North Shore Century 2023

1700 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60202


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Event Description

Join us on Sunday, September 10th when the Evanston Bicycle Club presents one of Chicagoland's premiere invitational rides - The 38th annual North Shore Century.

You’ll ride through beautiful neighborhoods, view unique architectural treasures, pedal down tree-lined streets and feel the refreshing breezes of Lake Michigan while enjoying the flat to rolling countryside between Chicago and Wisconsin. 

Choose the ride that’s right for you – 100, 62, 50 or 25 miles.

  • Routes are clearly marked on road pavement.
  • Route cue sheets are available in print or digital download.
  • Multiple rest stops offer food & beverage plus mechanical support.
  • Radio-directed SAG vehicles provide mid-ride assistance for emergencies.

Event details and schedule

The North Shore Century starts & finishes at Dawes Park in Evanston.

Check-in opens at 6am; All check-in ends at 11am.

  • Please bring confirmation e-mail with QR code to speed your check-in.
  • Route cue sheets & NSC wristband ID are provided at check-in; The wristband is your "ticket" to rest stop & SAG support. 

Event closes at 6pm; Rest stop hours vary by location.  To complete routes before ride support ends, plan your ride start time:

  • 100-mile riders start: 6 am to 7:00 am;
  • 62-mile riders start: 6 am to 10 am;                         
  • 50-mile & 25-mile riders start: 6 am to 11 am.

T-shirt orders must be claimed by 11am; Claimed shirts may be held on request until 6pm.

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Don’t forget your helmet, visible clothing, and your bike in good riding condition.

Registrations ends Sunday, September 10 at 11:00 am.

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