JHS to Willard Bay Truck Stop. Shorter leg options of 30 and 75 miles cover Layton and Syracuse. Rain date if required the following week., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

April 16, 2016 — Spring Tour de St. George , St. George, UT, Did you enjoy the Fall Tour? Come see the rest of southern Utah on your bike as we take you on the other half of our two-part tour of the southern Utah scenery. Fully supported Gran Fondo., Ryan Gurr, 435-674-3185, info@spingeeks.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, spingeeks.com

April 16, 2016 — Salt Lake City Marathon Bike Tour, Salt Lake City, UT, Ride the closed 26.2 mile marathon course through the most iconic sites of Salt Lake! All abilities welcome! Start at 6:00am., Steve Bingham, 720-608-1783, stevebingham@highaltitudeevents.com, Jennifer Nelson, 801-455-9623, jnelson5@lifetimefitness.com, saltlakecitymarathon.com

April 23, 2016 — Front Runner Metric Century Ride, Salt Lake City, UT, Point to point metric century bicycle ride from Salt Lake City&#39s Intermodal Hub to Ogden. Return to Salt Lake City via the UTA FrontRunner train service. Your bicycle will be transported via private truck to SLC., Matt Storms, 801-448-6061, matt@forthewinracing.com, frontrunnercentury.com

April 23, 2016 — Zion Gran Fondo, Gran Fondo Triple Crown, Springdale, UT, Perfect springtime cycling event on the scenic roads around America&#39s most beautiful National Park. Fully supported, Chip timed, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, embassy@planetultra.com, granfondotriplecrown.com, planetultra.com

April 23, 2016 — Willard Bay & Beyond Brevet, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Centerville, UT, 62 or 125 miles. Self-supported ride from the Wal-Mart in Centerville, through Hooper, Willard Bay and Brigham City with a turnaround at Corinne. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event. Sponsored by Bonneville Cycling Club and the Salt Lake Randonneurs, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, SaltLakeRandos.org

May 7, 2016 — Biker&#39s Edge Cinco de Mayo Century, Kaysville, UT, Free, fully-supported by Biker&#39s Edge and America First Credit Union, 100 and 50-mile ride starting in Kaysville. Made for every level of rider with a gradual +/- 1,800ft. Community fun ride with great food., Taylor Arnold, 801-544-5300, taylor@bebikes.com, bebikes.com

May 7, 2016 — Gran 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, info@granfondomoab.com, granfondomoab.com

May 7, 2016 — Hobble Creek, Springville, UT, 62 or 125 mile self-supported loop ride up Hobble Creek Canyon and on the rural roads south of Utah Lake. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

May 14, 2016 — Gran Fondo Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, UT, A timed bicycle tour of the Salt Lake Valley. Fully supported aid stations, professional on-course support, and a finish line meal await. Optional KOM/QOM challenge ride for the climbers out there. Utah&#39s first Classic & Custom Bike Show at the finish line. Benefits Bike Utah & Team Kid Courage., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, jared@extramileracing.com, GranFondoSaltLake.com, extramileracing.com

May 15-September 18, 2016 — Cycling Bryce, Zion, and Grand Canyon National Parks, St. George, UT, 7-day, 400-mile guided road biking tour of the Bryce, Zion and Grand Canyon National Parks, including Brian Head, Panguich Lake, Red Canyon and Kanab. Tour includes 6 nights camping with last night at Inn or 6 nights inn stay, transportation and food. May 15-21, May 29-June 4, June 12-18, June 26-July 2, July 10-16, July 31- Aug 6, Aug 14-20, Aug 28-Sep 3, Sep 4-10, Sep 18-24., Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, info@escapeadventures.com, escapeadventures.com

May 21, 2016 — Ride for the Angels, Copperton, UT, 7th Annual. Start: 8:30am; 8655 West 10390 South Copperton Park; Routes: 25, 50 miles and Metric Century 62.5 miles; $50.00 includes swag bag and ride shirt. With each registration you will be entered to win a new bike. Drawing to be held Saturday at 8:00 am, right before the start of the event. Rest stops and road support, Great cause! Post Ride Picnic too!, Steve McIntyre, 801-560-6954, stevemcintyre44@yahoo.com, angelshands.org

May 21, 2016 — Nebo Gallivant, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Nephi, UT, 300k brevet (190 miles). Self-supported loop ride from Nephi up through scenic Sanpete County and then out west through Eureka, near shores of Utah Lake and back. A brevet is a time ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

May 21, 2016 — Randy Wirth Half Century Ride, Logan, UT, 50 mile touring ride showcasing Randy Wirth&#39s favorite bicycling routes in Cache Valley. Start at 10:00 am. Fundraising ride for bird habitat and Logan bike hub., Greg Parry, 435-750-0193, 435-753-4777, gpdigit@gmail.com, caffeibis.com, randywirthhalfcentury.org

May 21, 2016 — Bear Lake Classic Century and 1/2 Century, Garden City, UT, 51 mile flat loop with some rolling hills on east shore, followed by a flat and fast finish a beautiful ride around Bear Lake. 1/2 and full Century options. Portion of the same route as 2015 Tour of Utah, Stage 1., Kevin Rohwer, 435-881-7444, krohwerr2r@gmail.com, Troy Oldham, 435-764-2979, oldhamtroy@gmail.com, bearlakeclassic.com, bearlake.com

June 3, 2016 — Little Red Riding Hood, Lewiston, UT, Women only century ride, 15, 35, 62, 80 and 100 mile distances in Cache Valley, fundraiser for Women&#39s Cancer Research at the Huntman Cancer Institute. Reg. opens in February. This event sells out quickly., Penny Perkins, penperk@centurylink.net, Curt Griffin, lrrh@bbtc.net, bccutah.org

June 4, 2016 — Ride the Gap Century, Parowan, UT, Enjoy cooler weather in the high country of beautiful Southern Utah. Fun and fast with a mileage option for every rider. Nothing like a small town with big fun! Enjoy open roads and very little traffic., Ryan Gurr, 435-674-3185, info@spingeeks.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, spingeeks.com

June 11, 2016 — American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure, Brigham City, UT, Tour de Cure is an incredible experience riding through the World&#39s Greatest Bird Refuge. Join 1000 riders, 250 volunteers, many spectators and sponsors for a finish line celebration at Heritage Arts Festival on Brigham City&#39s Main Street. If you have diabetes you are a Red Rider. Route options of 1 mile Family Fun Loop, 12, 33, 55, 75, and 100 miles., Drew DeHahn, 801-363-3024 x7071, ddehahn@diabetes.org, diabetes.org/utahtour

June 11, 2016 — Wasatch Front Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Saratoga Springs, UT, Starts in Saratoga Springs, out to the West Desert and around the Oquirrh Mountains and/or around Hobble Creek & Utah Lake. 130, 200 or 400 km (83 to 250 mile) options. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

June 18, 2016 — Huntsman 140, Delta , UT, A road cycling, non-competitive ride with 25, 50, 75, and 140 mile distances that raises funds for cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute., Jen Murano-Tucker, 801-584-5815, jmurano@huntsmanfoundation.org, huntsman140.com

June 25-26, 2016 — Bike MS: Harmon&#39s Best Dam Bike Ride, Bike MS, Logan, UT, 30th Annual! For cyclists and all those seeking a personal challenge and a world free of MS, Bike MS is the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation. The Bike MS experience is the ride of your life with options to ride 45-150 miles. Friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 8-12 miles. One of the most scenic routes in Utah! Camping, meals and entertainment based out of Cache Valley Fairgrounds (400 South 500 West)., Morgan Marietti, 801-424-0112, morgan.marietti@nmss.org, Melissa Mathews, 801-424-0112, melissa.mathews@nmss.org, bikemsutah.org

July 2, 2016 — Tour de Riverton, Riverton, UT, 16th Annual, Part of Riverton Town Days. Fun family ride. 25 mile loop through Riverton and Herriman., Brad Rowberry, 801-523-8268, tdr@infinitecycles.com, tourderiverton.com, infinitecycles.com

July 9, 2016 — Cache Gran Fondo, Logan, UT, 100 and 50 mile gran fondo style ride & tour. This UCA event features canyons, hills, long flats & beautiful Cache Valley vistas. Benefit for Logan Regional Hospital, run by Headspin Events. Grand Prize: FreeMotion Tour de France bike + $1000s dollars in rider prizes., Troy Oldham, 435-764-2979, oldhamtroy@gmail.com, cachegranfondo.com, loganhospitalfoundation.org

July 15, 2016 — Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride, Antelope Island, UT, 23rd Annual , 10pm. Open to participants of all ages and starts at the Antelope Island&#39s White Rock Bay. The half way point is the historic Fielding Garr Ranch where refreshments are served. The entire route is 24 miles on an asphalt road., Neka Roundy, 801-451-3286, neka@co.davis.ut.us, daviscountyutah.gov, antelopebymoonlight.com

July 16, 2016 — Desperado Duel, Panguitch, UT, Come and experience the flattest and best 100 mile course and 50 mile option, we have also added a grueling 150 mile option for those training for the big 209 in September. Enjoy the scenery and virtually no traffic. Desperado Duel is one of the best Gran Fondos in Utah., Ryan Gurr, 435-674-3185, info@spingeeks.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, spingeeks.com

July 16, 2016 — Golden Spike, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Harrisville, UT, Self Supported 125 mile (200km) ride out to Golden Spike National Monument and back. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

July 29-30, 2016 — Saints to Sinners Bike Relay, Salt Lake City, UT, Fundraiser relay road race from Salt Lake to Las Vegas. Over 500 miles with elevations from 1500 to 10500 feet. Race in teams through the night, fundraiser event for ALS/Lou Gehrig&#39s Disease., Steven Tew, 801-822-4870, Steven@SaintstoSinners.com, SaintstoSinners.com

July 29-30, 2016 — Raspberry Ramble Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Logan, UT, Self-supported. Starts in Logan and climbs up Strawberry Canyon (LoToJa route). Longer routes then go around Bear Lake before heading north to Soda Springs and finally out to Golden Spike Natl Monument. 300, 400 & 600 km (125 to 375 mile) options. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

August 6, 2016 — Hotter than Heck – Utah Valley Century, Lehi, UT, 31st year of a Gran Fondo style timed Century Tour around Utah Lake, 100, 60, and 30 mile options, start and ending in Lehi., Allan Sumnall, (801) 225-0076, allan@sbrutah.com, Spencer Erickson, 801-513-8848, spencerickson@gmail.com, utahendurance.com

August 6, 2016 — The Ultimate Challenge Presented by University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT, Ride like the pros! Challenge yourself to ride the Tour of Utah&#39s Queen Stage, finishing at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Three rides – 109 miles, 60 miles, 25 miles., Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah , 801-325-2500, info@tourofutah.com, tourofutah.com, rideuc.com

August 13, 2016 — Wildflower 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, wildflowerpedalfest@gmail.com, wildflowerpedalfest.com

August 13, 2016 — Heber Valley Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Heber City, UT, Self Supported loop ride in Heber Valley and to Evanston. 125 or 190 mile (200 or 300km) options. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

August 20, 2016 — Tour de Park City, Park City, UT, Fully supported Tour starting and finishing in Park City. 157 miles through Northern Utah&#39s beautiful mountain valleys. A rolling picnic!, Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, jared@extramileracing.com, tourdeparkcity.com, extramileracing.com

August 20, 2016 — Interlaken 100, Tentative Date, Pineview, UT, Interlaken 100 is a fully supported ride from Pineview to Bear Lake (via Monte Cristo). With over 5,600 vertical feet of elevation gain Interlaken 100 is not your typical century ride. Whether you are looking for a challenging ride or preparing for something even bigger this is the ride for you., Jon Bingham, 801-613-7520, bike.interlaken@gmail.com, interlaken100.com

August 20, 2016 — Ride for the Kids, Syracuse, UT, Partnered with Make-A-Wish Foundation, ride out to Antelope Island. Ride options from 25-50-100 miles, depending on the skill level of the rider. Ride begins at the Syracuse RC Willey, 1693 W 2700 S at 8:00am. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as tons of prizes for our raffle., Devin Kingsbury, 801-663-3267, syracusetag@gmail.com, Brent Jones, 801-774-2801, 801-645-0247, brent.jones@rcwilley.com, rcwilley.com/dp/2015-Ride-for-the-Kids.jsp

August 27, 2016 — Cache Valley Century Tour, Richmond, UT, 35, 60, or 100 mile options. Proceeds benefit Common Ground, a Logan, Utah non-profit. Funds supprt their adaptive cycling program. Richmond to Preston, Idaho and back through scenic terrain., Bob Jardine, 435-713-0288, 435-757-2889, info@CacheValleyCentury.com, Sammie Macfarlane, 435-713-0288, Sammie@cgadventures.org, CacheValleyCentury.com

August 27, 2016 — Summit 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&#39s 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&#39t forget all Summit Challenge riders who have a disability can register and ride for free!, Julia Rametta, 435-649-3991, events@discovernac.org, Whitney Thompson, 435-649-3991, whitneyt@discovernac.org, summitchallenge100.org, discovernac.org

September 4-10, 2016 — Tour of Southern Utah, St. George, UT, 7-day tour including Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef and More. 60-100 miles per day., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, embassy@planetultra.com, planetultra.com

September 10, 2016 — To the Moon and Back Century Ride, tentative for 2016, 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. 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. All proceeds will go to the Rapha House, a non-profit organization that helps rescue children from trafficking and sexual exploitation., Karen Redden, 435-828-0467, karen.redden@uintah.net, active.com/tabiona-ut/cycling/races/to-the-moon-and-back-2015

September 17, 2016 — Actavis + Allergan CF 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, lhadley@cff.org, Amanda Livnat, 801-532-2335, alivnat@cff.org, Jessica Rose, 801-532-2335, jrose@cff.org, cycle.cff.org

September 24, 2016 — Goldilocks Utah, Goldilocks Bike Ride, Provo, UT, Goldilocks is a women only bike ride, with a gorgeous new route and beautiful fall weather! With 100, 80, 60, 40, and 20 mile route options, Goldilocks has a route that is &#39just right&#39 for everyone!, Dani Lassiter, 801-635-9422, info@goldilocksride.com, goldilocksride.com/gsl

September 24, 2016 — USEA Ride 4 Respect, Kaysville, UT, A comfortable metric century ride through scenic countryside through Weber and Davis County. Enjoy an exciting mixture of plains and hills throughout Northern Utah. Fully supported, lunch provided with all paid registration., Tim Bell, 385-347-7589, tbell@useautah.org, useautah.org

October 1, 2016 — Moab Century Tour, Moab, UT, Road cycling in scenic Moab, Utah with 40, 60, and 100 mile route options. Ride benefits cancer survivorship programs., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, info@skinnytireevents.com, skinnytireevents.com

October 22, 2016 — Fall 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., Ryan Gurr, 435-674-3185, info@spingeeks.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, spingeeks.com