Rio Bravo Gravel Grind

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Date & Time :

June 2, 2024 | 7:00 am

Location :

Mary Frances Keisling Park

Ticket Price :

Early Bird: $55

Event description

The Rio Bravo Gravel Grind is a gravel race in El Paso, Texas. The venue is at Mary Frances Keisling Park. Our race will be held rain or shine on Sunday, June 2, 2024. While this is a race, it’s also time to admire all the beautiful scenery around the westside of El Paso!




Packet Pick-up at Border Bicycle

SUNDAY, June 2

6:30am  –  Racers Meeting

7:00am  –  Race Start

1:00pm – Podium Awards

The Course

The course is about thirty miles in length, and will have you ride through gravel, hard dirt, soft sand, canals, levees, and minimal paved streets.

Aid Stations / Food

It is going to be hot, so please be prepared by bringing enough hydration for the event you will be competing in. We will have a total of three hydration/aid stations where you can hydrate or refill.

Food vendors will be present at the venue.

The Rules

1. All participants are required to have a trail-worthy gravel or mountain bike and helmet to compete.

2. Riders must be registered. No poaching please. It’s rude.

3. Be courteous. There are plenty of passing opportunities on this course but if you must pass right this minute, please do so in a kind way. If you have a mechanical, please repair it on the side of the course and allow riders to pass easily. All racers must conduct themselves in a civilized manner. Use of foul or intimidating language or behavior towards anyone including other racers or volunteers on or off the course will not be tolerated. Any racer found in violation of this rule will be penalized. This penalty may include the immediate disqualification of the racer. We’re all out here having a good time!

4. Be a great citizen. No littering, help if someone is in need, use restrooms where available, smile and say thank you to all the great volunteers out on and off the course.

5. Riders pushing bikes or slower riders must yield the right of way to racers riding bikes.

6. No Headphones. Due to the nature of our course we need to have all of our riders alert and able to hear when other riders are approaching.
7. Federal, State, and local ordinances must always be followed. No streets will be closed so please follow all laws. We will have course marshals at all major intersections.
8. Pets. All dogs must always be on leashes for the safety of the riders and everyone else.
9. Please take all trash with you. If you are caught littering, you will be automatically disqualified!!!