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Saturday, May 18th. No license required.
Late registration is available at the venue Friday 4-6pm
or Saturday 6-8am
Roundup Ranch, 498 N Highway 67, Sedalia, CO 80135
From Denver, go south on Sante Fe Drive (US 85) to State Highway 67 West, or South on I-25 to Happy Canyon Road exit. Go west to US 85. North on 85 to Sedalia, then west on State Highway 67.
From Colorado Springs, go north on I-25 to Castle Rock. Take the US 85 exit north to Sedalia, then west on Sate Highway 67.
Roundup Ranch is located 12 miles west from Sedalia, CO on State Highway 67.
Excellent camping with electricty is available, no reservations required. There is water at the Ranch. Camping has been provided for us free of charge, but donations to the non-profit ministry who owns the Ranch – NYR – are appreciated, and can be given to Kevin Theobald, the host at the Ranch.
20 rustic lodge style mattress beds are still available in the lodge. Showers and kitchen included. There are a couple double beds and the rest twins, which are 2-4 per room. Bring your own sheet, sleeping bag and pillow. Email RME if you want to reserve one of these.
Print off the Course Map and take with you on your pre-ride.
NOTE: Start Times and distances are subject to change, so stay posted and remain flexible! (do yoga).
Disciplines, Distances and Start Times:
- Marathon ~ 50 miles. Starts 8:00 am
There is a time cut-off to start lap 3. You must pass through the Finish Aid Station by 2:00 to continue racing.
- Half Marathon ~ 32 miles. Starts 8:20 am
- XC, and Juniors 17-18 ~ 18 miles; Starts 8:40 am
- Juniors 11-16 - Circuit Races at the Ranch. Start at 1:30
A fast, relatively flat 2 mile circuit at the Ranch. 11-12 ~ 6 miles, 13-14 ~12 miles, 15-16 ~ 20 miles
- Free Warriors Kid’s Race (10 and under) – Start 1:00 pm
Note – There is no Half XC discipline for this race, as this course is not suitable for beginners.
There is a time cut-off to start lap 3 for Marathon Racers. You must pass through the Finish Aid Station by 2:00 pm to continue racing.
Start waves of 2 minute intervals between categories. Finish, Pit Zone and Aid Station will be at IC Trailhead. Tents for support crews can be set up in the Pit Zone at the Finish Line at the Indian Creek Trailhead. Cars can drop Pit supplies, then park back at Ranch.
Race #3 in The Series. Held at Roundup Ranch 10 miles west of the small town of Sedalia on the southwestern edge of Denver. Roundup Ranch offers lovely free camping and a relaxed place to spend the weekend. It has a pond to raft or fish in. The 18 mile loop winds through scenic singletrack and doubletrack of juniper, ponderosa, aspen and rolling hills.
Friday night, join us for some socializing and Racer pot-luck in the dining hall at 7pm. Bring some food to share (besides chips) and meet your competitors. There will be grills and kitchen to use for BBQ and food prep. At 9pm, The “just for the hell of it”, Night time Camp Ride returns. Bring your lights and join us for a good ol’ time on a short night ride circuit through the campground.
We pushed the Juniors 11-16 race back to an afternoon start at 1:30 so hopefully more parents can finish with their race in the morning to watch them.
After the races on Saturday, join us in the dining hall for post race spaghetti dinner and Oskar Blues Awards Ceremony.
Friday: Ranch opens at 10am. Set up camp, pre-ride the course.
4:00-6:00 pm On-site Registration and check-in.
On-site reg fee of $10 applies.
7:00 Racer pot-luck, BBQ in Dining Hall. Bring a dish to share, cook up some food, have a pre-race Dale’s Pale Ale and meet your competitors.
9:00 Just for fun nightime Ranch Ride. 1/2 hour cruise on the Juniors Circuit around the Ranch. Bring your lights and spin under the stars with us!
6:00-8:00 On-site Registration and check-in.
8:00 Marathon Start
8:20 Half Marathon Start
8:40 XC Race and Juniors 17-18 start
1:00 Warriors Kids Race
1:30 Juniors 11-16 Circuit Races at Ranch
2:00-4:00 Spaghetti dinner
3:00 Oskar Blues Awards Ceremony