The Smoky Mountain Wheelmen proudly present the 19th Edition of the Cherohala Challenge. This year the Challenge will be held on June 8, 2019

The event offers four distinctive rides that almost anyone can find a ride that will fit their skill level. Rides of 35, 53, 62 and 115 miles, will be fully SAG supported with well-stocked rest stops. Free post-ride meal.


Free Socks and T Shirts for all preregistration.

Finisher’s medal for all riders.

Dragon Slayer Medal for those finishing the Century in 7 hours or less.

Black Knight Jersey to the first male and female rider that complete the Century Ride.

Online registration ends on June 5th at midnight.  

Register Early and Save Money.  Day of Registration is $100 dollars.


Event details and schedule

This is a rain or shine event.  All riders must wear helmets.

Packet Pick-Up: Friday, June 7th between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m.

Day of Registration packet pick-up will take place between 5:45 and 6:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 8th

Location for Start and Packet Pickup:  Tellico Plains High School

115 mile – 7:00 AM Start

62 mile – 7:10 AM Start

53 mile – 7:20 AM Start

35 mile – 7:30 AM Start

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