The Fulton Epic Challenge
A non-drafting 24 Hour RAAM Qualifying Race, a 12 Hour Race, and a 6 Hour Race featuring a main loop of 24.6 miles with an elevation change of 1302' and a finishing loop of 4.1 miles with of elevation change of 90'. Although it is not a flat course, the ride is guaranteed to take your breath away as you go through low traffic roads and some amazing landscapes of the historic city of Canal Fulton in Ohio. Racers compile as many miles as possible in 6, 12 or 24 hours. Canal Fulton offers the perfect setting since everything you might need is near by. Hotels, restaurants, places to visit, a bike shop an so much more. Northwest High School will serve as the Start/Finish line, and there's plenty of space for everyone to park and set up their supplies for the day and tent for their crew.
What they Say..
The best ultra-cycling event in the Midwest is back! New name, new location, and full partnership with a local bicycle shop! We are also excited to announce that a portion of the proceedings will go to Girls With Sole, a nonprofit organization that uses fitness and wellness programs to empower girls who are at risk or have experienced abuse of any kind. All kinds of upgrades! For example, access to the High School's gym, bathrooms and showers, as well as a concession stand that will be open for the entire duration of the event (24 hours), and of course our usual and fabulous aid station that will also be available for the entire duration of the event! Still a Non-Draft 24 Hour RAAM Qualifier division, a 12 Hour Race division, and a 6 Hour Race division. Don't let the word RACE intimidate you! Want to do your 1st ultra-cycling event...no worries...we are your best option. Don't have a training plan...we got you...just talk to race director. Maria is an avid ultra-cyclist and cycling coach. She has helped numerous ultra-athletes during their journeys not only as a coach but also also as a crew person...talk to HER! Remember THE WEATHER WILL BE PERFECT! We will see you on race day! .