River City Cycling Club



2016 23rd Annual TarWheel Century will be April 16, 2016. Early-Bird Special ($35 per individual) opens September 1, 2015 via Active.com or Mail-In. Stay Tuned...

33, 62, 100 mile rides.


  • Excellent County Roads

  • Routes with Great Scenery

  • Same Excellent Support - SAG

  • The Very BEST Food Stops Ever

    Start: sweet potato ham biscuits, banana bread, coffee, ice and water

    SAG 1: famous deviled eggs, etc.
    SAG 2: PBJ's, etc.
    SAG 3: fruit smoothies, to-the-finish treats, etc

    Finish: hot dogs and drinks...

    After the Ride:  Massages and Showers Available








Click here for 35, 62, 100 mile routes

Join us for the 22nd annual Tarwheel Century.  It's time to put winter aside and get back in the saddle for the 'world's flattest century'.  The Tarwheel Century will be one of the most beautiful rides you can do.  Our completely sagged century will take you through the country setting of Camden County.  If Mother Nature cooperates, there will be azaleas and dogwood trees in bloom along the attractive waterside. All cyclists are welcome.


Directions to 2015 Tarwheel


Camden County HS, Camden NC  Directions to TarWheel

The start and finish is Camden County High School, Camden, NC.  Registration will start at 7:00 a.m.; riders' meeting at 7:45 am, start: 8:00.  All ride support ends at 5:00 p.m. Be at finish by 5:o0 p.m. The ride will take place rain or shine. NO REFUNDS.

Our fully sagged ride will have munchies at each rest stop and your choice of water or sports drink.  There will be rest room facilities at all sag stops.   Most sag vehicles will be outfitted with Amateur Radio operators for better communication and quicker response to emergencies. 

Helmets are required for all riders!

The price of $40.00 each, includes registration, sag support and a pair of RCCC custom cycling socks.  Pick up socks at Registration.

Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.



Area Lodging:


*** Indicates a special rate if you mention the Tar Wheel Century when booking your room.



Hampton Inn ***
402 Halstead
(252) 333-1800

Days Inn
308 S. Hughes
(800) DAYS-INN
Comfort Inn
306 S. Hughes
(252) 338-8900



Fairfield Inn ***
1640 City Center
252-333-1003 www.marriott.com/orfec



Bed & Breakfast
Grice-Fearing House ***
200 S. Road
(252) 333-1792
RCCC Member   www.gricefearinghouse.com

Elizabeth City B&B ***
108 E. Fearing
(252) 338-2177
RCCC Member, Tarwheel Sponsor



North River Campground
Shawboro, NC
(252) 336-4414