Thank You!

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Our donors make the impossible possible for the patients and family members we serve.

As a way of saying thanks, we have established an annual donor recognition program that totals all contributions that a donor makes to MidMichigan Health Foundation for support given during the calendar year.

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Sasquatch Gravel Chase
Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021

All proceeds will benefit patients served at MidMichigan Medical Center – West Branch

Register Today!

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Sasquatch Gravel Chase – West Branch, Michigan

Sponsored by the MidMichigan Health Foundation

We are excited to bring you this USA Cycling sanctioned race to the West Branch community. This gravel race will take place on Saturday, August 7, 2021.

Take yourself off the grid into the land of the Sasquatch. Nestled in the heart of Ogemaw Hills, breathe in the northern Michigan air as the gravel grinds beneath you. Rise to the ultimate challenge of the unforgiving hills of Fairview Road. Don’t let the dirt defeat you as this course does not disappoint! As the miles progress, so does the elevation.

Gravel Race features 18 mile and 40 mile routes with challenging hills.

Fees: *Early Bird Registration - $50/rider (May 1 - June 30), $65/rider (July 1 - Aug. 1). Online registration closes on August 1st at 5:00 p.m. EST. No race day registrations accepted. There is no USAC rider license fee required.

Race Day Schedule

  • 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Contactless Packet Pick-up
  • 9 a.m. - 40 Mile Race Starts
  • 9:10 a.m. - 18 Mile Race Starts
  • Noon - 2 p.m. - Team Hodges Tailgate
  • 2 p.m. - Award Ceremony

Race Categories

  • 18 Mile, 18 Mile Fat Tire
  • 40 Mile, 40 Mile Fat Tire

Age Groups: 15 and under; 16-20; 21-25; 26-30; 31-35; 36-40; 41-45; 46-50; 51-54; 55+

Bike Recommendations

  • Gravel
  • Mountain
  • Cyclocross
  • Fat Bike

Race Start Location

Ogemaw Hills Snowmobile Club
2846 N. Fairview Road
West Branch, MI 48661

Race Maps & Video

Awards

  • 40 mile - Top 3 men overall, Top 3 women overall, Top 3 Fat Tires (split $300)
  • 18 mile - Top 3 men overall, Top 3 women overall, Top 3 Fat Tires (split $150)
    *Note: total disclosed cash payouts subject to minimum of 100 total paid entries

Age Groups: Race medal for each age group winner 15 and under; 16-20; 21-25; 26-30; 31-35; 36-40; 41-45; 46-50; 51-54; 55+ Age groups apply to both routes; Age group awards are to age group winners

Questions?

Please contact Nicole at nicole.potter@midmichigan.org

Sponsors

    • G's Pizzeria
    • Griffin Beverage Company
    • Harborside Cycle & Sport
    • Ogemaw Hills Snowmobile Club
    • Patrick Morse, M.D.
    • Team Hodges
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Photo of the USA Cycling and Michigan Bicycle Racing Association logos.Limit of 300 riders. The Chief Referee reserves the right to shorten races, combine fields, adjust starting times and distances or cancel the race due to dangerous conditions or hazardous weather. Race runs rain or shine. Entries are non-refundable. Helmets mandatory for all races. All appropriate race support and safety measures will be in place. USAC Permit #5596-3747