EVENT PROGRAMME

THURSDAY - 16 MAY

15:00
CAMPSITE OPENS
Arrive early and secure the best spot in our official campsite.
Memory Lane
16:00
Event Village Opens
Grab a coffee and enjoy the Event Village experience, including our all new Clubhouse, super cool cocktail bar, expert bike maintenance and bike washing to the latest kit technology & innovation. The Gralloch Village is the place to socialise and be part of this one-of-a-kind event.
Garries Park
16:00-19:00
(Bar open late)
The Slaughterhouse
Experience the all new food & drink zone under one roof. We have an extensive menu to suit every preference, including beer, ale, cider, wine, local gin and pasta, artisan pizza, salad boxes, hog roast & puddings. Our food menu will of course provide a range of vegetarian & vegan dishes. You won’t go thirsty or hungry.
Garries Park
17:30-18:30
Women in Gravel
Join Maddy Nutt and Hayley Simmonds for an evening of stories and first hand insights into their careers and gravel adventures.
Main Stage (Garries Park)
21:00
Event Village Closes
Garries Park
18:30-20:30
LIVE MUSIC
Unwind with live music ahead of race day.
MAIN STAGE

FRIDAY - 17 MAY

09:00
EVENT VILLAGE OPENS
Grab a coffee and enjoy the Event Village experience, including our all new Clubhouse, super cool cocktail bar, expert bike maintenance and bike washing to the latest kit technology & innovation. The Gralloch Village is the place to socialise and be part of this one-of-a-kind event.
Garries Park
09:00-20:00
REGISTRATION & INFO DESK
Arrive early and collect your rider pack to skip the race day queues.
Garries park
10:00-21:00
(Bar open late)
The Slaughterhouse
Experience the all new food & drink zone under one roof. We have an extensive menu to suit every preference, including beer, ale, cider, wine, local gin and pasta, artisan pizza, salad boxes, hog roast & puddings. Our food menu will of course provide a range of vegetarian & vegan dishes. You won’t go thirsty or hungry.
Garries park
10:00
Shake Out Ride presented by Red On Sports
The best way to shake off those pre-race nerves. Join event co-founder Malcolm Smith for a group ride up Fuffock Hill and along the first 30km (600m climbing) of The Gralloch race route. Meeting point at ‘The Clubhouse’.
The Clubhouse (Garries Park)
14:00
Shake Out Ride presented by Pas Normal Studios
Join the team at Pas Normal Studios for a group ride through the stunning Galloway Forest Park and take in the thrilling final 10km descent to the finish of The Gralloch race route. 32km and 450m of climbing.
Pas Normal Studios Expo stand (Garries Park)
17:00
All Roads Lead to Gravel
Join an incredible lineup of top riders from gravel, road and beyond. You’ll hear from Alex Dowsett, Nathan Haas, Nicolas Roche and double Olympic champion, Alistair Brownlee.
Main Stage (Garries Park)
18:00
Race Briefing
Join our race director for final race information.
Main Stage (Garries Park)
18:30
Elite Rider Presentation
Meet some of the incredible elite riders racing for the overall win at The Gralloch.
Main Stage (Garries Park)
19:00-21:00
Live Music
Unwind and enjoy the evening with a live set of Scottish indie folk with a funkier take on trad.
Main Stage (Garries Park)
23:00
Event Village Closes
Garries Park
18:30-20:30
LIVE MUSIC
Unwind with live music ahead of race day.
MAIN STAGE

SATURDAY - 18 MAY

07:00
Event Village Opens
Arrive early and grab race breakfast and a coffee ahead of the race start. After your race, enjoy the Event Village experience, including our all new Clubhouse, super cool cocktail bar, expert bike maintenance and bike washing to the latest kit technology & innovation. The Gralloch Village is the place to socialise and be part of this one-of-a-kind event.
garries park
07:00
Registration & Info Desk Opens
garries park
07:00 - 22:00
(Bar open late)
The Slaughterhouse
Experience the all new food & drink zone under one roof. We have an extensive menu to suit every preference, including beer, ale, cider, wine, local gin and pasta, artisan pizza, salad boxes, hog roast & puddings. Our food menu will of course provide a range of vegetarian & vegan dishes. You won’t go thirsty or hungry.
garries park
From 09:15
Start Pens Open (for Wave A)
garries park
From 09:45
rACE START (for Wave A)
garries park
From 10:00
Start Pens Open (for Wave B)
garries park
From 10:20
rACE START (for Wave B)
garries park
11:00
registration closes
garries park
From 11:00
Start Pens Open (for Wave c)
garries park
From 11:30
rACE START (for Wave c)
garries park
12:00
Kids Race
A true highlight of the event will see our kids race make a return.
GARRIES PARK
13:00
Elite Men Race Winners Expected
The first of our elite male riders will be expected to cross the finish line.
GARRIES PARK
19:00-21:00
Live MUsic
Unwind with live music after a tough race day.
MAIN STAGE
15:20
Elite Women Race Winners Expected
The first of our elite female riders will be expected to cross the finish line.
GARRIES PARK
TBA
Podium Presentations
Celebrate the riders who’ve secured a podium spot in their categories.
mAIN STAGE (GARRIES PARK)
14:00-20:00
Qualifier Medal Collection
If you’ve qualified for the UCI Gravel World Champs you’ll be able to collect the coveted qualifier medal.
INFO DESK (GARRIES PARK)
19:00-20:30
Live Music
celebrate your achievements whilst enjoying live music from Dumfries based band The Dogz for classic tunes in their own raucous, raw rock ’n’ roll style!
MAIN STAGE (Garries park)
23:30
Event Village Closes
Garries park

Sunday - 19 MAY

09:00
Shake Out Ride presented by GRVL
Join us for a relaxed group ride and litter pick as we ensure the stunning GSA UNESCO Biosphere is left in a better condition than how we found it
tba
12:00
Campsite Closes
Head home with a great race in your legs and an even better experience.
Memory Lane