2022 Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge, Saturday, July 23

All riders and others who come to the event are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

The Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge road cycling ride returns to the University of California Santa Cruz campus for the 22nd iteration of the event.

This will be a fully supported ride, similar to pre-COVID-19. We will abide by all mandated safety norms to ensure the safety of our riders and the community. See Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency COVID-19 Information & Updates.

Safety Dos and Don’ts

All riders must review and follow our Safety Dos and Don’ts. Be safe out there!

Fee Schedule

DeadlineJuly 18July 23
Half Century$75$80
Metric Century$90$100
Double Metric$90$100

2022 Routes

  • 45 Miles (43.6 miles) with about 2,900 feet of climbing.
  • Metric Century (62.6 miles) with 6,500 feet of climbing.
  • Century (101.5 miles) with about 9,830 feet of climbing.
  • Double Metric Century (125 miles) with 11,990 feet of climbing.

Registration is Open Now

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Contact Event Director Skippy Givens at century@santacruzcycling.org.


We Gladly Support This Ride, Too!

The 25th CoolBreeze Century will ride on August 20, 2022 through the hills and ocean views of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties—in Southern California. Join us! Details at CoolBreezeCentury.com.