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Cancelled – 2020 Gowdy Grinder

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the race organizers have made the difficult decision to cancel the race for 2020. They plan to bring the race back bigger and better in 2021, so keep track of the status of the 2021 race, tentatively planned for June 12, 2021, on the WyoX website: https://wyoxmtb.org/gowdygrinder.

The 2020 Gowdy Grinder MTB race takes place on Saturday June 13, at Curt Gowdy State Park.   Starting in the traditional location at Aspen Grove, the race is a fund raiser for the Cheyenne and Laramie High School Racing Teams.  Overland will be supporting the race with volunteers and bike patrol support (see volunteer opportunities below).

If you would like to race, you can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/99270710367.  There will be 4 classes: Open, Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginner.  The $45 early-bird entry fees are available until April 24th.  Entry fees after April 24th will be $50.  Courses will be almost identical to those in 2019.

Start times are as follows:

Open Men – 19.5 Miles – 9:00am

Advanced Women – 12 Miles – 9:05am

Advanced Men – 15 Miles – 10:30am

Open Women – 15 Miles – 10:35am

Intermediate Men – 8.4 Miles – 11:45am

Intermediate Women – 8.4 Miles – 11:50am

Beginner – 3.6 Miles – 11:55am

Volunteer Opportunities:

If you would like to volunteer for the event, please email wyoxmtb@gmail.com.

15 On Course Marshals – 3 hour shifts – 8a-11a; 10a-1p; 12p-3p
9 On-Bike Rovers – 3 hour shifts – 8a-11a; 10a-1p; 12p-3p
4 Parking attendants – 4 needed from 8a-11a, 2 from 10a-1p, 2 from 12p-3p


June 13
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Overland Mountain Bike Association