What Does the Women’s Race at Unbound Mean for Other Gravel Race Organizers?

July 3, 2024

At Unbound this year, race organizers started the elite women’s field 25 minutes ahead of the amateurs at the bequest of the athletes. Amateur men never caught the lead women, proving that a staggered start time might be the key to a standalone women’s gravel race.

While most race organizers aren’t giving definitive answers yet about potential changes to their start lines or formats in regards to elite women’s racing, they are all monitoring the situation. Velo