The 10th annual Spellbound Century road bike event takes place in Mount Holly, Burlington County, NJ where you ride by local horse farms and historic towns on mostly flat roads and some challenging rolling hills. The ride starts from historic Mount Holly, NJ, the County seat of Burlington County. Riders will have various mileage options to choose from including family friendly 20 miles, to a more experience 45 and 63 miles, to a challenging 100 miles. The route will be diverse on quite roads and will have lots of straight away. The ride routes are marked, fully SAG supported, and riders will be provided with a free Ride with GPS voice navigation route. The event will also have fully stocked planned rest stops along the way at farm markets where riders can purchase local fresh goods that will be delivered and be waiting for you at the finish. The event also includes a post ride celebration where you will be treated to a glass of beer, pizza, Italian water ice, local vendors, and live entertainment. Participants who register early will receive the beautiful event t-shirt. Additionally, Century riders will be awarded a custom-made pin and medal in recognition of their day’s accomplishment.
The Spellbound Century is a charity event that has benefitted the Mount Holly PTA/PTO, The Mount Holly Police Department, the Mount Holly Recreation Department, the Rancocas Nature Center, Sacred Heart Elementary School, Rancocas Valley Little League, the Githens Center, Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter, The Aleshire, Wurst and Holmes Memorial Fund and more local non-profit organizations Proceeds from the event have provided a STEM lab for the Mount Holly School District, Two K-9 dogs for the Mount Holly Police Department, Refurbished hiking trails at the Rancocas Nature Center and more.
In 2024, which is the 10th Anniversay of the event, we will be selecting another local non-profit organization the meets the Spellbound Community Corp. mission to reduce hunger, and poverty, beautify or improve the community, aid veterans, military, police or first responders, support the youth, and help the disadvantaged or disable.
Event details and schedule
The event is scheduled for Saturday July 27, 2024. The Spellbound Century will start in downtown Mount Holly on the corner of Washington Street and Park Drive by the Mount Holly Township Municipal Building. By starting the event on Park Drive it will allow participants access to all the free public parking spaces off Rancocas Road. Registration for participants doing the century ride starts at 6:00 AM and roll out will be at 6:30 AM to 6:45 AM. Participants doing the 63 miles route registration begins at 7:00 and roll out is at 7:30 AM to 7:45 AM. Participants doing the 45 miles registration starts at 8:00 AM and roll out is at 8:30 am to 8:45 AM. Participants doing the 20 miles route registration starts at 9:00 AM and roll out will be 9:015 AM to 9:30 AM. All participants should be back to to the "Finish" line by 3:30 PM. All riders must always wear helmets and obey traffic laws. This is a rain or shine event. Hours subject to change depending on weather.