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RIDE THE GAP Race Description

A RIDE THROUGH SCENIC HISTORY

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It’s a modest home with traditional white paneling. The lawn is green and well-kept as are the trees that surround the house. In fact, it has nothing notable about it and you would have let it slip from your memory if it wasn’t for the horse. As you pedal by what would be an otherwise typical home, you notice a horse, in the front yard, free as a bird, eating one of those well-kept trees. To say Parowan is quaint is to define the cliché. Seeing horses wandering around front yards is not an odd occurrence.

Founded in 1851 by Utah Pioneers looking to extract ore from the local iron deposits, the city hasn’t changed much since. There are less than 3,000 people who call Parowan home and that’s ok by them. The locals are friendly and match the quaint scenery that will surround you on your 30, 55, 75 or 100-mile ride around and through the Parowan Gap.

The Gap is worth a stop as you can see evidence of the earliest known residence of the area, the Fremont and Anasazi Indians. The Gap is a mountain that was split in two by a volcanic intrusion. The sandstone that was left bare by the split is covered with petroglyphs and contains multiple calendars that track both the moon and sun. The Gap is worth a trip and is a bonus as you pedal out your century.

All Ride The Gap routes start atLiberty Park in Enoch. Winding though low traffic farmland and experiencing the wonder of the Parowan Gap! There are different routes for each distance, be sure to follow the signs as the route is very well marked!

• Four Distances (Full Century 100 Miles, 75 miles, Metric Century 55 Miles, and Citizens 30 Miles)
• Event is capped so register early
• Go back in time and examine what ancient people have left behind
• Fully stocked rest stops, a great lunch, and more!
• Enjoy perfect summer riding temperatures in the high country of scenic Southern Utah
• You will receive a unique Ride the Gap Event Medal with your registration
• You’ll get a custom Ride the Gap T-shirt with your registration
• Only 2.5 Hours North of Las Vegas
• Just 3 Hours South of Salt Lake City

Our policies and procedures are being updated. Below are a few changes you will need to adhere to on ride day.

  • We plan to adhere to all state and local guidelines for mass gathering numbers. We are also flexible and willing to adhere to any regulations that each venue may have.
  • All riders are encouraged to bring their own hydration and nutrition, but we will have rest stops and both nutrition and hydration available, but no self serve.  We will have volunteers to help you with both.
  • We plan to do rolling starts according to mileage options and we will send out an email on Thursday, June 4th with more details.  No mass starts.
  • We will separate the starts for each mileage option by 15 minutes. This will help to reduce traffic and reduce grouping and passing. 
  • No on-site registration at all (just numbers pick up).  Online registration will close Thursday, June 4th at 12pm MST or when we hit our cap. 
  • After finishing, riders can pick up their medals at the finish line. We will rely on riders to social distance and be mindful of other riders.
  • Post-meal will be a boxed lunch with drinks.
  • No Questions Asked Cancellation Policy. If you don’t feel well, please stay home and we will refund



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    RIDE THE GAP Where & When

  • Location: Parowan, UT 84761
  • Race Date: 2021/05/22 07:30:00 AM (Saturday)
  • Categories:
    • Citizens (30-mile route)
    • Mini Century (55-mile route)
    • Metric Century (75-mile route)
    • Century (100-mile route)
    • Citizens (30-mile route E-Bike)
    • Mini Century (55-mile route E-Bike)
    • Metric Century (75-mile route E-Bike)
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