Stage 1 of the men’s race in Colorado Springs will cover a total of 93.5 miles (150.4 km) as riders push the pace for six laps on a 15.58-mile (25.1 km) course in the shadow of Pikes Peak, running between downtown Colorado Springs and the sandstone formations of the city’s iconic Garden of the Gods.
Men’s Race Start Time: 1:10 pm Men’s Race Finish Time: 4:45 pm (approximate)
Stage 1 of the women’s race in Colorado Springs will cover 38.36 miles (61.7 km) over multiple laps (2 long and 3 short laps) in Colorado Springs, and will send a field of the best women cyclists through the Garden of the Gods.
Women’s Race Start Time: 10:00 am Women’s Race Finish Time: 11:30 am (approximate)
WHERE TO WATCH
Free Viewing for 6 laps of Men’s racing and 2 long and 3 short laps of Women’s racing
You can watch the race for FREE in downtown Colorado Springs at the start and finish at Colorado and Pikes Peak Ave; along Cascade Avenue, Mesa Road and Tejon Street, and then all along the route as it leaves downtown on Colorado Ave, up Pikes Peak Avenue and then on Ridge Road for a KOM on to Juniper Way Loop as it goes through Garden of the Gods before it returns on Mesa and Fontmore Street, and back downtown on Colorado Ave. (Please see Route maps above for greater detail).