37th annual Group Health Seattle to Portland
presented by Alaska Airlines
The largest cycling event in the region tops at 10,000 cyclists; registration
sells out every year
Portland or bust! Public registration for the 37th Annual Group Health Seattle to Portland presented by Alaska Airlines (STP) opens Tuesday, February 9 at 10 a.m. Cascade members have had early registration access. The 206-mile Group Health STP takes place on July 16 & 17. Topping out at 10,000 riders, the STP is the largest bicycle event in the region and sells out each year.
An epic journey connecting two of America’s great bicycling cities, STP riders will also have exclusive access through Joint Base Lewis-McChord on beautiful, low-traffic roads. All of the official STP free food stops will feature exciting new food additions, as well as all new giveaway items available at the finish line to commemorate riders’ 206-mile accomplishment.
Full route and additional information available at cascade.org/STProute.
The Group Health STP presented by Alaska Airlines is made possible with support from the local communities through which the route passes. The STP is a joint fundraiser between Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes. In addition to supporting Cascade and Washington Bikes programs, rider registration fees help give back to the communities we pass through and the organizations that thrive along the route.
2015 STP facts:
8,212 Washington riders; 1,242 Oregon riders
26 percent of Washington riders are from Seattle; 48 percent of Oregon riders are from Portland
Riders represent 45 of 50 U.S. states and seven countries
1 in 4 STP riders identifies as a woman
Oldest rider: 89