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Sat June 15, 2024 Quilcene, WA 98376 US Directions


Short Course

9:00AM PDT
Events: Short Course - Open Short Course - Open Masters (45+) Short Course - Womens Short Course - Womens Masters (45+) Short Course - Non Binary Short Course - Single Speed Short Course - Juniors (under 18) Short Course - Non Competitive Gran Fondo Short Course - Non Competitive Gran Fondo E-Bike Short Course - Open Super Masters (60+) Short Course - Womens Super Masters (60+

Medium Course

8:30AM PDT
Events: Medium Course - Open Medium Course - Open Masters (45+) Medium Course - Womens Medium Course - Womens Masters (45+) Medium Course - Non Binary Medium Course - Single Speed Medium Course - Juniors (under 18) Medium Course - Non Competitive Gran Fondo Medium Course - Non Competitive Gran Fondo E-Bike Medium Course - Open Super Masters (60+) Medium Course - Womens Super Masters (60+)

Long Course

8:00AM PDT
Events: Long Course - Open Long Course - Open Masters (45+) Long Course - Womens Long Course - Womens Masters (45+) Long Course - Non Binary Long Course - Single Speed Long Course - Juniors (under 18) Long Course - Open Super Masters (60+) Long Course - Womens Super Masters (60+)

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Worthington Park
151 W Columbia Street
Quilcene, WA US 98376


The Gravel Unravel Experience

Gravel Unravel is a 3-race gravel series on the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas of Washington State. This series is brought to you by a partnership between Peninsula Adventure Sports, La Vogue Cyclery (still Buck!) and Night Owl Cycling. This event is designed for those who wish to challenge their physical abilities to the maximum while enjoying the lushness of Olympic National Forest and Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park. Participants can ride short (25-35 miles), medium (45-55 miles), or long (65-80 miles) distances on majority gravel courses (percent varies by race/distance) while enjoying towering evergreens and vivid green moss and ferns. There are both competitive and non-competitive Gran Fondo style divisions, and all are welcome to give the Gravel Unravel a try on their own terms.

We are grateful to our Series Sponsor Eleven Winery for making Gravel Unravel happen again for 2024!

  • Race 1: Gamble Graveller - April 20, 2024 (Night Owl Cycling) - SPOTS LIMITED TO 300 RIDERS
  • Race 2: Bon Jon Pass Out - June 15, 2024 (Peninsula Adventure Sports) - SPOTS LIMITED TO 400 RIDERS
  • Race 3: Why-Not-Chee - July 20, 2024 (La Vogue Cyclery) - SPOTS LIMITED TO 400 RIDERS

You can race/ride in just one of the events, or all three. For racers, scores will be combined from all three races for series points and prizes at the Why-Not-Chee race on July 20, 2024. Racing categories are Open, Open Masters (45+), Non-Binary, Womens Open, Womens Masters (45+), Juniors (under 18), and Singlespeed.

You can also Gravel Unravel in the non-competitive Gran Fondo style for the Short and Medium Courses. Loosely translated from Italian as “the big challenge”, think of it as more of a group ride or tour. Set your own goal, be it to go fast or ride for fun, or heck just to finish! E-bikes are allowed in the non-competitive ride as a separate category.

Bon Jon Pass Out

We are excited to announce our new Title Sponsor for Bon Jon Pass Out, Rene Herse Cycles. Rene Herse makes tires developed in this region and named after Bon Jon Pass and Humptulips Ridge, it was natural to get involved with our races. We welcome these new partners.

The village of Quilcene is perfectly placed at the base of the Olympic Mountains, and along Quilcene Bay. This town is synonymous with hospitality, and especially welcoming are the great folks at Worthington Park, where we will be based for the day. A portion of race proceeds will support the Quilcene Museum/Worthington Park and also to Count me in for Quilcene, both local non-profit organizations.

After leaving Worthington Park, riders head for their first challenge – Bon Jon Pass. Luckily June is when the wild rhododendrons are in full bloom. Spotlighted against the deep green background of the forest, the blooms are sure to brighten up what might seem like an endless ascent. After Bon Jon Pass, enjoy the views and ridges, returning via Lords Lake Loop. Well, except the long course riders – they get to climb Bon Jon again!

Pricing for Bon Jon Pass Out:

  • Short Course = $60
  • Medium Course = $70
  • Long Course = $80
  • Juniors = $35 (all distances)
  • $5 off each race when bundled (Bon Jon and Why-Not-Chee only. Gamble Graveller will have it's own registration with Night Owl Cycling)

Price increases $10 for race-day registration.


What’s included in your Bon Jon Pass Out entry fee?

In addition to an epic outdoor experience in the far northwest corner, all participants receive a professional, well-organized event, a great piece of custom race swag, RFID timing, a well-marked course, on-course snacks and medical support, mechanical support, and post-race food and drinks.


We have once again arranged with Sheryl at Lake Leland Amphitheater for camping just for Bon Jon Riders on both Friday and Saturday nights. Lake Leland Amphitheater is about a 10 minute drive from race central at Worthington Park. She also has a few RV sites right in town this year!  Click here  for details and to book a site!


Port Ludlow resort is offering 20% off for any riders who mention Gravel Unravel. Prices are good Friday and Saturday nights. When booking by phone (360.437.7000) mention Gravel Unravel. Or click here to book online. 

For other options, check out North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce or Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau.

Refund Policy

  • No refunds, however you will have the choice during the registration process to buy cancellation insurance. With the insurance, you can get a full refund in certain circumstances including including accident, illness and family emergency. 
  • Transfers are allowed until 3 days before the race. Follow these instructions to transfer to another participant.
  • No deferrals to next year
  • If we are forced to cancel for any reason, runners will get a free transfer to the next year, or an 80% refund
    Any other information, including course maps, can be found on our website.

Any other information, including course maps, can be found on our website.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

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