Register NOW for the 3rd International Gran Fondo Costa Almeria
Mojacar in Southern Spain is "the destination" for Gran Fondo cyclists this May
The third Gran Fondo Costa Almeria, organized Kortweg Cycling Travel takes place on May 9th 2020.
Kortweg Cycling Travel has 10 years’ proven experience of organizing world class cycling holidays throughout the year, all over Europe.
The province of Almeria and the city of Mojacar have put their full backing behind the International competition which attracts cyclists from around the world, as cycle tourism in Southern Spain booms.
In 2019 over 350 international cyclists took part in the second Gran Fondo Costa Almeria.
The Gran Fondo Costa Almeria is a unique challenge which includes some of the most breath-taking Spanish mountains and coastal views imaginable.
There are two distances on offer for most abilities, the 125 km Medio Fondo which includes 2,100m of climbing. The 185 km Gran Fondo includes 3,700 metres of climbing and represents a real challenging ride.
Hotel Marina Playa **** is the official race hotel of the Gran Fondo Costa Almeria where you can book your accommodation. Start packages and goodie bags can also be collected here, and any technical assistance required will be provided by the KCT / GFCA staff, who are always ready to answer any of your questions.
The Gran Fondo is 185 km with 3,700 metres of climbing. Starting from the coast and turning inland to the quiet, breath-taking and iconic climbs in the Almeria. With smooth gradients, smooth tarmac and sublime switchbacks, it features seven iconic climbs - this will be a ride you'll never forget!
For the less experienced or those looking to work on the fitness, the Medio Fondo is 125 km with 2,100 metres of climbing and takes in four iconic climbs.
There are several feed stations out on course with mechanical assistance. There is support from Guardia Civil and Paramedics. Basic accident insurance & medical support is included in any race entry.
It's the whole Enchilada!
Post-Race Paella and Podium Party
The start / finish area is the beating heart of the GFCA on the big day itself. The racers start and finish in the same place.
When you've finished your chosen distance you will receive your medal, have the opportunity the get your finisher photo taken and you can enjoy some great refreshments in the Kwaremont Café.
When everyone has caught their breath, there is a podium ceremony for the winners where trophies and gifts are handed out, both in the Gran Fondo and Medio Fondo race categories.
The icing on the cake, a portion of paella is provided for each participant, prepared on site by local chefs at the Paella Party!
Accommodation and Race Entry
There is the choice between a week long cycling package from Sunday to Sunday, or purchase a race entry.
The week long cycling package is offered to Belgian customers and is an all-in service. Professional bicycle transport to Spain and back, hotel all-inclusive, airline tickets, bus transfers, starting ticket for the Gran Fondo Costa Almeria and cycling jersey.
Gold race entry package includes a race entry and a Unique GFCA 2020 cycling jersey by Decca for €110 and guaranteed start in the 1st starting pen.
Silver race entry package includes race entry for € 65. Silver package for local Spanish cyclists includes race entry for just € 45.
Included in race entry is an official GFCA goodie bag which includes; a bidon, frame number, jersey number, GFCA rucksack, finisher's T-Shirt, finisher's medal, race timing, parcours sticker.
For more information, please visit: https://www.gfca.es/en or click the button below to register now.