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Fistful Of Dirt

Sun September 1, 2024 Cody, WY 82414 US Directions


The Good

$65 10:00AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT Registration ends September 1, 2024 at 9:59am MDT

The Drifter

$80 9:00AM MDT - 4:00PM MDT Registration ends September 1, 2024 at 9:00am MDT

The Bad

$115 8:00AM MDT - 6:00PM MDT Registration ends September 1, 2024 at 9:59am MDT

The Ugly

$135 7:00AM MDT - 7:00PM MDT Registration ends September 1, 2024 at 6:59am MDT

The Good - E-Bike Division

$65 10:00AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT Registration ends September 1, 2024 at 8:59am MDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


908 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY US 82414


Welcome to the fifth annual Fistful Of Dirt - the wild west of gravel riding right here in Cody, Wyo.  Get your bike tuned up and pull your hat down tight – this ain’t your mama’s gravel bike race.  Sunday, September 1st will be a wild west gravel grinder of grand proportions.  New for 2024 - we have some BIG changes coming for the 2024 courses - still epic, still hard, but something new to tickle your fancy!  Those announcements coming soon!  

The Sheriff still has the same distances and whether you choose to ride The Good (20 Miles), The Drifter (40 Miles), The Bad (60 Miles), or The Ugly (100 Miles), you’re sure to get a hearty mouthful of our Whiskey Gravel – we leave the champagne to the city folk.  From the scenic highway into Yellowstone, to exclusive access on the iconic Hoodoo Ranch, to the Peaks of the McCulloughs – The Sheriff of Fistful Of Dirt brings you the very best of the west.  Smooth and chunky gravel, nicely packed dirt, some single track, some rocks, and a little bit of sand thrown in for good measure are what make up The Sheriff’s Whiskey Gravel.  **Please note that our gravel comes in all shapes and forms - part of the fun and challenge of Fistful Of Dirt is the potential roughness and unpredictability of our terrain.  Our courses are definitely designed for gravel bikes, but for the 20-Mile course, some folks may be more comfortable on a mountain bike.**. E-Bikes only allowed in the 20-Mile "Good" distance.

AND, for 2024, we're continuing the Sheriff's Purse the Fistful Of Dirt Ugly & Bad distances with separate and equal divisions for men & women.  The Sheriff's Purse is our very own purse-prize structure in which everyone has a chance at winning, and you won't know 'til you finish where you stand.  Scroll to the bottom for Sheriff's Purse details.  

Once you cross the finish line, the party is on for all riders!  Cool your blazing saddle with a bustlin’ post-ride shindig – the band will be hot and the beer will be cold.  Enjoy Cody for a weekend full of bikes, brews, music, and attractions.  Whether you ride, or just come for the fun, it’ll be a wild west weekend to remember.

This year's race will be capped at 400 racers - so get in there early!  

What you get when you register:

  • An amazing race through beautiful Wyoming public lands, and some very special private land
  • Custom FFOD Schwag - TBD (not guaranteed if registered after 7/25/24)
  • Free meal & craft beer at packet pick-up on Saturday evening
  • Free beer at the finish line
  • Post-race concert at City Park
  • A chance at winning a custom FFOD bolo tie for the top 3 male and female finishers in each race
  • A chance at winning some of the Sheriff's Purse - check out for more details on that
  • A dang good time

The Sheriff's Purse - $3500 for The Ugly & The Bad - Here's how it works...

The Sheriff will be awarding cash prizes for 1st place male & female finishers in 3 divisions for The Ugly and The Bad races.  The first division will be the 1st overall male & female finishers of each of the two races.  The second division will be the 1st male & female finishers that are at least 1 hour after the 1st place male & female finishers (respectively) of the first division.  The third division winners will be the 1st male & female finishers at least 1 hour after the 1st male & female finishers (respectively) of the second division.
Everyone has a chance for some cash…
The Sheriff’s Purse not only recognizes elite riders, but also those who have the grit of the west.  If you’re a front runner, you know where you stand…but if you’re not, you’ll just need to keep giving it your all to find out where you land when you cross the finish – everyone has a chance to win some of the Sheriff’s Purse – and we sure hope you’re one of them, pardner!

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