C- STORES AND CHECKPOINTS This event is entirely self supported. Volunteers on the course are only there to monitor your progress, and checkpoints are in the middle of nowhere. Your only opportunities to resupply are at the following locations. 200 mile: Murray mile 36.4 Afton mile 67.3 Orient 127.7 150 mile: Murray 36.4 Afton 67.3 [...]
Packet pickup will be Friday, October 28th, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Kyle's Bikes in Ankeny, just north of Des Moines. If you cannot make it to packet pickup, please email me to make other arrangements. Don't wait until the last minute to register! Registration will close October 14th at 5:00 p.m. There will be no registration [...]
You can choose from 150 or 200 miles. Don't expect the 150 to be easier.
Current UMCA members will earn points towards the World Cup of Ultracycling when participating in the Spotted Horse Gravel Ultra. For details about the UMCA World Cup visit https://www.ultracycling.com. For other participating events, view the calendar here: https://www.ultracycling.com/sections/calendar/races.php
I am excited to announce that the start and finish for the Spotted Horse Gravel Ultra will be Wildwood Hills Ranch in St. Charles, Iowa. This is a great organization, with a mission I am proud to support, and in a beautiful location. "Wildwood Hills Ranch is a 400 acre non-profit facility, set in the [...]