JOIN US April 21, 2018

We invite you to join us as we race and celebrate the 10th anniversary of Founders Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race, on April 21, 2018.

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 four 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.
The 100-mile “Psycho-Killer” you will enjoy over 6800 feet of elevation! *250 race cap*

Registration will open December 1st 2017  at 8 AM and closes April 18, 2018 at Noon (or when the 3,500 racer cap is met)

 

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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