Check In 9:00am
Pre-Race Meeting 9:50am
Race Start 10:00am
Check In 9:00am
Pre-Race Meeting 10:05am
Race Start 10:15am
Athletes will receive a T-shirt. T-shirts will be available for pick up at your venue.
The Gravel Bike Race is a non-stop, self-supported, solo competition along the gravel roads of rural Iowa. Course distance will be 22.6 miles. Registrants can sign up for the short course or long course. Short course will be one lap and long course will be two laps for 44.8 miles.
Bikers can choose day of the event if they want to ride the short or long course.
Tandem bikes are allowed, however, each rider must register and pay the entry fee.
TCX File (PC users – Right click to save file)
Following the final registration deadline, GPX files will be emailed to participants.
Iowa Games Cycling Package: Iowa Games offers three cycling events. If you register for one, you can add on the other one (or two) for an additional $7.00 during online registration.
Bike choice is up to the rider however a 26 inch, 700c, (bigger than 700 x 28) or 29er tire is required.
Riders must wear an ANSI or Snell approved helmet.
There will be NO support on the course with minimal signage (course arrows) and there may be corner marshals at a few select locations but navigation of the course is strictly the responsibility of the rider. Riders must obey the Rules of the Road and obey city, county and state laws.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three place finishers in each age group within each event.
18-34 | Female Male
35-49 | Female & Male
50 & Over | Masters | Female & Male
Single Speed | Female & Male
Tandem | Female, Male & Coed*
*All members of a tandem team must register and pay entry fee.
$25 if registered by April 19
$30 if registered between April 20 – May 10
$35 if registered between May 11 – June 1
Tandem bikes are allowed, however, both riders must register and pay the entry fee.
$40 Entry Fee
Pre-Registration is preferred