SUNSHINE HILL CLIMB
Sunday July 8th, 2018
One of most ridden routes in all of Boulder, with the start located just miles from downtown! Don't miss out on this early season ascent that is the perfect test of fitness and strength!
The Sunshine Hill Climb is one of the more beginner friendly climbing routes in Boulder County, but seasoned veterans don't despair, you'll be challenged on the steep pitches just past Poorman's and near the finish line! The overall course is 9 miles, ascending 3,000 ft with roughly 3 miles on hard packed dirt.
PRE-REGISTRATION: ADULTS: $35 and closes July 5th midnight (+ online Reg Fee)
JUNIORS 18/U: $10 (must be riding in a junior category)
[Online Registration: closes July 5th at 11:59pm]
RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $40 and cash only. Race day registration closes at 8:20am for all categories
CHIP TIMING: This event is a chip timed
WEATHER: The night before if weather is a factor please check the Sanitas Cycling Facebook page for updates
COURSE DESCRIPTION: 9 mile course with 3,000ft of elevation gain. Approximately 3 miles are dirt. There will be food and water at the finish and some at the start, but mostly at the finish
RACE RULES: All USAC Rules Apply
USAC License Required: USAC 1-Day Beginner license: $15, only for Cat 5 men, Cat 4 Women and Juniors who have never previously held a USAC license with a highercategory. Can only be purchased online at select appropriate event, then click on Purchase One-Day License. Bring receipt to race.
Annual licenses available online at
BRAC annual membership recommended to avoid $5 onsite fee. BRAC 1-day membership $5, available on site (BRAC 1-day membership exempt with USAC 1-day. Annual memberships available online at
BRAC annual membership is required for points obtained to count towards Rocky Mountain Road Cup individual or team competitions
JUNIORS: Gear Restrictions apply to all juniors 9-18. See USAC Rule 1I4 (www.usacycling.org ) Bike Restrictions: apply to Jr’s 14 & Under. See USAC Rule 1I5 (usacycling.org)
GEAR BAG: A vehicle will be leaving at 9:15am taking any extra clothing you would like to have at the finish. Please put your items in a bag that you can identify at the finish. Results will be posted promptly at the finish. We will also provide bagels, energy food and Water in the finish area. Thank you to the GS Panache and Ninox Teams for their volunteer support of the event!
DIRECTIONS: 311 Mapleton Ave. Boulder, CO 80304
PARKING: Start- Parking will be at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, DO NOT PARK IN CHURCH PARKING LOT. Finish – All finish at the top of Sunshine Canyon just before Gold Hill.
Sanitas Cycling Race Event Policies
Policy #1: Should a cycling race be canceled for any reason 14 days or less from the race date, we will extend an entry fee credit certificate to athletes enrolled in the canceled race to be used against the entry fee for any single Sanitas Cycling event (within the state of Colorado) of choice conducted in the same calendar year. A certificate will be issued in the amount of 50% of the original entry fee paid (processing fees do not apply). The certificate must be used within the same calendar year as it was issued and can be used for any discipline of racing (i.e. Road, TT, Cross, etc...). If the race is the last one of the season then the certificate can be used towards an event the following year. The certificate must postmarked by April 1, 2018. The certificate will be null and void after April 1, 2018 without exception. We reserve the right to make course changes and modifications due to safety issues and extenuating circumstances, no refunds will be given for a course alteration.
Policy #2: If a race has been rescheduled for the same calendar year or season (i.e. road cycling season) then no refunds will be credited.
Entry Fees, Refunds and Switching Policy: There are no refunds of Entry Fees unless the event is canceled. Please see our Event Cancellation policy for details. We will permit a switch to another non-closed Sanitas Cycling event as long as we receive the request at Sanitas Cycling offices at least 15 days prior to the race you enrolled in, your written switch request. No refunds or switches inside 15 days. Written means via e-mail, FAX or mailed letter. We will not accept switches out of races in 2017 and into 2018.
Switching Divisions: Up to the Wednesday of race week, you may switch from division to division, (i.e Cat 40+4 to Cat 4 or vise-versa...your racing license must support the category change) By that Wednesday, we will need your written request for any changes (e-mailed to Barry@sanitascycling.com).
After Wednesday: NO DIVISION SWITCHES!
Course Changes: In the event that the proposed course can not be run or must be altered we reserve the right to change the format to conduct the event.
Switching To Another Person: Another person may take your race slot as long as we receive the request no later than 15 days prior to the race date the completed entry form of the replacement plus a note from you authorizing the switch. No phone requests will be accepted.
Contact: to receive the proper transfer forms.