- The Quick & The Dead - A Mt. Davis Gravel Grinder is a Gravel Road Bicycle Race from Confluence Pennsylvania. It will take you up & over the highest point in the State, Mt. Davis. You can choose either the 68 mile long course with 50 miles of gravel and over 7'500 accumulative vertical feet or the 48 mile short course that is no small feat in itself to accomplish. Please understand that this race is not for the weary! It may be a long day in the saddle! Come challenge yourself. The name says it all. Will you be one of the Quick or one of the Dead?
This is a Nonprofit event with all of the proceeds going to the Local Volunteer Fire Departments of Somerset County that support the local Townships and Borough's along the course. The venue will be held at the Confluence VFD’s event building on Barlow Street. Food & Entertainment will follow the race event. The Confluence VFD will be receiving the largest percentage of the proceeds for hosting the event.
All fundraising is being done on behalf of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) - Mt. Davis Gravel Grinder Fund. CFA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. CFA registration and financial information are available from PA Dept. of State by calling 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. The proceeds from this charitable event will be distributed to volunteer fire departments that serve Somerset County.
Date: Saturday, September 29th, 2018
Registration: 7:30 AM
Race Start: 9:30 AM
Race Runs Rain Or Shine!
Long Course-Registration: Do not miss out on the incredible 5 mile descent to Compton's Mill that you will not find on the Short Course!
Young Gun's Men (U40)
Cowboy's Men (40+)
Old Timer's Men (50+)
Annie Oakley's Women (U40)
Cowgirl's Women (40+)
Single speed (All)
Fat Tire (3.7"+)
Clydesdale 200 lb+ (All)
Hombre's Men (All)
Senoras Women (All)
On line registration - IS NOW OPEN!
What you’ll get with your entry:
4 Fully Stocked Aid Stations: (With First Aid & Hammer Nutrition to get you through)