2022 Forty 5 Results


Schedule for May 14th

Sign in will open at 7:30AM

Riders Meeting at 9:30 AM

Roll out to the start at 9:45 AM

Race starts at 10 AM

We will have 2 stocked aid stations Riders will also be given a 1 gallon Ziploc bag to send to the main aid station if they want use their own stuff.

Both aid stations can be used two times each if needed.

Aid station locations mile 9.8, 19.2, 27.5, 37.1. (secondary aid station 9.8 - 37.1). (primary aid station 19.2 - 27.5)

Revel Bikes Big News


Corbin KY is home to the Laurel Lake Baptist Camp and it's hand cut singletrack. Located 16 mile Northeast of beautiful Cumberland Falls! The The 6 mile course has many berms, roots and humps! The soil has a sandy base and handles rain like a champ!

It's a 6 mile loop with 900 feet elevation. The Men's C, Women's B Youth B will use a shorter course.

Racer check in starts at 8 am

10:00am ……10-11 miles (shortened loop 3 laps)

Men’s C


Youth B

11:30am …… 18-20 miles (3 laps)


Men’s B

Youth A

1:30 pm……. 25-27 miles (4 laps)

Men’s A

Women’s A

Single Speed



Does 1 kilogram (2.2 lbs) make a big difference on a climb?

Our Latest Boondoggle Show

It begins tonight at 8pm

Registration for our first race is tonight a 8 pm!

Check Out Our Latest Show


One of favorite places to ride is Jackson County KY!  The BAC will be a Combo of backroad roads and gravel roads.  We want this event to be for racers and for riders.  We are planning a course that will be 40-45% gravel!  Mark Your calendar for June 18th.  A good time will be had by all!

There will be 5 chances to stand on the podium in 2022


Our race will be scored with timing chips for 2022!  Instant results !

Kicks off 4-2-22

2022 NUE 100k/50 mile races​

2022 NUE 100 mile races

GRAVEL/MTB Racing Going Big!

LLBC trail race results

LLBC 5K results

LIVINGSTON GP results (overall)

1   Brian Schworm

Think Green - Bicycle Face

OPEN MEN 50 M 3:21:41.8 -

2    Andy Bracke

Team Hungry - Campus Cyclery

50 + 54 M 3:45:18.6 +23:36.8

3    Julia Priest

Bicycle Face

OPEN WOMEN 33 F 3:59:44.1 +38:02.3

4    Rodney Hines

OPEN MEN 48 M 4:03:48.0 +42:06.2

5    Tony Konvalin

50 + 61 M 4:05:34.2 +43:52.4

6    Rodney Watkins


MTB (flatbars) 36 M 4:15:51.9 +54:10.1

7    Samuel Torres

MTB (flatbars) 40 M 4:24:02.8 +1:02:21.0

8    John Switow

Rescue Racing

50 + 58 M 4:27:03.2 +1:05:21.4

9    Roger Sands

Dayton Cycling - Dayton Cycling

MTB (flatbars) 50 M 4:37:14.4 +1:15:32.6

10    Jordan Sands

Team Dayton

OPEN MEN 26 M 4:37:36.6 +1:15:54.8

11    Adam Bourne

OPEN MEN 44 M 4:38:30.9 +1:16:49.1

12    Alex Durbin

Goose Creek / Team Stages

MTB (flatbars) 42 M 4:39:46.9 +1:18:05.1

13    Joe Stembridge

50 + 68 M 4:43:58.1 +1:22:16.3

14    Erin Crocker

MTB (flatbars) 35 F 4:49:30.7 +1:27:48.9

15    Tracy Spigelman

Bicycle Face

Women MTB (flatbar) 47 F 4:57:31.1 +1:35:49.3

16    Darrell Kincer

Georgetown College

OPEN MEN 45 M 5:31:37.1 +2:09:55.3

17    Danny Barnes

MTB (flatbars) M 5:46:10.9 +2:24:29.1

- 128 Emily Sandlin


- 133 Daniel Arterburn



Gravel Sector length and mile point for Livingston GP.

Sector 1 .8 @ 7.9

Sector 2 3.8 @ 13.2

Sector 3 2.6 @ 28.2

Sector 4 4.0 @ 33.3

Sector 5 2.1 @ 37.5

Sector 6 2.1 @ 42.2

Sector 7 3.6 @ 47.3

Sector 8 .8 @ 56.0

Sector 9 3.3 @ 57.4

Forty 5 Results


If don’t use a GPS or download the route this would be great to copy and tape on your toptube.


Right 1.9

Right 2.6 (trail)

AID 9.8

Left 10.3

Right 14.4

Left 15

Left 19.2 (aid)

Right 20.7

Right 22.6

Right 25.2

Left 27.4 (aid)

Right 29.8

Left 32.8

Right 36.3 (trail)

AID 36.9

FORTY 5 R​ace Day Schedule

8:00am sign in opens

9:40 riders meeting

10:00 roll out to the start

10:15 race starts

We will have 2 Aid Stations. Secondary aid near the dam at the lake. Main Aid at the beginning of the Southern Gravel Loop.

We encourage everyone to use a dropbag. Drop bags will be at the Main Aid Station (mile 20/28). Racers will be given a 1 gallon bag to put supplies in. Aid station will be stocked. Secondary aid will be mostly fluids and a few snacks it will be approximately (miles 10/37)


We was out scouting the Livingston GP today getting the gravel mileage down. The 66.3 mile course has 9 sectors of gravel totaling 23.1 miles. As the race gets closer we’ll have the mile point and distances of each sector.


After  finishing the challenging KGC course, Scott could barely hoist his podium rock above his head!

Kentucky Gravel Championship (ride)

If you what to come to the KGC and not race, but enjoy the beautiful gravel roads this will be the route

2021 Red Boone Results


1 Ryan Haden

2 David Komprs jr

3 Tyler Fries

4 Sammy Torres

5 Mike Hinkle

6 Jared Sommers

7 Chase Logan

8 Troy hearn

9 Travis Walker


1 Joe Pawlish

2 Andy Bracke

3 Roger Sands

Youth A

1 Grant Sommers

2 Jacob Sommers

Women's Open

1 Alyssa Sands

Big Boone

1 Brian Schworm 1-1

2 Scott "Big Cat" Phillips 4-2

3 Travis Norton 3-3

4 Rodney Hines 7-4

5 Erin crocker 6-5

6 Mark Myles 2-X

7 Greg Dietz 5-X

8 Alex Durbin 8-X

9 Logan Wallace 9-X

10 Kris Davis 10-X

60 +

Dennis Barber

First Timers

1 Melanie Hines

2 Jennifer Sommers

Youth B

1 Ben Kromprs

2 Owen Davis

3 Lottie Sommers


APRIL 10th

Today starts our 2021 season.

This year we are working with 2 new tourism committees. Corbin and Livingston. We’re once again working London/Laurel County and Jackson County Tourism.

All four located in Southeast Kentucky. We have great riding in our area and hopefully everyone will come ride Boondoggle Events and come ride many other times.

Also want to thank the people that contact me asking if I wanted some give away stuff for the races. Alexander Lee, Rico Richeson, Ben Callahan and Peter Mitchell.

ESI Grips

Pop’s Pickle Stand

B E Leather

Capitol Performance Bicycles

Extra special thanks to Laurel Lake Baptist Camp and Josh Lester!

Tomorrow We Race


KGC route Change

This is the new proposed route for the Kentucky Gravel Championship. It will Start in McKee. The new route will require less traffic control and we will have way more room. There is a few restaurants in town. We will offer a meal voucher with each entry that can be redeemed at the restaurants. More importantly the finish will be in town!

The route is 10 miles shorter. The section we lost was the 5 mile out and back from the falls to HWY 290. Of the 10 miles we lose 8 of that was paved. So our gravel percentage went up. Our ratio is now 47 gravel miles & 16 paved.


FREE.......... NO CHARGE

Want to check out the Red Boone course at Laurel Lake Baptist Camp? Boondoggle Day At Camp is for you! Boondoggle Events and LLBC staff will be on hand all day. LLBC has limited trail usage. So come out and check it out! The race course is 4.0 long with a total 6 mile of trail on the property. Plus you can check out the other great riding around! The Lake trail is 7.5 miles away and the gravel section FORTY 5 is 5.5 miles away.

Let us know if you can make so we can plan accordingly. Ride day will be cancelled if trail are really wet. Stay posted to the event page.

Hope to see everyone next Saturday! See Less


We are offering the Livingston GP & Kentucky Gravel Championship as a package deal!

Both events for $95, a $15 savings. Plus if you sign up and complete “Double Doggle” you’ll recieve an award for completing both events. we want to offer an award that’s different, but useful! We’ll have all the details before sign up on April Fool’s Day!

In the words of Jordan Sands “We Double Doggle dare you!




Race day schedule and categories. (100 rider limit)

Sign in opens 8:00

Morning race (5 Laps) 9:30

Noon race (Short Course) 12:00

Afternoon Race (5 laps) 1:00


Open Men



youth B

First Time Men and Women




Single Speed

Youth A



Red Boone

3.5 miles singletrack .5 grass section

Forty 5

15 miles Trail

15 miles pavement

15 miles gravel

Livingston GP

40 miles pavement

26 miles gravel

Kentucky Gravel Championship

37 miles gravel

26 miles pavement

3 miles doubletrack

Currently we are offering one women's category, other than the 1 lap first timers. We will split the women's field into 2 categories with enough entries. Registration opens Feb 12th.

Also will probably offer a post race meal. We are waiting on final word on that.


Red Boone is official on! Get ready registration opens Feb 12th!



We are tentatively scheduling a mountain bike race at Levi Jackson park in London, KY for April 10th.  Red Boone will be 5 laps of the Broken Spoke course (5.5 miles).   We have to clear a couple small hurdles next week and we should be good.  If all goes as planned registraition will open Feb 12th at 9pm.

April 10th Race


We have decided to move the Cave Run\Lockegee event to Laurel Lake Baptist camp in Corbin KY. There was a lot "IFs" involved with the Cave Run.  Eventually we hope to race there, but with Covid-19 and mask mandate on federal property we didn't have clear picture of what would be required from us as a race promotor and racer.  

Levi Jackson is city owned property.  We will have Covid guidelines and we can make our event work within the guidelines we have been given.   

1-22-21       Federal Mask Mandate

At this time we are unsure how the federal mask mandate will effect the Cave Run race (Lockegee 2.0).  The mandate call for mask in any federal building or property.  Does this mean out on the trail?  I don't know and the USFS office in Morehead doesn't know either.  Registration is scheduled to open February 5th.  We have option to reschedule or move the race to Broken Spoke trail in London KY.  We will have 4 races this year!.  The Broken Spoke trail is on city property.  There isn't a mask mandate, but CDC guidelines must be followed.  As of now registration will open February 5th and hopefully we will have a "concrete" answer on the mandate guidelines by February 1st.  Long Story short we will race at Levi Jackson Park or Cave Run and hopefully on April 10th.  


* Racers and volunteers that has tested positive 14 days before an event or has symptoms of being sick or a fever will not be allowed to participate.

* All volunteers will wear a face covering while in the start line/finish line, sign up, aid stations or maintain 6’ from others.

* Registration will be spaced 6’ apart and only one person may approach the check-in station at a time. Racers will have the option of picking up race packet on Friday night (encouraged) to avoid Saturday morning check-in.

* Racers and spectators will be encouraged to wear a face covering while at the event (racer not while racing). Disposable masks will be available to those who do not have one. Those who are not wearing a mask outdoors should stay 6’ away from one another

* (At this time) No mass start: Riders start time will be assigned order in which entries are received. Riders will be In groups of 15-20.

* 2020 race winners will be assigned to first group

* Racers are encouraged to pack their own drop bag to lessen contact at aid stations.

* Aid station workers will wearing masks and gloves. Only pre-packaged snacks will be available at the aid stations. Hand           sanitizer, and spray disinfectant will be at the aid stations.

* Podium will be social distance spaced

* Maintain social distancing and/or face covering usage while at Boondoggle Events.

Face Of The Race


Livingston GP

A quick overview of the current GP route (option A) there is approximately 38 miles paved and 28 miles gravel.  



I met with Livingston and Rockcastle County officials today about the July 10th race.  We are super excited about it!  We're are looking to make it a big weekend for Livingston and Boondoggle Events. We are looking to draw cyclist from all disciplines

 Registration will open April 1st!



Is it a ride or a race?  Isn't a race a ride to see who get's back first?  Isn't most group rides a race to the top of the hill, a race to the county line sign?  🤷‍♀️

1-10-21   105k FKT and other FKTs

Some changes in the Boondoggle 105k FKT and future FKTs.  In order to keep things simpler and streamlined all Boondoggle 105k FKT attempts will be kept on the site. We will make a special page for it with rider's name, date and time and download link.  Also we are making a download for Map My Ride & Ride With GPS for the Boondoggle 105k FKT.

We would like to have some FKTs from you guys! Keep in mind rider's safety is the greatest importance in making a route.  The FKT doesn't have to be a high mileage death march.  Make it a ride that riders are challenged, but when they're done thay can say it was a great time! 

Start thinking of your favorite routes and give a couple days to get set up.  

Our biggest base of riders are from Kentucky,  but we'll post a FKT from anywhere as long as you ride that area.   


Our test registration with Webscorer went good! Everyone said it was simple to use.  

Lockegee 2.0 reg opens 2-5-21

Forty 5 reg opens 2-27-21


Face Of The Race


Absolute-Absalon–BMC loses and gains

A-A-BMC recently lost their men's XC world champion Jordan Sarrou to Specialized. Recently announced A-A-BMC have signed women's XCO world champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot!


Boondoggle regular and podium finisher Jordan Sands may have built the perfect bike for Boondoggle events!  Put some 42mm tires  gravel tires on it.   It's not a hybrid!

(read the comments) 😂


The Lockegee 2.0 course (same as 2020).  The race will leave the campground and make 2 loops. Not sure if racers will return to the campground to start 2nd loop.  This will depend on how much traffic support we get.


We will have a lot more to information on the Livingston Event next Friday evening!  This will be our biggest event so far


As we move forward this is the current Kentucky Covid19 regulations and guidelines which could change.  The biggest thing is 50% capacity at events.  

Our first event is April 10th "Lockegee 2.0" and will be staged from the West Group area at Twin Knobs Campground. The group area holds 180 people.  We will take the first 100 riders to sign up into the race.  After that we will try holding a 2nd race later in the day.  We will take up to 180-200 riders for the event.  We hope to have one race.  We will do what we can to accommodate everyone.  Our plan will also have to be approved by the Rowan County health dept.

1x or 2x for you?

Rockcastle Rumble will be a new event and an area several riders haven't rode before.  The video below is the type of course we're shooting for!