Tunnel Ride Details
Tunnel Grand Opening: Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019
Sunday, January 21, 2019, 11:59 p.m. – Deadline to purchase packet mailing
Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m. – Online registration closes
ONLINE REGISTRATION PRICING
$36 Premium members / $40 members (Age 13+)
$18 Premium youth members / $20 youth members (Ages 1–12)
ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION ADD-ONS
Packet Mailing – $10*
Day of Ride Packet Pickup - $10*
NO DAY-OF REGISTRATION - 10,000 Rider Limit
DUE TO THE SIZE AND NATURE OF THIS RIDE, DAY-OF REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.
If you miss the online registration cut-off date (Tuesday, January 29), you will be able to register in person at the Cascade Bicycle Club Packet Pickup on January 31 & Feb. 1 from 10am-8pm if we have not reached the 10,000 rider limit. There will be a $10 late registration fee for registrations after online registration has closed.
Registrations are NON-refundable but they are transferable. See the Cascade Transfer guidelines for more details.
Scholarships are available, if you feel you qualify please fill out the form here.
RIDER PACKET OPTIONS
Packet Mailing-FREE IF YOU REGISTER BY NOV. 30
Want to get your packet mailed? You can purchase $10 packet mailing as you register for the Tunnel Ride. Once registered you can still purchase $10 packet mailing until Monday, January 21, 2019, 11:59 p.m. from "My Activities" on your Cascade account.
Already ordered packet mailing? If your packet has not arrived by ride day, please check in at our problem booth at the start line. We will look up your registration and get you a replacement bib, no problem.
Please ensure that your mailing address is listed correctly on your Cascade account to avoid delays.
Packet Pickup at Cascade Bicycling Center-FREE!
Didn't order packet mailing? Please pick up your rider packet during the Cascade Bicycle Club packet pickup event at the Cascade Bicycling Center from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, January 31-February 1. A friend/family member may pick up your packet for you by showing the confirmation email.
Day of Packet Pickup-$10/$20
note! if you pick up your packet day of there will be a $20 charge day of, $10 if you purchased day-of packet pickup in advance online*
Missed the packet pickup event? Please pick up your rider packet for a charge ($20 day of, $10 if purchased in advance) at the packet pickup tent near the start line, 6 a.m. at Taylor Ave. N. and Thomas St. (but be prepared to wait in line).
*Due to the high number of riders for this event and the tight deadlines to start the ride, Cascade is encouraging as many riders as possible to choose packet mailing ($10) or attend the FREE Packet Pickup at the Cascade Bicycling Center. If you register by November 30, 2018, you will receive FREE PACKET MAILING!
The ride will start and end on 6th Ave. N and Harrison St. two blocks east of the Space Needle.
If you ordered packet mailing it will be mailed out a 5 to 10 days prior to the event. Look out for an envelope that says “Rider Packet” from Cascade. All others will need to pick up their rider packet at the times listed in above under 'packet pickup.' If you are unable to attend packet pickup and did not order packet mailing, you will be able to pick up your packet day of for a charge ($10 if purchased in advance, $20 otherwise).
Schedule for the Ride
- 7 to 9:30 a.m. Packet pickup and Customer Service tents open.
- 8 to 10 a.m. The ride starts – tunnel officially opens with access to SR 99. Access closes at 10:15 a.m. – no exceptions.
- 10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Family friendly start time – for families who want to stay out of the clutter.
- 10:15 a.m. Tunnel entrance closed.
- 11:30 a.m. All riders need to be out of the tunnel.
- 11:30 a.m. Viaduct entrance closed.
- 12:00 p.m. Course closed all riders off the viaduct.
- 12:30 p.m. Finish line closes
- 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Finish Line Expo on 6th Ave. N
NOTE: These times are hard closures and cannot be changed, so please give yourself extra time.
Same as the Start Line – On 6th Ave. N and Harrison St. two blocks east of the Space Needle.
- 7 – 9:30 a.m. Start Line booths open
- 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Finish Line booths and Expo open.
All riders will receive a commemorative souvenir which can be picked up from the Cascade booth at the event start or finish line. T-shirts will also be available for purchase.