2,000 riders pedal with purpose at 25th Courage Classic bicycle tour, July 19-21

More than 2,000 cyclists of all ages and ability levels, hundreds of volunteers and several generous sponsors participate each year to support the greatest needs of Children’s Colorado. The 155-mile,multi-route course winds through Summit, Eagle and Lake counties during the height of the Rocky Mountain’s summertime beauty. Every rider has a story and heartfelt purpose for giving back.

July 16, 2014

WHAT:            A renowned cycling event since 1989, the Courage Classic presented by Prologis, is a three-day journey, July 19-21, fueled by individual and team fundraising efforts that benefits Children’s Hospital Colorado.

WHY:             More than 2,000 cyclists of all ages and ability levels, hundreds of volunteers and several generous  
 sponsors participate each year to support the greatest needs of Children’s Colorado. The 155-mile,    
 multi-route course winds through Summit, Eagle and Lake counties during the height of the Rocky
 Mountain’s summertime beauty. Every rider has a story and heartfelt purpose for giving back.

 

WHERE:          Headquartered at Copper Mountain Resort
                             Route runs through Summit, Lake and Eagle counties

 

WHEN:            Saturday, July 19 to Monday, July 21, 2014


**Please expect heavy cycling traffic on roads and bike paths in the area on July 19, 20 and 21. Alternate routes are suggested during the times posted.

 

Additional Information:

  • This event is imbedded with countless human interest stories! To be connected with a rider or event representative during the tour, please contact Elizabeth Whitehead at Elizabeth.whitehead@childrenscolorado.org or 303-755-6601.

 

  • Detailed route information will be up-to-date and available online at couragetours.com.

 

  • SINGLE LANE CLOSURE NOTICE: The westbound lane of Swan Mountain Road will be closed for passage of cyclist on Sunday, July 20 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Eastbound traffic will be unaffected. All businesses at Farmer’s Korner and Summit Cove will remain open.

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