2023 Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary Ride - 26th Annual!

Thu September 28 - Sat September 30, 2023 Santa Cruz, CA 95060 US

Ride Maps

The 2023 Ride route has been revised featuring some exciting innovations.   We still begin our journey in Healdsburg and complete the ride on Saturday in Santa Cruz, and the total mileage remains the same.   New this year is Day 1 will finish at the beautiful Cambria Sonoma Wine Country Inn in Rohnert Park.

Day 2 we'll head west back to Hwy 1 at Tamales Bay and resume our traditional route through Marin, San Francisco and ending in Pacifica.    We're also moving the lunch stop from South of the GG Bridge north to Sausalito.  Climbing up to the bridge and crossing should be much more fun on a full tummy.

Day 3 remains unchanged from past years.

The Finish Line Party will again be hosted by our Lead Sponsor, Santa Cruz County Bank at the corner of Water and River Streets in Santa Cruz.

The 2023 turn-by-turn directions will be available soon.  A printed copy will be provided to all riders on the day we leave.

Here are eMaps that you might find useful:
     RideWithGPS    Day 1(Coming Soon)     Day 2 (Coming Soon)    Day 3
     Strava                Day 1(Coming Soon)     Day 2 (Coming Soon)    Day 3

Notes: Remember this is an adventure and there are many options to get from a to b…. For new riders we highly recommend you follow the official route and stick with a group especially during the new route on Thursday and the tricky bits on Friday.  There are several options in blue on the written directions – these are extra challenges designed for the hardcore rider. Please do not feel that you have to do these, they do add significant climbing and time to your day. The weather is usually pretty nice but mornings can be quite cold and foggy, Thursday afternoon can be quite hot! Friday is a long day – so be prepared for anything! Our amazing crew will be there to take your jackets and warmers off you, and to take you wherever you need! (on the route).

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