Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2021 Utah Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

February 6, 2021Bikestock, St. George, UT, This family-fun bike ride will take families on the paved trail systemand have the options to ride 2 or 5 miles. The first 150 kids to sign up will receivea free helmet. All racers will receivea finisher award, shirt, and refreshments., Aaron Metler, 435-627-4054, [email protected], sgcity.org/sportsandrecreation/races/bikestock

March 13-16, 2021Moab 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 20, 2021Zion 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

March 27, 2021Snake Hollow Skillz and Thrillz Challenge, St. George, UT, This 2nd annual fun event will have 6 age groups to choose from: 5 & Under, Under 8, 8-12-year-old, 13-17-year-old, 18-29 and 30 and older. Each age group, except for 5 & Under, can choose to participate in one of two events (can participate in both for an additional fee): Pump Track or Skillz Competition., Mike Swartz, 435-627-4579, , sgcity.org/skillzandthrillzchallenge/

April 17, 2021Spring Tour de St. George , Ride Southern Utah Road Gran Fondos, 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 17, 2021Willard 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 24, 2021Gran Fondo Salt Lake, Willard Bay, UT, A timed bicycle tour with a possible fall back date of August 7th. 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 the Utah Food Bank., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, [email protected], GranFondoSaltLake.com

May 1, 2021Gran 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 8, 2021FrontRunner 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 15, 2021USEA Ride for Education, TENTATIVE, 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

May 17, 2021Center of Utah 300K Brevet, Santaquin, UT, Self-supported ridenear Mount Nebo and Sanpete County. 125- or 180-mile options (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], bccutah.org, SaltLakeRandos.org

May 22, 2021Ride the Gap Century, Ride Southern Utah Road Gran Fondos, 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 10-12, 2021Red Rock Randonnee, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Kanab, UT, Minimally-supported ride near Zion, Bryce & the Grand Canyon. 375- or 622-mile options (600or 1000km). 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

June 12, 2021The Huntsman Sports Fest (formerly Huntsman 140), Delta, UT, Huntsman SportsFest Run and Ride is moving to a virtual event for 2020, and we are asking you to join us. We have reimagined the event so that it is accessible to everyone, from anywhere. Although we can't come together physically on June 20, we can make a difference through an exciting virtual fundraising experience dedicated to raising funds for cancer research. Virtual can mean anything: any distance, any location, and any activity that is safe and fun for you/your family. Maybe a 10K trail run becomes a pickleball contest with your family., Jen Murano-Tucker, 801-584-5815, [email protected], huntsman140.com

June 26-27, 2021Backroads of the Great Basin 400K, Saratoga Springs, UT, Self-supported loop ride out to Delta and back, going around Utah Lake. 250-miles(400km). 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 9-10, 2021Cache Gran Fondo, UCI Gran Fondo World Series, USA AND Gran Fondo National Series, Logan, UT, Celebrating our 10th year! In 2020, we worked with state and local officials to re-engineer our event. We are serious about the health and safety of our riders and we plan to be ever-vigilant again this year. We are a UCI Gran Fondo World Championship and GFNS Qualifier, but riders of all abilities are invited to participate. TT on Friday followed by 38, 50, 70 and 100-mile courses on Saturday through a fun, low-traffic, and scenic route in Cache Valley, UT. The finish is a festival for all riders, with race prizes, recreational rider prizes (UCI winners receive a jersey and medal), finisher medals, and unique jerseys at a 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 13-14, 2021Raspberry 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

August 14, 2021Wildflower 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 28, 2021Cache 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

September 12-18, 2021Tour 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 18-19, 2021Moab 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 18, 2021Goldilocks Utah, Goldilocks Bike Ride, Provo, UT, Goldilocks is a women only bike ride, with a gorgeous route starting at Provo Town Center 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/provo

September 24-25, 2021Salt 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 25, 20215 Canyons Bike Challenge, Sandy, UT, Wheels of Justice, Ain't No Mountain High Enough. The ride will ascend each of Salt Lake City's five riding canyons, for a total of 116.3 miles and 14,272 feet – one of the most challenging one-day bike rides in Utah! Raises money to prevent childhood trauma and abuse., Greg Hoole, 801-272-7556, [email protected], aintnomountainhighenough.org

October 2, 2021Belgian Waffle Ride – Cedar City, TRIPEL CROWN OF GRAVEL, Cedar City, UT, The “Hell of the South”. 78% Gravel (106 miles), 22% Paved (30 miles). In the heart of Southern Utah allowing riders to see a wild variety of unique countryside. Course goes through the Parowan Gap and past petroglyphs left by the areas past native inhabitants, along with prehistoric dinosaur footprints., Michael Marckx, 760-815-0927, [email protected], belgianwaffleride.bike

October 16, 2021Fall Tour de St. George, Ride Southern Utah Road Gran Fondos, 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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