5 Canyons Bike Challenge & Ultramarathon

HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

 

5 Canyons Bike Challenge – September 17, 2022 @ 7:00 AM

5 Canyons is one of the most daunting—and beautiful—cycling challenges in the country, ascending more than 14,000 feet over 116 miles through all five of Salt Lake City’s picturesque riding canyons before finishing at the Utah Capitol building.  Comprising three HC climbs and two Category 2 climbs, the ride has more vert than almost any other ride in America and certainly the steepest average gradient.  If you think you have what it takes, rally your friends and come join us in September!

5 Canyons a bit much to bite off?  Come, join us anyway and ride one, two, three, or four of the canyons.  You don’t have to be an elite cyclist to help make a difference.

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5 Canyons Ultramarathon – September 17, 2022 @ 8:00 AM

5 Canyons Ultramarathon is one of the country’s most beautiful and rewarding ultras.  Ascending almost 5,000 feet over 32 miles (51 kilometers), the run begins at Elbow Fork in Millcreek Canyon and then proceeds up and over Lamb’s Canyon Pass and down Lamb’s Canyon Trail through Lamb’s Canyon, down the Sheep Trail, and up to Little Mountain. It continues down Emigration Canyon and along the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, detouring up Red Butte Canyon and then finishing at the Utah Capitol building complex.

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September

Always held on the second odd-numbered Saturday in September, 5 Canyons takes advantage of Utah’s most brilliant month for riding and trail running.  The canyons provide cool temperatures, colorful foliage, and stunning views.  And, there is no more abundance of beautiful canyons in all the world than along Utah’s Wasatch Front.  The event is literally a breath of fresh air from start to finish.

 

THE FIGHT

All proceeds from 5 Canyons benefit Wheels of Justice (including Wings of Justice), a nonprofit dedicated to putting an end to child abuse.  The inspiration for the ride is that Ain’t No Mountain High Enough to keep us from fighting for the most vulnerable among us, our children.

In addition to your registration fee, please consider including your family and friends in the fight by asking them to donate a penny for each foot of elevation you climb during the event.  In this way, they can join you in showing that Ain’t No Mountain High Enough!

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