Stage 2 of the men’s race in Breckenridge Stage two will be a test of endurance and willpower over 64 miles (103 km) in the scenic mining town of Breckenridge. During 10 laps on the 6.4-mile (10.3 km) course, riders will face more than 7,000 feet of climbing, including multiple, leg-crushing runs up the notorious Moonstone climb — and the subsequent thrilling descents down Illinois Gulch.
Men’s Race Start Time: 2:00 pm Men’s Race Finish Time: 4:40 pm (approximate)
Stage 2 of the women’s race in Breckenridge — the final stage for the women — will cover 32 miles (51.5 km) over five laps on the Breckenridge course, with riders conquering Moonstone hill over and over again.
Women’s Race Start Time: 11:00 am Women’s Race Finish Time: 12:25 pm (approximate)
WHERE TO WATCH
Free Viewing for 10 laps of Men’s racing and 5 laps of Women’s racing
You can watch the race for FREE in Breckenridge’s Blue River Plaza (and the adjoining Rivewalk Center) at the start and finish at Main Street and Washington Ave; as the racers leave going north on Main; as they wind their way up to the infamous Moonstone Road climb for a KOM, then over Boreas Pass Road for a thrilling descent on Illinois Gulch Road; then to French and Jefferson and back to Main Street. (Please see Route maps above for greater detail). Another option is to hang out on the Riverwalk Center Lawn, with big screen and race highlights.
For more information on the race in Breckenridge, their festival and other events, please visit their official website.