In addition to a great ride, registration entitles you to a number of other benefits from our local partners. Bring the family and make a full weekend of enjoying these perks in the Scenic City!
Registrants receive a discounted stay at Chattanooga's only waterfront hotel and only hotel situated right on the Riverwalk bike path, making for an easy ride to and from the Chattanooga Challenge start/finish at Oktoberfest!
REI Chattanooga just opened its doors in May and they are already jumping in with both feet to support the local outdoor recreation scene! For the Chattanooga Challenge they will be stocking our rest stops with nutritious snacks and sports drink, and providing mechanical support both on the route and at the start line. They will also be handing out cowbells, root beer floats and other fun stuff at the Finley Stadium finish line Friends & Family Fun Zone!
Registrants receive 10% off merchandise, and half-price tune-ups from Cycle Sport!
With experience working athletic events of all kinds (including top-level Ironman competitions), this gifted group of licensed massage therapists brings their A-game to every event they work, and we couldn't be more excited to have them on hand to apply their magic touch to our participants - and spectators too!
Every registrant is automatically qualified for a 5% discount on any of the bike tours offered by Velo View Bike Tours!
Thanks to the generosity of our friends at Pie Slingers Pizzeria you'll be able to enjoy something savory during the ride! Grab a slice of their pizza at our Lookout Valley rest stop! Located on Hwy 27 just south of Chattanooga, Pie Slingers has a wide variety of pizza options (including their world-famous "behemoth!"). Plus they're home to the Phantom Horse Brewery!
The Chattanooga Challenge will have some pretty amazing views on the ride, but if you want to truly get a bird's eye view of the spectacular scenery of Lookout Valley take to the skies with Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding, offering tandem flights that allow rookies to enjoy a one-of-a-kind bucket-list experience!
If you've been to downtown Chattanooga, you've seen the expansive High Point outdoor climbing wall on the side of the parking garage. What's even more impressive is the cavernous gym inside, with fun walls for every age & skill level. Bring the family and check it out! Registrants will receive $5 off a day pass!
Promoting bicycle riding and safety in Chattanooga for over 50 years, the Chattanooga Bicycle Club offers multiple weekly ride options for cyclists of all abilities. The CBC will be manning a rest stop during the Chattanooga Challenge and will also have a table at the finish line so you can talk with them about becoming a member!
We're excited to have volunteers from our local AAA branch working two rest stops during the Chattanooga Challenge! In addition to providing you snacks & drinks to keep you going, they'll also have information available on how to save money on travel and insurance!
Take advantage of wellness on the go with our friends at MASAJ, offering in-room massage services from licensed massage therapists pre- and post-ride. Registrants will receive $5 off! (Ask us for the coupon code.)
Brewed right here in Chattanooga, Hutton & Smith will have a variety of beers on tap for your post-ride cool-down (before you venture on to the other 99 taps at Oktoberfest!). Be sure to check out all the beers they have to offer at their newly remodeled brewery on MLK Blvd!
Looking for a little help on the climbs? Rent an electric-assist bike from Electric Bike Specialists!
The majority of the Chattanooga Challenge rolls through Walker County, Georgia, because in our opinion Walker County offers some of the best cycling in the country. They also have world-class rock climbing, caving, hiking and more, all just south of Chattanooga. Check out Walker Rocks and learn more about this incredible playground! #WalkerRocks
On the full century ride, you'll enjoy a beautiful rest stop in McLemore Cove near Mountain Cove Farms Resort. The Resort is one of those rare places that provides excellent amenities without losing its rural charm and rustic heritage. With a beautiful setting, plenty of lodging options and a variety of activities, it's perfect for events!
Like what you see on this gorgeous ride? Talk to our friends at Lookout Mountain Real Estate and make this beautiful corner of the world your full-time home or vacation get-away! (And be sure to tell them thanks for hosting one of our rest stops on the full century route!)
The full century route includes a beautiful ride through McLemore Cove, one of the most picturesque valleys in the South. If you're scouting out the route before the ride or if you visit McLemore Cove after the ride (trust us, you will want to ride it again!), stop in at the Pigeon Mountain Grill for home-cooked farm-to-table goodness!
This award-winning restaurant on Lookout Mountain (you'll roll right past it on the ride) serves up some of the tastiest Southern food you'll find in the region. Make a point to stop in before or after the ride and see what all the fuss is about!
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