Explore to Restore Gravel Grinder

Sweet Springs, MO

80 & 40 mile competitive race, & 20 mile fun ride all starting at the Sweet Springs City Park, 1216 Columbia St., very shaded to get relief from the heat after the ride and taking you through some great local country scenery and really tough climbs! These are gravel routes with very little pavement. Adventure awaits!! The ride will end in time to join us for an after ride BBQ meal & refreshments which are included in your registration!! We will have several aid stations available with snacks & hydration and emergency contact number if needed. Registration Fee proceeds will go to the Sweet Spring's Restoration Foundation's efforts to restore the historic Colonnade building!

Registration begins at 6 am, with the 80 mile riders starting at 7 am, all other riders begin at 8 am. Waivers & bib numbers will be available starting at 6 am - At the city park entrance under the pavallion. Chip timing will be provided by Split Second Timing, LLC. Bring your legs and be ready to enjoy the ride and plan on staying for a good meal and a good time afterwards at the city park! Swimming pool & showers will be open for our riders! Plus there will be sweet handmade trophies given to the top 3 in each category for the 80 & 40 mile rides with podium ceremony to begin at approximately 12 pm! T-shirts & a chance in our raffle on the day of the event for the first 100 registrations!!

Event will be chip timed by Split Second Timing

Routes are posted on the links below:




When & Where

Jul 15, 2023


7:00 AM

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