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SUNRISE TO SUNSET WINTER PARK – canceled

After evaluating the current situation surrounding COVID-19, coupled with our top priority of ensuring the well-being of our riders, staff, volunteers and partners, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s race.

We thank you in advance for your understanding.  Sunrise to Sunset Winter Park will ride again and we look forward to our best yet in August 2021! Learn more here

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Back again in 2020, Winter Park Sunrise to Sunset capitalizes on two well-established strengths: the Sunrise to Sunset model and Winter Park’s deep mountain-bike roots. Luscious singletrack trails crisscross the mountains of Winter Park. How good are they, you ask? Good enough that USA Cycling is hosting the National Championships on the Winter Park trails in 2019.

Ideal for a 12-hour relay format, the section of trails used in Sunrise to Sunset are just above town, making access and relaxation between laps super easy. Winter Park Sunrise to Sunset will be held in conjunction with Crooked Gravel, so at day’s end riders of both persuasions will be partying together at the bandshell and surrounding park.

The 12-hour format is all about balancing camaraderie and challenge. Sure, some folks race it solo, but most choose to race in teams, from two-person up to five-person squads. As one teammate is out on course, banging out a 9.4-mile hot lap, the others are kicking back at camp, enjoying the festival atmosphere in the cool, high-mountain air.

While some events cater specifically to beginners or experts, Sunrise to Sunset offers fun for all; the level of challenge is self selected by how fast you go!

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Details

Included with your entry:

  • Great refreshments and entertainment
  • Post race BBQ and party; complete with food, beer and live music
  • Tons of great prize drawings
  • Timing with live tracking
  • Commemorative item

 

You may register as an INDIVIDUAL or CREATE A TEAM.  If you are registering as a team, first appoint a Team Captain.  The Team Captain will need to register first and when doing so, select “Create a Team”.  He or she will then input the team name and complete their own registration. The Team Captain will need to inform their desired team members of the team name. When teammates go online to join, they will select “Join a Team” and click the appropriate name from the menu.  The team name may also be found by entering the Team Captain’s last name in the search bar. Once the team name is found and selected, members will be prompted to complete their own registration

Race Schedule

FRIDAY, August 7

5 – 9 p.m. — Packet Pick-Up / Walk-On Registration at Epic Mountain Sports.

 

SATURDAY, August 8

5 – 6:30 a.m. — Packet Pick-Up & Walk-On Registration at Rendezvous Event Center @ Hideaway Park 78841 US-40, Winter Park, CO 80482

6 a.m. – 11 a.m. — Breakfast & Coffee Vendors – The Perk & Goody’s food trucks at Hideaway Park

7 a.m.  — StS2 Race Start (parking lot behind Main Stage; on Ski Idlewild Rd.)

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Exhibitor Festival

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Snacks & Lunch Vendor – Fireside Market & Eatery

11 a.m. – 7 p.m. — Massage

12 p.m. – 9 p.m. — Beer Garden

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. — Raffle Drawings on the hour

3 p.m. – 8 p.m. — Post-Ride BBQ – Strip & Tail (included with registration)

4 p.m – 4:30 p.m. – Check Presentations, Awards Ceremony & Prize Drawings

6:30 – 7 :30 p.m. — Live Music – Wildermiss

7 p.m. — StS2 Race End

7:30 p.m. – Podium Awards & Check Presentation

8:15 – 9:30 p.m. — Live Music – Wildermiss

Beneficiaries

Headwaters Trail Alliance

Headwaters Trails Alliance (HTA) is a nonprofit advocacy organization for trails in scenic Grand County, Colorado. Surrounded by mountain peaks and passes, Grand County streams are the headwaters of the Colorado River. Our primary goal is to provide high quality trails linking towns and recreational areas within Grand County, with secondary trail systems connecting historical, cultural and recreational sites near our communities.

Colorado High School Cycling League

A portion of all registration fees will go to this amazing organization, in an effort to further their mission of building strong minds, bodies and characters in an inclusive, egalitarian environment by engaging juniors in the challenging and exciting world of competitive cycling.

Established in 2009, the Colorado High School Cycling League is an independent 501(c)3 and an affiliate of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), serving students in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico.

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Event Details

When:

Saturday, August 08, 2020

Time:

07:00am - 07:00pm

Location

Winter Park, CO
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