Le Grand du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic 

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Welcome one and all to Le Grand du Nord! 100-Mile, 54-Mile & 26-Mile Gravel Cycling Classic

Le Grand represents one of the most amazing gravel courses in the United States. Beginning in downtown Grand Marais, riders will quickly leave the shores of Lake Superior as they head into the Sawtooth Range. With more than 5500 ft of climbing and a decidedly remote feel, the 110-mile course is beautifully challenging. The 54-mile course has plenty of climbing and miles of forested roads. The 26 mile “marathon” route is a Le Grand-worthy introduction to gravel cycling with its mix of paved and gravel roads, climbing and great Lake Superior views.

Our goal with Le Grand du Nord is to take all that we love about gravel cycling and bring it together for one special weekend. Amazing routes, beautiful hosting town and time spent outside with your friends and family. Doesn’t get much better than that. Hope to see you up North this May.

We recommend bicycles that can fit tires 35-40 mm wide.

Le Grand du Nord is a great way to start your cycling season. Grand Marais is arguably one of the coolest towns in Minnesota. The harbor and views from the Sawtooth range are spectacular. Walk the town to shop and eat. And did I mention how beautiful these Le Grand routes are?

We welcome back our amazing Sponsors and partners. Thank you!

We will see you at the finish line!

Online Registration Will Open Monday, Jan 1, 2024 at 6:00 AM CT

Presented by Heck of the North Productions LLC


  • Saturday, May 25, 2024
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