About the race
Sixteen men’s and 15 women’s teams are participating in the fourday event, which brings world-class bicycle racing back to Colorado after the demise of the USA Pro Challenge. The men are racing 313 miles over four days with 21,587 feet of climbing. The women are racing 70.4 miles over two days while climbing 5,890 feet.
It’ sa day for circuit races ,b eginning and endin gi nd owntown Breckenridge while incorporatin ga notoriously brutal ascen ton Moonstone Road and a steep descen ti nI llinois Gulch. The wome nw ill race 32m iles (fiv ela ps) from 11 a.m .u ntil about 12:25 p.m. with 3,660 feet of climbing. The me nf ollo wf ro m2p .m .to 4:40 p.m., racing 64m iles (10 laps )w ith 7,320 feet of climbing.
Place to watch: Moonstone Road.