Ride in the Courage Classic

Join your community to create a better world for children, dollar by dollar, pedal by pedal, one mountain pass at a time.

Why ride?

You have the opportunity to conquer mountains, help transform children’s health and be a part of raising millions. All for Children’s Colorado patients. All experience levels are welcome. You can help create a better world for children, dollar by dollar, pedal by pedal, one mountain pass at a time.

Something for everyone

We’re excited to announce a one-day, in-person event as well as an exciting virtual experience! The tour will be hosted on Saturday, July 17, in Copper Mountain and offer three fully supported routes for all rider levels and abilities. We are hopeful to see everyone in person this year and are working closely with the State of Colorado, CDPHE and so many others to create a safe and amazing experience for all.

Courage Classic is always such a special time for patients, families, caregivers and supporters of Children’s Colorado to come together. We look forward to continuing this tradition and celebrating with you, our community!

Fundraising minimum

We are mailing rider packets to participants who meet their fundraising minimum by June 27 to avoid crowding and long wait times at Courage Classic check-in. Meet your fundraising minimum ($500 for adults, $125 for kids under 16) by June 27 to receive your rider packet in the mail and skip in-person check-in when you arrive at the tour.

The final fundraising deadline to meet your personal fundraising goal is Aug. 31. Offline donations are accepted until Aug. 31 and must be postmarked by that date. Please include rider name and number on the check. Processing takes a few days.

When you ride, you change the future of child health

Children’s Hospital Colorado sees more, treats more and heals more children than any hospital in our seven-state region. As a nonprofit, our world-class patient care, research, and advocacy are fueled by generous donors.

Courage Classic riders join a community of riders who challenge themselves physically, mentally, and by fundraising to support our mission: To eradicate childhood disease and create healthier and safer communities so that, one day, children will no longer need us.

Earn fundraising recognition badges along the way based on number of years ridden, and cumulative and current year fundraising.

You make stories of hope and healing possible


How Chase Ditched His Training Wheels

Chase was born two months early in full cardiac arrest and has faced a multitude of medical challenges ever since. But that didn’t stop him from riding in the Courage Classic Bicycle Tour. Read his inspirational story of overcoming obstacles and giving back to fellow patients at Children’s Colorado.

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Chase crossing the Courage Classic finish line

Armando’s Journey from Loss to New Life

Children’s Hospital Colorado helped Armando build his confidence after his left hand had to be amputated due to a severe burn. Armando is now learning to use his new “myoelectric” prosthetic arm, which is controlled by his own muscles.

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Olivia’s Gift of Life After a Dire Diagnosis

At 8 weeks old, Olivia was diagnosed with biliary agenesis, a life-threatening condition affecting the liver. A liver transplant was Olivia’s only option, or she would not live to see her 1st birthday.

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Join a community of grateful Children’s Colorado patients and families, dedicated caregivers, loyal donors and corporate partners investing in kids’ health.

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