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USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship

Grinder Nationals

May 10 2025
Bluemont, VA
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Distances: 100 miles
Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Limited to: 500 Participants

Grinder Nationals & Mini G

May 7, 2022  Loudoun County Virginia
Bluemont Station,  18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135

READY, SET, GRIND!
United States Endurance is proud to present The Right Stuff USE Gravel Grinder National Championship and The Mini G. This awesome cycling event that has a distance for just about any level rider with a 30 mile non-championship ride in the Mini G or a 100 + mile national championship race in Grinder Nationals. Racers do not need to qualify and any rider may register for the USE Grinder Nationals or the Mini G. Racers will push the boundaries of human endurance and winning will require extreme willpower, skillful riding and possibly a little luck. When the dust settles the winning riders in each category will be crowned as USE Gravel Grinder National Champions and presented with USE National Championship Jerseys.

2 Distances to choose from:
30 miles - The Mini G (Non-Championship Ride)
100 miles - Grinder Nationals

GRINDER NATIONALS OVERVIEW
It's time for some gravel riding and Loudoun County, Virginia is the place! There is a category for everyone from high school to those who are a little longer in the tooth and all who register for The Right Stuff USE Grinder Nationals will race for a coveted USE National Champion Jersey! See what you are made of as you race across a 100+ mile challenging & scenic course as part of the USE National Championship Weekend. There will also be a 30-mile noncompetitive Mini G ride that will happen at the same time as Grinder Nationals. The Right Stuff USE Gravel Grinder National Championship is a fully supported race and riders will enjoy fully stocked rest stops and sag wagons/ rider pick up available throughout the course. Come ride in Grinder Nationals which will include an epic course, great food and a fun & festive award ceremony. The awesome course and time in the saddle with the gravel tribe will make this an epic event to remember.

MINI G OVERVIEW
The Mini G is a 30 mile non-championship ride that will happen at the same time along part of the same course as Grinder Nationals. The riders in the Mini G will enjoy all the benefits of the National Championship making this a ride that you don't want to miss. This is the perfect first gravel ride or ride for those who do not want to ride the 100-mile course. There will not be any awards for the Mini G but the riders will enjoy a fun course, great food and a fun & festive award ceremony. Riders from Mini G will also be entered into the awesome raffle at the Grinder Nationals award ceremony.

US Endurance Grinder Nationals

 
Start Located At: 18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135
 
 
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<p class="MsoNormal"> <b>Friday May 10, 2024<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Race Check in at Bluemont Station (<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/2PyiKBRRcao4Fm7x6">18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135</a>)<br /> Grinder Nationals Welcome / Happy Hour<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> 8:00 PM<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Prerace Briefing at Bluemont Station (<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/2PyiKBRRcao4Fm7x6">18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135</a>)<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <b>Saturday May 11, 2024<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> 5:30 AM<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Race Check in at Bluemont Station (<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/2PyiKBRRcao4Fm7x6">18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135</a>)<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> 7:15 AM<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Prerace Briefing at Bluemont Station (<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/2PyiKBRRcao4Fm7x6">18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135</a>)<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> 7:30 AM<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Grinder Nationals Start at Bluemont Station<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> 8:00 AM<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Magnifispin &amp; Mini G Start at Bluemont Station<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> 3:30 PM<o:p></o:p></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Awards Ceremony at Bluemont Station<o:p></o:p></p>

Registration Fees

Early $100
Regular $110

Included

All Trail Blazers will receive a T-shirt. All participants will receive an epic course, chip timing, neutral mechanics at aid stations, fully stocked aid stations, fully supported event including safety vehicles, sweeper vehicles and rider pick up on the course, podium presentation for each category, SWAG, Limited Edition USE Gravel Grinders National Championship Poster, a Custom Number Plate, a slice of pizza from Bluemont Station and great raffle items given away at the awards ceremony.

Packet Pickups

Bluemont Station (18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135)

Prize / Race Categories

National champion jerseys for top rider in each age group
Plaques for top 3 in each age group

 
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