Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2020 Utah Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

August 1, 2020Pony Express Century, CANCELLED for 2020, 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, CANCELLED
, 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, 2020Promontory Point 121 SuperSeries
, BCC SuperSeries, Ogden, UT, 5 Points Ogden to Brigham City, Corrine, Golden Spike, Tremonton and back 60-100, and 120 miles. Self-supported, with shorter loop options available. Free event., BCC , [email protected], Jen Green, 435-563-1212, [email protected], bccutah.org

August 15, 2020CF Cycle For Life, Henefer, UT, Fully supported, beautiful ride with five route options – 20,40, 60, 80 and 100 miles. Supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in its mission to find a cure for CF., Laura Hadley, 801-532-2335, 801-558-8310, [email protected], Jennifer Reid, 801-532-2335, [email protected], fightcf.cff.org/utahcycle

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, 2020The Big Ride 156 (Suncrest), BCC SuperSeries, Draper, UT, This is a derivation of the club's annual big ride that has been designed and used as a final preparatory ride for LOTOJA by some, or an epic capstone to a long summer of riding by others. Come spend the day pushing your limits and seeing what you're made of. This ride will not be marked. Study the map and be aware of water stops. Navigation is recommended. We may have a SAG vehicle on the road; details of which will be announced closer to the ride., BCC , [email protected], Jen Green, 435-562-1212, , bccutah.org

August 22, 2020Ride for the Kids, CANCELLED for 2020, 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 https://www.raceentry.com/races/ride-for-the-kids/2020/register Ride begins at Syracuse Linda Vista Park 1800 W 2700 S, Syracuse, UT 84075 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], DJ Burton, [email protected], rcwilley.com/ride

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/

August 29, 2020Summit Challenge, CANCELLED for 2020, Park City, UT, Riders of all ages and abilities will hit the pavement for a 100, 80, 50, 25, 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 100 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., Kyle Cowdrey, 435-649-3991, 435-200-0990, [email protected], Whitney Thompson, 435-649-3991, [email protected], summitchallenge100.org, discovernac.org

September 5, 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

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 12, 2020Warrior Woman Ride, Payson, UT, Join us for the 11th 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, 385-218-9070, [email protected], warriorwomanride.com

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 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 19, 2020Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, This third annual cycling event features 100 miles of interconnected trail systems across the Wasatch Region with multiple starting locations from Provo to Ogden, Utah. This year's theme also highlights the theme of the Spike 150 celebration of the completion of transcontinental railroad. Rides of various lengths with 100 mile, 75 mile, 50 mile, 25 mile, 10 mile and 1.5 mile segments will feature connections with local communities around various historic and contemporary railroad themes. Some stretches of trail in Utah, Davis and Weber County, will also include rails to trails cycling paths. The rides are geared for fun and community engagement rather than competition, and are planned to accommodate riders of all ages and abilities., Heidi Goedhart, 801-783-8426, [email protected], goldenspokeutah.org

September 19, 20205 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

September 19, 2020Up for Downs Century Ride, Kaysville, UT, This is a non competitive event that will take you on an amazing ride through beautiful Northern Utah. Starting at Pioneer Park in Kaysville you will go on a 25, 50, 75 or a 100 mile ride up to Brigham City and finish back at Pioneer Park., Scott Kimball, [email protected], Cherlyn Johnson, 801-503-5086, [email protected], udsf.org

September 25-26, 2020Salt 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

October 17, 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

October 17, 2020Belgian 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

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