By Elean Gersack
Gear-up for the 2016 Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling Festival planned for Sunday, June 5 in Castle Rock. There are five courses to chose from: 100-mile century; 62-mile metric century; 40-mile; 27-mile gravel; and 8-mile family.
Ride day is only part of the fun. Camp out or stay in beautiful downtown Castle Rock and make a weekend of it. Staggered race starts begin at 5:30 a.m. with the 8-mile family ride starting last at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy Party at the Rock from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For the longest two events, riders must be at least 15 years old. Online registration is open through June 1 or until spaces are capped for each race. The costs vary by race and by age. Details and online registration are available at www.elephantrockride.com.