Race Details:

Presented By: RVA Racing Events

Unravel Gravel: The Virginia State Gravel Championship Race
October 22nd, 2023

Sure you can grind with the best of them, but are you the best?

This is not your typical gravel grinder. The Unravel will be an epic mixed surface grinder that will incorporate a combination of gravel, fire road and rural roadways.

It’s an RVA Underground event which means “Guaranteed Gut-Punching Gravel”


WHEN: SATURDAY, October 22nd

WHERE: Bear Creek Lake - 22 Bear Creek Lake Rd, Cumberland, VA  23040

RACE STARTS: 9:00 for all Categories (racers will go off in waves)

PRE-REGISTRATION: $50 and CLOSES on Monday, 10/1 @6:00 PM

DAY OF REGISTRATION: $75 Cash, Venmo, or Check.

RACE CHECK-IN: 7:00 - 8:30 AM SHARP at the RVA Racing Events tent


CAMPING: Available through the park reservation systems at https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/reservations


DISTANCES: Please note that distances may vary slightly from the ones listed below.

Unravel is 2 Laps (100K)  
Unravel Mini is 1 Lap (50K)

IMPORTANT: A USA Cycling (USAC) license is NOT required to race the Unravel Gravel; however, the Virginia State “Champion’s Title” is only open to Virginia residents who hold an annual USAC license. You can purchase an annual license before registering by clicking the link below and use code RVA2022 at checkout for 20% OFF

New 2022 Membership for RVA Racing 2022 | USA Cycling

Podiums: What this means is that for the Unravel 100K, we will have 2 podiums. The first for overall winners in each category that reflect actual race-day ranking. Then a second VA State Champion’s podiums, where the podium shifts to remove non-VA residents and/or those without USAC annual licenses.

Prizes: will be awarded to overall winners and State Champions receive a USAC championship medal.


The VA State Gravel Championship - Unravel 100K

Men 18-34
Men 35-49
Men 50+
Men 60+
Women 18-34
Women 35-49
Women 50+
Single Speed Men
Single Speed Women
JUNIOR (18 and under)

The Unravel Mini 50K

Open Men
Open Women
Fat Bike
JUNIOR (18 and under)



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