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Mohican MTB100logo 30Race Description: Criss-Cross four counties along a single loop, climb more than 11,000 feet, and go toe to toe with the top pros on this legendary ultra-endurance loop in Northeastern Ohio. The Mohican 100 features both a 100 mile and a 100 kilometer option with five fully stocked aid stations plus self-serve water stops.

Web Site:  Mohican MTB 100

Registration:  http://www.bikereg.com/2014-mohican-100-mile100k-mtb-race

Online registration is open and will close on May 29, however, racers can still register on site on Friday, May 31, from 4pm until 7pm. No Saturday morning registration is available.  However, packet pickup is available at Mohican Adventures on Saturday morning. No transfers from 100k to 100 mile or 100 mile to 100k accepted on Saturday. Racers may pick up packets for other racers on Friday.

Entry Fee Includes:

  • Race entry
  • 5 fully stocked aid stations
  • Post-race buffet BBQ Chicken and Pork Chop dinner with all the fixins, Vegan options available
  • Mohican MTB100 T-shirt No guarantee on size and availability for racers who are not pre-registered.
  • Custom Mohican MTB 100 Beer Mugs for 100k finishers, Custom Mohican 100 Growlers for 100 mile finishers
  • Memories of Mohican Country that you will never forget.

Date/Time:  May 31, 2014 7am

Location:  Begins in downtown Loudonville, Ohio.  Finish at Mohican Adventures located one mile from downtown.

Rewards:  Can you say PREEEEM?!

The first racer to reach the city limits of Loudonville after the race start will receive a $200 rewardcourtesy of the Loudonville Convention and Visitors Bureau and Kim's Bikes of Loudonville. Winner must be a race finisher.

Minimum $10,000 Cash, based on 700 entries, plus prizes will be awarded. A complete breakdown of awards will be announced.

Division winners will receive complimentary entry into the Eager Beaver 100 to be held near Toronto, Canada on Saturday, August 2.  

Division winners will also earn complimentary entry into next year’s Mohican race! 

Trail Description:  100 miles or 100k loop consisting of 11,000+ feet of climbing along mostly singletrack, doubletrack or dirt roads, spanning 4 counties careening through some of the most remote and scenic areas in the rolling hills of Mohican Country. Climbs of nearly a mile, with elevation gains of 300+ feet, rock gardens, streams, and more! The 100 mile course is planned to include 5 fully stocked and manned feed stations, as well as several self-serve water stops. 100 mile competitors will have the choice of sending drop bags (labeled 1 GallonZiplock bag or camelback) to two aid stations of their choice with the exception of aid station one.

Directions: 

By AIR:  For racers planning air travel to the event, Mohican recommends Akron Canton Airport (CAK) as a most convenient alternative.   It is a small, friendly regional airport located 62.9 (1hr 11min) miles from the venue.  The airport serves most major airlines including Southwest, Frontier, United, Delta, US Airways and Air Tran.  The race is also located 74.7 miles (1 hr 25 min) from Cleveland Hopkins Airport (CLE) and 78.5 miles (1hr 27 min) fromPort Columbus Airport (CMH).

Driving directions:

FROM CLEVELAND - Take I-71 South to Exit # 173 (Mansfield / Lucas exit) to St. Rt. 39. Go East to Loudonville, approximately 18 miles. In town, take St. Rt. 3 South about 1.5 miles to Mohican Adventures.

FROM CANTON- Take US Route 30 west to Wooster, then St. Rt. 3 South to Loudonville, approximately 20 miles. Follow St. Rt. 3 through Loudonville. Mohican Adventures will be about 1.5 miles south of town.

FROM TOLEDO- Take US Route 75 South to US Route 30 East, then US Route 60 south to Loudonville. Pick up St. Rt. 3 south in Loudonville, follow that south of town 1.5 miles to Mohican Adventures.

FROM COLUMBUS - Take I-71 North to Exit #165 (Lexington / Bellville exit). Turn right onto St. Rt. 97. Go east approximately 20 miles, and 97 dead ends onto St. Rt. 3. Turn left on St. Rt. 3, come north past the Mohican State Park and it is about 1 mile to Mohican Adventures.

FROM AKRON -Take I-76 west to St. Rt. 21 south, 21 south to St. Rt. 585 south to Wooster. Pick up St. Rt. 3 south to Loudonville approximately 20 miles. Follow St. Rt. 3 through Loudonville, Mohican Adventures will be 1.5 miles south of town.

FROM Cleveland–Hopkins Airport

You will enter I-71 approximately 5 miles north of the Ohio Turnpike. For I-71 south, take exit #161 from the Ohio Turnpike.  Proceed South on I-71 approximately 45 miles to Hwy. 250 (exit #186).  Take 250 West approximately 1.7 miles to Hwy. 42 South. (If you find yourself in Ashland proper you’ve missed 42.  There are several stoplights on 250 West between the one at the exit from I-71 and the one at the 42 South ramp).  Make a left onto the Hwy. 42 South ramp just beyond an overpass. At end of ramp, turn right (south) onto 42.  Take 42 about 1.7 miles.  Watch for the "To 60 Loudonville" sign and turn left when you see it.  After a very short connection, about 4 car lengths turn left again. ("To Loudonville 60" sign).  After another very short distance you will meet up with Hwy. 60.  At 60 turn right (South).  Take Hwy. 60 South about 16 miles to State Route 3 in Loudonville.  Mohican Adventures is located on 3058 on State Route 3.

Googlemaps Link:  Link

Course Map:  100k Map, 100 mile Map

Course changes may occur between now and race day.

The MTB100 and 100k are both a full loop course which connects many public and private properties.  Nearly all of the private property trails are strictly off limit to the public, other than on race day.  Please respect the rights of private property owners and do not poach private trails.  Long live the Mohican MTB100.

Facilities:  Conference Center/Campground with full hookups available and plenty of primitive camping and local motels near. Private hot showers near the finish line.

Lodging:  Lodging

Places to Visit: 

Pro Football Hall of Fame
330-456-8207
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Akron Zoo
330-375-2550
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MAPS Air Museum 
330-896-6332
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McKinley Monument
330-455-7043
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