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Royal Gorge Six and Twelve

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7:30am

Royal Gorge Park East Ridge Campground
3315 County Road F30
Canon City, CO 81212

Zia Rides is coming to Colorado!*

Zia Rides is excited to announce our first event in Colorado with the Royal Gorge Six and Twelve in Cañon City, CO on Saturday, May 18, 2019. When looking for new race locations, Zia Rides looks for four very important things: a cool town, a great venue, awesome trails, and a location that is not already overrun. We struck the jackpot with Cañon City. The town is awesome and totally behind the event, and there is so much for families to do in the area with Royal Gorge Bridge minutes away from the venue. The venue at the Royal Gorge East Ridge Campground is beautiful and spacious with the Arkansas River Gorge one direction and snow capped peaks the other. Cañon City has a professional trail builder adding trail all the time, and the trails are fantastic and fun with beautiful views.


Saturday, May 18:
6:45AM: pre-race meeting, MANDATORY for ALL RACERS, event tent in the staging area
7:30AM: race start for 12 hour riders
12:30pm: race start for 6 hour riders
2:00PM: Kids Fun Ride
6:30PM: 6 hour race ends
7:30PM: 12 hour race ends
7:45PM: Awards ceremony begins
8:08PM: Sunset

Course Description

The plan is for the course to start at the campground and go counterclockwise on S’mores, Dream Weaver, Made in the Shade, Twisted Cistern, Canon Rim, FAR Out to the first connector, and down Canon Vista back to the start.

We were not able to get it mapped before the snow, and Made in the Shade was only recently completed.We will get a GPX track and course profile ASAP.

Course Map

Royal Gorge Trail Map – Click here


12 Hour

Solo: Female, Male
Solo Single Speed: Female, Male
Solo Masters (50+): Female, Male
Duo: Female, Male, Co-ed, Junior Open
Teams: Female, Male, Co-ed, Junior Open

6 Hour

Solo: Female, Male
Solo Masters (50+): Female, Male
Solo: Junior Open


6 or 12 Hour Race

Early Bird:
$85 per rider – register by February 28, 2019

Regular (t-shirt deadline):
$95 per rider – register by April 20, 2019

Late (no t-shirt):
$105 per rider – register by May 15, 2019 (no t-shirt)

Youth (under 18) and Full-time College Students:
1/2 price – register in the youth categories, even if joining a team with adults to receive this pricing.

Full-time College Students:
1/2 price – college students must e-mail for code and provide name of school where full-time student

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