The 719 Ride Elevation Celebration
Is a locally-organized and homegrown cycling challenge for the masses.
It welds cycling and community together on challenging neighborhood roads in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Turning eight in 2023, the FESTIVAL OF NEVER-ENDING ASCENDING can be easily customized to suit your fitness level and fondness for elevated frolicking.
Five laps of The Course That Cannot Be Defeated is the signature ride (71.9 miles and 9,190' of elevation gain), but you can ride as many or as few laps as your mind can handle and your legs will allow. All for the same price!
From our Personal Challenge Rides to our Epic Elevation Quests, the 719 Ride will elevate you to new heights of accomplishment and fun — Type I and Type II F-U-N!
- ALL the laps you wish to enjoy!
- A stylish Tyvek wristband to access event day bennies.Wristband bennies include: aid stations, mechanics, mobile course support and school restrooms.
- Interconnected courses to easily modify the route and dial-in your suffering and fun.Route markings courtesy of Routes Outfitter.
- FREE on-course photographs!
- Two aid stations with food, hydration, bike mechanics and port-a-potties.Available through 2:00 p.m.
- Mobile heroes to pick you up on course in the event of a mechanical.
- Indoor restrooms at the start/finish.The Chipeta Elementary School restrooms will be available between 5:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
- On-course traffic support.Colorado Springs police officers will be at four key intersections to facilitate a fluid cycling experience between 6:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
- Youth pricing.Yoots under the age of 23 Yoots can register at the Aluminum level for $23. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a personalized discount code.
- Other registration benefits.
- Includes ALL things Aluminum PLUS:
- Timing tag for the two timed segments.The timing tag is necessary if you are participating in the SUAREZ Gran Fondo National Series and to be eligible for the Rossmere KoM/QoM prizes.
- Eligibility for the Rossmere KoM/QoM monetary prizes.$71.90 will be awarded to the Premiers of Rossmere (fastest overall man and woman), and $71.90 will be awarded to each subsequent 71st person in the results.
- $7.19 food truck credit.
- $7.19 donation to Chipeta Elementary School.
- Rocky Mountain State Games Medal.The 719 Ride is the official cycling event of the 2023 Rocky Mountain State Games.
- Includes ALL things Carbon Fiber PLUS:
- 719 Ride DeFeet Aireator cycling socks.
- 2023 commemorative challenge coin.Unlocks generous product and business discounts through the end of 2023.
- $7.19 donation to Kids on Bikes or COS I Love You.You choose your preference in the registration process.
- A 13 oz cycling and community glass to improve the taste of all your beverages.
The Course That Cannot Be Defeated
Is The Hearbeat of Colorado Springs
Send a GPS route file to your mobile device.
Or print a cue sheet with turn-by-turn instructions.
On-course route markings courtesy of Routes Outfitter.
A Colorado Springs Original
First conceived and ridden in 2016, the 719 Ride aspires to be a bicycle event that contributes to the culture and community of Colorado Springs. FORZA Colorado Springs!
The 719 Ride is a Colorado Springs Original riding in the draft of many great and long-established Colorado cycling events. It hopes to become a positive part of the Colorado Springs tradition and identity while celebrating the tradition, lore and culture of cycling and helping set the pace for cycling fun in the Rocky Mountain region.