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Cherohala Challenge

June 18, 2016

The Smoky Mountain Wheelmen Bicycle Club presents the 2016 Cherohala Challenge.  Four rides to choose from 35, 53, 62,and 115, finisher medals for all riders, and Dragon Slayer medals for those that complete the Century under 7 hours.  All routes feature the beauty of East Tennessee, Cherokee National Forest,  surrounded by mountains, friendly communities, and terrific views. The event has been a rider favorite for years for  challenge rides.  It has been listed by Bicycle Magazine’s as “100 Best Climbs”.

Route options of 115, 62, 53 and 35 miles are fully supported.

Start and finish location is at Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center 225 Cherohala Skyway, Tellico Plains, TN 37385.  Amenities support vehicles, well-stocked rest stops and a post-ride meal. THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT.  All Riders Must Wear Helmets     

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