Courses

2023 Course Options

With courses ranging from 10-100 miles, there is something for everyone!

Choose from 6 awesome road courses or 2 fun gravel rides, as well as the Spin Zone, the Kids Challenge and our Inspired virtual option.

Start Times

Riders can view their start time on their PTC profile page. They will also receive an email the week of the event with their specific start time. All riders on your team riding the same course will be placed into the same wave.

Rides

7:00 a.m. – Century (100 miles)

7:15 a.m. – Metric Century (67.3 miles)

7:45 a.m. – Big Hitter (48.5 miles) โ€“ Wave 1

7:55 a.m. – Big Hitter (48.5 miles) โ€“ Wave 2

8:15 a.m. – Gravel Grinder (52 miles)

8:30 a.m. – Pedal Pacer (28.4 miles) โ€“ Wave 1

8:45 a.m. – Pedal Pacer (28.4 miles) โ€“ Wave 2

9:00 a.m. – Pedal Pacer (28.4 miles) โ€“ Wave 3

9:15 a.m. – Ted Jones Katy Classic (32.9 miles)

9:30 a.m. – PTC Classic (19.4 miles) โ€“ Wave 1

9:45 a.m. – PTC Classic (19.4 miles) โ€“ Wave 2

10:00 a.m. – PTC Circuit (11.3 miles)

Spin Sessions

8:30 a.m. – Spin Session 1 (1 Hour)

9:45 a.m. – Spin Session 2 (1 Hour)

11 a.m. – Spin Session 3 (1 Hour)

2 hour Spin Session is from 8:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (includes a 15 minute break)

Course Comparison

Compare all course details, including distances, difficulty levels, course descriptions and more!

Sunday, September 24 - ROAD COURSES

PTC Circuit

Distance: 11.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 346 feet

A ride you know and love, the PTC Circuit is great for beginners and riders who prefer a flat course.

PTC Road Classic

Distance: 19.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 396 feet

A ride you know and love, the PTC Road Classic offers a mostly flat ride and is great for novice riders. If you’re trying to decide between the Pedal Pacer and the PTC Circuit, this course is just right.

Pedal Pacer

Distance: 28.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 518 feet

A big hit in 2021, the newer Pedal Pacer is a gentle 30-mile road ride. This flat course is great for novice riders or those who want to go a longer distance with less elevation.

Big Hitter

Distance: 48.5 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,437 feet

The Big Hitter winds through Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park and offers a  course with rolling hills. Great for intermediate riders who want a ride with moderate distance and elevation. This course has a little of everything – hills, scenery and plenty of rest stops. Training is recommended for this course.

Metric Century

Distance: 67.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,417 feet

Get ready for great views and a great challenge with the Metric Century. Tackle 2,400+ feet of elevation while enjoying the scenic Rockwoods Reservation and Englemann Woods Natural Area.

The Beast

Distance: 100 miles
Elevation Gain: 4,820 feet

Ready to go the extra (extra) mile? The Beast is a challenge century ride and should be on all serious ridersโ€™ bucket lists. Expect several steep climbs including the Babler Beast, Little Tavern Road, Hunters Ford Road, and Greensfelder Road. Youโ€™ll enjoy beautiful scenery all the way to Eureka and back, but you must be prepared for an extremely challenging course.

Sunday, September 24 - GRAVEL COURSES

Ted Jones Katy Classic

Distance: 32.9 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,029 feet

A scenic gravel ride takes you up and back a beautiful stretch of the Katy Trail. Perfect for beginner gravel riders as well as intermediate enthusiasts.

Gravel Grinder

Distance: 52.5 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,368 feet

Looking for a fun challenge? Donโ€™t miss the Gravel Grinder! This ride takes you through the beautiful Weldon Springs Conservation Area and is great for intermediate riders. Please note: gravel tires are recommended for this ride.