24 Miles

24 Miles


The course is an open road race course with vehicle traffic. You must follow the Michigan Vehicle Code and wear a ANSI/Snell approved bicycle helmet. RIDE SAFE and have tons of fun!

90% Gravel

1,000+ Feet Ascent
No E-Bikes

No Aero Bars

Melting Mann 24 Mile Route


The 24 Mile Race is the perfect distance for beginning racers. This group will start waves shortly after the 35 Mile racers.

IMPORTANT - You must start in your assigned wave, which will be indicated on the back of your number plate. If you start in the incorrect wave, you will be subject to disqualification.

Waves Starting @

10:15 AM


Male 0 - 19
Male 20 - 29
Male 30 - 39
Male 40 - 49
Male 50 - 59
Male 60 & Over
Male Fat Tire
Female 0 - 19
Female 20 - 29
Female 30 - 39
Female 40 - 49
Female 50 - 59
Female 60 & Over
Female Fat Tire


24 Mile Race placements receive medals through 3rd Place in each division.

Additionally, the Fastest Overall Male and Fastest Overall Female on the 24 mile route will receive a $100 cash prize and a signature Melting Mann Wood Medallions


Are you prepared to take on the Mann?


Mann Road

From the top of Swiss Valley to the jack-knife turn at Rumsey Road - prepare yourself for the challenge this seasonal road has to offer.

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Michigan Gravel Race Series

Michigan Gravel Race Series

Beginner Series

Our 24 Mile race qualifies in the beginner race series of MGRS.