Race Day Activities

 

The Festival Area at Stage 4 is Proud to Offer the Largest Beer Garden in the History of Colorado Springs!

Thursday, August 21   

      Festival Details (Pikes Peak between Cascade & Tejon) : 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Multiple big screen TVs showing live broadcasts of the race
  • Kid's Zone featuring inflatables, Strider Bikes, and other family fun
  • Multiple vendor and merchandise booths
  • Three beer locations provided by Sierra Nevada
  • A Wine location provided by Infinite Monkey Theorem
  • Live entertainment by Maxxis BMX Stunt Team (12:00 pm, 2:00 pm)
  • Complimentary Bike Valet at Acacia Park from 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Thank you to H.E.R. for helping us serve beer in the festival area!

Celebrate Colorado Springs Cycling Ride - 11:30 am - 12:00 pm : Free community ride through downtown Colorado Springs featuring cycling organizations: USA Cycling members, USA Triathlon members, cycling clubs, BMX clubs, adaptive riding groups, unicycles, etc.

Riders will stage at Acacia Park (Platte & Tejon) at 10:45 am. The ride will begin at 11:30 am and go south on Tejon St. from Acacia Park to Colorado Ave, west on Colorado Ave. to Cascade Ave, north on Cascade to Bijou St., east on Bijou St. to finish at Acacia Park.

Participants are encouraged to wear cycling jerseys, costumes, etc. and use the free bike valet in Acacia Park after the ride.   

Miss-n-Out Invitational Criterium - 12:00 - 12:30 pm: Short criterium course (0.75 miles/lap) within downtown Colorado Springs. This will be an invitational race limited to 50 riders with riders dropped periodically until 10 riders will race each other over the final laps to determine a winner. 

The race will start at the Pro Challenge Finish Line with riders heading south on Tejon St. to Colorado Ave., west on Colorado Ave. to Cascade Ave., north on Cascade Ave. to Bijou St., east on Bijou St. to Tejon St. and south on Tejon St. to the UPC Finish Line. 

Invitational Sprint Tournament - 12:30 pm : Four heats of five riders (male & female) will sprint 430 meters from Platte Ave. to the UPC Finish Line with the top two males & females from each heat advancing to the Finals. Cyclists placing in 3rd through 5th place in each heat will compete in the Minor Finals. 

USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4     

    Start (12:50 pm): 1st Street & Lake Avenue
    Finish (3:30-4:15 pm): Pikes Peak Avenue & Tejon Street       

          Not So Pro Cycling Challenge (coordinated by Colorado Springs Independent) - 4:15 - 5:00 pm - 11 teams of four
          "cyclists" will compete a cycling course on tricked-out kids's bikes on Tejon between Pikes Peak & Kiowa. The teams 
          will be from Tony's, Navakai, The Ritz, McCabe's, Springs Orleans, Jack Quinn's, The Mansion, Cowboys, Blondie's, 
          Gasoline Alley & The Independent. 

          Stage 4 Gala - The Broadmoor Hotel (One Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs)
                      Celebrate the excitement of the USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 with some of the top riders in the world and the most
          well-known voices in the sport of cycling with a special evening at The Broadmoor.

          6:00 - 7:00 pm: VIP Reception at The Penrose Heritage Museum (next to Broadmoor Hall) - $250 per person
          Enjoy cocktails and light appetizers with Phil Liggett, universally known as “the voice of cycling”, and Paul Sherwen, an
          expert cycling analyst for the Tour de France, Tour of California and USA Pro Challenge, to celebrate the excitement
          of Stage 4 at an exclusive VIP reception before heading to The Broadmoor for a three course dinner and Q&A with
          some of the top riders in the sport. (Dinner in Broadmoor Hall).  
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          6:30 - 8:30 pm: 2014 USA Pro Challenge - Stage 4 Gala - $150 per person
          Enjoy a three course dinner at The Broadmoor with NBC highlights and live commentary from Paul Sherwen and Phil
          Liggett as they conduct a Q&A with some of the top riders in the sport. (Dinner in Broadmoor Hall)  
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           ** The Gala will feature a Silent Auction with exclusive items from the USA Pro Challenge and the Colorado Springs
                cycling community. 

Food & Drink Specials / Viewing Areas / Sidewalk & In-Store Sales - Downtown Colorado Springs

Hyancinth’s Boutique and SpaGet 25 % off any spa service (massage, facial, manicure, pedicure and waxing) 

Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub and RestaurantBurger and a pint for $10

YAMA Training and WellnessIncrease your efficiency with more flexible leg and back muscles! $40 for your first assisted stretching session (regularly $70) 

Colorado Springs Fine Arts CenterStaging and After Party on the Café 36 Balcony overlooking Monument Valley Park. Bar, food offerings, direct proximity to the park for race viewing, galleries open  

Terra Verde -20% off Accessories 


Food & Drink Specials / Viewing Areas / Sidewalk & In-Store Sales - Old Colorado City

Live at Bancroft Park - Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Front Range BBQ - Home-cooked Southern Style BBQ & Cajun Dishes

  • 2330 W. Colorado Ave.
  • Race Special: $4.00 New Belgium Draft Beer, $3.00 New Belgium Cans, smoked ribs & chicken wing apppetizer special, BBQ sliders. Patio dining next to race route.

Cucuru Gallery Cafe - Contemporary interpretations of regional Spanish Tapas

  • 2332 W. Colorado Ave.
  • Race Special: Cuban Sandwhich & Colorado Native $12.00

Jake and Telly's - Delicious and innovative Greek specialties

  • 2616 W. Colorado Ave.
  • Race Special: Any sandwhich of the menu and a draft beer for $12.00. Patio dining next to and above race route.

Paravicini's Italian Bistro - The city's best Italian

  • 2802 W. Colorado Ave
  • Race Special: Lunch Specials Nine for $9.00. Patio dining next to race route.

Thunder & Buttons - Steak sliders and blackened shrimp fettucine as well as a sizeable sandwhich and salad menu

  • 2415 W. Colorado Ave.
  • Race Special: $2.00 Draft with any sandwhich or entree purchase

Pizzeria Rustica - Handmade rustic pizza

  • 2527 W. Colorado Ave
  • Race Special: $5.00 glasses of house wine. Patio dining next to race route.

TAPAteria - Real Spanish tapas

  • 2607 W. Colorado Ave
  • Race Special: $5.00 glasses of house wine

Meadow Muffins - High quality pizza, hamburgers, and sandwhiches

  • 2432 W. Colorado Ave
  • Race Special: Burger and Draft Beer for $10.00 from 11:00am to 7:00pm

 


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The Pikes Peak Cycling Society, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, is responsible for organizing and executing Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge in cooperation with the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation.

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