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Red Granite Grinder 2023

Oct 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

71 Red Granite Grinder 2023

Red Granite Grinder
Date: October 14, 2023
Location: Wausau, WI, USA

Are you ready for an extraordinary adventure? The Red Granite Grinder invites you to embark on a journey through the scenic beauty and rugged grit of the western portion of Marathon County. This event is not just a race; it’s an opportunity to explore hidden gems that are exclusively accessible through this unique race experience.

Our meticulously designed routes offer riders a chance to fully immerse themselves in the heart of Central Wisconsin. Prepare to ride through landscapes that are usually off-limits to bikes, discovering “featured sections” that will take you through picturesque areas and provide unforgettable moments. As you pedal through ginseng fields, dairy farm pastures, barns, and farm fields, you’ll gain a true appreciation for the diverse beauty of the region.

Race Highlights:

50, 85, and 144-mile race options
Featured sections showcasing Central Wisconsin’s scenic wonders
Rib Mountain State Park (85 & 144 mi only)
Wausau School Forest
Nine Mile County Forest
Fenwood-Edgar ATV trail (85 & 144 mi only)
Scotch Creek Preserve (85 & 144 mi only)
Privately owned Managed Forest Lands (144 mi only)
Willow Springs corn maze (50 mi only)
The Red Granite Grinder is a key component of the Ironbear 1000, a celebration of Wisconsin’s legendary gravel roads. Beyond the race itself, this event is a weekend of festivities that you can enjoy with your friends and family. Discover the rugged charm of Central Wisconsin and make lasting memories as you pedal through exclusive routes that showcase the region’s unique beauty.


Wausau, WI United States + Google Map