The Rides - General Information

THE 2017 ASSAULTS Schedule of Events

  • October 15, 2016 – Early Bird Registration for The Assault on Mt. Mitchell opens at 9am EST
  • December 31, 2016 – Early Bird Registration Closes at 11:59 pm EST
  • January 2, 2017 – Regular Registration for The Assault on Mt. Mitchell and Marion opens at 9am EST
  • May 11, 2017 – Deadline for transfers
  • May 14, 2017 – 1:00pm to 8:00pm packet Pick Up, Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
  • May 15, 2017
    • 5:30am Parking Starts
    • 5:45am to 6:30am Final Packet Pick Up
    • 6:15am Pre-ride Announcements
    • 6:30am Mass Mt. Mitchell & Marion Start
    • 12pm- Until: Post Ride Celebration at Tom Johnson Campgroup, Marion, NC


Spartanburg Marriott:
Nestled in the heart of Downtown Spartanburg, Spartanburg Marriott is offering rooms at a special $139 per night. The hotel will provide complimentary storage space for guest’s bicycles, wireless internet and bananas in the lobby during heavy traffic times. Reservations must be made by Friday, April 28, 2017 at the latest.

As of 4/12/17 the Spartanburg Marriott Assaults blocks are fully booked. If you have any questions please contact the hotel at 864-591-3120.

Courtyard Marriott:
Located off I-85, Courtyard Marriott Spartanburg is conveniently located near Converse College, Wofford College and the University of South Carolina, Upstate and will be offering king with sofa sleeper rooms for $139 per night. The hotel offers high speed internet and a complimentary breakfast beginning at 4:30 a.m., which will include bananas, bagels, oatmeal, fruit, cereal, muffins, yogurt, juice and coffee. Reservations must be made by Friday, April 28, 2017 at the latest.

To make a reservation, please CLICK HERE.

For additional hotel and travel information, visit the Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau website at