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The Cow Pie Classic

June 06 - June 08 2025
Ionia, MI
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Distances: 20, 34, 64 miles
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Limited to: 1,500 Participants

The Cow Pie Classic has grow into the keynote, summer, Michigan Gravel Grinder. You won't want to miss this race in 2024! Events start Friday, June 7th with the course pre-ride and the start of our 224 mile mass start race at 9:00pm. June 8th will be the big day with over 1,000 people joining us for the 10, 20, 34 and 64 mile distances. On June 9th we are excited to announce that we are going to host the first ever gravel road Criterium! Free camping at the Ionia Free Fair June 7th-9th makes it easy to sign up for the evnts you want and join in the fun for the whole weekend :-)

The Cow Pie Classic

Start Located At: Ionia, MI
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Registration Fees

Fees very per distance but the earlier you sign up the cheaper it is to register!


LOTS!!! We out the swag back in the bag and are happy to be unveiling an unbreakable nylon/carbon fiber bike lever, a custom multi-tool and a water bottle for every registered rider! You can also select free camping for the entire weekend of #RideCowPie

Changing Rooms
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
First Aid
SAG Wagon
Roving Mechanical Support
Bike Festival
After Party
Kids Fondo
Course Timing
KOM/QOM Competition
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Aid Stations: 4
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
2 Hill Climbs
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