The 31st Bell's Iceman Cometh series of events will be held on the first Saturday in November. Additionally, the SRAM Ice Cycle EXPO, is held on the prior Friday before the races at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, MI. Over 5,400 men and women as well as 300 children in 77 age divisions will take part in the Bell's Iceman Cometh events. The main event, the Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge presented by Trek, is around 30-mile point-to-point cross-country mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City, Michigan. Additionally, the Meijer Slush Cup and Sno-Cone events add an 8-mile course for beginning riders as well as a race for children 10 & under. An estimated 12,000 spectators line the courses to catch the excitement of all the Bell's Iceman Cometh events.