The ride takes place Saturday July 18, 2020

This is the Santa Cruz Cycling Club’s (SCCCC) 21st annual fundraising bike ride. Funds go to support local grants and education programs. SCCCC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
On-line registration is open until event reaches 650 rider limit or until  10:00 pm PDT on July 16, 2019.
Before the event date, an email will be sent to registrants with a reminder of packet pickup locations.
Packet pickup and “same day” registration will be open at the following locations :
Friday July 17th
—  TBD (please check back for Friday registration pickup locations )
Event day July 18th
–Saturday 6-10 am at UCSC Core West Parking
Rest Stops and End of Ride Meal 
 All rest stops will have snacks and water and electrolyte replacement drinks to carry you through the day. Lunch is also provided. At the end of the ride, a meal with Mariannes’s ice cream will be provided.
Rider Support  
All routes include mobile Neutral Team vehicle support and SAG support along the way. Ride ambassadors will be out cycling the roads to assist you. And mechanical support available at the rest stops.
eBike friendly  
Electric bikes are growing in popularity as the technology allows more people to become active, get into cycling and explore the road. We encourage electric assist participation on 45 Mile Route  – please review our eBike notes if interested in joining the fun ! If questions, contact event director  :
Event Photos 
Photocrazy will be out on the routes taking photos of every rider.  Take note of time when passing photographer for easy search after the event.
Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge Registration Fee Schedule

                                                 Early Bird                     Regular                       Late Reg            Day of*

Until 10:00 pm on………………. 15 May                  15 June                     16 July              17/18 July

45m Route                                   $55                              $65                              $75                       $80

100k, 102m & 127m                    $70                              $80                             $90                       $95

* Includes registering Friday evening or Saturday morning

Driving to the start:



From Hwy 1, R Mission St


R Highland Ave


L High St


S Empire Grade


R Heller Dr – West entrance to campus


R parking structure – cars with bicycles on top will be directed to a different parking location


-The event will be held rain or shine.
-No refunds. Transfers available, see FAQ page.
-Minors must be registered on the application of paying adult (age 18+) who is their parent or legal guardian. The minor must also carry a signed medical release and ride in the company of parent or guardian.
-The course and post-ride meal is open till  6:00 pm. No food after closing.
– Event day check-in is available 6:00 – 8:00 am for the 127M, 102M, 75M riders on the morning of the event. 45M riders are requested to check-in between 9:00 & 10:00 am.
-Dress in layers as it can be cool in the morning.
Questions – Email event director: