Main Street, Telluride, Colorado, San Miguel County, United States

Start Date

09/01/2021

Activities: Virtual race, Bike ride 🚴🏿‍♂️, Other, 50 Miles, 100 Miles, 500 Miles, 65 Miles, 22 Miles

Join other cyclists for a spectacular Colorado road ride! Start in the beautiful mountains of Telluride, cycle through an incredible historic desert landscape and finish at CampV, a historic, inspiring, boutique camp: https://www.campv.com/

In an effort to include cyclists of all ages & abilities, we will offer distances ranging from 22 - 100 miles.  In addition, the September ride anywhere challenges are back by popular demand.  Pedal 50 (kids only), 100 or 500 miles anytime, anywhere on any bike during the month. 

Mountains to Desert is the single fundraiser each year for the Just For Kids Foundation, which provides essential scholarships, operating grants, program support, capital & start-up funding, and new equipment to deserving youth & youth organizations within the San Miguel Watershed including the towns of Norwood, Nucla, Naturita, Paradox, Telluride and all points in between. We are thrilled to be finishing & celebrating within JFK's service area. 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. September 50-mile KIDS Challenge: Ride any bike, anywhere

    All junior cyclists through age 18 are welcome and can participate on their mountain bike, road bike, town cruiser or e-bike. Riders will have the ability to track their progress and current mileage standings using a virtual tracker app which is included with each registration.
    Activity Starts: 9/1/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 10/31/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
      Registration closes : 11/1/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74


  2. September 100-mile challenge: Ride any bike, anywhere

    All cyclists are welcome and can participate on their mountain bike, road bike or manually enter distances ridden in a spin class or on a smart trainer. Riders will have the ability to track their progress and current mileage standings using a virtual tracker app which is included with each registration.
    Activity Starts: 9/1/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 10/31/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
      Registration closes : 11/1/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $50.00
      Processing fee : $3.90


  3. September 500-mile Challenge: Ride any bike, anywhere

    Designed for the most devoted cyclists: ride a mountain bike, road bike or manually enter distances ridden in a spin class or on a smart trainer. All participants will have the ability to track their progress and current mileage standings using a virtual tracker app which is included with each registration.
    Activity Starts: 9/1/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 10/31/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
      Registration closes : 11/1/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $50.00
      Processing fee : $3.90


  4. 100 miles: Telluride start

    Start in scenic Telluride and ride to the historic Hanging Flume Overlook and back to CampV in Naturita.
    Activity Starts: 9/25/2021 07:00 - Activity Ends: 9/25/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
      Registration closes : 8/3/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $150.00
      Processing fee : $9.70
    • Registration opens : 8/3/2021 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/1/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $175.00
      Processing fee : $11.15
    • Registration opens : 9/1/2021 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/15/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $200.00
      Processing fee : $12.60


  5. 65 miles: Norwood start

    Avoid the Norwood Hill Climb. Start in Norwood and ride to the historic Hanging Flume Overlook and back to CampV in Naturita.
    Activity Starts: 9/25/2021 07:30 - Activity Ends: 9/25/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
    Activity type: Bike ride 🚴🏿‍♂️
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
      Registration closes : 8/3/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $150.00
      Processing fee : $9.70
    • Registration opens : 8/3/2021 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/1/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $175.00
      Processing fee : $11.15
    • Registration opens : 9/1/2021 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/15/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $200.00
      Processing fee : $12.60


  6. 22 miles: Norwood to CampV direct.

    Designed for beginning cyclists and families. Ride from Norwood directly to CampV.
    Activity Starts: 9/25/2021 08:00 - Activity Ends: 9/25/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 6/23/2021 13:11
    Activity type: Bike ride 🚴🏿‍♂️
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/23/2021 13:11
      Registration closes : 9/15/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $100.00
      Processing fee : $6.80


  7. Volunteer!

    Give your time to a great cause! Mountains to Desert is the annual fundraiser for the Just For Kids Foundation, who provides essential scholarships, operating grants, program support, capital & start-up funding, and new/updated equipment to deserving youth & youth organizations within the towns of Telluride, Norwood, Nucla, Naturita, Paradox & all points in between. Your time and effort is much appreciated!
    Activity Starts: 9/25/2021 06:00 - Activity Ends: 10/10/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
    Activity type: Other
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/20/2021 13:00
      Registration closes : 10/11/2021 01:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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