50 Mile Route At A Glance:
Distance: 50.5 Miles
Elevation: +1,709 / -1,709 ft
Max. Grade: 6.4%
Avg. Grade: -0.0%
Start/Finish: The Shops at Northfield – 8354 E 49th Ave #1740, Denver, CO 80238
Time: The departure window for all 50 Mile Riders will be from 7:15am-8:00am
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: 2022 maps displayed below will be very similar to 2023 routes. Updated 2023 maps will be posted this summer.
2022 All Route Map
Official Wave Start & Cutoff Times:
7:15am – 8:00am: All 50 Mile cyclists start
**All cyclists riding the 50 Mile Route must be through Aid Station #1 by 9:00am. After 9:30am there will be no Denver Police Department support.
**After 9:30am ANYONE leaving Aid Station #1 will be directed to ride the 25 mile route ONLY.
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 O’Kane and Washington Heights parks before turning south rolling past many of the other 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.