Need to Know

General Information

Riders are required to wear their RIDE NUMBER. This indicates that you are a participant and are eligible for ride support.

General: The three (3) loops of the Century Challenge should be ridden in sequence. Riders are free to ride only the First Loop or the First and Second Loop, riders may start at will anytime after the course is opens at 7:00 AM)

Loop Support: Each of the loops will be supported during the following times:

Loop 1 – Apple Acres – supported from 7am until 10am
Loop 2 – Manson – supported from 9:00am until 1:30pm
Loop 3 – Navarre Coulee – supported from 12:00pm until 4:30pm

Aid Stations

Aid Stations: Aid Stations, including portable toilets, will be located at strategic locations on each of the three loops as follows:

Loop 1 – Top of McNeil Canyon – 7:30am to 10am (full service)
Loop 1 – Apple Acres Rd – 7:30am to 10:00am (water only plus toilets)
Loop 2 – Cooper Mountain Rd and Boyd Loop – 9:00am to 12:00pm (water only)
Loop 2  – Upper Joe Creek Rd – 9:30am to 12:30pm (full sevice)
Loop 3 – Top of Navarre Climb – 1:00pm to 4:00pm (water Only)
Loop 3 – Big Dog Kennels – 1:00pm to 4:30pm (full service)

Public Restrooms: Beebe Springs Park, Manson Bay Park, Old Mill Park, Chelan State Park

Sag Wagons & Repair

Safety: SAG wagons with large white signs will patrol all loops.

McNeil Canyon: DO NOT attempt the McNeil Canyon climb (average 12% grade) after 9:00am (it can take as long as 90mins to reach the top). McNeil Canyon support will end before you reach the top and there is no cell phone service. The Aid Station at the top of McNeil will wait for the last rider that passes the lower station before 9:00am and the NcNeil Canyon SAG will do a final sweep at 10:30am.

Cell Phone Service: Cell phone service is not available or limited in the canyons, along cliffs, and along the Southshore Road.

Bicycle Service and Repair: Repair service will be provided in Chelan River between 6:30am and 11:00am. SAG wagons will carry basic repair equipment.

All Riders must wear an ANSI or Snell approved bicycle helmet and obey all traffic laws.