Castle Creek Presented by The Aspen Times

The 2019 Castle Creek Road Race is presented by The Aspen Times.

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Race Name: Castle Creek
Location: Register at Aspen Valley Hospital parking. Race starts on Castle Creek Road near the Music Festival campus.
Parking: Do not park at AVH. Please park in Aspen and ride to registration.
Start Time: 6:00pm
Event Type: Road
Party: There is no party this week.

Course Description: This 22 mile road race features about 2,000 feet of elevation gain over the rolling terrain of Castle Creek Road. The race will be staged near Music School Road off of Castle Creek Road. The race will proceed approximately 11 miles up Castle Creek Road past Ashcroft and the Pine Creek Cookhouse to the end of the County Road and the turn off to Pearl Pass. From the turn around, proceed back down Castle Creek Road 10 miles, and at about mile marker 3.5 and get ready for an uphill finish at the top of the hill opposite South Hayden Road. All categories will use the same course.

Start Times:

Wave 1, Men’s A: 6:00pm

Wave 2, Women’s A, Men’s B: 6:03pm

Wave 3: All other categories: 6:06pm

Warm-Up: Please do not warm up on the race course after 6:00pm. After that time, please do not ride anywhere on Castle Creek Road except when riding to the start line. Be respectful of traffic and property during your warmup. Do not block cars, and do not urinate in public. If caught urinating, you will be disqualified from the evening’s race. Plan accordingly.