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Monarch Grind

Sat June 29, 2024 Clark Fork, ID 83811 US Directions


Monarch Grind

$75 8:00AM PDT
62 spots left. Price increases after June 21, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


229 Mountains End E
Clark Fork, ID US 83811


The Monarch Grind Is a gravel gran fondo that starts and ends near Clark Fork, Idaho. The 70-mile route is predominantly on U. S. Forest Service gravel roads and includes approximately 8,000 feet of elevation gain. The Monarch Grind is last leg of the Idaho Panhandle Gravel Series (IPGS). The Monarch Grind is a charity event proceeds of which are split between two non-profit entities, the Pend Oreille Pedalers and KRFY, Sandpoint's public radio station.


Tuesday, June 25 – Friday, June 28, 2024: Syringa Cyclery, 518 Oak Street, Sandpoint, Idaho

·        11:00AM-6:00PM: Registration/Packet Pick up

Saturday, June 29, 2024: Start/Finish area, Clark Fork, Idaho

·        6:30-7:30 AM: Last-minute Registration/Packet Pick up

·        7:45 AM: Pre-Ride Meeting

·        8:00 AM: Ride Starts

·        10:30 AM: Rider cut-off time at Johnson Saddle Aid Station. Riders not reaching this point by 10:30AM will be turned around back to the start without completing the ride.

·        2:00 PM:  Awards – Prizes for top three men, women, and non-binary finishers, as well as top three men, women, and non-binary Idaho Panhandle Gravel Series finishers

Monarch Grind Points toward the IPGS will be awarded as follows:

Finishing Place                 Points                  

1                                           30             

2                                           26               

3                                           23              

4                                           20            

5                                           18           

6                                           16               

7                                           14                

8                                           12   

9                                           10     

10                                         9        

11                                         8            

12                                         7         

13                                         6                 

14                                         5     

15                                         4                            

16                                         3                            

17                                         2                            

18 and up                            1

More Info at Syringa Cyclery


The Panida Theater will show a short film by Scott Rulander and the classic feature film, Breaking Away, on Friday September 8th. This event is a fundraiser for the Panida Theater and KRFY. There will be a drawing for an Otso Waheela carbon gravel bike during intermission. Refreshments will be available.

Registration for the Monarch Grind ride is not required to purchase movie tickets. Click on the heading link above to go to the STORE to purchase tickets.

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