Mountain/Gravel/Fat Bike Races

We have three terrific race series in Michigan every year. Come out and enjoy the competition!

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Mountain/Gravel/Fat Bike Races

Date Event Name Location Description Phone

Dec 15, 2018

Culver's Frozen Fat Bike Race

Augusta Mi

2-3 laps approx 6.5 miles per lap


Jan 5, 2019

Addison Oaks Fat Bike Race

Addison Oaks, Leonard, MI

Fat bikes only- timed + a lap.


Jan 26, 2019

Big M Fire Tower Fat Bike Race

3500 Udell Hills Rd, Wellston, MI 49689, Wellston, MI  49689

Long and short (distance will vary depending on conditions.Part of the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series. Presented by the Shoreline Cycling Club and is a fundraiser for Big M trail grooming and improvements


Jan 27, 2019

Wild Side of the Noque Snow Bike Race

Marquette, MI

50k on trails that have been packed down by the XC skiers.


Feb 16, 2019

State Games of Michigan fatbike race

Grand Rapids, MI


Feb 16, 2019

Hanson Hills Fat Bike Race

Hansen Hills, grayling, MI

Fat bikes only Event Description: FatBike Race - Timed + Laps 2 Hours* Course Description: 2 - 4 mile loop Race will Start & Finish @ TrailHead


Feb 16, 2019

Polar Roll

Ishpeming, MI

Long and Short fat bike UP fun!

(906) 748-0034

Mar 23, 2019

Melting Mann

Marcellus, Michigan 49067

60, 35 or 24 mile routes. The course is over 90% dirt roads.


Apr 13, 2019


Hastings, Michigan

23, 32, 65, 100 mile options


Apr 27, 2019

Yankee Springs Time Trial

Yankee Springs Recreation Area, Hastings, MI

11 or 22 miles, 1-2 laps

Apr 27, 2019

The Lowell 50

Lowell, MI

A classic old world style gravel road race, 70% unpaved roads, choose from either the 50 or 28 mile race.

May 18, 2019

Arcadian Grit & Gravel

Arcadia, MI

15 & 27 miles, An unusually fun combo of gravel roads plus some of the best IMBA-designed single track in the state. A race of uncommon intrigue.


Jun 1, 2019

Mohican 100

Loudonville, OH

100mi & 100k


Jun 15, 2019

Lumberjack 100

Manistee, Mi


Jun 22, 2019

Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder

Lake Huron to Lake Michigan

Start on Lake Huron's Au Gres, ride 210 miles to Lake Michigan at Ludington. Support crew required. 100 Mile loop option at Ludington.


Jul 20, 2019

Traverse City Trails Festival

Traverse City, MI

25 mile or 40 mile race

Aug 10, 2019

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

Negaunee to Marquette, MI

48 or 28mi course


Aug 17, 2019

Skirts in the Dirt

Wahlfield Park, Grand Rapids, MI

This is a race with categories for women of all athletic abilities with fun challenges along the way to keep things interesting (Surprise!).

Sep 14, 2019

Chequamegon 40

Hayward, WI


Sep 14, 2019

Lord of the Springs

Camp Manitou-Lin, Middleville, MI

Mix of Yankee Springs singletrack and Barry County gravel roads. Part of the MI Gravel Race Series.


Sep 21, 2019

Marji Gesick 100

Ishpeming, MI

100-miles of the most rugged singletrack you'll find anywhere in the country. Prepare to be challenged by 11,000 feet of vertical gain. Completely self-sufficiency necessary, GPS Recommended!

(906) 748-0034

Sep 28, 2019

Gravel Grinder

Rotary Park in Boyne City, MI

20 mile, a 45 mile and a 60 mile race. The 20 mile race is very flat, but the 45 and 60 mile races will have long steep climbs, which will test your mental sanity.

(231) 675-0789

Oct 19, 2019

Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic

Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa, Thompsonville, MI

12-24-36 miles, Fall colors, terrific course, great venue, and Founders beer. One of the biggest races in the state. Great prep for the Iceman!


Oct 26, 2019

The Lowell 50

Lowell MI

A classic old world style gravel road race, 70% unpaved roads, choose from either the 50 or 28 mile race.

Nov 2, 2019

Iceman Cometh Challenge

Kalkaska to Traverse City, MI

Point to point race approx 30 miles

Racing Links

Michigan Gravel Race Series