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Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

July 14 2019
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Last year more than 2,600 cyclists joined Axel Merckx and friends in the Cortofondo (55 km), Mediofondo (92 km), Velocefondo (126 km) and Granfondo (160 km). Now it’s your chance. Take the challenge. Train. Ride. Enjoy.  

The 8th annual Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan starts in Penticton, B.C., Canada on Sunday, July 8th, 2018. Scenic route along the parts of lake Okanagan and Skaha Lake and along side some of BC's most beautiful vineyards. 

Registration for the 8th annual Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan is now open!

Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

 
Routes: 55, 92, 126, 160 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: B - Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
Entry Limit: 3000
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

1pm - 7pm - Friday, July 6th: Expo and Package Pick Up

10am - 6pm - Saturday, July 7th: Expo and Package Pick Up

7am - 4:00pm - Sunday, July 8th: Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan Ride & Festival

Costs

55km (Cortofondo) - $125 Cdn

92km, 126km, 160km (Medio, Veloce, Granfondo) - $195

Classe Speciale all distances - $500

What's Included?

A fully supported and traffic-controlled ride on some of the most scenic roads in Western Canada.
Official 2018 PGAMO “Ride Hard. Smile Often.” technical t-shirt.
Complimentary digital super pack of personal event photos, courtesy of Kal Tire.
Full mechanical support throughout the duration of the ride provided by The Bike Barn and Velofix Mobile Bike ProShop.
Aid and medical stations along the route, complete with food (Honey Stinger products, SunRype, fruit) and beverages (Ultima Replenisher and water).
Secure bike parking during post-event celebrations.
Complimentary barbeque for 2018 PGAMO riders.
Official 2018 PGAMO swag, including a custom specialty item, water bottle, and more…
Pre- and post-event activities and entertainment for you and your family.
A complimentary beverage at the Tree Brewing Peloton Patio upon completing your ride.
Final results will be posted by 10-year age categories.

Packet Pickups

Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan Package Pick Up and Cycling Expo

Penticton Trade &. Convention Centre - 273 Power Street, Penticton, BC

1pm - 7pm - Friday, July 6th: Expo and Package Pick Up

10am - 6pm - Saturday, July 7th: Expo and Package Pick Up

 

Prize / Race Categories

KOM/QOM

Prizes TBD based on 10 year age categories.

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
Free Training Rides
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
 
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
 
Start Address: 55 Main Street, Penticton, BC
 
 
 
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