Registration is CLOSED. Sorry, there is no race day registration for this event.

Entry Fees

55 Mile Race

$85 until 6/30/18
$95 until 8/15/18
$105 after 8/15/18

38 Mile Race

$80 until 6/30/18
$90 until 8/15/18
$100 after 8/15/18

Tandem price is the same cost as two individual racers. Online registration fee is $4 extra for both races. 400 Rider Limit.

Why is the shorter course cost almost the same price?? Because you get all the same categories and goodies as a 55 mile rider - Our costs to ensure you have a fabulous time at the event are the same regardless of how far you ride. Bonus is that you will get first dibs on the food and Terrapin Brew at the finish!

55 and 38 Mile Categories

Top 3 Open Men in the 38 mile is: $150/100/100
Top 3 Open Women in the 38 mile is: $150/100/100
All other categories in the 38 mile will receive handcrafted awards for the top 3.

Top 5 Open Men in the 55 is: $250/200/150/100/100
Top 3 Open Women in the 55 is: $250/200/150
All first place finishers in the remaining 55 mile classes (excluding Tandem) receive $100 cash. Other podium finishers in the 55 mile receive handcrafted awards and sponsor prizes.

  • Open Men (this is a "money" class)
  • 0-29 Men
  • 30-39 Men
  • 40-49 Men
  • Master 50+
  • 60+ Men
  • Open Women (this is a "money" class)
  • 0-39 Women
  • 40+ Women
  • Clydesdale Open (over 200 lbs)
  • Open Singlespeed
  • Tandem

2018 Fool's Gold Accident Waiver - Bring to Race

2018 Participant Guide - Read Before Race

Online registration will close at 8 pm on Wednesday, September 12th.

Additional Details

Extra meals for spectators can be purchased for $10.00 - these need to be pre-ordered so we have enough food for everyone. Extra event t-shirts can also be ordered. Please contact to order either of these items.

No charge for transfers but they must be completed by September 10th - NO EXCEPTIONS!

Your entry fee for the event includes:
- 1 race entry
- 1 premium race t-shirt that you will actually look cool wearing and all your friends will be jealous
- finisher award for all finishers
- up to 4 fully stocked aid stations with volunteers
- Post-race meal, beer, music and camaraderie
- Transport of gallon sized ziploc bag to the aid stations (ziploc bags provided at race-number pickup)
- Clearly marked course with course marshals and "wrong way" indicators at possibly otherwise confusing intersections
- Neutral mechanical support at aid stations