Funk Bottoms Gravel

Saturday, Jun 15, 2024
Glenmont, OH, USA
Gravel Grinder

The 14th edition of the Funk Bottoms Gravel will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2024, in Glenmont, OH. The 200K will start at 7:00 am and the 100K will start at 8:00 am.

This year there will be a limit of 100 racers for the Men’s 100K and Men’s Masters 100K. There will be no registration limits for Women, Single Speed, or the 200K.

Funk Bottoms Gravel will once again challenge cyclists to Ohio’s Toughest Gravel Grinder. As usual, we have come up with a very special course this year. Two races, one brutal course! A one-lap 100K race and for the ultimate challenge, a double-lap 200K race. The course will take riders along some of Ohio’s most scenic backcountry roads. On each lap, riders will be challenged with over 7,000 feet of vertical climbing! The 200K race is an Ohio epic. It is a relentless and grueling climber’s course.

The Funk Bottoms Gravel 100K/200K is a self-supported event and riders must be prepared for any mechanical and nutritional needs. No outside support is allowed. The course will go through small towns so you can resupply with food and water. Our good friends at Hammer Nutrition will once again be providing support with Hammer Fuels before the race, and at the secret checkpoint. Be prepared to ride 25-30 miles between water stops.

Road conditions are a mix of paved, chip & seal, and 80% gravel & dirt roads. Details on this year’s course with maps, cue sheets, and GPX files will be posted in May. Keeping with Funk Bottoms tradition of not using the same route each year. This year’s race will be an entirely new course incorporating various roads from previous years along with some new sections. Funk Bottoms Gravel is a cue sheet race. The roads are open to normal traffic in the area. Expect to encounter cars, trucks, horses, buggies, farm equipment, ATV’s, buzzards, road kill, and the occasional farm dog at any given time. Rain or shine, it’s Funk time!

Contact Information

chris karpowicz

[email protected]