Natchez Trace Century Ride

Sat May 1, 2021 Ridgeland, MS 39157 US Directions

8 Mile

$45 7:45AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
175 spots left. Price increases after March 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

25 Mile

$45 7:45AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
175 spots left. Price increases after March 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

50 Mile

$45 7:30AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
175 spots left. Price increases after March 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

62 Mile

$45 7:30AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
175 spots left. Price increases after March 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

100 Mile

$45 7:00AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
175 spots left. Price increases after March 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

137 Old Trace Park
Ridgeland, MS US 39157


Online Registration will open on January 1, 2021.


No registration at packet pick up on Friday or Day of Ride Registration at packet pick up. 

Saturday, May 1, 2021

The Natchez Trace Century Ride is quickly becoming the largest spring cycling event in Mississippi. Over 700 cyclists each year have jump started their cycling season while discovering our small town charm and hospitality and pedaling on stretches of national scenic byway. This ride starts and ends in Ridgeland and provides an experience for riders of all ages and abilities.

With your choice of distances from 8, 25, 50, 62,  and 100 miles with mild to moderate elevation, it is a great ride to find your stride and other specialties along the route. There will be “energizer” stops, food, water, gatorade every 10-15 miles.

The Natchez Trace Century Ride will take place on Saturday, May 1 at 7:00 a.m., and will start at the Ridgeland Recreational Center.  Registration fee includes: ride, event t-shirt, swag bag, post-ride meal. Participants must be registered by April 1 in order to ensure a t-shirt and swag bag. 

Registration fees are:

  • $35 January 1-31
  • $45 February 1-March 31
  • $55 April 1-May 1

Packet pick up:

  • Friday, April 30  1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 1 6:00 am

 The Natchez Trace Century Ride is an event of Ridgeland Recreation & Parks.



USAC event release and COVID-19 Waiver click the PDF Below to download the USAC waiver/event release and COVID-19 waiver forms.  Please fill out and return by email, fax or mail by April 15, 2021. 

Email to:

FAX: 601-853-2015

Ridgeland Recreation & Parks, PO Box 217, Ridgeland, MS 39158


Link to waivers

Schedule of Events



Friday, April 30, 2021

1:00-7:00       Packet Pickup  ONLY at The City of Ridgeland Recreation Center

Ridgeland Recreation Center Address:

137 Old Trace Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Saturday, May 1, 2021

 5:45-6:30 am  Ride Day Registration at Ridgeland Rec Center

7:00 am         100 mile ride start 
7:15 am         50 and 62 mile ride start 

7:30 am        8 and 25 mile ride start
3:00 pm        Course shut down

Times subject to change


Things to Know

Natchez Trace Century Ride – THINGS TO KNOW!

Friday, April 30, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The City of Ridgeland Recreation Center, Ridgeland; No onsite Registration.

Saturday, May 1, 6:00 a.m. at the Ridgeland Recreational Center in Old Trace Park No ride day registration.

USA Cycling Waiver and Ridgeland Covid Waiver please click link below

Please fill out both forms and return:  Forms can be emailed to, faxed to 601-853-2011 or mailed to Ridgeland Recreation and Parks, PO Box 217, Ridgeland, MS 39158.



Click the link below for hotel rates.

Ride Details:

Bike Give Away 6:58 am

100 and 62 mile riders  will have a  start at 7:00 a.m
50 mile riders will begin at 7:30 am

8 and 25 mile riders will begin at 8:00 am

No one will be permitted to start after 8:00 a.m.
Rest stops with refreshments will be available approximately every 10-18 miles.
The course will be shut down at 3:00 p.m. and all remaining riders will be sagged.   







2021 Course Maps to be updated

Please click the link below maps of all distances.  

Ride with GPS Maps

To RSVP for the event and receive free turn by turn navigation, Download the routes and maps for offline use, print PDF maps, and more please follow these steps:

1) Go to and Sign In or Sign Up with Ride with GPS. If you currently have a personal account, simply login to your existing account. If you need to create a new account, click sign up and enter your credentials. You will be taken to a one-time splash screen where you are asked to choose account. Please kick Starter, which is our free account. 

2) After you are signed in to your existing or new account, click this link, which will automatically RSVP you for the event:

3) After you are added to the event, please use this page to explore all the benefits this gets you and how to use the features:

Click the link below to see maps for all distances. 

8 mile route

25 mile route

50 mile route

62 mile route

100 mile route

All routes


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