Death Valley Century 2019

Nov. 23, 2019

Death Valley Century

Death Valley Century


Location: The Oasis at Death Valley (Formerly Furnace Creek Resort)
Death Valley, CA


Cycling is back in Death Valley!!! Come ride the “Death Valley Century” with Century, and Half Century options!

Entry includes three fully stocked checkpoints along the route with water and a great selection of food and snacks; roving SAG support; Death Valley Century tech tee and finisher award; per rider donation to both Death Valley Natural History Association and Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Check In:
Friday night from TBD in room TBD at our host hotel.

Start Times:
7am wave starts of 20 riders in increments 2 minutes (based on recommendations by Death Valley National Park staff)

Time Limit:
8 hours – based on the earliest start at 7am. All riders must be off the course by 3pm.
Strict cut-off at Furnace Creek Aid Station at mile 54 (required by DVNP permit): Century riders must leave the Furnace Creek Aid Station no later than 11:15am.

Ride Description: This epic route is both scenic and challenging, covering 100 miles with about 4,500′ climbing. The first 55 miles is an out and back to Badwater and beyond. The next 46 miles include a challenging 6.5 mile, 2000′ climb up Daylight Pass (Mud Canyon) to Hells Gate and back via Beatty Road.

Ride/Distance/Elev. Gain

  • Century/100mi/4,521ft
  • Half Century/55mi/1,100ft (approx.)
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