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With 30+ events nationwide, Life Time Events produces premium experiences including some of the most iconic road, gravel, and MTB cycling events all over the country.  Life Time recently announced the inaugural Life Time Grand Prix, a series featuring 6 of the most iconic cycling events and the best cyclists in off-road cycling. The challenge combines mountain biking and gravel riding disciplines and the events are all around the country, including the Sea Otter Classic, UNBOUND Gravel, Crusher in the Tushar, Leadville Trail 100 MTB, Big Sugar Gravel, and Chequamegon.  The biggest prize purse in U.S. cycling, $250,000, will be split evenly between men and women.  Each series event will be streamed live and on-demand on FloBikes, part of the FloSports network. Life Time is also known for owning and producing the famed Leadville Trail 100 MTB and the Leadville Race Series. The Leadville Race Series (MTB) organized by Life Time Events includes the Wilmington Whiteface, Lusten 99er, Silver Rush 50 MTB, Leadville Stage Race, Barn Burner, Austin Rattler, and Tahoe Trail.

Unbound Gravel (Dirty Kanza)

Emporia, Kansas Emporia, KS, United States

In the Flint Hills and Kansas Prairie, Unbound Gravel is the granddaddy of Gravel events and a true bucket list event for gravel aficionados.  Formerly known as Dirty Kanza, the popularity of Unbound Gravel continues to grow from 34 participants in 2006 to well over 3,000 riders annually. The event was founded in 2006 by…

Wilmington Whiteface MTB

Wilmington, New York Wilmington, NY, United States

The Wilmington Whiteface MTB event is an annual mountain biking competition held in Wilmington, New York. Located in the beautiful Adirondack region, the event attracts both amateur and professional mountain bikers from across the country.  The event takes place on the rugged and scenic Whiteface Mountain, a popular skiing destination during the winter months. In the…

Leadville Trail Marathon & Heavy Half

Leadville, Colorado Leadville, CO, United States

The Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half is arguably the nation's toughest and highest-altitude marathon.  The route takes trail runners through the historic mining district’s challenging trails to the highest point of any Leadville Race Series event: Mosquito Pass (13,185 feet). As you take on the toughest trails and thinnest air in all of endurance…

Crusher in the Tushar

Beaver, Utah Beaver, UT, United States

Crusher in the Tushar is a popular gravel event celebrated and rated by Strambecco as one of the best gravel events in the Southwest. Crusher in the Tushar is produced by premier operator Life Time Events and will be one of 6 national events that make up the Life Time Grand Prix Series. The Tushars…

Tahoe Trail

Northstar, Califronia 5001 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA, United States

The Tahoe Trail is a premier endurance mountain bike race in the scenic and the high-altitude Sierra Nevada mountains. This is a Leadville Race Series event and qualifier for the famed Leadville Trail 100 MTB.  Straddling the borders of Nevada and California, the Sierra Nevada is a mountain biker’s dream. The Tahoe Trail 100 offers…


Leadville Stage Race

Leadville, Colorado Leadville, CO, United States

The Stages Cycling Leadville Stage Race takes the course of the historic Leadville Trail 100 MTB and spreads it over three exciting days. Riders get the chance to win daily prizes and maybe even wear the leader’s jersey on days two and three. The 100-mile out-and-back course is split into three stages amid the Colorado…

Leadville Trail 10K

Leadville, Colorado Leadville, CO, United States

Leadville Trail 10K is the shortest event in Leadville Race Series for trail running, covering small sections of the Leadville Trail 100 Run. It is a great way to train for the 100-mile run or "Race Across the Sky," which takes place a week following the 10K competition. This course covers 6.2 miles starting and…


Chequamegon MTB Festival

Hayward, Wisconsin Hayward, WI, United States

An extremely popular event that attracts thousands of off-road enthusiasts,  the 39th edition of the Chequamegon MTB Festival takes place in the big woods of northwestern Wisconsin.  The event is produced by Life Time Events and is part of the just announced Life Time Grand Prix Series.  This revered off-road experience doesn’t end with the…


Barn Burner

Flagstaff, Arizona Flagstaff, AZ, United States

The Baren Burner is a terrific endurance mountain biking race taking off from Flagstaff, Arizona. It is part of the Leadville Race Series and is organized by Life Time Events. According to the Leadville race series, this is "Endurance mountain bike racing at its Western best. The course is a 25-mile loop on Coconino and…


Rad Dirt Fest

Trinidad, Colorado Trinidad, CO, United States

The Rad Dirt Fest is produced by Life Time Events, the Leadville Race Series owners, and Unbound Gravel (formerly Dirty Kanza). Picked as one of our best gravel cycling events in Colorado, the event takes place annually on the last weekend of September.  In 2023 there are three new routes to choose from:  The Frijole…

Big Sugar Gravel

Bentonville, Arkansas Bentonville, AR, United States

Big Sugar is an ultra-endurance gravel cycling grinder challenge held on gravel roads through the Northwest region of Arkansas and the Southeast region of Missouri. The start is in downtown Bentonville, Arkansas, which has become a biking mecca.   Big Sugar is produced by Life Time Events, a premier operator of first-tier endurance events, including the Leadville…