With up to 10,000 feet of elevation gain, the Horribly Hilly Hundreds presents one of the Midwest’s toughest challenges for the serious cyclist. Nearly 1,000 riders participate in this one-day challenge ride that serves as an important fundraiser for Friends of Blue Mound State Park.

Information on next year’s event will be on this page soon. Stay tuned!

2022 Event wrap-up!

Thank you, riders, volunteers, sponsors, partners, and spectators!

Congratulations on participating in the 2022 Horrible Hilly Hundreds event! It was a fantastic day and riders took on some serious elevation gains and enjoyed (what most have said) was the best weather in many years. We heard wonderful stories of rider accomplishments and camaraderie. Thank you for your safe and courteous riding, representing the best cyclists anywhere. We look forward to seeing you again in 2023!  

An event of this caliber doesn’t happen without stellar volunteers! Whether packet pick-up, finish line, or clean-up, we need you. If you, or your non-profit organization is interested in volunteering at the 2023 event, please contact a Friends of Blue Mound State Park board member.

To our 2022 sponsors and partners, we appreciate your support of our flagship event to support programs and projects for Blue Mound State Park.

The best for last… our spectators. Family, friends, and community members all show up for the cyclists. After a long day in the saddle, there’s no better feeling than climbing the mound with a cheering section in tow! Know that you make a difference!

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A team of cyclists climb a steep hill, with the lead rider giving a "hang loose" sign.

Ride Details

Cyclists can choose from three routes:

  • 200K (6:45 a.m.)
  • 150K (7 a.m.)
  • 100K (7:20 a.m.)
Volunteers help serve food during the event.


Want to guarantee a spot in next year’s ride? Volunteer! Many opportunities are available to help make this year’s event a success.

Email [email protected] to find out more

Want to volunteer as a group or as a non-profit at the event? We’d love to talk!