Start: East Valley High School
Ends: Top of Mt. Spokane
Distance: 29.5 mi
Ave. Speed: 5.3 mph
Elevation Gain: 5,450 ft
Descend: 1,700 ft
Race Day: June 15th, 2024
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Race is on: rain or shine
10K in prize money available for the winners
Official chip-timed race.
Intermediate - Expert MTB/Gravel ride.
Good fitness required.
Est time to Ride: 3-5.5 Hours
Who will be King of the Mountain?
Race to win Cash, Cycling Gear, Gift Cards, Goodies and more.
The point of this ride is to raise money and awareness about cancer research & build community for families affected by the life altering reality of diagnosis and death.
Our Cancer Research Partner
100% of your Ticket Purchase helps fund cancer research at Dana-Farber, one of the top research centers in the world. Together, we can have a significant impact on life-extending treatments and cures for cancer.
The official chip time is the only official time for the race.
Absolutely no outside help is allowed. No sag-wagons. Pack your own gear. Race Day Marshalls will be monitoring the route.
Racers can expect at least two water stops equipped with port-a-potties along the route. In addition to the start & finish lines.
Any human powered (non-motorized) bicycle can be raced. The route is about 50% rough gravel & 50% pavement.
Join us for beer & pizza and gear! Winners & prizes will be announced following the race at Selkirk Lodge.
Much of the route is shared roads and cyclists must abide by the rules of the road where applicable.
Riders have the option to take a shuttle with their bikes back to the starting line. Let us know when you register if you'll be using the shuttle.
Enter to race by category. There will be male and female designations as well as age categories of: 16-40 years, 41-60, and 61+.
Winners for each category!
While this is an official timed race, the purpose is a fundraiser, expect fun competition, lots of good people and a great time!
We are currently building out your race swag bag with our sponsors - stay tuned.
Leave your extra accessories like a jacket, hat, or gloves with us at the starting line and we'll have it waiting for you at the top of Mt. Spokane.
All riders are encouraged to review race information, race rules, and must sign a waiver to be eligible to ride. Official Rules
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“I am ready to climb! And the fact that my entry fees supports cancer research get's me pumped!”
“I've always wondered who'd be the fastest climbing Mt. Spoane.”
“We wanted to raise funds for research - but I wanted to do it in a fun and exciting way and I love cycling, been doing it my whole life. Developing a race like this is how I'm honoring the memory of my wife.”
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We are recommending that you are in good to great physical health and have experience riding and even racing on a bike. 30 miles mostly uphill is no joke! And anticipate a 3-5 hour excursion for this route.
There will be a total of six race categories;
Age 16-40 year: Male & Female
41-60 years: Male & Female
61 and up: Male & Female
Category winner will receive a $500.00 check,
Second place $300.00,
Third place $200.00.
All other places through eighth place will receive incrementally lesser amounts in either cash or bike shop gift cards or discounts.
The overall fastest timed male and fastest timed female will be crowned “King of the Mountain" winner regardless of age and receive an additional $500.00 each.
The race is limited to no more than 450 racers. So sign up!
Yes. If you are not present we will move on to the next fastest time til the award(s) can be given.
Absolutely and yes we need your help.
Race is on rain or shine. Pray for shine! 🌞
This is a fully self-supported race. Bring anything and everything you think you might need to finish your race.
Selkirk Lodge. Where there will be food, and beverages and awards, raffles, and more.
YES! We welcome friends and family to cheer as their riders finish at the top of Mt. Spokane and all are welcome at Selkirk Lodge to celebrate.
Well maybe the cash will get donated back? But this electronically timed race is strictly a fundraising event for amateur bicyclists and is not sanctioned by any race body or organization. Prize money is for rider motivation and adding some additional excitement to the ride.
Great question! The registration company charges that fee (not C4C) even though we are a non-profit.