Utah Mountain Bike Racing Calendar

2023 Utah Weekly MTB Race Series Bike Events Calendar (Regular Event Schedule is Below)

April 12-August 2, 2023Weekly Race Series, WEATHER PERMITTING, WRS, Sundance, Wasatch County, UT, Wednesday nights, April-August. Venue alternates between Wasatch County sites and Sundance, 5:30 pm Racer check-in and 6:30 pm prompt start time. Pros/Experts 1hr race time, Sports 50mins, Beginners 30-40mins., WRS Races, 435.565.4602(Wasatch), 801-223-4849 (Sundance), [email protected], weeklyraceseries.com

May 16-August 1, 2023Mid-Week Mountain Bike Race Series, Wasatch Front, Wasatch Back, Salt Lake Valley, Utah Valley, UT, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights. Locations TBD. Fun, competitive mountain bike racing for all ages and abilities. XC races and Mini Enduro races, Bike Utah , 385-831-1515, info@bikeutah.org, Trilby Cox, 385-831-1515, [email protected], midweekmtb.com

2023 Utah Mountain Bike Racing, Enduro Racing, Downhill Racing Event Calendar

March 11, 2023True GRIT Epic Bike Race, National Ultra Endurance Mountain Bike Series (NUE) 100 and Marathon SE, Santa Clara, UT, Epic ultra-endurance mountain bike race with 100 and 50 mile options over tough and technical terrain. Course is a 50 mile loop. Finish with live music, vendors and beer garden., Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], truegritepic.com

March 25-27, 2023Moab Rocks
, Moab, UT, Incorporates Moab’s best classic and new routes and combines them into a 3-day masterpiece of cross-country and timed descents in a fully supported format., Kevin McDonald, 866-373-3376, [email protected], TransRockies.com

March 25, 2023Good Vibes in Santa Clara, Intermountain Cup, Santa Clara, UT, Classic Southern Utah singletrack makes up this 6-mile course located in the popular Santa Clara River Reserve trail network. The just under 800 feet of elevation gain is broken up between a couple of techy climbs and punctuated by fast connectors. This is sure to be a ripper of a course that will have you wanting to enjoy the scenery with views into Snow Canyon and Red Mountain., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com, ridesouthernutah.com

April 8, 20236 Hours of Frog Hollow, Frog Hollow Endurance Series, Virgin, UT, 13 mile long course in the UT desert combines sweet single track, with some technical sections, and great climbs. Great introduction to endurance racing or a great trainer for bigger races. Categories from solo to 3 person, including single speed categories., Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], groraces.com, 6hoursinfroghollow.com

April 22, 2023The Cactus Hugger ICUP, Intermountain Cup, St. George, UT, The race will utilize much of the well renowned Jem Trail, which is a rider favorite in Utah for its fast, flowing nature, as well as sections of the Cryptobiotic and Hurricane Cliffs trails all linked together with some sections of BLM dirt road for an 8.5 mile lap of ripping terrain., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com, ridesouthernutah.com

May 20, 2023Three Peaks Classic ICUP, Intermountain Cup, Cedar City, UT, Utah State Championship, Endurance XC, 25-50 miles. 1700’ per lap. 7.8 miles and 500 feet of elevation per lap on dirt roads and the fun singletrack that laces its way through Juniper and Pinion trees., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com, ridesouthernutah.com

June 10, 2023Wasatch 50, TENTATIVE for location – TBD, Intermountain Cup Endurance Series, Pending – TBD, UT, Description Pending Location – TBD, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

June 23-25, 2023Soho Bike Fest, USA Cycling Pro XCT, Heber, UT, Cross Country, time trial, and STXC races. Part of the Pro Cross-Country Tour. UCI sanctioned too. Come out and watch the top pros or race your race. Gravel race too!, Todd Hageman, [email protected], sohobikefest.com

June 24, 2023Fast Times at Richfield ICUP, Intermountain Cup, Richfield, UT, Check back for complete details., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

July 1, 2023Brian Shredder Downhill, Go-Ride Gravity Series, Brian Head, UT, Downhill, Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, [email protected], utahdh.org

July 8, 2023Eden Epic, Eden, UT, On the trails above beautiful Ogden Valley, the Eden Epic is a truly “epic” mountain bike adventure. With a focus more on the adventure than the finishing times, this is an epic adventure that has a place for those looking to push themselves., Clay Christensen, 801-234-0399, [email protected], edenepic.com

July 15, 2023Soldier Hollow ICUP, Intermountain Cup, Soldier Hollow, UT, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

July 22-23, 2023Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Brian Head, UT, Revered for its incredible gravity fed descents, technical single track, and access to hundreds of miles of scenic back country trails beyond the resort boundaries, Brian Head’s lift served terrain is accessible to beginner through advanced level riders. This is the only BME race that does not include an e-bike category for 2021., Robert Herber, [email protected], bigmountainenduro.com

July 29, 2023El Doce at Pow Mow, Powder Mountain – Eden, UT, NEW DATE! 12/6 Hour Endurance Mountain Bike Race at Powder Mountain, Utah. Solo, Duo and 3-4 Teams. 15.2 mi course lap with ~1900’ elevation gain, IMBA-designed trails., Eric Bauman, 801-399-1773, [email protected], Reide Thompson, 801-399-1773, [email protected], eldoceut.com

August 4-5, 2023Abajo (Blue Mountain) Enduro, Monticello, UT, Two day, three stage race in the Abajo Mountains by Monticello Utah. Stage 1 starts Friday afternoon. A shuttle will be provided from the end of each stage to the start of the following course or to the parking area for the stage., Dustin Randall, 435-590-2741, [email protected], roamutah.com/abajoenduro

August 5, 2023The Rage at Snowbird ICUP, Intermountain Cup, Snowbird, UT, XC race. Snowbird has done a great job with some new trails and creating trails for real MTB racing with a great mix of fast flowy single track, service roads, and a few short technical sections to keep you on your toes. 5-25 miles, 570’ elevation gain per lap. Beginning just above the Tram Plaza at Snowbird Center on the dirt road, this 5.1 mile course offers up approximately 570ft of climbing per lap., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

August 12, 2023Sundance Showdown Downhill, TENTATIVE DATE, Go-Ride Gravity Series
, Sundance Resort, UT, USAC sanctioned Downhill, Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, [email protected], go-ride.com, utahdh.org

August 19, 2023Odyssey at Brian Head Endurance, Intermountain Cup Endurance Series, Brian Head, UT, The Odyssey takes what was the idea of the Brian Head Epic and twists it into a crazy hard day that will have you giggling on the flowy descents and cursing on the climbs. It will challenge you both technically, physically and mentally. It’s 47 miles with 6900 feet of elevation gain incorporating the ripper descents of Dark Hollow and Bunker Creek, the rugged Lowder Ponds trail and plenty of climbing in between all above 8500 feet. It will most likely be one of the most challenging and most fun days you’ve ever had., Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], intermountaincup.com

September 2, 2023Park City Point 2 Point, Park City, UT, A true point 2 point race! Thanks to the plethora of trails in this area, the race is never on the same trail twice. Over 90% of the race is single-track. 75 miles & 12,000ft of climbing., Jay Burke, 801-330-3214, [email protected], thepcpp.com

September 10, 2023Tour des Suds, Park City, UT, Presented by�Level Crossing Brewery,�this is a�7-mile mountain bike climb starting at City Park. Go hard and treat it like a legit mtb race (yes, there are awards) or a crazy costume party on bikes. Either way, it’s 2,700? of vert straight up to the finish line at the top of Guardsman Pass. No e-bikes please., Ginger Wicks, 435-640-1168, [email protected], mountaintrails.org

October 6-8, 2023Northern Utah Trailfest Mountain Bike Race, Ogden, UT, The NUT is a fall celebration for all trail users! NUT Trail Run and Mountain Bike Race on Saturday, October 8th as they compete to complete the most course laps in 3, 6 or 9 hours. Camp for the weekend or spend the day at North Fork Park as trail users of all ages and abilities come together to enjoy tasty food, live music, and festival activities at Cutler Flats Base Camp. Experience the beauty of fall foliage and share in the excitement and camaraderie of the NUT by participating in free festival activities and educational opportunities including guided hikes, stargazing, yoga, and more., Kelli Barkema, 801-393-2304, [email protected], Reide Thompson, 801-399-1773, [email protected], northernutahtrailfest.com

October 13, 2023Stupid Pony, Eagle Mountain, UT, Prepare to ride bikes and have a punished butt for 200 miles from Eagle Mountain to Wendover on the historic Pony Express Trail., Robert Kennedy, 319-551-6174, [email protected], saltylizard100.com

October 16-17, 2023Huntsman World Senior Games Mountain Biking, St. George, UT, Must be 50 years or older. Three events: hill climb, downhill, and cross country. Expert, Sport and Beginner Skill Divisions., Kyle Case, 800-562-1268, 435-674-0550, [email protected], seniorgames.net

November 4-5, 202325 Hours of Frog Hollow, Frog Hollow Endurance Series, Hurricane, UT, The longest one day race: this event is held annually over the Fall Back time change, giving an extra bonus hour. The atmosphere is all about friends and fun. There is always a huge costume contest, vendors, midnight pie, and late stories around a fire. Choose from Solo, Duo, 4 person, 5 person or a team of 10, Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], 25hoursinfroghollow.com

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