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Grinder Nationals and Gravelleurs Raid

Grinder National's and Gravelleur's Raid

April 18 2020
Lawrence, Kansas, USA

The United States Endurance Cycling Federation (USECF) Grinder Nationals is a 100+ mile fully supported gravel road bicycle race. A National Champions Jersey is awarded to the winners in all five year age categories as listed on Bike Reg and an amazing prize raffle and a great post race party. 

The Gravelleur's Raid is a noncompetitive 50 mile ride covering some of the best parts of the Grinder Nationals race course. You are also entered in to the post race raffle and party.

 

 
Routes: 50, 100 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 500 riders
Time Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

Race date is Saturday, 13 April 2019 at 8am. Friday evening race packet pickup is 4-8pm and rider meeting at 8:15pm at the Union Pacific Depot, 402 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Saturday morning packet pickup is from 0630-0730 at Johnny's Tavern, 401 N 2nd St, Lawrrence, KS.

Awards at 4pm (unless otherwise announced on race day) at the finish line area, There will be a big raffle for lots of cool stuff after awards are completed.

Costs

The entry fee is $90 for Grinder Nationals and $35 for the Gravelleur's Raid with neutral water, snacks and other goodies at the rest stops/checkpoints. Limited Edition race t-shirts if you register before 1/31. National Champion Jerseys for Grinder Nationals winners in all five year age categories, and an amazing prize raffle and a great post race party after the podiums are completed. A sweep vehicle will pick up those racers who cannot finish the course for whatever reason.

What's Included?

Grinder Nationals is a challenging 100+ mile gravel road race to determine the National Champions of gravel racing. Your Entry Fee gets you a spot on the start line for a fully supported National Championship race, a slice of pizza and a drink from our sponsor Johnny's Tavern, and entry into a big prize raffle after the awards ceremony

The Gravelleur's Raid is a noncompetitive 50 mile gravel road ride covering some of the best parts of the Grinder Nationals race course. The entry fee is $35 with water, snacks and other goodies at the rest stop/checkpoint, and an amazing prize raffle and a great post race party after the completion of Grinder Nationals. There will be sweep vehicles for anyon who cannot finish the course.

Packet Pickups

Friday evening packet pickup is 4-8pm and rider meeting at 8:15pm at the Union Pacific Depot, 402 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Saturday morning packet pickup is from 6:00-7:15 at Johnny's Tavern, 401 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS.

Riders will not be allowed to enter the packet pickup line after 7:15. Those not checked in by 7:40am will not be allowed to start the event. The event safety briefing is at 7:45 and is mandatory for all riders.

Prize / Race Categories

A National Champions jersey will be awarded to winners in all five year age categories for Grinder Nationals, see BikeReg for category info, https://www.bikereg.com/grindernationals, and an amazing prize raffle and a great post race party after awards are complete.

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Card
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: 401 North 2nd Street Lawrence, KS 66044
 
 
 
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Apr 18 2020 - EVENT: Grinder National's and Gravelleur's Raid