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AIM Academy All routes for the 2023 Scenic Schuylkill Century start and finish at AIM Academy, halfway between the village of Conshohocken and Philadelphia on River Road along the Schuylkill River. It's next to the tall water tower that can be seen from the Schuylkill River Trail.

Ample free parking is available on-site.

New Century Routes
Riders may choose one of five scenic routes, ranging from a 21-mile loop into the Philadelphia Art Museum and back, to the full 101-mile Century route. Northwest of AIM Academy, our routes continue out through Valley Forge National Historic Park to the Phoenixville YMCA and beyond, while passing four covered bridges in Chester County. All routes are on paved roads or trails.

Cue sheets, Ride with GPS routes and GPS files for all routes will be available online and sent to riders about a week before the event. Printed cue sheets for all routes will be available at the start.

The City Loop   (22 miles, 978 ft. of climbing)
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44377572
AIM → Lloyd Hall → AIM
from AIM in to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and back. Cross the Schuylkill River six times on beautiful and historic bridges including the Manayunk Viaduct and the Strawberry Mansion Bridge. See Main Street in Manayunk, West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Arboretum, MLK Drive, the Mansions of Fairmount Park, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Valley Forge Loop   (43 miles, 1,790 ft. of climbing)
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44377538
AIM → Phoenixville → AIM
from AIM out through Valley Forge NHP, to the Phoenixvlle YMCA and back. The return trip includes the recently opened Chester Valley Trail—Schuylkill River Trail Connector.

Town and Country Metric Century   (64 mi. , 2,761 ft. of climbing)
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44377590
AIM → Lloyd Hall → AIM → Phoenixville → AIM
a 103 km combination of the City Loop and the Valley Forge Loop, going into the Philadelphia Museum of Art and back to AIM, then on through Valley Forge NHP to the Phoenixvlle YMCA and back via the Chester Valley Trail — Schuylkill River Trail Connector.

Covered Bridges Route   (79 mi., 3,577 ft. of climbing)
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44377491
AIM → Phoenixville → Chester Springs → Phoenixville → AIM
from AIM Academy through Valley Forge National Historic Park to Pheonixville and beyond into Chester County covered bridge country, returning via the Chester Valley Trail — Schuylkill River Trail Connector.

A Full Century   (101 miles, 4,543 ft. of climbing)
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44377410
AIM → Lloyd Hall → AIM → Phoenixville → Far Point → Phoenixville → AIM
the complete Scenic Schuylkill Century route, a combination of the City loop and the Covered Bridges Route, starting with a ride into the city and back, then out past Phoenixville into Chester County covered bridge country. 

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Questions?  contact us at:  century@phillybikeclub.org