FIND YOUR COURSE

CENTURY – 100 MILES

This scenic and quiet route connects the country roads through the horse properties east of Franktown to the rolling hills of the Black Forest.  It will a perfect early season century – beautiful and interesting miles with no mountain passes.

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METRIC CENTURY – 62 MILES

This course traverses the high plains between Denver and Colorado Springs.  On a clear day, cyclists will enjoy views of the Front Range from Pikes Peak to Longs Peak.

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40 MILES

This abbreviated course tours through famous Front Range horse country. The terrain includes gentle rolling hills.  Perfect for riders that have not gotten the miles in or just want a nice early season ride.

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27 MILE GRAVEL

The 27-mile dirt course tours the rolling hills, high plains and canyons around Castle Rock.  This off-the-beaten-path ride travels on a combination of dirt roads, paved roads and bike paths.  A great ride to kick off the season on your mountain bike or even a cross bike.

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8 – MILE FAMILY RIDE

The Family Course is perfect for beginners and families with little cycling experience. The family course heads out on the East Plum Creek Bike Path and includes interesting terrain and awesome vistas of the Rockies. It’s perfect for those of you who need to spin out the legs before returning to the festival for a day of fun in the sun.

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COURSE FAQ

For the 100 and 62-mile courses you must be 15 years of age.

Tagalong bike trailers and burley style trailers are NOT permitted on the 100 & 62 mile courses, but are OK to use on the 38, and 15 mile courses.

Tandems are allowed on all courses, but each Rider on the tandem bicycle must register separately

Helmets are required for all rides. Please ride safely, lawfully and considerately!  All cyclists are required to follow all traffic law and regulations.

ALWAYS RIDE SINGLE FILE ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD, EXCEPT TO PASS. The Police have authority to issue tickets, so please be attentive to state and local laws. For all safety questions please visit our safety page.

AID STATIONS & SUPPORT

Fresh fruit, water and energy replacing snacks will be available at each the rest stops positioned every 10-18 miles throughout each of the courses.

Sag wagons will rove each of the courses with water and road assistance to help riders experiencing mechanical trouble or those who become too fatigued to finish. Please be prepared to handle your own flats and minor repairs. the Colorado State Patrol, The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, the El Paso County Sheriffs Department, and the Castle Rock Police Department will be on hand to make sure your ride is safe and enjoyable.

COURSE CAPS

The Subaru Elephant Rock will enforce a cap on each individual course rather than a overall participant cap.

The course caps will be as follows:
62 & 100-mile road course (4,500 riders)
40-mile road course (1,500 riders)
27-mile fat-tire course ( 1,500 riders)
8-mile family course (500 riders)

Registrations will not be accepted once the caps are met. Please register early!

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