100 Mile Route At A Glance:
Is this route for you?
Distance: 103 Miles
Elevation: +5,983 / -5,984
Max. Grade: 9.9%
Avg. Grade: 0.3%
Start/Finish: The Shops at Northfield - 8354 E 49th Ave #1740, Denver, CO 80238
Time: The departure window for all 100 Mile Riders will from 6:30am-7:00am.
This is the most challenging of all of the Denver Century Ride routes as it has the distance and a significant climb. If you are going to do this route, we recommend that you put some miles on your legs and do some climbing in the weeks prior to the ride. Never done a century ride before? Don’t let that deter you! Think of the accomplishment you will feel by making the Denver Century Ride be your first century ride ever!
Click the 100 Mile Interactive Map below for turn by turn directions!
Please note: All routes are subject to change
2022 All Route Map
Official Wave Start & Cutoff Times:
6:30am - 7:00am: All 100 Mile Cyclists start
**All cyclists riding the 100 Mile Route must be through Aid Station #1 by 8:10am. Any cyclists remaining at Aid Station #1 after 9:30am will be directed to ride the 25 mile route. This is for rider safety; after 9:30am there will be no Denver Police Department support along the longer routes.
**Additionally, 100 mile riders must be at W Alameda and Rooney Rd. in Morrison before 9:15am or they will be directed to ride the 85 mile route.
4:00pm - The 100 Mile Course Closes
Route Description & Highlights:
The 100 mile route is designed to help cyclists discover how easy it is to get out to the mountains by bike with the Downtown Denver skyline in full view and relish in the proximity of city and country. It highlights some of Denver’s bicycle commuter routes and casual riding areas including a challenging climb from Golden through Lookout Mountain. Here is a photo tour of a few things you may see on the route: