Food Truck for 2018

Food News! We have the Papa Firkin's food truck confirmed for race day!! They will be set up at the winery from 4 to 11 pm, and the Madison County Winery has agreed to stay open until 11 pm to accomodate cyclists, supporters, and volunteers. Papa Firkin's Facebook Page

Free Camping in 2018

Exciting News! We are offering FREE camping this year!! Sarah and her wonderful family are offering their Madison County acreage for everyone to camp. No electricity, but a gorgeous landscape. If you are interested in camping, please email Sarah at

Course Recon Drive

Course recon drive with two of my kids through Adair, Union, Clark, Decatur, and Ringold ‘does anyone live here?’ Counties. The roads are rough in spots, but generally in great shape. Only saw a few cars in over four hours of driving. The one water crossing we saw was down to a trickle. Only one [...]

New 2018 Location

We are thrilled to share that this year's race will be hosted by the Madison County Winery. The race will start and end at the winery. This will be a fantastic venue for friends, family and fans to gather awaiting the finishers. We are excited to work with Doug and his staff to make the [...]

Course Elevation

The route is as finalized as it can be at this point. Final GPX and cues will be released the week of the race. This is the elevation profile for the full dirt version of the 200 mile, with 10.5K to 15.5K feet of climbing (depending on which program I view it in). It's not [...]

Course Ride Photos

Course ride photos from the weekend. Here is a sample of some of the roads you are likely to see. Two potential water crossings, and one of them will likely be after dark for most of you. The B roads are in exceptionally good shape right now.