The Race

Race Across America (RAAM) is known as one the most respected and oldest endurance sports events in the world. It is held aloft as the pinnacle of athletic achievement not only amongst the cycling fraternity but in the wider sporting community too.

RAAM has a rich history. In 1982 four individuals raced from the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles to the Empire State Building in New York City. National television, covered the race and it soon captivated the public’s imagination.

In 1992 teams were added and this quickly became the most popular and fastest growing element of the race, teams in relay made it accessible to any reasonably fit cyclist. This year marks the 33rd edition of RAAM.

Start line

Read more about the the 2014 route here

John in Desert

People come from all over the world to take part, both amateurs and professionals. But, the majority of racers are ordinary people with a passion for riding a bike and to raise funds and awareness for charitable causes.

Riders range in age from 13 to 75. Each year there will be people from at least 15 countries represented.

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