Trails in Indiana

Hilly Hundred

Date: 
Fri, 10/18/2013 (All day) - Sun, 10/20/2013 (All day)

General Information

The 46th Annual Hilly Hundred Weekend is scheduled for October 18, 19 and 20, 2013.

ciba Perennial winner of Bicycling Magazine and the League of American Bicyclists Best Biking in America Awards. The Central Indiana Bicycling Association, Inc. (CIBA) is proud to sponsor the 46th Annual Hilly Hundred Weekend, a classic bicycling event designed for the touring cyclists. If you like a bicycling challenge that includes entertainment and fellowship with more than 5,000 cyclists from over 40 states and several foreign countries, the Hilly is for you.

• This three day event (with two days of riding approximately 50 miles each day) is held in the scenic hills of southern
Indiana.

• The challenging terrain is a wonderful mix of gently rolling country roads and breathtaking hills (literally).

• The Saturday route continues to evolve toward better and less traveled county roads. This year we're going to
return to a route that takes us close to Spencer, IN and once again through lovely downtown Stinesville.
There are some hills and scenic views on the new route that will leave you breathless.

• On Sunday, riders will head out toward perennial favorite Morgan-Monroe State Forest and the Hilly Hundred's
legendary bragging hill Mt. Tabor. The shorter 43 mile Sunday route initiated in 2012 was enjoyed by all and so it will
be continued.

• Free food and live(ly) entertainment at each of three rest stops on both Saturday and Sunday.

• Attendance is limited -- get your registration form to us as early as possible!

• The Hilly is not a race, so come for a challenging tour but leave the racing gear at home.

• You must wear a bicycle helmet to participate in this ride.

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Event Headquarters

Headquarters for the weekend is Edgewood High School, 601 S. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, Indiana. This is where the ride starts and finishes each day. Riders will start between 8 am and 10 am on both Saturday and Sunday morning and they must be capable of finishing the route and returning to the high school by 4 pm each day.

Hilly Hundred Merchandise

• There’s something for everyone. Please order with your registration because quantities and sizes for sale at the Hilly
will be limited.
• Choose from short sleeve and long sleeve t-shirts, short sleeve cycling jerseys, sweatshirts, a baseball cap and more.
• Great souvenirs ranging from the traditional patch and pin to a very useful and functional water bottle.
• Once again there is a unique limited edition poster created by Rob O'Dell exclusively for the 2013 Hilly Hundred.
• On site sales: Additional merchandise items may be available.

See the Merchandise Page for photos of 2013 Hilly merchandise.

Great Food is Served Saturday Morning, Saturday Afternoon and Sunday Morning

• These meals, prepared by the Edgewood High School Booster groups, are optional and require an extra charge.
• Early Saturday morning you will have the opportunity to fuel up at the junior high school before tackling the day’s ride.
• Late Saturday afternoon there will be a mouth-watering dinner to help you recharge.
• Early Sunday morning you can begin the day with a hearty breakfast to energize you for the day’s challenges.

Souvenir Booklet

Each participant, regular and volunteer alike, will receive a 2013 Hilly Hundred Souvenir Booklet free of charge. It will contain cycling content, Hilly Hundred information and photos of past years, and advertising/special sales from local businesses and cycling vendors. This booklet is produced every other year, and this is the year!! It's 40 pages in length and it will be a great addition to your coffee table at home.

Motel Information

For current hotel/motel availabilities over the Hilly weekend, contact the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention & Visitors Bureau at 1-800-800-0037 or www.visitbloomington.com.

Camping is Available On Site and for Only a Nominal Charge

• Space on the school campus is available for tent campers and RVs, although no hookups or conveniences will be
provided for the RV campers. Pricing is by the campsite (generally one tent and up to 3-4 people) and by the
recreational vehicle, again containing up to 3-4 people. So get with your family & friends for overnighting with us
inexpensively.
• Campfires, charcoal grills, smoking, drugs and alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the school campus.
• Plenty of sleeping bag space is available inside the Intermediate and Primary Schools right on campus. Come and stay
overnight with us.
• Weekend-long shower privileges will be available to all participants at no additional charge. Rubber Duckies rock!!
• Bring your own toiletries and towel.Duck

• Safe, secure overnight bike storage is available for free.

Riders Under 18 Years of Age

Riders under the age of 18 need the approval of a parent or legal guardian as required on the application form. Riders under the age of 16 may participate in the Hilly only if accompanied by a bicycling parent or other responsible adult. Groups of underage riders must have additional adult supervision bicycling with them.

Volunteer Information

If you are willing to work at least six hours, your registration fee, camping or sleeping space, meals and a Hilly Helper T-shirt are free upon request. Each prospective volunteer must fill out the volunteer registration form. If you plan to volunteer, please do so early. Help us be more effective in providing an outstanding Hilly!

For additional information see the Volunteer Information Page.

Central Indiana Bicycling Association (CIBA)

The 46th Hilly Hundred Weekend is sponsored by the Central Indiana Bicycling Association, Inc. (CIBA) of leaves Indianapolis, Indiana. CIBA is one of the largest and most active bicycle clubs in the United States. Additional information about CIBA may be obtained by visiting CIBA’s website at www.cibaride.org or by calling (317) 767-7765.

Proceeds from the Hilly Hundred Weekend support CIBA activities, the CIBA Foundation, Inc., Bicycle Indiana, and the Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars program. Hilly Hundred Weekend proceeds are also used to support the local communities. Unused food from the rest stops is donated to the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.

What Others Have Said About The Hilly Hundred Weekend

“Best Overall Ride,” “Best Map,” and “Longest Running Annual Ride” Bicycling Magazine and the League of American Bicyclists selected the Hilly Hundred Weekend as the recipient of these honors.