Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2021 Utah Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

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, 2021Ride for the Angels, Copperton, UT, 11th Annual. Start: 8:30am; 8655 West 10390 South Copperton Park; Routes: 25, 50 miles and Metric Century 62.5 miles; $50.00 includes swag bag and ride shirt. With each registration you will be entered to win a new bike. Drawing to be held Saturday at 8:00 am, right before the start of the event. Rest stops and road support, Great cause! Post Ride Picnic too!, Dennis Carrigan, 801-201-5164, [email protected], angelshands.org

May 15, 2021Central 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

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 1-30, 2021Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, Virtual Ride in 2021. 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

June 3-5, 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, 2021USEA Ride for Education, cancelled for 2021, back in 2022, 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

June 12, 2021Huntsman SportsFest – Run. Ride. Play. Support Cancer Research, Delta, UT, An epic ride supporting Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). Distances: 25, 50, 75, 100 & 140-miles. 100% of all funds support the mission of HCI., Jen Murano-Tucker, 801-584-5815, [email protected], huntsmansportsfestival.com

June 19, 2021Castle Country Century, Scofield, UT, Enjoy scenic riding from Scofield reservoir up and over the Manti La-Sal mountains, down through Huntington Canyon and out into the high desert plateaus before finishing in Price, UT. Scenic, challenging and an overall good time. Over 5,300' of climbing and 7,200' of descending. Century and Metric Century available., Mark Jesperson, 435-637-2453, [email protected], Ed Malmgren, 435-637-2453, [email protected], castlecountrycycling.com, carbonrec.com

June 25, 2021Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride, Antelope Island, UT, 27th Annual, 10pm. Open to participants of all ages and starts at the Antelope Island's White Rock Bay. This year's theme is the Rolling 20's. It will contain a speakeasy mocktail lounge, a Great Gatsby party, and swanky photo opts., Antelope by Moonlight , 801-451-3237, [email protected], daviscountyutah.gov, antelopebymoonlight.com

June 26, 2021Bike 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], bikemsutah.org

June 26-26, 2021Backroads of the Great Basin 400K, Salt Lake Randonneurs, 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

July 17, 2021Iron Lung Ride, Huntsville, UT, 40, 80, or 100 mile options out and back starting in Huntsville with a solid climb up Old Snowbasin Road, down Trappers Loop, through Morgan and out to the top of Big Mountain. Challenging climbing, with plenty of rollers and flats to recover. Utah Triple Crank qualifier, along with LOTOJA and Kokopelli Relay., Michelle Lyman, 801-941-5526, [email protected], ironlungride.com

July 30-31, 2021Saints 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], Chad Neusmeyer, 801-856-7018, [email protected], SaintstoSinners.com

July 31, 2021Wasatch Front Series, Tentative, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, North Salt Lake City, UT, Self-supported ride up Emigration Canyon, along the Wasatch Front and out to Antelope Island. 108, 200, 300 km (67.6, 124.3, 187.4 mile) options. A brevet? ?(bruh vay)? is a timed ultra distance event, 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 14, 2021To 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 21, 2021Wasatch Back Super Series, Tentative, BCC SuperSeries, Salt Lake Randonneurs, Draper, UT, Self-supported, timed 237km (137-mile) ride from the Salt Lake Valley climbing over to Henefer, down to Heber City and returning via the new Cascade Springs road onto the Alpine Loop. Over 12,000-ft of vertical gain!, BCC , [email protected], Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], bccutah.org

August 21, 2021Sevier 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 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

August 28, 2021Summit Challenge, 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

August 28, 2021Gran Fondo Salt Lake, Tooele, UT, Start and finish at the iconic Utah Motor Sports Campus west of Tooele, Utah. Kick off your ride with a shotgun start and mega balloon send-off at the UMC Campus. Choose from 105 miles, the metric century (62 miles), or 30 miles., Dan Aamodt, [email protected], GranFondoSaltLake.com

September 11, 2021Warrior Woman Ride, Payson, UT, Join us for the 12th annual fully supported all women's bike ride, choose between the 15, 30, 70 or 100 mile options. Keep patriotic during this ride honoring heroes!, Mahogani Thurston, 801-318-1420, [email protected], Carolina Herrin, 385-218-9070, [email protected], warriorwomanride.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 18, 2021Up 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 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

September 25, 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

December 31, 2021CF Cycle For Life (virtual), 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

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