“A 42-Mile EPIC ride through some of the best singletrack and doubletrack the Ozarks have to offer.”
— Vincent Edwards
Featured Race Jan 27, 2018
A portion of this ride travels through private property that is only open to the public during the day of the event.
This OORC's members-only ride has lots of climbing and lots of descending. This is 42 miles that feels like 60!
Need to Know
- If you're not currently a member you can sign up in advance or onsite.
- No dogs at the Headwaters Challenge please. Other times of the year, dogs are ok
- Numerous creek crossings, limited cell-phone reception, and some technical features.
This ride has everything, from blazing fast descents to epic climbs, water crossings, and bluffs. Head deep into the heart of the Ozarks for a unique experience.
History & Background
This is the 12th annual Headwaters Challenge!