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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.
27 MILE GRAVEL
The 27-mile gravel 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 kickoff the season on your mountain bike or even a cross bike.
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 a perfect ride for those looking to spin their legs a bit before returning to the festival and expo for a fun-filled day.
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 40, 27 and 8-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, Skratch hydration mix, Clif Bar and other snacks will be available at each rest stop positioned every 10-18 miles throughout each of the courses.
Sag wagons will rove each of the courses 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. Colorado State Patrol, Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, El Paso County Sheriffs Department and the Castle Rock Police Department will be on hand to make sure your ride is safe and enjoyable.
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!