Colorado Classic cancelled for 2020 amid COVID-19 safety concerns

Chloe Dygert-Owen
Chloe Dygert wins 2019 Colorado Classic (Image credit: Jonathan Devich)

Organisers of the Colorado Classic presented by VF Corporation announced Friday that the four-day race will not take place this year due to COVID-19 coronavirus safety concerns. The event was scheduled for August 27-30 but organisers will instead host a virtual ride using the Zwift platform on July 29th.

The event had hoped to keep the race going and planned to implement a 'Made for TV Streaming' model that was designed in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic health precautions to reduce public gatherings, and prioritise the safety of riders, host communities and event staff.

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