Welcome to the Founders Brewing Co. Barry-Roubaix

 The largest gravel road race in the WORLD!

Race Day: Saturday, April 13, 2019 

Presented by:

Greenware, Fox Subaru, Grand Rapids Bicycle Co. and Salsa Cycles

 

Overview: 

Thanks for joining us for the 11th anniversary of The Founders Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race.  Like the classic it’s named after, Barry-Roubaix will test riders against (80%) rolling gravel roads, pavement, one mile of rough two track, rocks, sand, mud, and possibly snow and ice as you traverse the scenic roads of Barry County.

We offer four race lengths to challenge riders of all abilities.
The 22-mile “Chiller” has approx. 1500 feet of elevation,
The 36-mile “Thriller” climbs approx. 2200 feet and
the 62-mile “Killer” you can expect approx. 3800 feet of elevation.
the 100-mile "Psycho-Killer" which has approx. 6000 feet of elevation. (SOLD OUT FOR 2019, see waitlist category )

There is a racer cap of 3500 entries. Registration opens December 1st, 2018 at 8am EST and closes  April 11 at NOON or sooner if the cap is met.

THE EVENT: 

Date:    Saturday, April 13, 2019 

Venue:  Start / Finish/ Awards & After-Party takes
             place in downtown Hastings, Michigan 49058

Awards: Over $34,000 in cash and prizes ( see our website for awards category details )
Field:    **The race will be capped at 3,500 racers**

Details: Go to www.barry-roubaix.com for all the details of the event

Key Dates: 
APRIL 11 at NOON, Eastern Time: Final
Registration for the race closes

APRIL 3 at Noon, Eastern TimeDeadline to edit your own registration, change race category, transfer to someone else. Also the Last date to register and be able to pick up your race packet at Founders taproom on 4/9.



Race Options:

          > 100- mile "The Psycho-Killer" by Panaracer  ( SOLD OUT for 2019 , see wait list category )
           The 100 mile "Psycho Killer" race is for expert/elite/pro level athletes who
           love a long, hard challenge. In addition to doing most of the 62-mile
           route, the 100 mile will take you on seasonal roads, two-tracks and
           other psycho sections that will test your fitness and your sanity.
           There's
 approximately 6000 ft of climbing.

           The course will NOT be marked. Maps, cue sheets and GPS files will be
           provided

           **This field is limited to the first 300 racers**

           This field wave starts at 7 AM

           For rider safety there is a cut off time to reach the three aid station
           checkpoints ( 10 mph average)
           Before you sign up, review all the details of the 100 - mile race. here

     
           > 62- mile "The Killer" by SRAM 
           The 62 mile "Killer" race is for expert/elite/pro level athletes.
           Last year it took the pros over 3 hours at 20+ mph avg.! There's

           approximately 3800 ft of climbing.

           This field wave starts at 10 AM

           *For rider safety and course control, there is a time cut off
            for the 62 - mile race: Racers must reach the second aid station
            at 
mile 44 by 1:30pm (12.3 mph avg.)


            >36-mile "The Thriller" by: Smith Optics
            The 36 mile "Thriller" race is for the sport to expert riders
            with approximately 2200 feet of climbing in this race route.
 

  

            >22- mile "The Chiller" by: Lauf
            The 22mile "Chiller" race is for the beginner and sport rider.
            There's approximately 1500 feet of climbing in this race.
 
 

            > Racing for Fun:  

            Some racers are out to enjoy the ride and experience the event at their
            own pace. For those of you who fit this description, we have created  22
            and 36 mile "Racing for fun" categories.
            Both of these categories will start as the last waves of the race. You can
            go at your own pace without the pressure of feeling you need to move out
            of anyone's way. You will still be timed and show up in the results,
            however this category isn't included in the awards.

The Team Competition by Security Credit Union:

       ***Team Competition Results Scoring***
      A teams result time will be calculated by adding up the total time of the top 5
      individual finishers from your race length team to create a "total team time". 
     The team with the lowest total team time wins and a
     team competition trophy & prize will be presented during the awards.  

Registration:

              Please make sure your BikeReg account profile is up to date. Please do not
              register as a guest so you can adjust your registration as needed.

           NO Race lisence required

           NO day of registration

           Selecting a race registration category:

           ** Your race age / race category =  your age on
                 December 31, 2019  **

 

           Transfers: You may transfer your registration through your Bikereg
           registration. You work out the price and payment of your registration
           with the tranferee and go in to your registration confirmation and place
           their email address.  The person transfering in will receive an email,
           confirm the transfer, pay the $10 surcharge and then have the ability to
           select their race category. 

           Deadline for Race entry transfers and category changes closes
           April 4, 2019 at Noon EST

              FINAL RACE REGISTRATION CLOSES April 11 at Noon e.s.t

            Deadline for pre-ordering T-SHIRTS 3/18/19

 

           Register early and save!  Registration prices:
                Date                               Time              22,36,62/100                                          

             Decmber 1st,        8am               $55 /$70
              January   1st,       8am              $60 / $75

              February 1st,       8am               $65 /$80
              March      1st,       8am               $70 /$85
              April         1st        8am              $80 /$95
              Youth 18 and under only                    $25     
 
             

          No refund or deffering to the following year will be allowed.

          Transfers are offered on Bikereg until April 4, 2019 at Noon
          and will cost $10. The exchange of  the original entry and price
          is the responsibility of the two parties involved.


         **The event organizers reserve the right to delay, reschedule or cancel the
            race due to, but not limited to include; weather, emergencies and any
            unforeseen situations that may put at risk the safety of the racers,
            spectators, volunteers and general public.  No refunds will be provided,
            however the race organizers may  offer registrants a partial refund or
            credit to a future race.

Packet Pick -up Options:
4/9/19 from 4 pm - 8-pm at Founders Brewing Co. Taproom in Grand Rapids, MI.
 *MUST HAVE REGISTERED BY 4/3 TO HAVE PACKET AVAILABLE AT FOUNDERS*
4/12/19 from 4 pm - 8 pm at Ace Hardware (basement) in Hastings, MI
4/13/19 from 5:30 AM - 9:30 Am at Ace Hardware (basement) in Hastings, MI

 

 

 

VISIT www.barry-roubaix.com for all the race details and rules