Coming June 2017!
Event Date: June 24, 2017
Location: Clinton Lake State Park Lawrence, Kansas
Are you ready to Grind?
Event Date: June 24, 2017
Location: Clinton Lake State Park Lawrence, Kansas
Grind your way to a National Championship!
Event Date: June 24, 2017
Location: Clinton Lake State Park Lawrence, Kansas

USECF
Ready, Set, Grind!

The United States Endurance Cycling Federation is proud to present the USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship. Racers do not need to qualify and any rider 16 years of age or older may register for the USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship. Racers will push the boundaries of human endurance and winning will require extreme willpower, skillful riding and possibly a little luck. When the dust settles the winning riders in each category will be crowned as 2017 USECF Gravel Grinder National Champions and presented with USECF National Championship Jerseys.

USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship
Saturday June 24, 2017  

Grinder Nationals Overview

It's time for some Gravel Grinding and Lawrence, Kansas is the place! There is a category for everyone from high school to those who are a little longer in the tooth and all who register for the USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship will race for a coveted USECF National Champion Jersey! See what you are made of as you race across a 112 mile challenging & scenic course as part of the 2017 USECF National Championship Weekend. The USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship will be part of the weekend festivities which include an epic course, great food and a fun & festive award ceremony. The awesome course and time in the saddle with the gravel tribe will make this an epic event to remember.

Categories

Male

  • Pro/Open
  • 16 - 29
  • 30 - 34
  • 35 - 39
  • 40 - 44
  • 45 - 49
  • 50 - 54
  • 55 - 59
  • 60+
  • Single Speed
  • Fat Tire
  • Tandem
  • Military

Female

  • Pro/Open
  • 16 - 29
  • 30 - 39
  • 40 - 49
  • 50+
  • Single Speed
  • Fat Tire
  • Tandem
  • Military

Coed

  • Tandem
*PRO - Any rider who holds a USAC Pro License and/or is a member of a UCI Elite Mountain Bike Team must race in the Pro Category. **Regardless of category, the top male & female military finishers will be awarded as Military Male & Female National Champions. ***Age Group is determined by riders age on December 31, 2017. ****Fat Tire must have 3.8 inches or larger tire

GRINDER NATIONALS COST

Trail Blazer


3/6 to 3/31
$90

Early


4/1 to 4/30
$95

Normal


5/1 to 6/21
$105
Transfers $25 - Must be done before 6/1/2017 Register Now

Grinder Nationals Podcast


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Grinder Nationals Riders Guide

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Swag

Trail Blazers & Early registration will receive a T-shirt and a custom stainless steel pint glass. All participants will receive a Limited Edition USECF Gravel Grinders National Championship Poster, a Custom Number Plate & some great raffle items presented at the awards ceremony.

Prizes

USECF Gravel Grinder National Champion Jerseys will be presented to the winning riders in all categories. Awards will be presented for 1st through 5th place riders in all categories of the 2017 USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship. There will also be some great raffle items presented at the awards ceremony.

Raffle

We will be giving away tons of amazing prizes that have been donated by our sponsors at the awards ceremony. All riders will be entered into the raffle and riders must be present to win.

Park Use Fee

$5 Per Participant Park Use/Entry Fee

Required Equipment

The following items are required: Bike, CPSC certified helmet, red flashing tail light, cycling computer or GPS unit, 2 liters of water & food. We do recommend Garmin Edge cycling computer for the event.

Schedule

Friday June 23, 2017
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Race Check in Holiday Inn Express
Saturday June 24, 2017
5:00 AM
Park Opens
6:00 AM
Prerace Briefing
6:30 AM
Race Start
4:00 PM
Awards Ceremony

Host Hotel

The Holiday Inn Express is the 2017 USECF Grinder Nationals host hotel. Event check in will be at the Holiday Inn Express on Friday June 23, 2017. Grinder Nationals special pricing: $129 for Double Queen Standards or King Executives Rooms
Holiday Inn Express Rooms are limited so make reservations early
Reservations: Online Reservations
or call (785) 749 - 7555 & use block name Gravel Grinder 2017

Volunteers

Volunteers are a key ingredient in the USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship. If you have friends or family who would like to volunteer they will receive a T-shirt, a custom stainless steel pint glass, a Limited Edition USECF Gravel Grinders National Championship Poster and our eternal gratitude.

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