Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2020 Utah Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

February 1, 2020Bikestock, St. George, UT, Bike party and kids criterium and music, Aaron Metler, 435-627-4054, [email protected], sgcity.org/sportsandrecreation/races/bikestock

March 13-15, 2020Galentine's Ride, Santa Clara, UT, Galentine's Ride is a women's cycling retreat. We are women supporting women through all things cycling. Our non competitive weekend retreat is held early in the year in southern utah giving women an opportunity to meet like minded women. During our retreat we have clinics, coaching, yoga, group meals and the main event of a fully supported ride. Newbies are always welcome and encouraged to join us., Natalie Boles Thorpe, [email protected], galentinesride.com

March 14-17, 2020Moab Skinny Tire Festival, Moab, UT, Road cycling tour in iconic Moab, Utah. The four routes of the Festival highlight Moab's different riding opportunities. Two days follow the mighty Colorado River corridor, both up-stream and downstream. The other two days leave the valley and climb the beautiful canyon roads into red rock country visiting Dead Horse Point State Park and Arches National Park. Live music, beverages, great food await you at the post-ride party on Saturday. All routes have SAG vehicle support, Aid Stations, and 5 Star Event Communication volunteers. A portion of your registration is given as a donation benefitting cancer research and survivorship programs. Cycling Teams and individual groups use the event to inspire their fundraising for large and small foundations making a difference in cancer treatments and survivorship beyond. Ask how your beneficiary can be included., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, [email protected], skinnytireevents.com

March 14, 2020Zion National Park Series, 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, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

April 18, 2020Salt 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, just north of the Legacy Bridge on the University of Utah Campus., Steve Bingham, 720-608-1783, [email protected], Jennifer Nelson, 801-455-9623, [email protected], saltlakecitymarathon.com

April 18, 2020Willard Bay Brevet, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Centerville, UT, 62 or 125 miles. Self-supported ride from 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, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

April 25, 2020Spring 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., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

May 2, 2020FrontRunner Metric Century Ride, Salt Lake City, UT, Point to point metric century (62.5 miles) bicycle ride from Salt Lake City's 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. Registration opens Christmas Day! We sold out in 2019, register early and don't miss out., Matt Storms, 801-448-6061, [email protected], frontrunnercentury.com

May 2, 2020Gran 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, 800-635-1792, 970-275-1633, [email protected], granfondomoab.com

May 2, 2020Nebo Gallivant Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Nephi, UT, Self-supported 125- or190-mile (200/300km) ride into Sanpete County, along the shoulder of Mount Nebo.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 16, 2020USEA Ride for Education, Kaysville, UT, A comfortable metric century ride through scenic countryside through Weber and Davis County. Enjoy a mixture of plains and hills throughout Northern Utah. Fully supported, lunch provided with all paid registration. Proceeds go to support Utah public education students via a scholarship fund., Jeremiah Sniffin, 801-269-9320, 385-347-2717, [email protected], useautah.org, usearideforeducation.weebly.com

June 6, 2020Little Red Riding Hood, Lewiston, UT, Women only century ride, 27, 36, 50, 70 and 100 mile distances in Cache Valley, fundraiser for Women's Cancer Research at the Huntman Cancer Institute. Reg. will be available early January. This event sells out quickly., Penny Perkins, [email protected], Curt Griffin, [email protected], bccutah.org/lrrh

June 6, 2020Ride 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., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Ryan Gurr, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

June 20, 2020The Huntsman Ride, Delta, UT, A non-competitive road ride that raises funds for cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute. Distances include: 25, 50, 75, 100, or 140-miles., Jen Murano-Tucker, 801-584-5815, [email protected], Porter Sproul, 801-584-5882, [email protected], huntsman140.com

June 26-27, 2020Raspberry Ramble Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Logan, UT, Self-supported 188, 250 or 375-mile ride in Cache Valley and southern Idaho. This is a timed brevet co-sponsored by the national organization, Randonnneurs USA., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

June 27-28, 2020Bike MS: Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride, Bike MS, Logan, UT, Join thousands of cyclists from around the region and celebrate 34 years of Bike MS: the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation raising funds for a world free of MS. The Bike MS experience offers route options ranging from 45 to 150 miles over two days and is friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 8-12 miles. Camping, meals, and entertainment based out of Cache Valley Fairgrounds (400 S 500 W) in Logan., Melissa Matthews, 801-424-0112, [email protected], Geoff Linville, 801-424-0112, [email protected], bikemsutah.org

July 11, 2020Cache Gran Fondo, UCI Gran Fondo World Series, USA AND Gran Fondo National Series, Logan, UT, 9th annual, 2nd year as an UCI Gran Fondo World Championship Qualifier, and riders of all abilities invited. 38, 50, 70 and 100-mile courses follow a fun, low-traffic, and scenic route through Northern and Cache Valley, UT with a challenging hill in each. The finish is a festival for all riders, with race prizes, (UCI winners jersey and medal), recreational rider prizes, finisher medals, and unique jerseys at cost. 20% of UCI racers in 16 different age categories qualify for UCI World Championships., Troy Oldham, 435-764-2979, [email protected], cachegranfondo.com

July 11, 2020Wasatch Front Brevet Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Salt Lake City, UT, Self-supported ride up Emigration Canyon, along the Wasatch Front and out to Antelope Island. 125- or 180-mileoptions(200 or 300km). A brevet (bruh vay) is a timed ultra distance event organized under the auspices of our national organization Randonneurs, USA., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

July 25, 2020Desperado 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., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

August 1, 2020Pony Express Century, Eagle Mountain, UT, Ride the routes of history as we pedal 100 Miles, 100K or 50K along the same paths the Pony Express riders of yesteryear. Fully supported course and aid stations with SAG wagons, a finish line meal and some great views along lightly traveled roads., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected], extramileracing.com

August 8, 2020The 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], Breanne Nalder, 801-550-0434, [email protected], tourofutah.com

August 8, 2020Bear River Valley Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Brigham City, UT, Self-supported timed event going from northern Utah into Cache Valley & back.Choose from 125 or 180-mile distances (200 or 300km)., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

August 15, 2020Wildflower Pedalfest, Morgan, UT, A non-competitive, women onlyroad bikeride. All ages and levels welcome. The 65 mile course option has a timed hill climb with prizes., Nick Bowsher, 801-610-9422, [email protected], wildfloweroutdoor.com

August 15, 2020To the Moon and Back Century Ride, Tabiona, UT, Located in the High Uintas, four ride options: 150 miles, Century, 75, 50, and 25. Ride back roads of Duchesne County, very minimal traffic. Free overnight camping. Elevations from 6,522 to 8,150. Fully Supported Ride. 100% of proceeds go to Rapha House and Operation Underground Railroad., Karen Redden, 435-828-0467, [email protected], tothemoonandback-events.com

August 22, 2020Sevier 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. Medal 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 5-7, 2020Bicycles not Tar Sands, Seep Ridge Road, Uintah County, UT, 3-day bike ride on Seep Ridge Road. For a total ride of approx 40 miles over 2 days we will travel on Seep Ridge Road a nearly empty highway through highly scenic desert threatened by strip mining., Rachel Cordray, [email protected], tarsandsresist.org/contact-us/upcoming-events/2019-upcoming-events/

September 13-19, 2020Tour 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 19-20, 2020Moab Century Tour, Moab, UT, The Moab Century Tour sends riders across Moab's unique topography of mountain passes, canyons, and the mighty Colorado River. From gaining elevation into the La Sal Mountains (including “The Big Nasty!”), to carving down 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. 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. An annual fundraiser to benefit cancer survivorship programs, your registration includes a donation to Moab Healthcare Foundation. Groups use the event to inspire fundraising for large and small foundations. Ask how your beneficiary can participate., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, [email protected], skinnytireevents.com

September 19, 2020Goldilocks 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! Bemefits Operation Underground Railroad to end sex trafficking., Randy Gibb, 801-222-9577, [email protected], goldilocksride.com/gsl

October 24, 2020Fall 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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