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Mount Diablo Challenge

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 preserve, defend and restore the natural lands 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.


View your finish time online here.

Results are grouped by the following categories: USA Cycling (default view), Gran Fondo, Alternate - Mountain Bike, Alternate - Tandem Adult/Adult, Alternate - Tandem Adult/Child, or Alternate - Unicycle.

Didn't see your name? Be sure that you viewed the results for your specific race category by clicking "Select Different Race" to see a full drop-down menu.

Everyone who participated in the challenge yesterday is a winner!



MDC 2016 | GALLERY 1
Photographs by Scott Hein.
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MDC 2016 | GALLERY 2
Photographs by Caleb Castle. 
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Event Details

Event Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Ordered as part of registration.

The Save Mount Diablo jersey for 2016 is available through our Jakroo storefront. Jerseys can be ordered after the event date and will be recieved by mail.

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!

See a list of all our Mount Diablo Challenge Sponsors here.

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