The Rasputitsa Spring Classic is on April 19th, 2014 in Newport, Vermont. With a field limit of 300 riders, this 47 mile unsanctioned gravel road race covers 31 miles of gravel back roads through some of the most cold and barren landscapes of Vermont. The Rasputitsa Spring Classic unites riders of all abilities and disciplines from racers to riders and includes road, cyclocross, singlespeed, tandem, and mountain bikes. The epic section known as Cyberia covers 1.5 miles of Class 4 roads where riders need to shoulder bikes at times. Categories for podium include Mens Overall, Womens Overall, Mens 40+, and Singlespeed. There is no prize purse but bragging rights are bestowed. The $40 registration fee includes: neutral support and broomwagon assistance, fully supported feedzone with passed waterbottles, meal and live music at the Apres-Velo party located at the finish, timing chip, trophy and jersey for winners.
All proceeds benefit the Halo Foundation.