Cabin Fever Challenge



Registration and Check-In Times for 2016


Please join us Saturday, April 16, 2016 for a day of family fun in the Flint Hills of Pottawatomie County, KS. The 12th Annual Cabin Fever Challenge will begin/finish at WTC building, 1009 Lincoln St, Wamego, KS. Registration and breakfast begins at 7am. Wamego will be celebrating the 29th Annual Tulip Festival throughout the weekend with activities and fun for the whole family.


New this year: We are excited to offer three new routes this year. The 13, 35 and 50 mile routes offer up scenic vistas of the famous Flint Hills of Kansas.


Net proceeds from the ride are deposited in the 501c3 WAM-SAG-MAN Trail account in the Wamego Community Foundation. You can donate on-line directly to the trail fund by accessing this page


Shipping your bike

If you are flying into Manhattan for this event and want to ship your bicycle, contact The Pathfinder/Alpine Shop, 785-539-5639. Dave Colburn is the Manager and the mailing address is: 304 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502. Contact Dave for assembly fee info.


Cabin Fever Challenge includes three paved routes:

50 mile Route: map

Check-in: 7 am until 745 am.

Mass start:  All riders depart at 8 am.


30 mile Route:

Check-in:  7 am until 745 am.

Mass start:  All riders depart at 8 am.


13 mile Route:

Check-in:  7 am until 745 am. 

Mass Start:  All riders depart at 8 am.


Course closes for all routes at 1 pm.



Pre-registration is $40 for all routes. All entry fees are non-refundable. Fee goes up $5 if you register the morning of the ride. You must register by March 31 to be guaranteed an event tee.





Pre-Registered Entry Fee Includes

- Event tee if registered by March 31

- Breakfast before the ride (7 am – 745 am).
- Fruit, homemade cookies and other snacks, water and Gatorade at rest stops.

- Mechanical adjustments provided by The Pathfinder.
- Route support.
- No shower facilities this year.


Rest Stops

Rest stops will be about every 8-13 miles. We will have support vehicles traveling the route if transportation is required.  Call the 'Command Central' number on your map if you cannot finish your route. Your bicycle should be in good working order and you should carry a repair kit that includes spare tube, patch kit, and frame pump, etc. Riders unable to finish will be transported back to WTC.


Driving Directions

On Interstate 70, take exit 328 (Hwy 99). Go north on Hwy 99, 10.2 miles to Wamego. Turn left at 1009 Lincoln Street (right before stop lights at Hwy 24). Coming east on Hwy 24, turn right at Hwy 24/Lincoln St/Hwy 99 lights. WTC parking lots will be immediately on your right. Coming west on Hwy 24, turn left at the Hwy 24/Lincoln St/Hwy 99 lights. WTC parking lots will be immediately on your right. 


Contact Us

Event Coordinator:

Jay Clark



Other Information

Looking for lodging information or other things to do before or after Cabin Fever Challenge? Click here.

Please visit these area Web sites as well:

Wamego Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Wamego Chamber of Commerce:


The Cabin Fever Challenge Committee would like to take this opportunity to thank our volunteers, Sponsors and Supporters:

'Rest Area/Pre-Ride' Supporters:

The Pathfinder

Chamois Butt'r


In-kind Supporters:

CATWork Tools

Gene's Heartland Foods

Manhattan Area Amateur Radio Society

The Spinsters of Wamego

Vision Source

First National Bank of Wamego

Wamego Telecommunications

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