The Hilly Hundred is a 100-mile bike ride around scenic
county roads around Southern Indiana. However, if you are not up for the 100-mile
challenge, there are shorter routes available. This event is spread out into
two day, so you will do up to 50 miles each day. The “Hilly” Part comes from
the elevations that you will climb, on Saturday you will climb approximately
3229 feet for the long ride (53.7 miles), and 2127 feet for the short ride
(32.7 miles). On the last day, you will climb approximately 3229 feet for the
long ride (51.7 miles), and for the short ride you will climb 1830 feet (31.1
According to the Bicycling Magazine, The Hilly Hundred is
the “Best overall event, longest running event, largest event, best map, and
best entertainment” they give the top 10 reasons to ride in the Hilly… 1.The hills 2.Well organized event 3.Vender tent with great deals on cycling stuff 4.Carefully selected route 5.Rest stop for food 6.Costume contest 7.Enterta…
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We've heard our flier has a coordinate mistake! To get to the Road Race please use the following coordinates: 39.326648, -86.471945 . Also be advised that the exit of 37 (Future I69) onto Old 37 Rd. is barricaded. Please be prepared to take an alternate route. The easiest way to exit 37 on Chambers Pike Rd. and then go northbound on Old SR 37 all the way to the Morgan Monroe Forest or exit on North Fox Hollow Rd. and do the same. For simplicity purposes, if you are already staying the night in Bloomington it is easiest to get to the Forest by taking Old SR 37 from the get go all the way from Bloomington. If you are coming from North of Bloomington, you can also exit 37 (Future I69) on Liberty Church Rd. and take Hackers Creek Rd. all the way to Morgan Monroe Forest.