The World’s Toughest Bicycle Race – passes through Borrego Springs on June, 13th 2023

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Starting from Oceanside, CA “RAAM” spans over 3000 miles, climbs 175,000 feet, crosses 12 states, and finishes at City Dock in Annapolis, Maryland, the east coast sailing mecca.

Race Across America is one of the most respected and longest running ultra-endurance events in the world. RAAM is seen as a pinnacle of athletic achievement not only in cycling circles but the greater sporting community as well.

Open to amateur and professional racers, in solo, 2-, 4- and 8-person relay teams, there is no other race in the world comparable to RAAM. The Race has become a global icon, having had over 35 countries represented. Not only has RAAM proved to be one of the most challenging races in the world, but has become a huge platform for racers to raise awareness and money for charities of their choice.  Racers have raised over $2 million per year over the past 5 years.

The first check point for the racers is at Christmas Circle in Borrego Springs, with riders expecting to begin passing through around 5:00pm on Tuesday June 13th. Come cheer on these world class endurance athletes as they complete the first stage one of most arduous bike races on the planet.