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RAGBRAI XLVII Route: Thursday, July 25 – Centerville to Fairfield

  • 21 March, 2019
  • Jared

Here is the complete route from Centerville to Fairfield.  The Thursday route travels 65.6 miles with 2,328 feet of climb.   Most of these roads and towns have not been traveled through for many years on RAGBRAI. Thursday is RAGBRAI Jersey Day!

Click to download pdf of Thursday’s Map

THURSDAY – JULY 25, 2019
Centerville to West Grove – 16.7 miles
West Grove to Bloomfield (Meeting Town) – 8.2 miles
Bloomfield to Troy – 11.3 miles
Troy to Leando/Douds – 15.2 miles
Leando/Douds to Libertyville – 9.1 miles
Libertyville to Fairfield – 5.4 miles

Total Mileage: 65.9 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 2,328

The route (towns and roads) is subject to change.

The full route, along with roads and pass-through towns will be released starting this weekend.   Each daily release should be out by 8:00 am CST.  Enjoy the ride!

Here is the remaining release schedule:

Friday, March 22
Friday, July 26 – Day 6 Route Released

Saturday, March 23
Saturday, July 27 – Day 7 Route Released

Registration is now open 

Support vehicle maps will be released in early July.


  1. jwsknk

    Des Moines River, we won’t cross the Iowa River this year.

  2. Joel Taylor

    Was really hoping we would go through Eldon and see American Gothic.

  3. bmyoungberg

    Agree on Eldon. Seems the routes are more boring this yea with simplest routes. Thursday is how you would drive it. Disappointing not going on more county roads.

  4. Linda Grubbs

    The road (V64) from Lebanon to Libertyville is narrow, hilly, curvy, and beautiful.The towns are tiny, but the trip will be interesting. We’re meeting tomorrow in Douds to see what kinds of facilities and food/drink we can provide for you. I’m really looking forward to this!

    For more information on Van Buren County, see this website:

  5. Linda Grubbs

    Oh, and if you really want to go to Eldon, it’s only ten miles from Douds.

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