Route

Day 1 - Wiggins to Fort Morgan

Friday, September 19
Opening Ceremony – 10AM
Rolling Start – 10:30AM to 3:30PM
34 Miles / 303′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Orchard, Goodrich, Weldona and Log Lane Village
Education Stops – Empire Dairy, Jackson Lake State Park Exhibit in Goodrich, Chapin Daiy and Ft. Morgan Sugar Beet Factory
Aid Station – Weldon Valley School (21 miles)

Day 2 - Fort Morgan to Sterling

Saturday, September 20
Rolling Start – 7:00AM to 9:00AM
74 Miles (w/ N. Sterling Reservoir Loop – 106 Miles) / 1,453′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Brush, Snyder and Willard
Educaton Stops – Ft. Morgan Power Plant / CO Scenic Byways / Rainbow Arch Bridge Exhibit @ Riverside Park, Irrigation Demonstration, Hydroponic Farming, Brush Area History Museum, Raptor Display
Aid Stations – VFW Memorial Park (16 miles), Antelope Springs (32 miles) and Mertens Farm (56 miles)

Day 3 - Sterling to Wiggins

Sunday, September 21
Rolling Start – 7:00AM to 9:00AM
Closing Ceremony – 3:30PM
66 Miles / 1,445′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Atwood, Merino, Hillrose, Brush and Ft. Morgan
Education Stops – Free Range Chicken Farm and Youth in Agriculture Exhibit
Aid Stations – Merino Town Park (16 miles), Hillrose Roadside Park (33 miles) and Cargill Meat Solutions (49 miles)

PTP Century Ride map

Century (plus) Ride

Fort Morgan to Sterling w/N. Sterling Reservoir Loop

Saturday, September 20
Rolling Start – 7:00AM to 8:00AM
105 miles / 2,284′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Brush, Snyder, Willard and Sterling
Educaton Stops – Ft. Morgan Power Plant / CO Scenic Byways / Rainbow Arch Bridge Exhibit @ Riverside Park, Irrigation Demonstration, Hydroponic Farming, Brush Area History Museum, Raptor Display, Archery Demonstration and N. Sterling Reservoir Exhibit
Aid Stations – VFW Memorial Park (16 miles), Antelope Springs (32 miles), Mertens Farm (56 miles), Meis Residence (75 miles) and Elks Campground (87 miles)

Family Fun Ride

Sterling, CO @ Logan County Courthouse Square

Saturday, September 20
Start – 11:00AM
5.4 Miles
Roads Traveled – Ash St., 3rd Ave., U.S. 6
Point of Interest – John Deere Dealership & Columbine Park
Aid Station – 21st Century John Deere Dealership (2.2 miles)

For those who prefer a cowboy costume over spandex, a cruiser bike over a road bike, or hot cider over Skratch Mix, this is the offering for you. Participants of the Family Fun Ride will enjoy a leisurely route that begins and ends at the Logan County Courthouse Square; touring the vibrant city of Sterling and its surrounding parks and landscape. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and and best decorated bike. Family Fun Ride festivities will dovetail with Sterling’s Sugar Beet Days!

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