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Headwaters 100

Register online for the Headwaters 100 Bike Ride

The Headwaters 100 ride will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018.



Route options:

Registration and check-in times:

Riders: From 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM at the Century School

Riders leave any time after check-in, but must leave by 9:00AM in order to pass through food stops before they close.


Rules of the Road

Itascatur asks that you follow the rules of the road when cycling. Minnesota law gives bicyclists the same rights and privileges as drivers of other vehicles. Cyclists must be familiar with and obey all traffic laws applying to using the road.

Highlights of the law:

No refunds will be given.

As always, you'll find friendly volunteers from beginning to end. We look forward to seeing you!

Refreshments are included in registration. Food and Beverage stops will be located along the course. Facilities will be located at start, food stops, and finish line.

Route map

Click here to download a PDF of the 2018 Headwaters 100 route!

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ image linkWe've compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions here: Headwaters 100 FAQ.

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Itascatur is thinking green: We will no longer send brochures with registration forms through the mail; instead you can register online at

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Headwaters 100 bike ride Park Rapids, MN
Headwaters 100 bike ride in Park Rapids, MN

Click here to view the Headwaters 100 slideshow! The slideshow features music from one of our past food-stop entertainers, dancing Light. We're very excited to share everything we love about the Headwaters 100 with you!

'New' graphic Itascatur's favorite rides!

Check out Itascatur's favorite rides- a list of our favorite getaways around our neck of the woods- and lakes! Itascatur has mapped some of their most-traveled routes at Map My Ride and we would like to share them with you. Map My Ride gives details of the ride as well- difficulty, elevation, distance, etc. You can also download an app to your iPhone, Blackberry or Android phone so you can take advantage of Map My Ride on the go. Click here to see Itascatur's favorite rides!

Thank you!

Itascatur wants to thank you, our riders, for making 2017 another great year for the Headwaters 100 ride! Despite the surprise route change, you showed up and owned the ride and made the day great for all of us. Itascatur Outdoor Activity Club really appreciates your support!

  • 136 rode the 100 mile route
  • 56 rode the 75 mile route
  • 101 rode the 45 mile route

We had 293 riders altogether; hailing from AZ, CA, CO, HI, IA, ID, IL, MN, NE, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, WA, WI, and Manitoba. It was another great year for the ride! The volunteers look forward to seeing you next year!

'New' graphic Headwaters 100 Training Guide

Written by Neil King of Up North Athletics. Click on the links to download a printable .pdf file to assist in your training.

Riding plan (.pdf, 20kb)

Ride details (.pdf, 20kb)

Training tips (.pdf, 20kb)