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Colorado Classic unveils 2020 host communities

The Colorado Classic will return with a women's-only format beginning Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.
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DENVER — The Colorado Classic presented by VF Corporation has unveiled its 2020 host communities.  

The four-stage, professional cycling race will visit Snowmass Village, Avon, Boulder and Denver this summer. 

The race opens Thursday, Aug. 27 and wraps on Sunday, Aug. 30. Additional city-specific information about each race community will be revealed in the coming months.

Colorado Classic 2020 Host Cities 

  • Thursday, Aug. 27 – Snowmass Village
  • Friday, Aug. 28 – Avon
  • Saturday, Aug. 29 – Boulder
  • Sunday, Aug. 30 – Denver

Colorado Classic organizers say that the first year of a women’s-only format was an “overwhelming success” in 2019.

“We are inspired by the response and recognition around our event — the racers loved it, the fans showed up, our host cities provided fantastic support, people tuned in to the streaming that was broadcast all over the world, and new and returning sponsors were thrilled with the event," said Colorado Classic race organizer Lucy Diaz.

The 2019 race, which featured a dominating performance by overall champion Chloe Dygert-Owen, coursed through Steamboat Springs, Avon, Golden and Denver.

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More than 30,00 fans watched the 2019 Colorado Classic, according to organizers.

"We are using the momentum from this year to turn our attention towards planning the 2020 event," said Diaz. "We have a great foundation to build on and are excited to explore new elements and opportunities with our key stakeholders."

“We look forward to supporting the Colorado Classic again next year to help celebrate the amazing women athletes who inspire others with their drive, hard work and achievement," said Anita Graham, Chief Human Resources Officer and Public Affairs of race sponsor VF Corporation.

To learn more about the Colorado Classic presented by VF Corporation, visit ColoradoClassic.com.

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