route

5 days and 370 miles in support of missions.


Arrival – July 20

All riders and support team members should arrive on Saturday evening, July 20th, at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Louisville, Kentucky for a welcome meeting and introductions.

Transportation to the ride kickoff: A charter bus will be provided to shuttle riders and their gear from Plain City, OH to Louisville, KY. The bus will depart from Jonathan Alder High School in Plain City, OH, at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 20th. Please let us know during registration or by June 17th if you would like to leave your vehicle at the finish line and travel with the charter.


Day 1 – July 21
Louisville, KY to Seymour, IN

Base Distance: 61.8 mi
Elevation: + 2,075 ft / – 2,075 ft

Base Map /// Long Route
Hotel

Day 2 – July 22
Seymour, IN to Greenfield, IN

Base Distance: 84.4 mi
Elevation: + 1,116 ft / – 805 ft

Base Map /// Long Route
Hotel

Day 3 – July 23
Greenfield, IN to Oxford, OH

Distance: 89.6 mi
Elevation: + 3482 / – 3537 ft

Base Map /// Long Route
Hotel

Day 4 – July 24
Oxford, OH to Dayton, OH

Distance: 65 mi
Elevation: + 1,269 ft / – 1,247 ft

Base Map /// Long Route
Hotel

Day 5 – July 25
Dayton, OH to Plain City, OH

Distance: 69.6 mi
Elevation: + 1,264 ft / – 1,270 ft

Base Map /// Day 5 Long Route
Finish Line

It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.

Ernest Hemingway1967