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2017 Hotter N Hell Hundred

Hotter'N Hell Hundred

August 23 - August 26 2018
Wichita Falls, Texas, USA

The Hotter’N Hell Hundred is one of the oldest and largest cycling events in the nation. Fitness oriented riders and bicycle racers will come to Wichita Falls, Texas, from virtually every state and several foreign countries. They will set their calendars for the week of Aug. 24 – Aug. 27, 2017. 

The official HHH Endurance Ride start will be approximately 7:00 a.m. (official sunrise) on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The USA Cycling Road Race is Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 with USA Cycling Criterium racing on Friday and Sunday. The HHH will continue to offer a mountain bike race on Friday, August 24, 2017 and a trail run on Sunday, August 27, 2017 as well. By the way, the HHH is always 9 days before Labor Day.

Several things happen during the Hotter’N Hell weekend. The activities that comprise the HHH are: Registration, Consumer Show, Spaghetti Dinner, USA Cycling Criterium Race, USA Cycling Road Race, the Hotter’N Hell Hundred Endurance Ride, an Off-Road bicycle race, off-road trail run along with entertainment food and fellowship at the Finish Line Village. In other words, HHH is not just one day, it is at least 4 days of challenging and inspiring activities.

Endurance cyclists will face wind and heat with the help of 4,000 event volunteers on routes up to 100 miles. The Hotter’N Hell Hundred route is rolling with some long inclines accentuated by incessant wind. With the huge consumer products show, off-road mountain biking and USA Cycling Races over the weekend, the Hotter’N Hell offers an awesome start and the greatest weekend on two wheels. If you are going to ride 100 miles, the best place to do it is at the Hotter’N Hell Hundred!

People ask what you get when you register for the HHH. It is a grueling day in the sun, so what does a rider get besides sore muscles, tired posterior, sense of accomplishment and several hours of pure cycling madness? There is no answer that fits all. Riders pit themselves against the road and elements for different reasons. What everyone does get is a ride T-shirt and water bottle, goodie bag, free stuff from the consumer show, his or her share of 15,000 gallons of hydration fluid, truck loads of fruit, pickles, thousands of helpers on the route and a hard-earned finisher pin.

2017 Hotter N Hell Hundred

 
Routes: 6, 25, 50, 62, 75, 100 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 15,000
Time Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary
Schedule of Events - Hotter'N Hell Hundred 2017
 
Thursday, August 24, 2017: The First Day of HHH Festivities!
 
3:00 PM: The Consumer Show opens in the Exhibit Hall of the Multi-Purpose Events Center. 3:00 PM: 
Sports Massage at MPEC
4:00 PM: Packet Pickup and late registration open at the Exhibit Hall. 4:00 PM: USA Cycling race 
registration begins in the Exhibit Hall.
4:00 PM: Wee-Chi-Tah Off-Road events registration begins at the Exhibit Hall. 8:00 PM: All 
Activities close.
 
Friday, August 25, 2017: The Celebration Begins!
9:00 AM: Wee-Chi-Tah Off-Road events registration begins - Bridwell Ag Center.
10:00 AM: Wee-Chi-Tah Off-Road Mountain Bike Trail Races begin – Bridwell Ag Center
1:00 PM: Consumer Show begins.
1:00 PM: Sports Massage at MPEC.  Loosen up for the day ahead.
2:00 PM: Packet Pickup and late registration open in the Exhibit Hall for Ride and Race 
participants. 3:00 PM: Finish Line Village Opens
5:30 PM: Spaghetti Dinner Begins in the lower level of the Coliseum.
5:00 PM: Ultra Criterium for USA Cycling racers begins at the Michelob Ultra Finish Line Village.
Great races to watch from MPEC parking & East steps of the Coliseum - 5 PM to 7:30 PM
7:00 PM: Start Smart/Ride Smart “How to have a successful ride at the HHH” Presented by Bikin’ Mike 
Keel – Author of “Train Smart” - MPEC Seminar Room;
8:00 PM: HHH Pace Group Meeting - MPEC Seminar Room
8:45 PM: Race Official’s Meeting – HHH Bldg – 104 Scott St. (USA Cycling Officials and invited 
guests only). 9:00 PM: Spaghetti Dinner closes
10:00 PM: Consumer Show, Finish Line Village, Registrations, and Packet Pickup Close
 
Saturday, August 26, 2017: The Heat is On! The Ride and Road Races Begin!
5:00 AM: Breakfast offered by Monarch Catering - lower level of the Coliseum.
5:00 AM: Packet Pickup and Late Registration in the Exhibit Hall. (USA Cycling racers - no 
registration) 5:30 AM: Morning Praise and Worship (3rd and Lamar)
6:45 AM: Michelob Ultra USA Cycling Road Races begin at Lincoln St and Burkburnett Rd.
7:00 AM: Registration for the Ride closes
7:05 AM: Flyover
7:05 AM: Canon Blast and the official start of the Endurance ride for 100 miler riders, 100k, 
50mile, 25mile and 10k routes (Tandems & Recumbents start at 2nd Street)
8:00 AM: Michelob Finish Line Village & Food Court opens at 2nd and Lamar 9:00 AM: The Consumer 
Show Opens
9:00 AM: Sports Massage at the Consumer Show opens
10:15AM > 3:30 PM: Outdoor Concert at 2nd and Lamar.  Bands: TBD
11:00 AM:  Michelob Ultra Road Races finish. Awards will be presented around 12 Noon (based on 
category completion time) on the Finish Line Village Concert Stage.
4:00 PM: Consumer Show Closes
5:00 PM: Finish Line Village & Outdoor Concert closes (7:00 PM: All activities close)
 
Sunday, August 27, 2017:  Wrap up The Triple Threat!
7:00AM: Wee-Chi-Tah Off-Road Trail Run, 10k, and Half Marathon Distances.
7:00AM: Michelob Ultra Criterium for USA Cycling racers begins in the front of the Multi Purpose 
Events Center.
Great races to watch - MPEC parking & West steps of the Coliseum - 7:00AM to 4:00PM.
 
Costs

Early registration $35 - 1/1/2017 to 5/31/2017

Regular registration $40 - 6/1/2017 to 8/20/2017

Late registration $45 Onsite - 8/24/2017 to 8/26/2017.

What's Included?

T-shirt, water bottle, sponsor packet inserts, access to Consumer Show and Finish line Village activities.

Packet Pickups

Wichita Falls Multi Purpose Events Center

1000 5th St, Wichita Falls, TX, 76301

Thursday, 8-25 from 4PM to 8PM; Friday 8-26 from 2PM to10PM; Saturday from 5:30AM to 7AM.

Prize / Race Categories

Finisher Medals for all riders that complete their route.

Facilities
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Registration/Entry On the Day
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Controlled Intersections
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
Post Ride Shower
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
 
Event Size
5000 +
 
Start Address: 104 Scott Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76301
 
 
 
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