The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is Sold Out. Register Today for the Assault on Marion.
The Assault on Mt Mitchell is SOLD OUT for 2019. We invite you to ride Marion the shorter, 74-mile part of the Assaults route that ends at Rest Stop #5. We are currently offering a rider special for Marion Riders — ALL 2019 MARION registrants will have the opportunity to register early, before general registration opens, for the 2020 Mt Mtichell ride. Registration for Marion is currently open. Please click here to register today and secure your spot to register early for Mt. Mitchell in 2020.
About Assault on Mt. Mitchell
The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102.7-mile self-paced ride from Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, along the Blue Ridge Parkway, to the summit at Mt. Mitchell State Park in North Carolina—a total vertical ascent of more than 10,000 feet.
With 10 rest stops along the way, you will be able to refill, refuel, and make mechanical adjustments as needed.
The 44th Assaults on Mt. Mitchell presented by Prisma Health will be on Monday, May 20, 2019.
NEW FOR 2019: Updated Time Limit + Checkpoints!
The 44th Assaults on Mt. Mitchell presented by Prisma Health will have a 5:30 p.m. event stop time.
All cyclists must be on the Blue Ridge Parkway by 2:30 p.m.
All cyclists must be at the Mt. Mitchell Parkway (rest stop #9) by 4:30 p.m.
All riders must cross the finish line by 5:30 p.m.
All riders not at the aforementioned checkpoints or finish line by the times noted above will be picked up by an official event vehicle along the course and driven to the finish line or back to Marion.
Safety and Training information click here.