Gran Fondo Asheville
Asheville, North Carolina
August 30, 2015
Start Time: 8:00 AM

Brought to you by GFNCS and benefitting Friends of the Smokies

500 Rider Limit


Register today and support Friends of the Smokies

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Pre-Race Details

Come Challenge Yourself
Event Open to All
Ride with your friends, Race with your friends

3 Distances to choose from:
Gran Route (110 mi), Medio Route (60 mi), Piccolo Route (30 mi)
4 Timed Sections in the Gran Route – Best Combined Time Wins
Custom “Race Winner” jerseys for all Gran Route age group winners
Cash Purse and Prizes for Gran Route winners
Awards and Prizes for Medio and Piccolo winners
No racing license required


Fully stocked aid stations and SAG support to keep you going
Post Race Food & Beverage for a fun recovery

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Finish Celebration is integrated with Organicfest in Downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park Bring the family and enjoy all Asheville has to offer!

The Gran Fondo National Championship Series offers not only the
hardest road racing series in the nation, but also the most fun!

Register will open on June 1st – 500 Rider Limit

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*T-Shirt included only for registrations received by 8/20/15

This event  raises funds for Friends of the Smokies


Packet pick up:

(Pick up on Saturday to avoid the race day morning rush)
Saturday 8/29/15, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM; Downtown Asheville
Sunday 8/30/15, 5:45 AM to 7:15 AM;
Pack Square Park on Spruce Street

Gran Fondo Asheville Event Description

Take a Sunday drive on two wheels and see the Smoky Mountains from a whole new perspective during Gran Fondo Asheville.  Together with Friends of the Smokies, the Gran Fondo National Championship Series® (GFNCS) brings this event to Asheville, NC and the surrounding mountains.  The Gran Fondo Asheville will start and finish in the heart of Asheville, in Pack Square Park.  Riders will be welcomed to the finish line by the annual Organicfest where they can join in the celebration of everything organic, green, healthy & sustainable.   Riders are provide a first serving of healthy organic food when they finish and can enjoy the music, body-workers, vendors, family fun, and even more great food at Organicfest.   Asheville not only offers amazing riding but an all-around great time! Come join us to kick off the next great cycling event in America and help Friends of the Smokies preserve and protect the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by raising funds and public awareness, and providing volunteers for needed projects.