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Filthy 50

The Filthy 50 was added in 2019 and it is becoming quite the popular course due to it's remoteness and grittyness.  When we first explored the 20 mile branch, dogs weren't sure how to react to cyclists (some still don't react).  The smell of manure really, really close brought back memories of my time in the Alps.  The course will also take you through a tunnel underneath Interstate 96.  There are some very talented artists that decorated the tunnel, so be sure to check this bonus feature out!  So in short, this course will probably take you to places your GPS won't go to voluntarily.  It's worth every minute of it though!  After you hop back onto the 30 mile route, Ivan the Terrible will be waiting to see what you are made of!

The Filthy 50 is part of the Michigan Gravel Race Series (MGRS) and designated as the Long Course. 

SIGN ME UP FOR THE FILTHY 50!

What You Score With Your Registration!

-Customized plate with chip timing by Epic Timing
-First 500 Dirty 30 Events registrants get custom bright neon yellow socks!
-Swag bag
-Well marked course with volunteers and police at pre-determined intersections
-3 aid stations
-Amazing prizes to top 3 overall and medals to top 3 in each age group
-Team Competition.  Minimum of 4 registrants.  Top 4 times to be totaled.  The lowest total team time wins the Team Competition.
-Categories are 17 and under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Fat Bike, Single Speed and Tandem 

Pricing, Deadlines and Start Time

-Early bird price is $55
-$5 increases on January 18, February 22 and March 22
-Tshirt purchase deadline is March 8.
-Start time is 10:00 AM

Strava Link To Download GPX/TPX File

Below is the 2022 map.  The 2023 map still needs to be tweaked to display the start in downtown Saranac.
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50 Mile Strava File
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