Grinder Nationals – April 18, 2020

Grinder Nationals & Gravelleur’s Raid
April 18, 2020 – Lawrence, Kansas

If you’re a long time follower of Riding Gravel, you may remember an interview we did with Troy Farrar from Grinder Nationals. He laid out the details about the event, discussed what you can expect, and what it’s all about. The race has been growing and they are again excited for another year. They sent over an info release for you to check out so have a read. Put it on your calendar.

Below is a release from the crew at Grinder Nationals & Gravelleur’s Raid

It’s time for some gravel riding and Lawrence, Kansas is the place! United States Endurance is proud to present The USE Gravel Grinder National Championship and The Gravelleurs Raid.

This awesome cycling event that has a distance for any level of rider starting with the Gravelleur’s Raid which offers a 25-mile relay or 50 mile non championship ride. Grinder Nationals is a 100 + mile national championship race.

Racers do not need to qualify and any rider may register for Grinder Nationals or the Gravelleurs Raid. There is a category for everyone from high school to those who are a little longer in the tooth at this epic cycling event. The USE Gravel Grinder National Championship & The Gravelleur’s Raid are both fully supported races and riders will enjoy stocked rest stops with sag wagons & rider pick up available throughout the course. Pick your event and come enjoy a ride which will include an epic course, great food and a fun & festive award ceremony including the famed raffle palooza where we give away 100’s of awesome prizes.

Grinder Nationals 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.

No matter which course you choose, the amazing course and time in the saddle with the gravel tribe will make this an epic event to remember.


Author: RGBen

I created in the fall of 2013 and happily joined with Guitar Ted in late 2014 to form the current day Riding Gravel. Originally from Wisconsin, my wife, 2 kids, spent several years in Colorado, before spending a couple years in North Dakota. Now we're back in Northern Wisconsin in the middle of an Outdoor Mecca.

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