A classic 100-mile off-road race featuring 90% singletrack terrain from the same producers as the famed Barry-Roubaix gravel event. The Lumberjack 100 is for experienced mountain bikers from the sport level to elite and pro racers who look to test the boundaries of their mental and physical fitness while navigating the backcountry of the beautiful Manistee National Forest. This popular event is capped at 450 racers and sells out quickly every year, typically within 15 minutes. Registration opens on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 8 am. If you miss the main entry, you can join the waitlist on the registration page—Strambecco rates the Lumberjack as one of the best mountain bike events in the Midwest.
The 100-mile event comprises three laps of a 33.33-mile course, 100 miles total, with over 9000 feet of climbing. Every year the course direction is reversed. In 2023, the course will run counter-clockwise. This is a well-supported event with Start and halfway aid stations, swag, post-race meal & Founders beer, medals, and $7,000 in awards and cash prizes.