General Information:

Registration

Advance registration is required. There will be no race day registration. UPDATE This year we will have 2 divisions - 50 Mile Solo Racer, 50 Mile Team of 2. The 25 Mile Solo Racer division has been eliminated due to the county health ordinance participant cap. If you are only interested in doing 1 lap we recommend finding a friend to make a team.

EventEarly
Regular
Late
50 Mile$90$100$110
50 Mile Team$160$180$200

New Course Information

The Snowmass 50 Mountain Bike course will follow a similar route to the 2019 Power of Four although in reverse! Click here to learn more about the route.

****Covid-19 Update****

Much of the info below related to race operations including check in, start/finish setup, aid stations and more has been adjusted to comply with the current government policies related to social gatherings. Please read through all the information before reaching out with potential questions.

Safety plan

Please stay home, isolate yourself from other family members and call your medical provider if you have any of the following COVID-19 symptoms - headache, sore throat, fever, dry cough, recent inability to taste or smell, shortness of breath, body aches, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting or abdominal pain.

All participants and staff are required to complete an online health screen within 24 hours of the start of the event in order to participate or work

All racers are required to wear a mask at check-in and anytime less than 6' of social distancing cannot be avoided.

Participants will start in 5 waves of 10 racers each. You will be placed into corrals based on your wave at the start.

No Family or Friends are welcome to congregate at the start line, finish line or aid stations.

There will be no after race gathering or awards ceremony. Medals for top 3 overall by gender will be sent in the mail.

Staff wearing masks and gloves will distribute individually wrapped pre-packed goods like bars or gels.

Racers are welcome to bring a drop bag that will go to a halfway point. ASC will provide an outer bag for yours to be placed inside of and labeled with your bib number.

Staff are unable to refill water bottles since we cannot touch the racer bottles. Disposable cups of water will be distributed by staff that can be poured into bottles by racers.

Racer Check in & Bib Pickup*

Check-in will be on Friday July 24th from 4pm to 7pm in Snowmass Base Village and on Saturday, July 25th at the finish on Fanny Hill from 1pm to 4pm. All racers must check in to pick-up a racer bib. Please wear a mask at all times and maintain 6' of social distancing.

MANDATORY Day of RACER CHECK-IN*

All racers will be required to check in the morning of the race prior to the start. This includes those that picked up their bib the previous day. Staff will do a roll call based on wave assignment.

Start Details*

The start for both distance races will be on Fanny Hill in Snowmass.

Date EventStart Time
July 25th 50 Mile (solo racer)Wave 1 7:00am
Wave 2 7:10am
Wave 3 7:20am
Wave 4 7:30am
Wave 5 7:40am
July 26th 50 Mile (team of 2)Wave 1 7:00am
Wave 2 7:10am
Wave 3 7:20am
Wave 4 7:30am
Wave 5 7:40am

Finish*

Both divisions will finish at the same location on Fanny Hill just above the concert stage near the Snowmass Mall.

Cut-off time*

Racers competing in the 50 Mile events will need to begin their second lap by noon otherwise you will not be allowed to continue for safety reasons.

Parking/Transportation

Parking is available in the Snowmass Base Village garage. Free parking is also available at the Brush Creek Lot (intersection of Highway 82 and Brush Creek Road) with free buses to Snowmass.

Racer Bags*

Each racer will be allowed to deposit one bag at the start/finish. ASC will provide an outer bag for yours to be placed inside of. Make sure your name and bib number are clearly written on the outside of the bag. Bags will be dropped at the Rodeo Lot aid station and then returned to the finish.

Course Marking

The course will be marked with blue and white Trek barricade tape and pink directional signage with the event logo.

Aid Stations*

The aid stations will minimal offerings to decrease contact between staff and racers. Water and electrolyte mix will be given out in disposable cups that can be poured into water bottles by racers. Other basics will include items such as bars and gels that are individually wrapped.

You should plan to be able to make it from aid station to station without additional support.

Rules*

  • Stay on the designated trails; no short-cutting switchbacks. Those attempting to take short-cuts will be disqualified and publicly shamed.
  • Headphones are permitted, but please be respectful when entering aid stations and crossing other trails. Be aware that the trails are open to the public and, in spots, cross other trails that may include cyclist, runners, hikers, etc. Please rock-out responsibly.
  • If you choose to drop out please alert the nearest aid station personnel. We do not want to worry your emergency contact person!
  • No littering! We have trash cans and recycle bins at each aid station. Just because it's a race doesn't mean you get to forget your manners.
  • If you must relieve yourself, please use a bathroom (available at Start/Finish, Town Park & Elk Camp restaurant) or discretion...
  • All riders must carry a water bottle or hydration pack.

Normal Mountain Operations*

We ask each racer to keep in mind that Snowmass will be open to guests as usual starting at 10am so please be respectful of the general public on the trails and aware of other users.

Racer Safety*

For the safety of every racer, each athlete is required to notify the closest course marshal of any injury or racer who appears to have ventured off-course ASAP. We will have plenty of medical staff available to assist along the course.

REFUND POLICY*

Entry fees will be refunded ONLY to athletes with a valid medical reason under the following provisions: Entry fees will be refunded if requested 1 week prior to first day of event onsite registration. Participants must have a valid medical reason and documentation, each case will be reviewed. A 25% service charge will be deducted from all refunds. All refunds are at the sole discretion of Aspen Snowmass. Absolutely no refunds will be given after the above date regardless of reason and no refunds will be given due to event cancellation. Registrations are non-transferable.


* Race operations including check in, start/finish setup, aid stations and more will likely be adjusted to comply with the current government policies related to social gatherings.