Gravel Growlers Burn Up The Backroads


February 7, 2019

Photo by workingman

Before the sun was up, the streets of downtown Shawnee were buzzing as riders and runners checked in for the fourth annual Gravel Growler bicycle race.

“This year we had 255 registered riders and 14 ultra marathoners,” said spOKeLAHOMA owner and event organizer Craig MacIntyre. “To put that into perspective, riders either did an 80 or a 35 mile ride. Runners ran the same course as the short riders.

“We had in excess of 40 overnight hotels stays that were generated,” continued MacIn...

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