The fifth annual Galena Grinder comes to Galena Lodge in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Saturday, July 28 at 9:00 am. The races is part of both the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National cross country and ultra endurance calendars and also serves as the state championship race for the marathon and the cross country.
Marathon racers will do two laps of a 22.5 mile one-lap course, 50% of which is singletrack and 3,200 feet of climbing per lap. Experts will do one lap. US$2,000 of prizes is being offered to pros.