Complimentary high-res downloadable 2015 Race Photos here!
Thank you Leslie at InMotion Photography! And thank you everyone who came out to make a spectacular day in the sun and the mud!
Saturday, May 3oth. On-site Registration is also available Friday 4-6pm or Saturday 6:30-9:30am. Please check-in at least half hour prior to start.
How to Get to Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch
From Denver, take I-25 south to Exit 184 onto Founders Parkway near Castle Rock. Turn left at stop sign to Founders Parkway. Take Founders Parkway to traffic light (Highway 86 intersection). Turn left at stop light onto Highway 86 and follow Highway 86 through Franktown and traffic signal at Parker Road. Continue on Highway 86 through Elizabeth until you come to Elbert Highway on your right (just before the town of Kiowa). Turn on Elbert Highway and continue through the town of Elbert. Turn left (east) into Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch at the second entrance for Camp Cris Dobbins and Camp Dietler. The address is 22799 North Elbert Road, Elbert, Colorado 80106.
The course is situated on a beautiful private ranch and closed to the public. We get the opportunity to pre-ride the course the day before race on Friday May 29th.
FRIDAY, May 29th
Course Inspection, Pre-riding and free Camping! (with hot water showers no less)
SATURDAY, May 3oth
- Endurance – 55 miles,
5 laps. Start 9:00 am and Pro Men XC start 9:00
- XC – 33 miles, 3 laps. Start 9:15 am
- Appetizer, Juniors 17-18 – 22 Miles,
2 laps. Start 9:30
- Juniors 11-16- 5-20 miles depending on age. Start at 12:00 am
- Free Warriors Kidz Race (10 and under) – Start 3:00 pm
Start waves of 2 minute intervals between categories. Tents for support crews can be set up in the Pit Zone at the Start/Finish. Team Vehicles can park in Team Pit area by the Start/Finish and Aid Station.
Race #3 in the Series. This exciting course has been reconfigured, eliminating much of the long double track road sections, creating an 11 mile, more exciting singletrack oriented, spectator friendly circuit that is sure to delight. Bring your A game, because this course will throw everything but the kitchen sink at you.
Held outside the quaint town of Elbert on the Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, this venue harkens back to a time of windmills and cowboys. Intimate camping at the venue offers a… well, peaceful setting in which to relax with fam and friends. The 11 mile loop winds through low hills of Black Forest and Ponderosa Pine, which is sure to put a grin on competitors faces as this private course is a real pleasure and offers a challenging mix of varied terrain. The views of Pikes Peak and rolling prairie are memorable.
After the races, join us for food and awards.
The quiet, back in time feeling at the Ranch makes it a great opportunity to bring the family and enjoy the solitude in the woods.
Friday: Ranch opens at 10am.
12:00 Course open for pre-riding
4:00-6:00 pm Check-in and on-site Registration
Evening camping: Excellent free Camping at the Park with hot showers, first come first serve, plenty of room.
6:30-9:00 Check-in and on-site Registration
9:00 Endurance Start and Pro Men XC start
9:15 XC Race Start
9:30 Appetizer and Juniors 17-18 Race Start
12:00 Juniors 11-16 Start
2:30 Appetizer, and Juniors Awards
3:00 Free Warriors Kids Race
3:30 XC and Endurance Awards