Break the Cycle

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Break the Cycle Race Description



Break the Cycle 11th Annual Event

Online registration ends at 6:00 pm, Friday August 27

Day of Registration will be $40

Break the Cycle celebrates recovery and promotes wellness with three bike routes and a 5K walk. The bike ride consists of either a 24-, 50- or 70-miles ride through the scenic countryside of Wayne and Holmes counties. Each route varies in elevation and level of fitness.  Participants can also partake in a casual 5K walk through historic downtown Wooster and visit OneEighty's Main Office and Recovery Club. The event is centered around the mission to reduce the stigma surrounding the issues of substance abuse and addiction and to support the treatment/prevention services offered at OneEighty.

OneEighty is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to help people change direction in Wayne and Holmes counties. OneEighty provides services that assist individuals with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Mental Health, and Housing Services. Our team is also dedicated to educating our communities on prevention programs and coordinating community response to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence. Learn more about OneEighy at:


This event is SAG Supported and will have multiple rest stops available with restrooms and refreshments available to participants. 


OneEighty and Friends of OneEighty will follow all guidelines issued by the state of Ohio to have a safe and healthy ride and walk. The committee would like to encourage any participant participating at the Fairgrounds to bring a face mask for social situations and when possible social distance


All participants participating at the fairgrounds will enjoy a free lunch after their event. Lunch details coming soon!


 RIDE ON will be on-site for any maintenance issues cyclist may have with their bike.

Enter yourself or create a team. Please refer to the group registration page for a special discount for a group 10 or more.


Virtual Bike Ride or 5K Walk 

Rather bike on your favorite path or walk in your neighborhood? Ride or walk on the day of the event at your favorite location and support Break the Cycle's mission to FIGHT ADDICTION. 


All participants (in-person or virtual) who register before August 11th,2021 will receive a t-shirt. T-shirts will be available for pick-up on the day of the event or during the week of August 30th-September 3rd between 8am-5pm at OneEighty's Main Office, 104 Spink Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691.


All events begin and end at the Fairgrounds; 199 Vanover St, Wooster, Ohio. The Grange (Rotunda) at the Fairgrounds.


Check-in: 6:30am-9am

8am:                    70 mile Bike Ride

Description of the course: This route will wind you through many beautiful country roads with steep challenging climbs and gorgeous views of Ohio Amish country.  The total elevation gain is over 5000 feet with multiple grades of 10 to 15%. This ride is recommended for experienced, fit riders who are up for a challenge.  There are three rest stops along the way with hydration, fuel and bathrooms staffed with friendly volunteers.  Come prepared for small sections of gravel and/or chip and seal and some cracked pavement as roads down here see a lot of different traffic, from buggies to tractors to milk trucks.  You will need to be on the lookout for all of the above, but you will be rewarded with a delicious lunch and great memories after the ride.

Link to view the course via Ride with GPS (please note the course is the same as 2019):


8:15am:               50 Mile Bike Ride

Description of the course: With an elevation gain of almost 3000 ft and some long, steep climbs with double digit grades, this route is for experienced riders who have been riding regularly and are used to open road adventures.  You will tour Ohio’s beautiful rolling Amish country and will likely need to be careful passing buggies on your way.  There are two fully stocked aid stations with hydration, fuel and bathrooms staffed by friendly volunteers.  There may be multiple sections of chip and seal and small sections of gravel to traverse, you never quite know down here, so please come prepared!  Delicious lunch afterward is included.

Link to view the course via Ride with GPS (please note the course is the same as 2019):


9:30* am:              24 Mile Bike Ride       *Note change in start time from previous years    

Description of the course: With an elevation gain of under 1000 ft. and two short, but steep climbs, this is a more gentle ride through the back roads of Wayne County.  It is still open road, so riders will need to deal with traffic and other road hazards, but will be amply rewarded with bucolic scenery, a fully stocked aid station halfway through and a great afternoon of exercise and camaraderie, followed by a delicious lunch!

Link to view the course via Ride with GPS(please note the course is the same as 2019):


10:00*am:                5K Walk ( Map available under Course Map)

* Note change in start time from previous years.

Recovery is not a race, it is a ride.



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  • Location: Wooster, OH 44691
  • Race Date: 2021/08/28 11:19:00 AM (Saturday)
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    • 70 Mile Bike Ride
    • 50 Mile Bike Ride
    • 24 Mile Bike Ride
    • 5k Walk to Fight Addiction
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