Shift Modern Cyclery
Our calendar of events lists outdoor participatory sports throughout Arkansas. Feel free to search through the categories or tags. There is a lot happening so make your plans today. Please remember, these are not our events but a listing of Arkansas events that we share through Arkansas Outside.  
Natural State Bikes
Highlands Gravel Classic @ Fritchie Farms
Jun 24 – Jun 25 all-day
Highlands Gravel Classic @ Fritchie Farms | Elkins | Arkansas | United States

The Highlands Gravel Classic is the only qualifier in the USA for the Trek UCI Gravel World Series (GWS).As well as 1 of 2 qualifying events in North America.The GWS will include both new and existing events from around the world as part of the series to qualify competitors to attend the world championships in October.  Selection to the world championships will be per age group and gender.  The top 25% finishers of ages 19-34 and then every 5-year age groups (ex 35-39) with age groups seperated by gender will qualify.  There is a U19 age category, but it is NOT a qualifier category.

Highlands Gravel Classic will have 2 courses…the Highlands – 70 miles and Farmlands – 52 miles.  The 70 mile course is for Males (19-59) and Females (19-49). 52 mile course is for Males 60+ and Females 50+.

Field Participant Caps:

  • Farmlands course – 500 total riders
  • Highlands course – 600 total riders