Race Info

Vermejo is hosting the First Annual Charcoal Burner Gravel Ride and Run on May 20th, 2023. The race will be held on the historic Vermejo Park Ranch which spans 558,000 acres in the Southern Rockies. A unique opportunity to race on closed private roads in the foothills of the Rockies where wildlife abounds. The gravel bike racers will compete on routes 106 km (66 mi.) or 56 km (35 mi.) in length. Runners can challenge themselves on 56 km (35 mi.) or 22 km (13.5 mi.) courses. The parcours include two-track ranch roads, rural dirt roads, and maintained gravel roads. Three aid stations will be provided for the 106 km route, two for the 56 km route, and one for the 22 km running event. The race will begin and end at the only remaining historic charcoal ovens in New Mexico. So, get ready for the burn, we hope to see you in May.

Race Categories:

Gravel Bike

66 mi. / 106 km - Women / Women 40+ and Men / Men 40+

35 mi. / 56 km - Women / Women 40+, Men / Men 40+, Juniors 18 & under

Gravel Run

35 mi. / 56 km - Women / Women 40+, Men / Men 40+

13.5 mi. / 22 km - Women / Women 40+, Men / Men 40+

Course Map