Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2022 Utah Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

March 12-15, 2022Moab 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

April 9, 2022Spring 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 16, 2022Willard Bay Brevet, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Centerville, UT, 62 or 125 mile brevet. Self-supported ride from Centerville to Corinne and back, flat route, 9AM start. Sponsored by Salt Lake Randonneurs., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], Ken Moss, 801-833-2782, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

April 23, 2022Salt 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., Steve Bingham, 720-608-1783, [email protected], Jennifer Nelson, 801-455-9623, [email protected], saltlakecitymarathon.com

April 30, 2022Hobble Creek Classic, Springville, UT, The Hobble Creek Classic is a road cycling ride held in Utah County. The ride is winds its way from Springville through Palmyra, West Mountain, and Benjamin before finishing back in Springville at the Wavetronix headquarters. 22 and 55 mile routes will follow “Rules of the Road”, will be professionally timed, and is available for riders of all abilities., Marci Mahana, [email protected], brooksee.raceentry.com/hobble-creek-classic/race-information

May 7, 2022FrontRunner Metric Century Ride, Salt Lake City, UT, 11th Annual 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 for the last few years, register early and don't miss out. Only 640' of total climbing, Matt Storms, 801-230-9270, [email protected], frontrunnercentury.com

May 7, 2022Wasatch Front Brevet, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, North Salt Lake City, UT, 125 or 190 mile self-supported brevet starting in North Salt Lake. Ride over Big Mountain and North Ogden Divide, then to Antelope Island and complete the loop, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], Ken Moss, 801-833-2782, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

May 7, 2022Gran 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 14, 2022Ride 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 14, 2022Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, 4th Annual, 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

May 21, 2022Backroads of the Great Basin 400K, Salt Lake Randonneurs, Saratoga Springs, UT, Self-supported brevet starting in Saratoga Springs, touring thru Eureka and Nephi. 190 or 250 mile options, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], Ken Moss, 801-833-2782, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

May 21, 2022Tim Wangsgaard Memorial Ride for Education, 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 4, 2022Little 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 early January. This event sells out quickly., Penny Perkins, [email protected], Curt Griffin, [email protected], bccutah.org/lrrh

June 4, 2022Ride 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 10-11, 2022Raspberry Ramble Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Logan, UT, Self-supported brevet 188, 250 or 375-mile in Cache Valley and southern Idaho, 5AM start in Logan, Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], Ken Moss, 801-833-2782, [email protected], saltlakerandos.org

June 11, 2022Huntsman SportsFest – Run. Ride. Play. Support Cancer Research, Salt Lake City, 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 25-26, 2022Bike 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]g, Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], Renata Sahagian, 619-693-8128, [email protected], bikemsutah.org

July 9, 2022Cache Gran Fondo, UCI Gran Fondo World Series, USA and Gran Fondo National Series, Logan, UT, Celebrating our 11th year and 3rd year as the only qualifyingevent in the Western US for both the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship and GFNS (USACycling Gran Fondo National Championship), and a trueGran Fondo where riders of all abilities are invited to participate. Chose from distances of 35, 53, 76 and 104-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 and top 5 in each category qualify for National Championships., Troy Oldham, 435-764-2979, [email protected], cachegranfondo.com

July 15, 2022Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride, Antelope Island, UT, 28th Annual Ride, 10:00 pm. Open to participants of all ages, Antelope Island Marina to Fielding Garr Ranch and back. Experience Antelope Island after-hours under the full moon., Antelope by Moonlight , 801-451-3237, [email protected], daviscountyutah.gov/moonlight, antelopebymoonlight.com

July 16, 2022Iron 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 29-30, 2022Saints 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

August 13, 2022To 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., Karen Redden, 435-828-0467, [email protected], tothemoonandback-events.com

August 20, 2022Sevier Valley Rooster Ride, Richfield, UT, Sevier County 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 and custom DNA socks will be 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. Also a 5 mile family ride, Amy Myers, 435-893-0457, 844-469-8724, [email protected], roosterride.net

August 20, 2022Wildflower 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 27, 2022Cache 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 27, 2022Summit 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., Chelsea Rybak, 435-649-3991, 435-200-0990, [email protected], Kelly Striefel, 435-649-3991, [email protected], summitchallenge100.org, discovernac.org

August 27, 2022CF Cycle For Life, Henefer, UT, One of Utah's best supported charity rides. A healthy multi-length challenge, not race, for all level of riders, beautiful ride with five route options – 24, 36, 55, 80, 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], Erin Hurtado, 801-532-2335, [email protected], fightcf.cff.org/site/TR?fr_id=8753&pg=entry

August 27, 2022Gran Fondo Salt Lake, Tooele, UT, 100 miles, the metric century (62 miles), or 30 miles. Held at the Utah Motorsports Campus, through the west desert South of Grantsville, climbing Johnson pass, and back. Minimal traffic on this picturesque desert ride. 6 feed stations on route. Food at the Utah MotorSports Campus after the event. New in 2022: camping onsite, 5k time trial Friday evening, and triathlon Friday evening., Dan Aamodt, [email protected], GranFondoSaltLake.com

September 11-17, 2022Tour 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 17-18, 2022Moab 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 17, 2022Goldilocks 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!, Jackie Karlberg, 520-227-7720, [email protected], goldilocks.events/provo

September 17, 20225 Canyons Bike Challenge, Sandy, UT, One of the most daunting and beautiful cycling challenges in the country, ascending more than 14,000 feet over 116 miles through all five of Salt Lake City's picturesque riding canyons before finishing at the Utah Capitol building. Comprising three HC climbs and two Category 2 climbs, the ride has more vert than almost any other ride in America and certainly the steepest average gradient. Participants may elect to ride one, two, three, four or all five of the canyons, Greg Hoole, 801-272-7556, [email protected], 5Canyons.org

September 23-24, 2022Bike 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, 801-479-5460?, [email protected], Tom Jensen, 801-475-7488, [email protected], trappertrails.org/bike

September 23-24, 2022Salt 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 15, 2022Fall 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

November 12, 2022Snake 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/

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