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The Quick & The Dead Gravel Road Race

The Quick & The Dead Mt. Davis

September 24 2022
Addison, Pennsylvania, USA
Status: The date for the event has not yet been confirmed.

The Quick & The Dead - A Mt. Davis Gravel Grinder is a Gravel Road Bicycle Race from Confluence Pennsylvania. It will take you up & over the highest point in the State, Mt. Davis. Choose either the 68 mile long course with 50 miles of gravel and over 7'500 accumulative vertical feet or the 48 mile short course that is no small feat in itself to accomplish.  Please understand that this race is not for the weary!  It may be a long day in the saddle! Come challenge yourself. The name says it all. Will you be one of the Quick or one of the Dead?

This is a Nonprofit event with all of the proceeds going to the Local Volunteer Fire Departments of Somerset County that support the local Townships and Borough's along the course. The venue will be held at the Confluence VFD’s event building on Barlow Street. Food & Entertainment will follow the race event. The Confluence VFD will be receiving the largest percentage of the proceeds for hosting the event.

All fundraising is being done on behalf of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) - Mt. Davis Gravel Grinder Fund. CFA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. CFA registration and financial information are available from PA Dept. of State by calling 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. The proceeds from this charitable event will be distributed to volunteer fire departments that serve Somerset County. 

The Quick & The Dead Gravel Road Race

 
Routes: 53 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
 
What's Included?

What you’ll get with your entry:

Race t-shirt (First 100 by September 1st).
Post-race Dinner & Refreshments (non-racers must purchase a dinner ticket)
Two (2) Gallon-size Ziploc Drop Bags to send out to the aid stations
Three (3) stocked aid stations on the course with Hammer Nutrition to refuel and finish out the day (With First Aid)
A well-marked course with Course Marshall's at paved intersections (With First Aid kits)
Ceramic Campfire Coffee Mug
Awards (Purse contingent on class sizes)
Post-race party

Prize / Race Categories

Cash top 3 (Prizes 4th & 5th)
Young Gun's Men (U40)
Cowboy's Men (40+)
Old Timer's Men (50+)
Annie Oakley's Women (U40)
Cowgirl's Women (40+)
Single speed (All)
Fat Tire (3.7"+)
Clydesdale 200 lb+ (All)

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
Post Ride Shower
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: 7214 National Pike, Addison, PA 15411
 
 
 
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