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Bicycle race starting in Idaho Springs to the Summit of Mt. Evans. The longest running hill climb in the USA!
The race starts at 7,540 feet in front of the former Clear Creek Middle School and proceeds to Echo Lake where the race turns and climbs to the summit parking lot @ (14,110 feet.).
The race was renamed in 1981 in honor of five-time race winner Bob Cook, who died of cancer at the age of 23. Bob Cook held the course record from 1975-1980. The first three years he held the record he was a junior. The present record holder is Tom Danielson, set in 2004 with a time of 1:41:20. The Senior Women's course record is held by Jeannie Longo from France with a time of 1:59.19.
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE JULY 18TH OR WHEN RACE IS SOLD OUT. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!
INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES WILL CLOSE AS CAPS ARE REACHED.
YOU ARE ONLY PERMITTED TO RACE IN YOUR REGISTERED CATEGORY. NO EXCEPTIONS.
START LINE IS THE FORMER MIDDLE SCHOOL IN IDAHO SPRINGS FINISH IS AT THE SUMMIT
RACE DISTANCE 28 MILES EXCEPT FOR JUNIORS UNDER 17 (JUNIORS 17-18 WILL RACE TO SUMMIT). JUNIORS UNDER 17 DISTANCE IS 10-11 MILES.
PACKET PICKUP ATLOCATIONS BELOW.
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
ALL CATEGORY RACERS MUST HAVE AN ANNUAL USAC LICENSE. ONLY GRAN FONDO RIDERS MAY PURCHASE A $10.00 USA CYCLING ONE-DAY LICENSE FOR THIS EVENT.
T-Shirts are available for sale on the website.
NO REFUNDS SEE CANCELLATION POLICY ON WWW.BICYCLERACE.COM
GRAN FONDO JERSEYS NOT PICKED UP BY END OF RACE DAY WILL BE FORFEITED.
RACE PACKET PICK UP:
Wednesday - 7/17 - Basil Docs - 2107 E. Virginia - Denver - 6 - 8 p.m.
Thursday - 7/18 Boulder Cycle Sport - 4580 N. Broadway St.Unit BBoulder, CO 80304 - 5 - 7 p.m.
Friday - 7/19 - The Buffalo Restaurant - Idaho Springs - 5 - 8 p.m.
Race Day- 7/20 Clear Creek Middle School - Idaho Springs - 6:30 a.m. to 30 min. prior to start.
Juniors wishing to race to the top must ride in their respective licensed category (1,2,3,4). NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 10 MAY RACE ON OPEN COURSE ACCORDING TO USAC RULES. Juniors 17-18 will race to the top in their USAC catagory and registration fees apply. Entry is free to juniors 16 years old or under. Juniors racing to Junior Finish line should review race map for finish line location at 11.1 miles.
Rocky Mountain Road Cup results will be pulled for all licensed categories for BRAC Members.
Field Limits Apply Maximum number of riders allowed to the Summit is 1200
PLEASE REGISTER EARLY.
Start lists and times will be posted to the race website at www.bicyclerace.com