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TorTour 2018

IWC Arena Schaffhausen Breitenaustrasse 117, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Riding non-stop, day and night, athletes have to overcome the 1,000 km route over several Swiss Alpine passes in only two days

980CHF

Mid-Atlantic 24 2018

Washington High School 400 Slatestone Road, Washington, NC, United States

The 24 hour non-drafting division of this annual entry on the calendar is an official RAAM qualifier

$90

Hoodoo 500 2018

Hoodoo Start 1129 S Bluff Street, St George, UT, United States

The most epic and challenging event of its kind, the Hoodoo 500 route passes through or around three National Parks, three National Monuments and several Utah State Parks.

$395

Shivalik Signature 2019

An Ultra Cycling Race event of 615 Km which is a non-stop race. The race starts from Chandigarh, a city designed and conceptualised by world renowned architect Le Corbusier and his fellow architect Pierre Jeannerret. The event will see the riders cycling across the plains of Punjab and the Kandi region, which lies in the lower Shivalik Hills, of the Kamahi Devi circuit. Shivalik Signature is listed in the qualifiers for the world’s toughest bicycle race- Race Across America, which runs from the west coast to east coast of USA.

Mersey Roads 24 2019

Mersey 24H TT Start Farndon, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Set beside a trucker’s café on an A-road in the Merseyside region of the UK, exists one of the country’s oldest and most gruelling bike races. The Mersey Roads 24 Hour time trial sees over 100 competitors cycle superhuman distances of up to 537 miles (859km) over a 24-hour period.

Swedish Ultrabike 610 2019

Swedish Ultrabike Start Koping, Sweden

The only "RAAM-style" race in Scandinavia with prize money! The course takes you through sparsely populated areas and past beautiful lakes in vast pine Forests, on roads with very limited traffic. Many short climbs add up to nearly 5000 meters of elevation gain.

TorTour 2019

IWC Arena Schaffhausen Breitenaustrasse 117, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Riding non-stop, day and night, athletes have to overcome the 1,000 km route over several Swiss Alpine passes in only two days

Mid-Atlantic 24 2019

Washington High School 400 Slatestone Road, Washington, NC, United States

The 24 hour non-drafting division of this annual entry on the calendar is an official RAAM qualifier

$90

Hoodoo 500 2019

Hoodoo Start 1129 S Bluff Street, St George, UT, United States

The most epic and challenging event of its kind, the Hoodoo 500 route passes through or around three National Parks, three National Monuments and several Utah State Parks.

Natchez Trace 444 2019

Natchez Trace 444 Start Nashville, TN, United States

The Natchez Trace 444, often referred to as simply “The 444”, runs the length of the Natchez Trace Parkway from Nashville, Tennessee to Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Trace National Park is 444 miles long and is known as the narrowest National Park in the US.  It runs the entire length of the Natchez Trace Parkway. During The 444 riders will encounter: beautiful scenery, great pavement, armadillos, wild turkeys, white tail deer, possibly a javalina, changing fall foliage + no stop signs, no traffic lights and no turns. The 444 is the only RAAM qualifier that is not a race.

NCOM Anton Chigurh 383 2019

The route leaves Kokernot Park and heads to Study Butte. Then it heads to Big Bend National Park taking in both the Ross Maxwell Scenic road and the Chisos Basin Climb. The route exits the park toward Marathon before heading back to Alpine. The racers complete the 383 mile challenging route by completing the McDonald Observatory scenic loop.The 383 Anton Chigurh is a RAAM qualifying race

NCOM Llewelyn Moss 1000 2019

The 1000 mile immediately leaves the QC7 and heads to Ft. Davis, Marfa and Presidio before it takes in one of the most scenic roads in America.  Twisting, turning, up, down, find those little gears as the route snakes the Rio Grande.  At any given point you are a stone's throw from Mexico.  Then head into Big Bend, Castolon  and the Chisos Basin.  And let's not forget the eerie and remote La Linda road that heads to the end of America.  Go ahead and take in Sanderson, Dryden, the Davis Mountains and you have yourself one heck of a RAAM […]

Race Around Denmark CHALLENGE 2020

CASA Arena Horsens Langmarksvej 59, 8700, Horsens, Denmark

The route follows the first part of the EXTREME route around Jutland, is 800 kilometers long and features approximately 5,200 meters of climbing.   Supported and unsupported categories, with unsupported beginning on May 19.  Supported riders for both this event and the RAD Extreme event will begin on May 20.

Race Around Denmark EXTREME 2020

CASA Arena Horsens Langmarksvej 59, 8700, Horsens, Denmark

Supported and unsupported categories, with unsupported beginning on May 19.  Supported riders for both this event and the RAD Challenge event will begin on May 20.

kr4900

Mid-Atlantic 24 2020

Washington High School 400 Slatestone Road, Washington, NC, United States

The 24 hour non-drafting division of this annual entry on the calendar is an official RAAM qualifier

$90

Hoodoo 500 2020

Hoodoo Start 1129 S Bluff Street, St George, UT, United States

The most epic and challenging event of its kind, the Hoodoo 500 route passes through or around three National Parks, three National Monuments and several Utah State Parks.

24 Hours In The Canyon 2020

24H in the Canyon Start - Palo Duro Canyon 11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5, Canyon, TX, United States

This is an electronic chip-timed event. Racers start in Juniper Campground & make the climb out of Palo Duro Canyon. Riders will then complete a 100 mile route non-drafting.The rest of the 24 Hours will be spent inside Palo Duro Canyon on the road loop where drafting is permitted

Tejas 500 2020

Glen Rose City Park (Rodeo Park) 1600 Northeast Big Bend Trail, 1600 Northeast Big Bend Trail, TX, United States

The longest event in the Texas Time Trials

NCOM 383 2020

The route leaves Kokernot Park and heads to Study Butte. Then it heads to Big Bend National Park taking in both the Ross Maxwell Scenic road and the Chisos Basin Climb. The route exits the park toward Marathon before heading back to Alpine. The racers complete the 383 mile challenging route by completing the McDonald Observatory scenic loop.The 383 is a RAAM qualifying race

NCOM 1000 2020

The 1000 mile immediately leaves the QC7 and heads to Ft. Davis, Marfa and Presidio before it takes in one of the most scenic roads in America.  Twisting, turning, up, down, find those little gears as the route snakes the Rio Grande.  At any given point you are a stone's throw from Mexico.  Then head into Big Bend, Castolon  and the Chisos Basin.  And let's not forget the eerie and remote La Linda road that heads to the end of America.  Go ahead and take in Sanderson, Dryden, the Davis Mountains and you have yourself one heck of a RAAM […]

24 Hours In The Canyon 2021

24H in the Canyon Start - Palo Duro Canyon 11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5, Canyon, TX, United States

This is an electronic chip-timed event. Racers start in Juniper Campground & make the climb out of Palo Duro Canyon. Riders will then complete a 100 mile route non-drafting.The rest of the 24 Hours will be spent inside Palo Duro Canyon on the road loop where drafting is permitted

The Great Himalayan Ultra 2024, 900km Extreme-August 2024 dates TBA

Le Ladakh , India

Inspire India brings you the world’s highest Ultra Race… With a start point elevation higher than any point on any Ultra Race in the world! Racers must report one week before the start of the race for acclimatization. For 2022, there will be three events; 444km solo self-supported, 600km solo or relay, and 900km solo or relay. The 600 and 900 km events are now recognized as RAAM Qualifiers for the solo racers. The 444km race is not a RAAM qualifier. SPECIAL NOTE: Being a High Altitude Race, all racers will be required (mandatory) to report in Leh between 8-10 […]

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Ultra Spice 1750 2024

Ultra Spice Start Bogmalo, Goa, India

Route – A longer race of 120 hrs that is a RAAM Qualifier for solo and has 2, 3 or 4 person team categories. The Race follows the same route at the 1000 till it touches the Mangalore-Bangalore highway. There instead of heading back, the route continues south along the Western ghats, rolling through spectacular coffee and spice plantations of Coorg. From there it descends down from the Sahyadris to Iritty in Kerala before heading up to Wayanad. Heading into the Nilgiri mountains through Eucalyptus trees the route climbs up to Ooty at 2200Mt through a winding 25 km route. […]

The Florida 500, 2024

Jacksonville, FL One Ocean Resort, Jacksonvill, FL, FL, United States

500 Miles of Flat and Fast riding in Florida Come to The Florida500 for a great race in the Sunshine State. The Florida500 offers three Timed racing format, Solo, Team Relay, and a timed 4 Day Stage Race competitive and non-competitive. Starting in Jacksonville FL and Finishing in Key West, you will experience the fast flat roads of Florida offering endurance cyclist perfect opportunity to ride their bikes and getting some early season miles to start the 2024 Endurance cycling season. Come for the challenge and enjoy the adventure, training, racing and getting some early season miles. Florida has perfect […]

ROMANTIKA UZ BEAS 2024

Gagret , India

As the name suggests, Race Romantika Uz Beas is romancing alongwith Beas, as through most of the route racers would experience beauty of river Beas going alongwith the route. At some patches, it touches the edges of the road even. The event will see the racers starting from the Chohal Lake situated in the vicinity of Hoshiarpur, then entering into the Land of Gods Himachal Pradesh, passing through Mubarakapur, Maa Chintpurni, Dhaliara they will reach Dehra Gopipur that is a town situated in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Situated at an average elevation of 503 meters, Dehra Gopipur is […]

RACE ACROSS ITALY – RAI775 THE CLASSIC RACE

Silvi Marina Silvi Marina, Italy

RAI775 is the first Italian Ultracycling event: a double Tirreno-Adriatico that crosses 4 regions, cuts the Apennines twice touching the two seas, and after 775km and over 10,000 meters of elevation returns to Silvi. Wild nature through some of the most beautiful National Parks in Italy. It's Qualifying Race for the Race Across America (RAAM) and is included in the World Ultracycling Association Calendar for the 500 Miles Challenge. At RAI 775 this year there will also be an absolute novelty, a big step forward for ultracycling.as  RAI775 Unsupported will also be the : WUCA EUROPEAN ULTRACYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP It is […]

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Race Across Belgium

Belgium

The Race Across Belgium reinvents itself and takes you on the roads of Belgian classics. The idea is simple. To make all cycling enthusiast discover the extraordinary sensations of ultra-distance cycling with all the values that guide us: sharing, benevolence, surpassing onself. There are 6 distance options, ranging from 50-1000km. The 1000km is the RQ. Open to solo racers (supported/unsupported), 2-person & 4-person teams.

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Calvin’s Challenge 24 hour

Springfield, OH Springfiled, OH, United States

3 categories; Drafting starts at 0710. Non-drafting (RAAM Qualifier) starts at 0710. 24-hour team drafting. Teams of 2-8 riders. Age group, Gender, bike type awards. https://www.bikereg.com/calvins-challenge-2024

Race Across Germany W-E Aachen-Gorlitz 800km

Aachen , Germany

An unforgettable cycling adventure across Germany, a border to border race, which will not be forgotten any time soon! Open to solo racers (supported/unsupported), 2-person teams, and 4-person teams.

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

24 Hours In The Canyon 2024

24H in the Canyon Start - Palo Duro Canyon 11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5, Canyon, TX, United States

This is an electronic chip-timed event. Racers start in Juniper Campground & make the climb out of Palo Duro Canyon. Riders will then complete a 100 mile route non-drafting.The rest of the 24 Hours will be spent inside Palo Duro Canyon on the road loop where drafting is permitted

24hr del Montello-June dates TBA 2024

Volpago del Montello , Italy

The 24H Montello is the first Ultra after the tragic death of Pawel Talaga, friend and Polish cyclist, who died in a road accident during the Race Across Italy. We are all cyclists, both participants and organisers, and we are aware of the risks to which the road exposes us... but when this happens it leaves us all with a sense of emptiness and frustration, and it is not easy to carry on. But it is now time to go ahead .... The Ultracycling is a different kind of cycling, where the fatigue, sweat and loneliness of the long distance […]

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Race Across the West, 2024

Oceanside Pier The Strand N, Oceanside, CA, United States

Beginning in Oceanside, California and continuing non-stop to the finish in Durango, Colorado, the Race Across the West (RAW) is run coincident with RAAM and utilizes the same course, while ending after 930 miles in Durango.. While much shorter than the full RAAM event, the RAW challenges riders with the extremes of elevation gain, altitude and desert heat.

$4075

B-Hard Ultra Race & Brevet

Bosnia , Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the wave of new ultra races popping up around the globe, our event is different and unique in a way that it has been specifically designed to boost positive image and promote tourism of a very understated and beautiful country. The route has been carefully crafted to represent the best Bosnia & Herzegovina, passing through National Parks, along rivers, lakes and waterfalls, over 1984 Winter Olympic ski-centers, by UNESCO World Heritage sites generally over stunning (and hilly) terrain. There are a number of ride options-1200, 600, 300, & 200km. The 1200km is the RQ, and is a counter-clockwise loop. […]

$205

Midt 24 Snow Mountain Snejbjerg, Denmark June 15, 2024

Snejbjerg , Denmark

Welcome to Midt24 2024 This is a new bike race in Central Jutland for anyone with passion for cycling. The race will take place the 3rd full weekend in June, the next time on June 15-16, 2024. The race starts on Saturday at 10am and ends 6, 12 or 24 hours later. You have 6, 12 or 24 hours at your disposal. How far you reach is entirely up to you.

Race Across The East-2024

Blanchester OH, United States

Race Across the East challenges ultracyclists from around the globe to take on the toughest terrain the eastern USA has to offer. Starting in Blanchester, OH and following the last 628 miles of the Race Across America route, winding through five states, and finishing on the famed Boardwalk of Atlantic City, NJ. Traveling west to east from the rolling hills of Ohio, over the steep climbs of the Appalachian Mountains and through the farmlands of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and eventually ending up on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in Atlantic City. The route offers the best of the […]

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Race Across France

Race Across France is the first ultra-cycling race in the country where the Tour de France was born. It's the summit of ultra cycling.

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Race Across Germany N-S

Flensburg , Germany

An unforgettable cycling adventure through Germany. From border to border, this makes the Race across Germany so unique. No round trip but from A to B. Surely this Germany crossing will not be forgottwn any time soon! This cycling marathon has been offered in Germany since 1999. What started with group trips has developed into solo or relay participants. It is a great attraction to qualify for the Race Across America RAAM.

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Race Across the Alps

The "Race Across the Alps: with start and finish in Nauders is recognized as the toughest one day race in the world. Real heroes are born in the cycle race through the three countries Italy, Switzerland, and Austria. In addition to the traditional individual race, a team competition will take place. The course will be identical to that of the individual competition and 15 teams of two will be admitted.

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Race Around Poland 2024 – World Ultracycling Championships

Warsaw , Poland

The RAP is a combination of two worlds-supported cycling races and unsupported bike marathons. Both options are available. You can ride solo or in a team. The route of the race runs along the Polish border and is about 3600 km long and 30,000 meters of elevation in total. The minimum distance to finish the race is 300 km with the line at the first time station in Hrubieszo's. Each next 300 km is another finish line, but the goal of the participants is of course, the full loop 3600 km! Our Motto is: "Race for all, Around for the […]

Race Type: OtherRAAM Qualifier

Race Around Poland 2024 – World Ultracycling Championships

Warsaw , Poland

The RAP is a combination of two worlds-supported cycling races and unsupported bike marathons. Both options are available. You can ride solo or in a team. The route of the race runs along the Polish border and is about 3600 km long and 30,000 meters of elevation in total. The minimum distance to finish the race is 300 km with the line at the first time station in Hrubieszo's. Each next 300 km is another finish line, but the goal of the participants is of course, the full loop 3600 km! Our Motto is: "Race for all, Around for the […]

Race Type: OtherRAAM Qualifier

Tor Tour

TORTOUR Ultra is the largest multi-day non-stop ultracycling event in the world. The race, which starts and finishes in Zurich, demands everything from cyclists and their crew: a 1000-kilometer non-stop race over several Alpine passes around Switzerland can be conquered in just two days – day and night, solo or in a team. The hard, sweaty adventure promises unforgettable emotions and a unique cycling experience. The official Swiss Ultracycling Championships are held in this format every year.The TORTOUR Ultra format leads over around 1,000 kilometers. The individual riders and teams need between 26 and 52 hours for this route. The […]

Race Type: RAAM Qualifier

Ultracycling Dolomitica – 2024

D+ Ultracycling Dolomitica is an Ultracycling race (on open roads) that takes place in Italy on an annual basis, since 2014 registered in the Ultracycling Italia CUP and valid as a qualifier for the RAAM (Race Across America).

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