Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race
Fri, 06/04/21

Race directors have made the decision to postpone this year’s race until Friday, June 4, 2021. 


If you like a challenge, this is the course for you. This USATF certified course covers 11 miles over an 8 percent grade up Whiteface Mountain's scenic Veteran's Memorial Highway. Whiteface Mountain is New York's fifth highest peak with 360 degree panoramic views of the Adirondacks, New England, and Montreal.

Race will start at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center located at 5021 NYS Rte 86 in Wilmington at 5:30pm. The finish line is at the castle on the summit of Whiteface

Race fee includes post race Lunch for participants. There are many options for family members to purchase as well.

Participants registered by May 1st will be receive our Race Shirt.

The course starts with a  3 mile "flatter" surface before the 8 mile climb begins making the total race 11 miles. (Unicycle division will run the last 8 miles of the course) 



Uphill Bike Race Rules

Helmets are required.

  • Each participant is responsible for their own transportation down the mountain at the close of the race. Riding back down is at your own risk, following pacing marshals. A minimum of two brakes is required.
  • Awards will be give to the men's and woman's winners.
  • Bug repellent and warm clothing for the summit are recommended.
  • Entrants are responsible for their own fluid needs during the race. No aid stations will be provided along the route. Fruit, snacks, and beverages will be served at the finish line. A barbecue, complete with a vegetarian option, will be served after the race. This is included in the race fee. 

To order photography of the race, check out Pat Hendrick Photography





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