Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2018 Utah Road Bike Touring Event Calendar

February 3, 2018 — Bikestock, St. George, UT, Bike party and kids criterium and music, Aaron Metler, 435-627-4054, [email protected], sgcity.org/sportsandrecreation/races/bikestock

March 3, 2018 — Winter Escape Metric and SuperSeries, BCC SuperSeries, St. George, UT, Early Spring training ride. Start St George Convention Center, Circle Sand Hollow Lake to Hurricane and up the hill to Springdale and back. Shorter options available., Kean Healy, 801-891-3662, [email protected], bccutah.org

March 10-13, 2018 — Moab Skinny Tire Festival, Moab, UT, Road cycling tour in iconic Moab, Utah. Festival features cycling celebrities, Western Dinner Festivities, Banff Mountain Film Festival, music, beer, food, and the most awe-inspiring landscape imaginable. Choose to ride two or all four days through Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and the Colorado River Corridor. Event benefits cancer research and survivorship programs. Ask how your favorite beneficiary can be included., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, [email protected], skinnytireevents.com

March 17, 2018 — Zion 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 7, 2018 — Legacy Parkway SuperSeries , BCC SuperSeries, North Salt Lake , 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., Kean Healy, 801-891-3662, [email protected], Greg Allen, 801-450-1861, [email protected], bccutah.org

April 14, 2018 — 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., Kean Healy, 801-891-3662, [email protected], bccutah.org

April 21, 2018 — 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., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

April 21, 2018 — 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, just north of the Legacy Bridge on the University of Utah Campus. This event sells out!, Steve Bingham, 720-608-1783, [email protected], Jennifer Nelson, 801-455-9623, [email protected], saltlakecitymarathon.com

April 21, 2018 — Willard Bay & Beyond 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

May 5, 2018 — FrontRunner 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!, Matt Storms, 801-448-6061, [email protected], frontrunnercentury.com

May 5, 2018 — 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, [email protected], granfondomoab.com

May 13-September 22, 2018 — Cycling Bryce, Zion, and Grand Canyon National Parks, yes, St. George, UT, We've combined our three most popular destinations, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, and the Grand Canyon, for a world class road cycling vacation. Tour includes 6 nights camping and inns or all inn nights. Includes accommodations, transportation, and food. Camping and inn dates: May 13-19, June 10-16, June 24-30, July 8-14, July 29-Aug 4, Aug 12-18, Sep 2-8. All inn dates: May 27-June 2, Aug 12-18, Aug 26-Sep 1, Sep 16-22, Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, [email protected], escapeadventures.com

May 19, 2018 — USEA Ride for Education, 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., Chris Godfrey, 801-269-9320, [email protected], useautah.org, usearideforeducation.weebly.com

May 19, 2018 — 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, 100 Miles, 63 Miles or 30 Miles. Join hundreds of cyclists and raise funds for charity., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected], GranFondoSaltLake.com

May 19, 2018 — Northern Utah Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Brigham City, UT, Self-supported rides through Bear River & Cache County, including an out and back up Blacksmith Fork Canyon. 100 to 300 km options (63 to 190 miles). A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

May 19, 2018 — Ogden Marathon Sunrise Canyon Bike Ride, Nordic Valley, UT, Ride down Ogden Canyon, 14.5 mile course, Mike McBride, 801-399-1773, [email protected], Jenny Scothern, 801-399-1773, [email protected], ogdenmarathon.com

May 20, 2018 — Springville to Nephi 100, BCC SuperSeries, Springville, UT, Start Springville Cracker Barrel Frontage Road to Nephi and back thru orchards, flat to rolling. Self Supported with shorter 30, 60, and 75 mile options. Store stops enroute. Self supported. Free event., Kean Healy, 801-891-3662, [email protected], bccutah.org

May 26, 2018 — Giro Donna, Heber, UT, Women's Tour in the Heber Valley. 50 Miles or 30 Miles with lunch catered by the Homestead Resort at the finish line., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected]leracing.com, girodonna.com, extramileracing.com

May 28, 2018 — Memorial Day Antelope Island, BCC SuperSeries, Salt Lake City, UT, Meet at Westpoint Park SLC 1100 N 1800 W to Antelope Garr Ranch. 50 mile option starts at Station Park in Farmington. Free event – fee may be required to access the island. Self-supported with plenty of store stops., Kean Healy, 801-891-3662, [email protected], bccutah.org

June 2, 2018 — Little 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 January 8-21, 2018This event sells out quickly., Penny Perkins, [email protected], Curt Griffin, [email protected], bccutah.org/lrrh

June 2, 2018 — 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., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Ryan Gurr, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

June 9-10, 2018 — Utah Bicycle Touring Society's Overnight Bike Tour, Salt Lake City, UT, 12th annual overnighter. This event is for new and experienced bicycle travelers. We will bicycle in a self-sufficient manner to Rock Cliff Recreation Area to camp overnight, and then return Sunday., Lou Melini, 801-487-6318, [email protected], Cheryl Soshnik, 4356499008, [email protected],

June 16, 2018 — Huntsman 140, Delta, UT, A road cycling, non-competitive ride that raises funds for cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute. Participate in the 140-Mile Founder's Ride from Delta, Utah (with a new relay option) or 30, 55, 75, and 140-mile out-and-back from Salt Lake City, Utah, Jen Murano-Tucker, 801-584-5815, [email protected], Porter Sproul, 801-584-5882, [email protected], huntsman140.com

June 16, 2018 — Heart of Utah Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Nephi, UT, Self-supported rides. ?Choose from 300 km (190 miles) or 400 km (250 miles) self supported ride on rural roads of Juab and Sanpete Counties?. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

June 23-24, 2018 — Bike MS: Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride, Bike MS, Logan, UT, Join thousands of cyclists from around the region and celebrate 32 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., Geoff Doiron, 801-424-0112, [email protected], bikemsutah.org

June 29-30, 2018 — Great Basin Series, North Salt Lake, UT, Choose from 400 km (250 mile) or 600 km (375 mile) distances that travel into Great Basin & West Desert of Utah. A brevet is a timed ultra distance?, self-supported? event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

July 14, 2018 — Cache Gran Fondo, Logan, UT, 7th annual and bigger than ever. designed for riders of all abilities. Pre-ride light breakfast provided at startline with well-stocked food/support stations. 100 and 50 mile courses follow a scenic and mostly-flat route through Northern and Cache Valley, UT. Both courses include a challenging hill, but very rideable. The finish is held on a closed-off section of downtown Logan with a party and fun festivities including rider gifts, many random prizes, and unique jerseys at or below retail. New rider surprises for 2018, including more hydration spots., Troy Oldham, 435-764-2979, [email protected], , cachegranfondo.com

July 15, 2018 — Mt. Nebo Climb, BCC SuperSeries, Nephi, UT, Meet at Payson City Park. Climb up and back to Payson Lakes or do a full 70 mile loop. Self-supported free event – bring extra water; short supply on the mountain., Kean Healy, 801-891-3662, [email protected], Doug Jensen, 801-815-3858, [email protected], bccutah.org

July 21, 2018 — 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., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

July 21, 2018 — Iron Lung Ride, Salt Lake City, UT, 32, 80, or 120 mile options out and back starting at This Is The Place Heritage Park and turning around near Snowbasin Resort(3 person relay available on the 120). Challenging climbing, with plenty of rollers and flats to recover. Utah Triple Crank qualifier., Michelle Lyman, 801-941-5526, [email protected], ironlungride.com

July 24, 2018 — South Sevier Ram Ride, Monroe, UT, 15 miles, 25 miles, and a 50 miler . Start time is 7:00 a.m. Start & Finish location is Monroe Fire Station., Heather Newby, 435-201-0138, [email protected],

July 27, 2018 — Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride, Antelope Island, UT, 25th Annual, 10pm. Open to participants of all ages and starts at the Antelope Island's 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, 801-451-3282, [email protected], daviscountyutah.gov, antelopebymoonlight.com

July 27-28, 2018 — 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's Disease., Steven Tew, 801-822-4870, [email protected], SaintstoSinners.com

July 29, 2018 — Park City Chalk Creek 100 SuperSeries, BCC SuperSeries, Park City, UT, Free self-supported event. Start Treasure Mtn Middle School. Legs to Coalville, Chalk Creek and back., Kean Healy, 801-891-3662, [email protected], bccutah.org

August 4, 2018 — Punisher Ride, 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 8, 2018 — El Doce at Pow Mow, Powder Mountain, 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 11, 2018 — The 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, 2018 — 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, [email protected], wildflowerpedalfest.com

August 18, 2018 — 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, [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, 2018 — To 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, 2018 — Cache 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, 2018 — 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'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, 2018 — Sevier 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],

September 2-8, 2018 — Tour 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, 2018 — Haute 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, 2018 — American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure, 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 21-22, 2018 — Bike 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, 2018 — Salt 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, 2018 — Moab Century Tour, Moab, UT, Landscape Worth Training for! 40,60, 100 mile route options. Ride in the wild west through Dead Horse Point State Park and the Colorado River Corridor. Ride alongside towering redrock walls outlining the Colorado River; enjoy lunch at the earth's edge overlooking Canyonlands National Park and the Colorado River, two thousand feet below. Live music, beer, cycling icons and great food await you at the Post-ride party., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, [email protected], skinnytireevents.com

September 22, 2018 — Goldilocks 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, 2018 — Ride 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/ride

October 20, 2018 — 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., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Ryan Gurr, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com

October 20, 2018 — SoJo 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, Bo Earls, 801-253-5203, ext 1105, [email protected], SoJoMarathon.com

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

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