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Race Information

EVENT DATE: AUGUST 10, 2024

The awards ceremony will be held in the Festival Area at approximately 10:00 AM. Results must be posted for a minimum of 15 minutes in case of any disputes on finish times. Awards will be given out when all recipients are present and that 15 minute period has passed.

MANDATORY brake checks will be conducted at the Glen Cove gate by Pikes Peak Highway staff for all cyclists descending from the Summit and continuing down to the highway.  WARNINGoverheated rims can cause tire failure.  You may want to deflate tires prior to your descent.

We will transport your warm clothing bag to the Summit. Transport vehicles will depart at a specific time prior to the start. Your bag MUST be tagged with your corresponding race number. Departure times for transport vehicles are posted on the event website and can be found in the Technical Manual.

All USAC rules apply. USAC waiver must be signed by all racers or parent/guardian for anyone 18 years or younger. BRAC membership required for Colorado USAC members. The Broadmoor Cycle to the Summit Gran Fondo (open/fun ride) will be taking place in conjunction with the Competitive race. Please keep in mind you are sharing the course. Be courteous and aware during your race, communicate clearly as you overtake other cyclists, and use the Yellow Line Rule at all times.

  • Required License: A USAC license is required to compete in any of the Competitive race categories. To purchase a one-day license, please click here. Make sure to bring the receipt to the race. Annual USAC licenses available online at usacycling.org.
  • Membership Requirment: BRAC membership is required for points obtained to count towards Rocky Mountain Road Cup, individual or team competition. BRAC 1-day memberships available online at coloradocycling.org (BRAC 1-day membership exempt with USAC 1-day License and for cyclists living outside of Colorado).

This is the same course that The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill climb has been using for auto racing since 1916. Cyclists will negotiate over 156 turns, for 12.5 mi/20 km, and climb over 4,700 ft. to the summit. For Course Map – CLICK HERE

5089 Pikes Peak Hwy, Cascade, CO 80809

Take I-25 to Downtown Colorado Springs. Exit I-25 at exit 141, to Highway 24 West. Follow Highway 24 West to Cascade, Colorado, approximately 10 miles. Follow the signs to Pikes Peak Highway and turn left at the Cascade traffic signal. Pikes Peak Highway will veer to your left in approximately a ½ mile.

All cyclists will receive a pass to access the highway in their race packet. This includes wanting to drive up to the Summit after event. Everyone accessing the Pikes Peak Highway Gateway the day of the race must either have a pass or they will be charged the normal Pikes Peak Highway fee. This fee must be paid by race support members and/or family members.  Fees are:

  •  Ages 6-15 = $5 per person
  • Ages 16 and older = $15 per person

*No one will be allowed above the Start Line (except cyclists) before 9:00am for any reason.*

Must purchase permit PRIOR to event: https://coloradosprings.gov/pikes-peak-americas-mountain/page/tickets-and-reservation

Our lodging partners are listed HERE.

Dates: August 8 & 9, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Location: Axe & the Oak

For out of town packet pickup, please reach out to info@thesportscorp.org to coordinate.

Parking will be at multiple locations near the Start Line and down to Crystal Reservoir Visitors Area. A Cycle to the Summit staff member will be onsite to help direct you. Click here to view parking locations.

Elevation Wheel Company will capture FREE photos of you during your ride that you will be able to download after race day.

The start line is located approximately 7 miles uphill from the Pikes Peak Highway Gateway, just past Crystal Reservoir. The start time for the first wave of the race is 6:15 am.

There will be two shuttles onsite at the Summit. These shuttles will transport cyclists from the Summit to the start line from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The final departure from the Summit is at 10:00 a.m. There is NO fee.

TO BE ANNOUNCED

This supported event includes three rest areas along the course at Glen Cove, Devils Playground, and Summit. These rest areas will have water, Powerade, and light snacks available. Elevation Wheel Company (EWC) will be at the start of the race to assist with any technical difficulties. After the race begins, EWC will follow the riders up to assist with any technical difficulties they face during the race. Please bring a water bottle and remember NOT to litter.
 

All participants will be timed using disposable chips.  Timing will be closed at the summit at 9:45 AM.  Those that do not reach the summit by that time will not timed.

This race will be held rain or shine, no refunds. The Race Director and Pikes Peak Highway staff has the authority to cancel the race due to weather or other concerns.  Please plan to have appropriate gear available to wear or packed in your gear bag.

If lightning is within 10 miles, all traffic will be shut down and take shelter in vehicles staged on Mountain, personal vehicles, or shelter location. Hikers, bikers, and cyclists travel at their own risk. Once lightning is detected within 10 miles of the facility, all outdoor activities must be suspended no less than 30 minutes from the latest lightning strike. Once 30 minutes have passed without lightning or thunder, proceed to normal activity. 

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