Guts Gravel Glory
This is a race and chip timed event. This is a dirt road/gravel race with a bit of double track. Cyclocross or mountain bikes work well on the course. Preview Pocahontas State Park on TRAILFORKS and MTB Project sites. Pocahontas is located in Chesterfield County which is part of the Richmond metropolitan region. There are aid stations near the completion of each lap.
The 50 mile, is an 8 lap race. Each lap has been GPSed to 6 miles. So, the finish will be about 48-50 miles depending on your GPS accuracy. The time cut off to go out for your last lap will be 3 hours.
36 mile option – This race will still have a 3 hour limit to start your last lap. This means, if you haven’t completed your 6 laps but 3 hours you can head out for one more lap if you can do so before the clock hits 3 hours. Otherwise you will be credited with the completed laps.
18 mile – This division will be a 3 lap race, which will total about 18 miles. There is a time cut off of 3 hours. If you have not already completed your three laps you are allowed to finish one more if you head out on course before the clock hits 3 hours.