Triple Bypass to run through Summit County today |

Triple Bypass to run through Summit County today

The annual Triple Bypass bike race will cut across Summit County today.

The race, which attracts many local cyclists, was limited to 3,500 riders for this year’s running.

Starting in Evergreen, the route that participants will take leads them over Squaw (11,140 ft. elevation), Loveland (11,990 ft.), Swan Mountain and Vail (10,560 ft.) passes and it will finish in Avon.

While in Summit County, the race will travel from the top of Loveland Pass down Highway 6, over Swan Mountain Road and to a rest station at Summit High School.

Five aid stations will be located throughout the course.

The starting line is located in Evergreen’s Bergen Park. From there, riders will leave Evergreen to Highway 103, going over Squaw Pass to the first rest station. Then the riders will travel down to Idaho Springs where they’ll start the climb toward Georgetown. Riders will then climb Loveland Pass and enter Summit County.

Registration for the event closed on Jan. 11, setting a record for the earliest the event has ever filled up.

Conditions of the course, due to the closure of Dillon Dam Road, was yet to be announced as of Friday evening.

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