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Gravel Race

La Gravilla PRESENTED by hydro flask

The Sea Otter Classic gravel race, “La Gravilla,” presented by HydroFlask challenges riders over 25 miles and 3000 feet of climbing on the trails and gravel roadways of the Fort Ord National Monument. The Gravilla course starts at the Sea Otter Bridge, climbs the famous “Corkscrew” on the Laguna Seca Raceway and travels out to rolling gravel roads and steep climbs complete with rocks and sand.

Race Registration includes a 4-day Festival Pass, feed zone with water, chip timing, complimentary parking, medals to the top three finishers in each category, and race winners receive a custom jersey.

Prize Purse

Gravel Prize Purse1st2nd3rd4th5th
Open Men$500$400$300$150$150
Open Women$500$400$300$150$150


Circuit Race: Fees / Categories / Schedule 

Each race is a wave start race categorized by ability and age classes. Race distances vary by ability and age category.



Online registration opens December 2021. To January 3, 2022. Onsite registration at the event starts on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at noon. Event registration closes at 6:00 p.m. the day prior to the scheduled event. If you have pre-registered, you can pick up your event number on event day – up to 30 minutes prior to event start time. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. No refunds, transfers, or rollovers of race registration.

Registered athletes must pick up your race number in person (must have current, valid PHOTO ID). Pick up your race packet, complimentary 4-day Festival Pass, and purchase event merchandise at Athlete Registration.

Switch Categories

View your registration & purchase details, complete self-edits such as transfers, and purchase any additional merchandise.

Packet Pick-up hours

  • Wednesday noon to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (Pre-registered athlete packet pick-up only. No Registrations.)

Riders that have already registered online can pick-up their packets the same day as their race


All Sea Otter participants will be required to submit a release waiver and assumption of risk form. Save time in line by completing them in advance. All Sea Otter participants are required to wear an approved helmet- no exceptions.

USA Cycling Helmet Policy

Deferral policy

BLM Requirements

The Fort Ord National Monument is open to visitors during Sea Otter. Riders need to adhere to trail rules and passing speed limits when passing a rider going in the opposite direction.  Passing speed limits during the tours (5 mph on single-track and 10 mph on roads) will be enforced.

Learn more here

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