GRIND Mountain Bike Race

WEEKEND OF FAMILY FUN

The GRIND Mountain Bike Race is a weekend adventure for the whole family! Beyond the action on the race course, there’s a plethora of activities that will keep everyone entertained. On Friday night be entertained with live music on the Giants Ridge courtyard.

After the races, families can embark on scenic hikes, explore thrilling biking trails, or take a refreshing swim in the cool waters. For those seeking even more excitement, kayaking and other water sports await. With an abundance of activities, the GRIND Bike Race offers an action-packed weekend that guarantees endless fun and memories for the entire family.

This year’s event will feature the Long GRIND (35 miles), Short GRIND (19 miles), Junior GRIND (5 miles) & Miners Kids Race! Register now for the ultimate test of strength & endurance on one of Minnesota’s most scenic and challenging race courses nestled in the heart of Minnesota’s Iron Range. Expect extremely tough climbs, fast descents, varied terrain with rocks, roots, creeks and plenty of passing opportunities.

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Event Schedule

FRIDAY AUGUST 18TH 2023

  • 6 -7:30 pm Packet Pick up – main chalet 2nd floor next to Burnt Onion
  • 5:00 pm Rock the Ridge: The Big Wu & 4ONTHEFLOOR

SATURDAY AUGUST 19TH 2023*

  • 7:00-8:30am Packet Pickup
  • 9:00am Long GRIND Start
  • 9:10am Short GRIND Start
  • 1:00 Junior GRIND Start
  • 1:05 Miners Start
  • 1:07 Mini Miner’s start
  • 2:00pm Awards Ceremony – Chalet Patio
  • 2:00PM – 6:00pm Downhill bike park open

2023 Registration

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AFTER RACE ACTIVITIES

Presented by Discover the Range

Explore this collection of small towns and you’ll get to know a region that embraces the best of the Iron Range. From all sorts of outdoor recreation to great dining, there are many options for families to discover the best of the Iron Range, you’re always in for a good time.

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