WHAT IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX
The largest gravel road bicycle race in the world!
Kick off the race season with over 3,500 of your fellow cyclists
Challenging race traversing the rolling and scenic gravel roads throughout Barry County, Michigan
Over $34,000 in awards cash and prizes
Cyclocross, Mountain, Road, Single-Speed, Fixed gear, Fatbikes & Tandem bicycles are welcome in any category
The courses will be marked with the exception of the 100 mile (GPS files, cue sheets and maps are provided). Directional arrows will be coordinated with your race length.
RED = 62 mile, YELLOW = 36 mile and BLUE = 22 mile race
Neutral aid stations
A huge after-party and awards ceremony
Founders beer and food vendors inside the awards party ( cash only)
WHERE IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX?
CITY: Hastings, Michigan 49058
COUNTY: Barry County
Start/Finish/Parking: Downtown,Hastings 49058
WHEN IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX?
April 18, 2020
April 17, 2021
March 26, 2022
April 15, 2023
April 20, 2024
WHO IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX FOR?
Cyclists and racers of all kinds and performance levels that want to start their season with a real challenge and experience the scenery of the Barry County back roads. (no license required)
WHAT ELSE CAN I EXPECT AT THE BARRY-ROUBAIX?
An exceptionally organized and well-executed event
Race start waves, determined by race length and previous years category average speed.
We try to keep waves around 125.
Very well marked courses (exception is the 100 mile. GPS files, maps and cue sheets provided).
Over $34,000 in awards cash and prizes total.
Over $12,000 cash awards plus trophies to the winners of the 62-mile categories.
Over $3000 cash awards (sponsored by Greenware) plus trophies or medals to the top ten men and women OPEN 36 mile categories.
Additionally, medals or prizes to the top five 36 mile racers in each age category.
Trophies and prizes to the top 5 overall men and women 22 mile racers and medals or prizes to the top three 22 mile racers in age category.
Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the top 10 men and women in the 100 mile race.
The 100 mile race will start at 7 a.m.
The remaining race waves start at 10:00 a.m. The 62 mile race waves start first followed by 36 mile and 22- mile race categories. All race wave start times will be published and communicated race week as well as on the back of your number plate.
Starting in the wrong wave will result in disqualification! No exceptions!
Instant Chronotrack Timing by Newton Timing. Rigid handlebar number plates with timing chips will be used for the best timing available. The race will be scored as a time trial (just like Iceman) to avoid a mass start of 3500 racers!
The event organizers reserve the right to delay, reschedule or cancel the race due to, but not limited to include; weather, emergencies and any unforeseen situations that may put at risk the safety of the racers, spectators, volunteers and general public. No refunds will be provided, however the race organizers may offer registrants a partial refund or credit to a future race.