PAC Challenge

This years ride will again include distances of 10, 22, 41, and 62 miles. this ride takes you over the scenic, rural roads of Hopkins and Webster County, KY. A mass start begins at 8:00 AM from the YMCA in Madisonville, KY. The public roads used for this ride are generally low traffic routes, but they are open to motor vehicle traffic. Both groups are responsible for obeying all traffic laws. Full SAG support for all routes. Showers will be available after the ride. All riders are required to wear an an approved helmet.

Hopkins County has a variety of attractions and activities to offer people of all ages. Kentucky’s Smallest Historic District filled with various antique shops and boutiques. Catch a musical play or exhibit at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, a race at Western Kentucky Speedway, or a Tradewater Pirates Baseball game at historic Riverside Park in Dawson Springs. A variety of shopping is also available in downtown Madisonville, or at the Parkway Plaza Mall located off of exit 42.

The 62 and 41 mile routes travel on the rural roads of Hopkins and Webster County. These routes mostly contain rolling hills and several larger hills along with multiple flat sections across the farmlands of both Counties. The 22 and 10 mile routes travel along the Stagecoach ridge of Hopkins county. There are several rolling hills but these routes are generally flat and still offer beautiful views of the countryside.

Starting location:

Hopkins County YMCA
150 YMCA Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431

Directions from Hopkinsville, KY

Pennyrile Parkway North, take exit 44 off ramp and turn left at the light onto Island ford Road, turn right at the third traffic light and keep right onto North Main Street. You will pass an Ideal Gas Station and Backyard Burgers. YMCA Drive will be on your right.

Directions from Evansville, IN

Pennyrile Parkway South, take Exit 44 off ramp and turn right at the top of ramp onto Island Ford Road. Once on Island Ford Road turn right at the third traffic signal and keep right onto North Main Street. You will pass an Ideal Gas Station and a Backyard Burgers. YMCA Drive will be on your right.

Exit 44 in Madisonville

Holiday Inn Express – 270-821-5821
Days Inn – 270-821-8620

We are now offering online pre-registration until July 23rd through Active.com simply click on the Active.com picture below to view our event profile and proceed to registration.

Of course you can always register the day on the event. Registration will begin at 7am. (Rollout is at 8am).