The Sota Wheel Race is a 1,200 mile (1,900km) fixed PAVED route, unsupported, bikepacking ultra-race through Minnesota. The clock starts and does not stop till you finish; there are no prizes. The route consists mostly of paved roads, bike paths, and some gravel (~40 miles) thrown in to make life interesting.
Check the Route and Rules page for more info.
START: Sunday, June 18th, 2023 @ 0700
WHERE: Railroad Park @ White Bear Lake, Minnesota (Start and Finish)
WHO: Any Solo Participant - Separate Pairs Category Available (Athletes must be 18 years old at the start of the race)
DISTANCE: 1,200 miles & 28,000 ft of climbing. Fixed route with 5 control points
COSTS: $135 Registration Fee + additional tracking fee (Trackleaders) and SPOT Tracker Rental Fee (if needed) are required. The Mesabi Trail has a rider fee to use. The link to their website is here. Please support the trail by purchasing a wheel pass. You and you alone are responsible for this.
REGISTRATION CAP: 'Sota registration will be capped at 100 participants. Waitlist to follow.