Rides & Events

Riding the Firecracker Epic

GORC breaks its events calendar down into two categories: Rides of our own creation or other off-road gatherings such as the St. Charles Moonlight Ride series. Events include our trail building days and our annual events such as the Firecracker Epic Ride and Volunteer Appreciation Party. We may also include other regional festivals and races not hosted by GORC.

Many of these rides and events are weather-permitting so be sure to check on the respective page to see the latest updates.

Rides  Events

We host several trail building events in the spring and fall seasons. Our major social events also appear here alongside other events and regional races that we indirectly support or GORC riders usually participate.


Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Quail Ridge - Trail Building Day

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Quail Ridge Park Build Plans: We will be performing maintenance on the east side trails (...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:00pm

Happy Hour Monthly Social

GORC's monthly social is held at the Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood at 6pm in the Crown Room. We will be discussing GORC's upcoming trail building days, events and rides while...

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Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Matson Hill - Trail Building Day

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Matson Hill Where: The Matson Hill Park main trailhead (The most straightforward way) from the...

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Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Klondike - Trail Building Day

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Klondike Park Build Plans: We will continue building the new trail starting from Donjo going...

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Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Greensfelder - Trail Building Day 2

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Greensfelder Park, meet at Glassberg Shelter Build Plans: We will be continuing to build new...

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Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:00am

Build - Cliff Cave - Trail Building Day 2

Date: April 27, 2019 - 9am - 1pm Location: Cliff Cave Park Build Plans: More trail to build. Stay tuned. Directions: From I 255,...

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Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 9:00am

Fundraiser Race - Greensfelder Challenge

Race Details Race Course Map TBD for 2019!! On May 5, 2019, UFD, GORC and Terrain Magazine team up to host the Greensfelder Challenge. This is GORC's big...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Happy Hour Monthly Social

GORC's monthly social is held at the Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood at 6pm in the Crown Room. We will be discussing GORC's upcoming trail building days, events and rides while...

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2019 Volunteer Hours

Rock Hollow: 399
Cliff Cave: 151
Klondike: 106
Creve Coeur Lake: 94
Chubb Trail: 48
Greensfelder: 39
Bluff View: 38
Matson Hill: 10
Broemmelsiek: 5
Castlewood State Park: 4
Lost Valley: 4
Indian Camp Creek: 2
Silver Lake: 2

2019 Volunteer Hours by Type

Trail Construction: 580
Trail Design: 158
Trail Maintenance: 146
Meeting: 146
General Administration: 59
Sawyer/Swamper: 38

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