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Gravel Grinder National Championship & Mini G

May 13

Grinder Nationals & Mini G
May 13, 2023  Loudoun County Virginia

Bluemont Station 18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135

READY, SET, GRIND!
United States Endurance is proud to present The Right Stuff USE Gravel Grinder National Championship and The Mini G. This awesome cycling event that has a distance for just about any level rider with a 50 mile non-championship ride in the Mini G or a 100 + mile national championship race in Grinder Nationals. Racers do not need to qualify and any rider may register for the USE Grinder Nationals or the Mini G. 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 USE Gravel Grinder National Champions and presented with USE National Championship Jerseys.

2 Distances to choose from:
50 miles – The Mini G (Non-Championship Ride)
100 miles – Grinder Nationals

GRINDER NATIONALS OVERVIEW
It's time for some gravel riding and Loudoun County, Virginia 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 Right Stuff USE Grinder Nationals will race for a coveted USE National Champion Jersey! See what you are made of as you race across a 100+ mile challenging & scenic course as part of the USE National Championship Weekend. There will also be a 50-mile noncompetitive Mini G ride that will happen at the same time as Grinder Nationals. The Right Stuff USE Gravel Grinder National Championship is a fully supported race and riders will enjoy fully stocked rest stops and sag wagons/ rider pick up available throughout the course. Come ride in Grinder Nationals which will 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.

MINI G OVERVIEW
The Mini G is a 50 mile non-championship ride that will happen at the same time along part of the same course as Grinder Nationals. The riders in the Mini G will enjoy all the benefits of the National Championship making this a ride that you don't want to miss. This is the perfect first gravel ride or ride for those who do not want to ride the 100-mile course. There will not be any awards for the Mini G but the riders will enjoy a fun course, great food and a fun & festive award ceremony. Riders from Mini G will also be entered into the awesome raffle at the Grinder Nationals award ceremony.

GPX AND CUE SHEET DOWNLOADS
Cue sheets and GPX files will be posted on May 8, 2023.

COST

TRAIL BLAZER  2/1/23 to 2/28/23
Mini G $60 / Grinder Nats $90

EARLY  3/1/23 to 3/31/23
Mini G $65 / Grinder Nats $100

NORMAL  4/1/23 to 5/6/23
Mini G $70 / Grinder Nats $110

SWAG
Grinder Nationals Trail Blazers will receive a T-shirt. All participants will receive an epic course, chip timing, neutral mechanics at aid stations, fully stocked aid stations, fully supported event including safety vehicles, sweeper vehicles and rider pick up on the course, podium presentation for each category, SWAG, Limited Edition USE Gravel Grinders National Championship Poster, a Custom Number Plate, a slice of pizza from B Chord Brewing and great raffle items given away at the awards ceremony.

PRIZES
Custom Champion System USE Gravel Grinder National Champion Jerseys will be presented to the winning riders in all categories. Awards will be presented for 1st through 3rd place riders in all categories of the USE 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.

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

SCHEDULE

Friday May 12, 2023

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Race Check in at Bluemont Station,  18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135

8:00 PM Prerace Briefing at Bluemont Station,  18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135 (Same as the prerace on Saturday morning)

Saturday May 13, 2023

5:30 AM Race Check in at Bluemont Station,  18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135

7:15 AM Prerace Briefing at Bluemont Station,  18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135

7:30 AM Grinder Nationals & Mini G Start at Bluemont Station,  18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135

3:30 PM Awards Ceremony at Bluemont Station,  18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135

VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers are a key ingredient in the USE Gravel Grinder National Championship. If you have friends or family who would like to volunteer they will receive the same swag as the riders including a T-shirt, a Limited-Edition USE Gravel Grinder National Championship Poster and our eternal gratitude.

Details

Date:
May 13
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Website:
http://www.BikeReg.com/grindernationals

Organizer

US Endurance

Venue

18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA, 20135 – Venue
18301 Whitehall Estate Ln, Bluemont, VA, 20135 United States + Google Map
Website:
http://www.BikeReg.com/grindernationals