Chilly Hilly Ride Details

Event date: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 8:00am



Sunday, Feb. 24

Cost: $31-$40                 Rider Limit: 5,000

Online Registration Closes 2/20/19 at MIDNIGHT*
*Day of Registration has a $10 surcharge 


  Seattle Start (includes ferry ticket) Bainbridge Start (NO ferry)
Premium Member Price              $36            $31
Basic Member Price              $40


Youth Basic Member (<12)              $20            $15
Youth Premium Member (<12)              $18            $13
*All registered riders become free Cascade basic members upon creation of an online account. Learn more here

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  • Packet Mailing - $5
  • Chili Feed - $7 online, day-of $8 cash only at the door (more information under the finish line section.)
*Can be purchased during or after registration. NOTE: some add-ons have cutoff dates and are subject to availability


Packet Mailing
  • Check that your mailing address is listed correctly on your online account to avoid any delays
  • Rider packets will not be mailed unless optional packet mailing is purchased, or you purchased registration in December
  • If your packet was mailed and has not arrived by ride day, please check in at packet pickup of your start line
  • Packing mailing purchase will close at midnight on February 12. 
Packet Pickup
  • Day-of the event at your specific start line
  • Cascade Bicycling Center from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Friday, Feb. 22


Scholarships are available for Chilly Hilly registration. To request scholarship aid, please click here and complete the form. Scholarship application closes Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019.


Bainbridge-Start-Only Registration Special (cash/check in person only)

From Wednesday, Feb. 20 through Saturday, Feb. 23, riders starting on the Bainbridge Island side can register in person at the B.I. Cycle Shop or Classic Cycle during regular store hours. You will have your rider packet in hand the day you purchase. Cash or check are the only payments accepted.

NOTE: Registrations sold during this offering are for Bainbridge start line only and do not include ferry ticket.


Pyramid Alehouse: 1201 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
Official ferry times: 7:55, 8:55, & 9:35 

*Be in line 20 minutes prior to your desired ferry. The 7:55 ferry is the most crowded. If you do not like crowds, please choose a later ferry time.


Available at the Start Line: Pyramid Alehouse 
  • Day-of registration includes a $10 surcharge over the online price.
  • Open 7 am-9:15 am

Want to head straight to the ferry? Be sure to purchase packet mailing by Wednesday, Feb. 13, so your packet can be mailed. Please adhere to the four official Chilly Hilly ferry times. All other ferries will require purchase of a ferry ticket.


With the demolition of the viaduct parking is expected to be tight. Please consider carpooling, transit or riding your bike to the start line if possible. Street parking is free on Sundays, but please carefully check all parking and traffic signs. 


  • The Bainbridge Island Ferry departs from Colman Dock. Staging on ferry dock starts at 7 am.
  • Riders enter the Chilly Hilly rider entrance at the toll booth #4 via the sidewalk on the west side of Alaskan Way PDF icon(MAP).
  • Riders will line up according to speed - Fast, Medium and Leisurely (slow).
  • Riders MUST have their bibs visible in order to enter Chilly Hilly rider entrance.


Feedback was given in 2017 that folks wanted their clothes at the Finish Line in order to hang out longer. We have responded! All bags will be driven from the ferry to the Finish Line and only available for pick up outside of the Senior Center on Brien Dr. Please see the map below.



Open: 7:30- 10:00 a.m.

B.I. Cycle Shop

124 Bjune Dr. SE

Bainbridge Island, WA

*Route and service officially open at 8 am, registration/packets will be available starting 7:30 am

Bainbridge registration does not include ferry ticket, you will not be allowed access the ferry with a Bainbridge registration. Ferry fee is less expensive through Chilly Hilly registration than onsite at the ferry terminal. Please purchase accordingly.


  • From the Kitsap: Hwy 305 S to Winslow Way, turn RIGHT on Winslow Way, LEFT on Bjune
  • From the Ferry: Turn LEFT on Winslow Way, LEFT on Bjune


*Do not park on brien Dr. in Winslow this is the finish line location.

Street parking on Bainbridge Island is free, but time limits vary by location even on Sunday, be sure to read signage.


Open: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Battle Point Park, West Entrance on Battle Point Dr.

Nuun Energy drink- Fill your bottles with electrolytes and warm yourself up dancing to the music provided by Nuun.

Bainbridge Girl Scouts- Bainbridge Girl Scouts will provide baked goods to riders. Donations accepted.

BI Rope Skippers- Will provide hot potatoes with toppings to riders.


Open: 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

On Brien Drive in front of the senior center

For those of you returning to Seattle your fare is round-trip, so enjoy the finish line festival and return on whichever boat you choose. Check Washington State Department of Transportation's sailing schedule online for updated ferry times.


Chili Feed Bainbridge Island community group will be hosting a chili feed. Chili is available at an additional cost and not sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club. 100 percent of proceeds go to the organizing local Bainbridge non-profit or club. This year you can buy your bowl in advance online until Feb. 14! No cash needed at the finish and Cascade will cover $1 per bowl if you buy ahead of time. Chili is $8 day-of ride, cash only. Vegetarian options are available.

The Family Jewels Foundation envisions a world where no one dies of testicular cancer. Our mission is to use cheeky humor and schooling about self-checks to Save Guys' Lives. The annual Family Jewels Pie-K (coming up on March 9!) helps to fund those efforts and also funds 4-year college scholarships for local families who have endured childhood cancer.

World Relief Seattle- SEA TRI KAN Join us this June as we cycle 400 miles in 5 days across the state of Washington for refugee resiliency. The journey is sure to be long and rewarding and cyclists hope their demonstration will say “We Welcome Refugees”.

Gigantic Bicycle Festival The Pacific Northwest's Music and Arts Celebration of the Bicycle. Centennial Fields Park, Snoqualmie.

Tour de Peaks-For more info, visit our booth at Chilly Hilly or send an inquiry to

Poulsbo Rotary Club Viking Tour 2019 - A group ride on the Kitsap Peninsula.

Crush Kids' Cancer (CKC) — CKC cycling team is in its 9th year of supporting groundbreaking research at Seattle Children's Hospital. Great friends, great gear, great support — ride bikes to save lives with Crush Kids' Cancer! Drop by after Chilly Hilly to get some amazing Theo hot chocolate, to learn more, join the team, or just say hi!

Only works day-of ride
Day-of Ride Emergency number
(206) 841-9665
Cascade Bicycle Club
Pyramid Alehouse
1201 1st Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98134
B.I. Cycle Shop - Bainbridge Registration
124 Bjune Dr SE
Winslow, WA 98110