Saturday, July 15, 2017

Leadville, CO

Presented by

Limited to 250 Participants!

 

North Amerca's Highest Gran Fondo

Elev. 10152 ft

133 miles | 8000 feet | Epic.

 


 

EVENT FORMAT

Gran Fondo - Self-categorized, mass-start limited to 250 registrants 

Rules of the Road apply throughout the course unless otherwise indicated.

King & Queen of the Mountain Climbs powered by RidewithGPS.

 

 


COURSE

The course is 134 miles with over 8000 ft of climbing!  Starting & finishing in historic Leadville, Colorado (elev. 10,152 & home of the Leadville 100, the course climbs CO 91 north to Freemont Pass (elev  11,318).  You'll descend to Copper and 10 Mile Creek, where you'll follow the 10 Mile Trail bike path to the City of Frisco.  In Frisco you'll meet up with the Temple Trail bike path and the the Blue River Bikeway to Breckenridge - Rest Stop #1.  Passing directly through the City of Breckenridge, you'll follow CO 9 south to the second major climb of the day and the highest point on the course - Hoosier Pass (11,452).  Descending along the scenic state highway through the western towns of Alma, Fairplay (Rest Stop #2), and Antero Junction, you'll finally reach the historic railway town of Buena Vista and Rest Stop #3.  A slow climb back up  on CO 24 to Leadville remains, where the finish, friends, great food, and cold beer await!

   
   
   

 


CLIMBING COMPETITION

Age-group and division competitions

Awards listed are for each age group/division as noted

Overall finish times & King/Queen of the Mountain Climbs powered by RidewithGPS

 

#1 Freemont Pass

Distance: 3.5 mi
Elevation: + 801 ft
Max Grade

7.5 %

Avg. Grade

5.1 %

 

#2 Hoosier Pass

Distance: 9.7 mi
Elevation: + 1858
Max Grade

8.0 %

Avg. Grade

4.1 %

 

#3 - Trout Creek Pass

Distance: 2.7 mi
Elevation: + 425 
Max Grade

5.9 %

Avg. Grade

4.0 %

 

#4 Leadville Finish

Distance: 5.8 mi
Elevation: + 757 / - 5 ft
Max Grade

4.7 %

Avg. Grade

2.6 %

 


RECOMMENDATIONS

Min 39/25  gearing recommended

Racers should carry spare tube, pump/C02

See the event website for additional maps and details.

 


ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE

All participants receive the following:

 


SUPPORT

Pace & follow vehicles 

Neutral moto support

Police and/or course marshals at every critical intersection

Stocked rest stops

Complete course signage and markings

Friendly staff, no hassles

 


EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday, July 14 |  Pb Brewery115 E 7th St, Leadville, CO 80461

Saturday, July 15 |  Pb Brewery | 115 E 7th St, Leadville, CO 80461

 


LODGING

See here for lodging information in the City of Leadville

 


WAIT LIST

Once a field is closed, riders may register on the wait list in order to be eligible for placement in the event.  Wait-listed riders are eligible for entry into the race in their respective fields in the order in which they registered on the Wait List.  If you are entering the event from the waitlist, your entry fee will be based on the date that you registered on the waitlist.

 


NO LICENSE REQUIRED

No racing license is required for this event.

 


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