THE ROUTE

Beachside, scorching desert, sprawling plains and gruelling climbs...

Perfect conditions for the toughest cycle race in the world.

The Race Across America takes in extraordinarily stunning backdrops across the middle of the continent, in any and all weather conditions, non-stop, day and night. Explore the states that Craig will be riding through in his solo race across America.

  • Oceanside, California

    CALIFORNIA

    This is where it all begins, at the SOLO start line in Oceanside, California.

  • Sonoran Desert, Arizona

    ARIZONA

    The Sonoran Desert, Arizona. Home to the famous saguaro cactus, and blistering temperatures.

  • Monument Valey, Utah

    UTAH

    The spectacular Monument Valley in Utah provides a stunning backdrop along the RAAM route.

  • Colorado

    COLORADO

    The Rocky Mountains in Colorado provide a major climb section to over 10,000 feet.

  • Kansas

    KANSAS

    The sprawling plains of Kansas in the middle of tornado season... what more can we say?

  • Missouri

    MISSOURI

    Kansas-city jazz and St Louis-style BBQ mark the two-thirds point of the Race Across America.

  • Illinois

    ILLINOIS

    Rolling farmlands and markets of Southern Illinois surround riders as they head towards the finish line.

  • Indiana

    INDIANA

    Indiana's no stranger to speed, being home of the Indianapolis 500.

  • Ohio

    OHIO

    The home state of famous astronauts. RAAM's climb is equal to reaching the edge of space.

  • West Virginia

    WEST VIRGINIA

    Having biked well over 2,000 miles, West Virginia throws in a gruelling steep climb - the last big push.

  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    PENNSYLVANIA

    RAAM riders race through historic Gettysburg on their way to the Maryland finish line.

  • Annapolis, Maryland

    MARYLAND

    Annapolis is home to the finish line... more than 3,000 miles and up to 12 days since the race began.

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