Route

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Day 1 – Ordway to Fowler [map]

Friday, September 16
Opening Ceremony – 11AM
Rolling Start – 11:30AM to 2:30PM
21 Miles / 241′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Crowley, Olney Springs
Highlight – Olney War Memorial

Day 2 – Fowler to La Junta [map]

Saturday, September 17
Rolling Start – 7:00AM to 9:00AM
59 Miles / 968′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Hawley, Rocky Ford, Swink
Highlights – CSU Research Farm & Extension Office, Hirakata Farms, Hanagan Farms and Santa Fe Trail Scenic Byway

Day 3 – La Junta to Ordway [map]

Sunday, September 18
Rolling Start – 7:00AM to 9:00AM
Closing Ceremony – 3:00PM
71 Miles / 1,219′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Las Animas, Cheraw, Sugar City
Highlights – Livestock Sale Barns, Bent’s Old Fort, Frazee Farms

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Century Ride

Fowler to La Junta with an out and back toward Vogel Canyon

Saturday, September 17
Rolling Start – 7:00AM to 8:00AM
100 miles / 2,167′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Hawley, Rocky Ford, Swink
Highlights – CSU Research Farm & Extension Office, Hirakata Farms, Hanagan Farms, Santa Fe Trail Scenic Byway and Comanche National Grassland

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Family Fun Ride * City Park Loop

La Junta, CO @ City Park

Saturday, September 17
Start – 11:00AM
5 Miles
Contests – Best Costume, Best Decorated Bike and Pumpkin Seed Spitting
Highlights – Koshare  Museum, Otero Junior College, Picketwire Players, Potter Park, La Junta Wipeout and Waterslide, Otero Museum and Downtown La Junta

For those who prefer a cowboy costume over spandex, a cruiser bike over a road bike, or hot apple cider over Skratch Mix, this is the bike ride for you. Participants of the Family Fun Ride will begin with a pancake breakfast and then set off for a leisurely 5-mile trip around La Junta. Prizes will be awarded to the best costume and most creative bike.

Participants will receive:
-Family Fun Ride T-shirt
-Lapel Pin
-Rider Bib
-Pancake Breakfast
-Live Entertainment
-Aid Station
-Route Support
-Games & Prizes

Register for the Family Fun Ride:
Register online by August 26. Walk-ons are also welcome! Adults – $30, Children (17 and under) – $20.