50 Mile Route At A Glance:

Distance: 54.3 Miles
Elevation: +1,886 / -1,887 ft
Max. Grade: 6.6%
Avg. Grade: -0.0%
Start/Finish: The Shops at Northfield Stapleton – 8230 E. Northfield Blvd, Denver CO, 80238
Time: Scroll down for the Official Wave Times and Cutoff Times

Is this route for you?

This is the perfect option if you want a great route but do not feel ready for a major climb or extra miles. It is the perfect ride to explore some of Denver’s connected bike routes and cycling roadways.

Click the 50 Mile Interactive Map below for
turn by turn directions!

Please note: All routes are subject to change

See how all the 2019 routes intersected.
The 2020 routes will be similar, however parts of the route are still under development/subject to permit review so the map will be updated soon.

Official Wave Start & Cutoff Times:

7:00am – Wave 5
7:15am – Wave 6
**All cyclists riding the 50 Mile Route must be through Aid Station #1 by 9:00am. After 9:00am there will be no Denver Police Department support.

4:00pm The 50 Mile Course Closes

Route Description & Highlights:

This city-centric Urban ride starts and stops at Northfield Stapleton, weaves through old-elegant Denver along tree-lined streets and drops into downtown by way of Coors Field, Union Station and Confluence Park. Cyclists head as far west as Crown Hill Park & Cemetery before turning south rolling past many of the areas City Parks and green spaces. As the ride continues it utilizes the beautiful streets of Cherry Hills Village enters James A Bible Park, additionally, Cook Park and Crestmoor Park are among some highlights of the cruise back north to the Post Ride Street Party.

Downtown Streets
Ruby Hill Park
Coors Field
Near Sloan’s Lake
Denver Aquarium
REI