THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GRAVEL RACE IN AMERICASince Rebecca Rusch first launched RPI, it has become a bucket-list event for professional and amateur riders, alike. Rated a Top Five Gravel Event by Global Cycling Network and one of the 25 Best Bike Rides in the World by Outside Magazine, RPI has been staged every Labor Day weekend since 2013 in Rebecca's hometown and surrounding backcountry of Sun Valley and Ketchum, Idaho. It delivers it challenge in the middle of America's rugged, and ancient Rocky Mountains.

4 days

3 stages


Participants can register to compete on 1, 2 or 3 distinctly unique "stages" that each take place on different days. Register for all three stages by selecting the QSR option to be ranked in our overall multi-day Queen Stage Race.*

*QSR competitors are required to race the 102.6 Mile Baked Potato route on Sunday.
DAY 1: Harriman Trail

Day 1: Harriman Trail


35 Mi | 3,505'

A mix of technical single and double track trails in the valley floor beneath the towering Boulder Mountains. The day finishes with a fun, outdoor podium presentation back in Ketchum.

Day 2: Dollarhide Summit Time Trial


50 Mi | 3,057'

Our Dollarhide Summit day features a short, 4.5 mile hill climb timed segment within a bigger 50 mile ride from Ketchum and back. Dollarhide features a stunning ride through the Warm Springs Creek river basin on the approach to Dollarhide Summit. It's a super casual roll at your own pace until you reach mile 20 where we all line up and start in 30 second intervals for our own personal race of truth. After we're done, many of us gather at the optional Frenchman's Hot Springs for a dip in the water as we celebrate another day in the books.
DAY 2: Dollarhide
DAY 3: Rest Day

Day 3: EXPO + REST DAY + Be Good Ride


This is our rest day before the biggest day of them all. Our vendor expo takes place at Atkinson Park in Ketchum, Idaho.

Expect some new shenanigans this year in the form of Idaho's first ever Potato Olympics, and Skills Competition with LIV and Giant!

Be Good Ride 7:30AM
Expo from 10AM - 5PM
Day 4: Main Event



Tater Tot

18.9 Mi | 1,255'

Our Tater Tot route is the perfect introductory gravel route, and dips its toe into the Pioneer mountain range of the great Rocky Mountains.

French Fry

56 Mi | 3,716'

The French Fry takes you up and over Trail Creek Summit into the cradle of the Pioneer Mountains and Salmon-Challis National Forest.

Baked Potato

104.6 Mi | 6,435'

The big one, the Baked Potato extends itself all the way into Copper Basin, a remote mountain valley known for its rugged beauty, wide-open spaces, and stunning mountain views. It is nearly twice the distance of the French Fry route.

Bask in the Limelight!

Limelight is RPI's host hotel. Right in the heart of Ketchum, Idaho it is the place where our event begins on Wednesday with our rider meeting and packet pickup activities before Stage 1 the next day. It is also where we kick off the start to Dollarhide Stage 2 on Friday.

Limelight offers a host of amenities you'll want to take advantage of, including secure bike parking, beautiful accommodations and proximity to everything Ketchum has to offer: shopping, dining, access to the outdoors, and incredible views.

Save up to 25% off Limelight Hotel's nightly room rate by booking as part of your visit to RPI!

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Rebecca's Private Idaho is the champion event supporting the Be Good™ Foundation
Our charitable efforts support the Be Good™ Foundation which removes financial barriers and provides more access to cycling opportunities for individuals from underrepresented communities: women, military veterans, para cyclists, BIPOC, and LGTBQ+ individuals.

Gravel For Good

All Rebecca’s Private Idaho riders pedal with a purpose, supporting the Be Good™ Foundation, which operates with the mission of enriching communities by using the bicycle as a catalyst for healing, empowerment, and evolution. Proceeds from various aspects of RPI will be used by the Foundation to support global, national, and local nonprofit organizations that use the bicycle to improve health and overall well-being, connect communities, boost local economies, and protect our planet. At Rebecca's Private Idaho we #GravelForGood!

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Become the master of your RPI experience

The Rusch Academy Mastering Rebecca's Private Idaho online course will teach you how to set up your gravel bike for this specific event, what to eat and wear and even pacing recommendations. Prepare yourself for Rebecca's Private Idaho like never before!

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RPI BaseCamp: Train with Rebecca for RPI!

Do you want to have your BEST Rebecca’s Private Idaho results ever?  Join Rebecca Rusch and her team of experts for 360-degree, fully-coached training program that will prepare you for riding the grueling RPI gravel event.  This eight-week program is designed by her coach Tim Cusick and customized to you based on your training availability, training maturity and RPI event goals. Train along with Rebecca and the BaseCamp community of athletes, learn about nutrition, race strategy, preparedness, and lots more.  Training starts July 3, 2024, and goes through September 1.

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