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 49th 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 4,000 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
• The challenging terrain is a wonderful mix of gently rolling country roads and breathtaking hills (literally).
• The new Saturday route initiated
in 2013 will be amended to slightly shorten it and to
introduce a new 35 mile
• On Sunday, our route traditionally
includes perennial favorite Morgan-Monroe State Forest and
the Hilly Hundred's
• 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.
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.
• There’s something for everyone. Please
order with your registration because quantities and
sizes for sale at the Hilly
See the Merchandise Page for photos of 2016 Hilly merchandise.
• These meals, prepared by the Edgewood
High School Booster groups, are optional and require an
Each participant, regular and volunteer alike, received a 2015 Hilly Hundred Souvenir Booklet free of charge in their rider packet. It contains 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. It's 40 pages in length and it will be a great addition to your coffee table at home. Contact Mark if you would like to have one.
For current hotel/motel availabilities in the over the Hilly weekend in the local area, consult this webpage maintained by the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention & Visitors Bureau www.visitbloomington.com/visitors/hotels/. For restaurant information, go to www.visitbloomington.com/visitors/restaurants/. For further information, contact them at 1-800-800-0037 or www.visitbloomington.com. For information on possible accommodations in Owen County immediately west of Ellettsville, contact the Sweet Owen Convention and Visitors Bureau www.sweetowencvb.org at email@example.com.
• Space on the school campus is available
for tent campers and RVs, although no hookups or conveniences
Riders under the age of 18 need the approval of a parent or legal guardian as required on the registration 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.
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.
The 49th Hilly Hundred Weekend is
sponsored by the Central Indiana Bicycling Association, Inc.
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 contacting CIBA's public relations director Jason Ochoada.
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.
“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.