Gravel bike race up Spruce Knob, West Virginia's highest point.

GRUSK Cycling Race at Spruce Knob, July 6th

The GRUSK race stands for Gravel Race Up Spruce Knob. This is an adventure-cycling race on and around the highest peak in the West Virginia mountains...Spruce Knob! Join the GRUSK Saturday July 6th.

This annual race will traverse gravel and dirt roads through some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in the East. The road conditions on course will vary from pavement, to smooth dirt, to chunky gravel, to unmaintained, double-track forest roads. This race is a true challenge for the adventurous spirit within every cyclist and one you don't want to miss.

The Courses

EPIC - 78 MILES - 7,420 ft. ASCENT

CLASSIC - 54 MILES - 4,328 ft. ASCENT

SPRUCE HIGHLIGHTS - 32 MILES - 2,976 ft. ASCENT

GRANDE BIKEPACKING - 153 MILES - 10,729 ft. ASCENT

Extensive lodging options from hotel rooms to rustic cabins and luxury homes for the GRUSK race can be found here.

Cyclists compete on the highest peak in West Virginia, Spruce Knob.