The Bootlegger 100 is one of the most challenging and scenic gravel events of the year. Register Here

There are two route choices (58 and 107 miles) that both start and finish in downtown Lenoir, NC and travel through the beautiful and rugged Wilson Creek Gorge.

The 58 mile route has approximately 4500 feet of climbing while the 107 mile route will take you up to the Blue Ridge Parkway and includes approximately 9700 feet of climbing!

The course will be well marked in Pisgah Productions style and post-race meals and refreshments will be provided.


‘My main takeaways, based on seven or eight serious gravel events, Battenkill, a few of the major fondos including Levi’s and Hincapie and nearly 100 USAC races  was 1) that the race was unusually well organized. 2) It is one of the most challenging “100” length gravel races in the country and maybe THE most challenging.’    -Jay P. 5/14/18

‘The ride/race itself you couldn’t ask for a better organized ride. All the turns were marked either with an arrow and or orange flagging tapping hanging from the trees before the turns and on stakes or hanging from the trees after the turn to assure you that you were still on course. They had 3 controls/rest stops on the 60 miler. The guy at the 41.7 one was way over the top cooking up grilled cheese sandwiches which for sure hit the spot. The burritos and beer at the finish line were great also.’     -Larry B. 4/24/18



Bootlegger 100 mile

Bootlegger 60 mile


12:00PM — Online registration closes.
5:00PM-10:00PM — Packet pickup open.

5:30AM-7:30AM — Packet pickup open.
7:45AM — Rider meeting.
8:00AM — Start.
12:00PM — 100 Mile cutoff at intersection of Hwy 90 and Roseboro Rd
2:00PM — 100 Mile cutoff at Betsey’s Country Store.
5:00PM — Awards.


1. Have Fun!
2. Riders must wear an approved cycling helmet at all times while on the bike.
3. Riders must burn FRONT and REAR lights at all times while on the bike.
4. Riders must complete the event on the bike they started on. No bike swaps during the event.
5. Riders may receive outside support within 100′ of official rest areas.
6. Riders may receive support from other PARTICIPATING riders at any time.
7. Riders must stay in single-file except to pass.
8. Riders must obey all local traffic laws.
9. Electric-Assist bikes (E-Bikes) are prohibited.
10. The Race Director reserves the right to disqualify any rider for any reason deemed by race officials as unsportsmanlike or otherwise against the spirit of the event.
11. Rule infractions witnessed by Race Officials will result in disqualification.

12. Rule infractions NOT witnessed by Race Officials must be reported by members of TWO SEPARATE teams to be considered.
13. Protest period ends 30 minutes after the final team returns or 10:30PM Saturday, whichever comes first.
14. Riders must SIGN-IN upon completion of the event (Please, This includes DNF riders).


City of Lenoir, NC
1000 Harper Ave
Lenoir, NC 28645https://www.cityoflenoir.com/


$70. $80 Day-of

8:00AM Start

Mandatory Gear
Front WHITE light
Rear RED light


Don’t forget to study the Bootlegger 100 Race Bible put together by Grava Bike Co.!

Looking for lodging Comfort Inn – Lenoir is offering discounted lodging for riders. Call directly and reference Bootlegger 100 to secure the discount
Comfort Inn
970 Blowing Rock Blvd, Lenoir, NC 28645
Phone:(828) 754-2090

Here are a few options for camping – mostly in the Wilson Creek area: https://bit.ly/2DkDRH4

There is also a recently renovated dormitory at the Historic Patterson School which is listed on AirBNB: https://bit.ly/2PeMAQ1

Drop Bags
We will not be sending individual drop bags to the rest areas. The rest areas will be well stocked.

Promoter reserves right to combine classes if less than 5 participants.

Refund Policy
Sorry. No refunds.