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Mount Diablo Challenge

The East Bay's "Best Uphill Bike Ride"
Sunday, September 25th, 2016

The “Mount Diablo Challenge” is a family-friendly 11.2 mile timed bike ride, starting at Athenian School in Danville and climbing up Southgate Road 3,249 feet to the summit of Mount Diablo. Cycling enthusiasts compete and prizes are awarded for several categories in a ceremony at the Expo Area with food and beverages for all. All proceeds benefit Save Mount Diablo’s land conservation efforts to create a national park-sized wilderness in your backyard for you, wildlife and future generations to enjoy.

Stay & support fellow riders/friends during expanded awards ceremony while enjoying a BBQ lunch by Slow Hand BBQ.

Click here for a downloadable PDF with all the exciting details.

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The Save Mount Diablo jersey is available now through our Jakroo storefront. 15% of the proceeds go to Save Mount Diablo to help preserve, defend and restore the Diablo wilderness for all to enjoy. Jerseys can be ordered after the event date and will be recieved by mail.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for a downloadable PDF with answers to your questions.

Thank You

Big thanks to all of our generous sponsors, volunteers, park rangers, the Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club, The Athenian School, California Highway Patrol, Monte Vista High School and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's department. Without your efforts we could not make this event possible!



  Credits | Legal StatementCopyright 2012 Save Mount Diablo. Designed by Alison Martin. Funded by Clif Bar.