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Road Race

Thursday, April 18, 2024

 

Test your endurance and grit along the paved, rolling roadways of the Fort Ord National Monument in the Sea Otter Road Race.  Miles of picturesque hills and valleys provide the motivation to dig deep as you navigate multiple 7-mile loops. Race alongside other riders of similar age and ability and finish by conquering a gnarly climb to the top of Barloy Canyon Road.

See below for race inclusions.

The Road Race is categorized by ability and age classes. How to self-select your category:
A = Advanced racer
B = Intermediate racer
C = Beginner racer
D = First-time racer

Fees/Categories/Schedule

View details here for: Fees / Categories / Schedule 

Registration Info

Registration will open in fall 2024.

Onsite registration at the event starts on Wednesday, April 9, 2025 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. 

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.

What's Included

  • Race course support
  • Complimentary parking 
  • Complimentary 4-day Festival Pass 
  • Complimentary post-ride showers 
  • Secure bag drop 
  • Secure bike valet 
  • Post-race lunch and complimentary Sierra Nevada beer at the Casa Amigos Rider Lounge. Your lunch must be redeemed on the same day of your race/ride.
  • Virtual Athlete Goodie Bag: special offers and discounts from our Sea Otter Classic partners  

Medals awarded to the top three finishers in each category, and race winners receive a custom jersey.

Casa Amigos Meal Redemption Information

Be sure to check your email for your unique code to redeem your meal at Casa Amigos!
Please note: if you’ve registered for multiple events, you’ll receive multiple unique codes.

If you encounter any issues with your Casa Amigos redemption code, please reach out to
seaotter@ltevents.zendesk.com

Start List

Start List

Have Questions? Contact: seaotter@ltevents.zendesk.com

Course Map

2025 course maps will be posted on March 1, 2025 – Bureau of Land Management – Fort Ord National Monument, and Monterey County permits pending.

Feed Zone Directions

CLICK HERE FOR: Feed Zone Directions

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up and registration is located at the Hospitality Pavilion. Please see the Festival Map here.

  • Wednesday noon to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 6 a.m. to 7:30 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

Switch Categories

Email seaotter@ltevents.zendesk.com with any inquiries. 

Policies

No refunds or transfers of race registration.

Athletes are allowed to defer entry into the following year. This requires payment of a deferral fee equal to 40% of the original paid entry fee. A race entry can only be deferred one time and only to the following year’s event. Deferrals must be completed no later than Sunday, April 14, 2024. Contact seaotter@ltevents.zendesk.com for information.

If you choose to defer and you have purchased retail items during registration, please note the following. Retail purchases can be refunded if you selected to “Pickup” at the venue. Purchases completed as “Ship” cannot be refunded.  Retail purchases will not carry over in a deferred entry.   

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

Prize Purse

Road & Circuit Race Prize Purse1st2nd3rd4th5th
Elite Men$500$400$300$150$150
Elite Women$500$400$300$150$150
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