Registration opens February 1st! 45th Annual Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hill Climb. Race date is July 24th. State Hill Climb Championships. Learn more about the history of the Mt Evans Hill Climb
Clear Creek Middle School, Idaho Springs
320 Chicago Creek Rd. (Hwy 103)
Bicycle race starting in Idaho Springs to the Summit of Mt. Evans. The longest running hill climb in the USA! The race starts at 7,540 feet in front of the Clear Creek Middle School and proceeds to Echo Lake where the race turns and climbs to the summit (14,264 feet.).
The race was renamed in 1981 in honor of five-time race winner Bob Cook, who died of cancer at the age of 23. Bob Cook held the course record from 1975-1980. The first three years he held the record he was a junior. The present record holder is Tom Danielson, set in 2004 with a time of 1:41:20. The Senior Women's course record is held by Jeannie Longo from France with a time of 1:59.19.
The climb is 28 miles in length. The start is at 7,540 feet in front of the Clear Creek Middle School in Idaho Springs and proceeds to Echo Lake where the race turns and climbs to the summit of Mt. Evans (14,264 feet).
Online registration closes July 16th or when the event is sold out.
No Race Day Registration.
Packet Pick-up takes place at the following locations during the time and dates listed:
DATE LOCATION TIME
7/19 REI Englewood, 9637 E. County Line Rd 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
7/20 REI Boulder, 1789 29th St 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
7/21 Basil Docs - 2107 E. Virginia - Denver 6 - 8 p.m.
7/22 Big Ring Cycles - 600 12th Street - Golden 6 - 8 p.m.
7/24 Race Day Pick-up for all remaining.
The option to have your packet mailed for $10 to address of registration is available for those who register by July 4th.