THE BASICS

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LOCATION

All routes will start & finish at Hiwassee Ocoee State Park (404 Spring Creek Rd, Delano, TN 37325).

The Vendor Village will also be located at the state park at the finish line.

Please see the campground map below. (You can also click here to view an interactive Google Map of the event site.)

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PACKET PICK-UP

Packet pick-up will be at the Vendor Village at Hiwassee Ocoee State Park. Please see the campground map below for the Vendor Village location. (You can also click here to view an interactive Google Map of the event site.) 

Friday 4/29: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday 4/30: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

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PARKING

Free parking will be available at Hiwassee Ocoee State Park. Please see the campground map below for general parking locations. (You can also click here to view an interactive Google Map of the event site.)

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LODGING

Camping will be available at the Gee Creek Campground at Hiwassee Ocoee State Park. All reservations require a two-night stay. Click here to make a reservation at the campground.

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VENDOR VILLAGE

Friday 4/29: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday 4/30: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

To see our growing list of vendors or to apply to be a part of the Vendor Village, check out the Partners Page!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

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PRICING

100-Mile Race:

  • $100 thru Nov 30th

  • $130 thru Mar 31st

  • $150 thru April 19th (no t-shirt)

62 & 40-Mile Races:

  • $80 thru Nov 30th

  • $100 thru Mar 31st

  • $130 thru April 19th (no t-shirt)

25-Mile Tourist Ride:

  • $50 thru Nov 30th

  • $70 thru Mar 31st

  • $90 thru April 19th (no t-shirt)

Last day to register is Tuesday, April 19th. No same-day registration.

The event is capped at 500 riders.

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FOOD

All registrants will receive food vouchers that can be redeemed with the food vendors at the finish line Vendor Village.

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BEER

Copperhill Brewery will be serving beer at the finish line Vendor Village, and all registrants will receive one complimentary post-ride beer. (Drink tickets can be exchanged for non-alcoholic beverages as well.) 

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T-SHIRT

All registrants will receive a complimentary t-shirt. (The t-shirt for the Century Race participants will have a different design.)

RIDE INFO

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START TIMES

100-mile route: 7:00 a.m.

All other routes: 7:30 a.m.

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AID STATIONS

Aid stations will be available along each of the routes. The location of each station is shown on the route maps listed on the ROUTES page. Please note that drop bags, support crews and spectators are not allowed on the course.

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SPECTATORS

Support crews, drop bags and spectators are not allowed on the course. However, noisy spectators are very much welcome at the finish line!

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SAG SUPPORT

Cell service is limited in the national forest, but roving support vehicles will be available to cyclists on the routes for mechanical support and a lift if needed. 

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RIDER GUIDE

Complete guide to the event coming soon!

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WAYFINDING

The course will be minimally marked, so it is important to know the route before you start. Downloadable route files are available on the ROUTES page. Also, be advised that a majority of the roads in the Reliance area do not have street signs, especially the forest service roads.

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BIKES

Pure gravel bikes, hardtail mountain bikes, "Frankenbikes" - all are seen on our forest roads and all are welcome on the course. Please note however that e-bikes are are not allowed on the timed race routes. E-bikes are only allowed on the 25-mile Tourist Route.

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ROADS

Be advised that all roads will be open to traffic. Although the forest roads are very lightly trafficked, you may unexpectedly run into vehicles. So don't cheat on the blind curves!

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CENTURY CUT-OFF

Riders on the 100-mile route must reach the Powerhouse Boat Ramp Checkpoint by noon (55 miles in no more than 5 hours) or they will be redirected to the shortest route to the finish line.

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