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SWAG FROM ALL OUR SPONSORS ALONG WITH HEAVY BRAGGING RIGHTS INCLUDED!

WYOMING GRAVEL SERIES POINTS ARE AWARDED FOR THIS RACE!

DON'T MISS THIS CHANCE AT THE 2018 (WGGS) TITLE, FAT CASH & GREAT PRIZES!

(WGGS)

SERIES EVENT #3   

!!! welcome TO THE ENERGY CAPITAL OF THE NATION !!!

We Thank you for considering a Gravel Grinder here out West.

THE COAL COUNTRY 136 RACE COURSE SHOWS YOU THE TRUE WILD WEST. STARTING AT BIG LOST MEADERY, YOU MAKE YOUR WAY WEST TO ARVADA WY. YOU WILL PASS BY OLD HOMESTEAD CABINS, FOLLOW THE TWISTING AND TURNING BEAUTY OF THE POWDER RIVER. RACING PAST CATTLE RANCHES & WYOMING WILDLIFE. THE MAGNIFICENT BIG HORN MOUNTAINS ARE IN VIEW, WHILE YOU CLIMB AND DESCEND THE HILLS GRINDING YOUR WAY ON MAINTAINED COUNTY ROADS. THIS IS AN EXPERIANCE YOU'LL NEVER FORGET.

RACING OVER 100 MILES OF NORTHEAST WYOMING, WILL PUSH YOU TO YOUR LIMITS. THERE WILL BE FULLY STOCKED AID STATIONS EVERY 25 MILES WITH RESTROOMS AT 2 LOCATIONS. THIS COURSE IS BEAUTIFUL, THE BREATHTAKING SCENERY IS A MUST FOR YOUR GRAVEL GRINDING BUCKETLIST. THIS RACE IS EXTREME! THE WEAK NEED NOT APPLY!

TOTAL DISTANCE: 136.3 MILES

RACE START: JUNE 30TH 2018 / 6AM MDT / BIG LOST MEADERY

ELEVATION GAIN: 4,533 FEET

COURSE LINK: https://www.strava.com/routes/11747631

COURSE MAPS: 

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!!!Registration closes on June 23rd!!!

AID STATIONS: 

(SUPPORT CREWS, FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FANS ARE ONLY ALLOWED AT AID STATIONS 2 & 4! NO FOLLOWING ALLOWED ON THE COURSE!) All Aid Stations are fully stocked, full of free items to choose from to keep your energy high. 

  1. PACE TRUCK HAS COOLERS IN THE BACK AND STOPS AT THIS FIRST AID STATION, COLD WATER AND SNACKS FROM OUR SPONSORS @COCA-COLA.
  2. ARVADA BAR (Aid station outside, Alcohol is not provided at aid stations). IF YOU DESIRE A COLD BREW YOU MUST WALK IN AND ORDER IT FROM THE BAR! THIS LOCATION IS WHERE FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FANS CAN WAIT FOR YOUR ARRIVAL. 

  3. SHADED TENT AREA WITH CHAIRS, COLD WATER AND SNACKS FROM OUR SPONSORS @COCA-COLA.

  4. POWDER RIVER REST AREA. THIS REST STOP IS WHERE FAMILY, FRIENDS AND OR FANS CAN WAIT FOR YOUR ARRIVAL. REFILL YOUR WATER BOTTLES AND KEEP YOUR ENERGY HIGH! YOUR ALMOST AT THE FINISH LINE!

  5. SHADED TENT AREA WITH CHAIRS, COLD WATER AND SNACKS FROM OUR SPONSORS @COCA-COLA.

FINISH LINE/ALL DAY FESTIVAL:

OPEN CONTAINER IS ALLOWED @3PM-9PM & LIVE MUSIC BY THE HOLD-UP STARTS @5PM-9PM

THE BIG LOST MEADERY DOWNTOWN GILLETTE, WYOMING. IS A MEAD AND BEER MANUFACTURING BUSINESS. SPECIALIZING IN HANDCRAFTED MEADS, BEER & GREAT EXPERIANCES. AWARDS CEREMONY KICKS OFF @6PM

FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES ARE FOR PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES ALONG WITH THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY OF GILLETTE. FOOD VENDORS/FACE PAINTING & FAMILY FUN!

KIDS ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: BICYCLE TIRE TOSS/SPROCKET THROW/COAL TOSS & @11AM A KIDS BICYCLE FLOAT PARADE.

ADULT ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: CORN HOLE & BEER PONG INSIDE BIG LOST MEADERY.

 

LODGING:

  1. CAMPING IS LOCATED WEST OF GILLETTE AVE OFF 2ND STREET @Crazy Woman Campground.
  2. IF YOUR WANTING A SHOWER AND A BED CHECK OUT THE Arbuckle Lodge. They will have discounted prices for our Races. http://arbucklelodge.com/

PACKET PICKUP:

JUNE 29TH, 2018 BIG LOST MEADERY @5PM. ALL RACERS MUST CHECK IN AT PACKET PICKUP!

RACE DAY:

  1. COFFEE & BAGELS PROVIDED AT THE LOCAL FROM The Local & Main Bagel. FROM 5AM-8AM located just north of start line inside The Local coffee shop!
  2. COAL COUNTRY 136 GUN START 6AM!
  3. COAL COUNTRY 55 GUN START 7AM!
  4. COAL COUNTRY 25 GUN START 8AM!
  5. SUPPORT CREWS, FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FANS ARE ONLY ALLOWED AT CHECK POINTS 2 & 4! THEY MUST HEAD OUT BEFORE RACE STARTS TO ARVADA OR POWDER RIVER REST AREA! 

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