2015 Results Now Posted!
Thanks to all riders who came out to ride on a beautiful day. An informal poll at the start line revealed that about 70% of you came to our event from or on your way to the UCI World Championships in Richmond. We hope you enjoyed your stay in the Commonwealth and that you'll return next fall for our event!
Results are available via the link on the left hand menu.
Gran Fondo Virginia Mobile App Now Available!!
All the pertinent information you'll need - including Google Maps navigation to the registration/start area, and course maps, is available right at your fingertips via the It'sYourRace app., a free download for your iPhone or Android smartphone. In order to install it on either an iPhone or Android phone, you just need to search iTunes or the Android Market for "ITS YOUR RACE". Then, once the app is installed, find our event "Gran Fondo Virginia".
Gran Fondo Virginia
Thursday, September 24
Introducing the Gran Fondo Virginia - one big celebration on two wheels!
The Gran Fondo Virginia will explore the rolling hills, lush scenery and vineyards of Albemarle County, Virginia - birthplace and home of U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe.
For 2015, we are running the event on Thursday, September 24th in accordance with the schedule for the 2015 UCI World Cycling Championships, held in nearby Richmond. We hope that you will attend this world class event that is coming to the U.S. for only the second time in 100 years, and make the short one-hour drive up to Charlottesville to ride in the Gran Fondo Virginia!
Thursday Spetember 24th is a rest day in the Worlds schedule. Consider coming to Virginia for the final weekend, and stopping off to ride our event. You'll find hotel room availability and lower rates in beautiful and historic Charlottesville as well!
Route Timing, Neutral Technical Support, Rest Stops featuring local produce and a post-ride party will all contribute to what is sure to become another enduring Virginia tradition!
When you register, be sure to take advantage of special introductory rates on 8-week training plans from sponsor Peaks Coaching Group that will allow you to finish - or conquer - the distance.
Full details on the event are available by navigating the left side menu.
We look forward to seeing you at the start on September 24!