Aspirus Great Deer Chase Mountain Bike Race

Sat August 15, 2020 Calumet, MI 49913 US Directions

30 Mile Race

11:00AM EDT - 2:30PM EDT

15 Mile Race

11:00AM EDT - 2:00PM EDT

10 Mile Race

11:00AM EDT - 12:05PM EDT

4 Mile - 14 & Under Race

9:35AM EDT - 10:25AM EDT

2 Mile - 10 & Under Race

9:35AM EDT - 10:15AM EDT

40 Yard Untimed Tots Event

9:30AM EDT - 9:35AM EDT
Great Deer Chase Canceled

We are sad to report that another bike race is claimed by COVID-19. The Great Deer Chase is canceled for 2020. It was a tough decision, and we waited as long as we could before making the call. However, due to continuing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we could not justify hosting our favorite event of the year in the middle of such turbulent times. Our community's health and well-being are number one, and we did not want to put fun ahead of responsibility.
We'd like to thank all of our sponsors for supporting us through these uncertain times and being flexible with us as our plans changed from race, to time trial, to the cancellation of the event.  An exceptional thanks go out to Marc Norton and those on the planning committee for knocking their brains together, thinking of ways to socially distance ourselves from others during each race.
We appreciate everyone's interest in the Great Deer Chase and are disappointed we won't be able to see you all later this summer.  Calumet remains open for business (as long as you're wearing a mask), and our trails are as great as they've ever been, so plan a time to make a trip north. We invite you to grab a burger from the Michigan House, a coffee from Keweenaw Coffee, a beautiful floral arrangement from Calumet Floral, pick up some new accessories from Cross Country Sports, or patron our other supporters. There are still plenty of memories to be made out there, and we encourage you to discover what makes this place so unique. For now, though, take a ride and enjoy these gorgeous summer days. We look forward to celebrating with you again soon.
-Great Deer Chase Planning Committee

Here Are Your Options:

Thank You that you understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and for letting us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. The Swedetown Trails Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization so your donation is tax-deductible. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you on the trails.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Swedetown Recreation Area
56641 Osceola Road
Calumet, MI US 49913

10, 15 & 30 Mile Cross Country Mountain Bike Races which also include the U.P. Singlespeed Championships

2 & 4 Mile Youth Races

40 yard Untimed Youth Event

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