JOIN US March 25th, 2017

Kick off  your 2017 cycling season on March 25th with The Founders Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race, the largest gravel road race in the world!

Like the classic it’s named after, Barry-Roubaix will test riders against (80%) rolling gravel roads, pavement, one mile of rough two track, rocks, sand, mud, and possibly snow and ice as you traverse the scenic roads of Barry County.

We offer three race lengths to challenge riders of all abilities.
The 22-mile  “Chiller” has approx. 1200 feet of elevation,
The 36-mile Smith Optics “Thriller” climbs approx. 2200 feet
The 62-mile SRAM “Killer” you can expect approx. 3800 feet of elevation.

Registration will open December 1st 2016  at 8 AM and closes……

 IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES:

  • 3/15 at Noon = Last day to transfer and change categories
  • 3/15 at Noon = Last day to register for team competition
  • 3/15 at Noon = Last day to register for the race and still be added to your team competition roster
  • 3/15 at Noon = Last day to register if you want to pick up your race packet on 3/21 at the Founders packet pick up party.
  • 3/23 at Noon = Last day to get registered for the race. No Day of registration!
** Race week we will email all racers a file with all the details for the race;
packet pick up, parking, start waves and times, after-party and awards schedule………
RACER PACKET PICK UP OPTIONS:
  • March 21 from 4 pm – 8 pm at Founders Brewery Grand Rapids, MI  (**Only if you registered by 3/15 will your packet be available for this pick up location) 

     Hastings Ace Hardware located 200 S Boltwood, Hastings, MI 49058
    Friday March 24 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. and Saturday March 25th from 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Please arrive early!

The Barry-Roubaix is a participating race in the Michigan Gravel Race Series.  Check out their website for all the details.

 

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We thank all of our sponsors for partnering with us to host the largest gravel road race in the world ! We couldn’t host this race and party without your involvement!! Please continue to support these great businesses for their generous contributions to our cycling community. See all our sponsors >

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