Hundreds of cyclists take the streets for Assault on Mt. Mitchell

This year more than 800 cyclists have come to participate from across the world.
Published: May. 22, 2023 at 6:36 AM EDT
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Hundreds of cyclists will take the streets for the Assault on Mt. Mitchell on Monday.

The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102.7-mile self-paced ride from Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in downtown Spartanburg to the summit at Mt. Mitchell State Park in North Carolina. This is a total vertical ascent of more than 10,000 feet.

You can track the route here.

A look at the route for the annual Assault on Mt. Mitchell ride.

With 10 rest stops along the way, riders will be able to refill, refuel, and make mechanical adjustments as needed.

The ride raises more than $8,000 each year for organizations around the Upstate and Western North Carolina.

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