Presented by The Freewheelers Cycling Association

USA Cycling Logo USA Cycling Permit #2022-3099


Online Registration is closed

Event online registration is closed, registration for Marion and "extras" will be available onsite during Packet Pick Up. Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, lower level- Sunday, May 15, 2022. For more information visit

Online Registration Deadline: Monday, May 9, 2022 at 5:00 PM ET

Select Your Category

Category Start Time Distance Field Limit Fee
closed The Assault on Mt. Mitchell $225 6:30 AM 102.7 miles 625 $225
  • The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102.7 mile bike ride from Spartanburg, SC to the summit of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River!

    Registration includes cancellation insurance
The Assault on Marion $85 6:30 AM 74.2 miles $85
  • Marion is a shorter 74.2 mile ride from downtown Spartanburg, SC ending at Rest Stop #5 in Marion NC.

Purchase Event Items

Add event items for purchase to your registration. You can also purchase items without registering.


Transportation Options

The Assaults are point A to point B rides with absolutely NO personal vehicles allowed on Mt. Mitchell. All Mitchell riders are bussed off the mountain to Marion as part of their registration fee. Additional transportation options are available so please thoroughly review the transportation section found at before making transportation selections.

No refunds will be issued for bus tickets [+more]


Spectator Bus Ticket - $15.00

The Spectator bus is the only way to get to the Mt. Mitchell finish line to see your rider finish. The buses run from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. After 2:00 PM, it is too late in the day to get spectators up to Mt. Mitchell. Spectators and their rider are permitted to ride back down to Marion together. (Note: cancellations are possible due to inclement weather). NO DOGS PERMITTED AT TOM JOHNSON, ON THE BUSES or AT MITCHELL.


Additional Event T-shirt - $15.00

Event t-shirt for friends and family.
This years shirt is a short sleeve unisex performance blend with a slimmer cut


Additional Meal Ticket - $10.00

Extra meal ticket for friends and family joining you post ride.


Donations - $3.00

We welcome donations to The Blue Ridge Parkway and Mt. Mitchell State Park. Without their support, these rides would not take place.


Location & Contact

Location address:
385 North Church Street , Spartanburg, SC  29303
Event Phone Number:
(864) 414-6581
Event Website
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