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yes, USAC licensed participants (CAT's 1-4) to show support for the cycling community at large and give you the opportunity for points


Who is your charity partner?

We Care of Grundy County is a community organization to help those in need.  The Rough Road 100 proudly matches the participants donations.

Where can I park my car?

Please be kind to our town and avoid parking in front of local retail establishments,
you may be ticketed for exceeding the 2hr limit.

there is a public lot right across the street from the finish at wauponsee/illinois streets, street parking is available also you can park your van down by the river at the William G Stratton parking lot, downtown streets are mostly limited to 2hour parking, a block or two off of the liberty st is usually okay


What size tires do you recommend?

this could likely depend on the weather leading up to the event, i wouldn't go smaller than 28's as some gravel has the potential to be deep and the limestone hardpack could get a little soupy with rain


Will the course be marked?

Yes, there will be wayfinding signage as well as on-road reminders. Also, some volunteers will be present and we've estimated that if you're traveling less than 12mph, intersections that are planned for law enforcement may no longer be on their post


Hey Rough Road, 100K or 100 miles?

100K or pretty darn close to 62.1371 miles!


Will there be links to course files available?

the files are available on our site, we're continually getting updates on spring construction projects


Will there be on course support?

The Rough Road 100 is an unsupported race, you do however pass through 2 small towns that carry live bait, as well as a chance
for a Snickers and a Coke...


Is there race day registration?

yes, $TBD CASH only


Is the event chip-timed?

You bet it is, with a gun start time for the field!


What is my race day age?

Your age on April 6th 2024, no mystery here....



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