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Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

July / 13 / 2014
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

Last year more than 2,800 cyclists joined Axel Merckx and friends in the Cortofondo (55 km), Mediofondo (92 km), and Granfondo (160 km). Now it’s your chance. Take the challenge. Train. Ride. Enjoy.  The 4th annual Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan starts in Penticton, B.C., Canada on Sunday, July 13th, 2014. Scenic route along the parts of lake Okanagan and Skaha Lake  and along side some of BC's most beautiful vineyards. Registration for the 4th annual Granfondo Axel Merckx is now open.

The Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan is part of the Super Prestige series of "True" Gran Fondo events in North America. For more information goto http://granfondosp.com

Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

 

 
Routes: 34,57,100 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 3,000
Entry Opens: January / 01 / 2014
Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time (AST)
 
Start Times

All ride categories start at 7 a.m. from Penticton’s Gyro Park (also the site of the Finish Area).

Costs
Category Until Jan 14th, 2014 – 11:59pm Jan 15th, 2014 to June 16th, 2014 – 11:59pm June 17th, 2014 to July 6th, 2014 – 11:59pm
Cortofondo $110 $130 $150
Mediofondo $170 $180 $200
Granfondo $185 $195 $225
Classe Speciale $500 $500 $500

 

Whats Included in the Entry Fee?

Riders in all three categories will receive the following:

A fully supported and traffic-controlled ride on some of the most scenic roads in Western Canada.
An official 2014 PGAMO “Ride Hard. Smile Often.” Event T-Shirt.
Signature Trek commemorative item.
Full mechanical support throughout the duration of the ride. We’ll get you back to the finish line safe and sound.
Several aid and medical stations (Granfondo = 6; Mediofondo = 3; Cortofondo = 2) along the route complete with food and beverages. Our aid stations will provide you with the energy to get going again. And our roving medics are there to assist should the need arise.
Secure bike parking during post-event celebrations.
Pre- and post-event activities and entertainment for you and your family.
Final results will be posted by 10-year age categories.
In the Granfondo category, prizes will be awarded to the ‘top male team’, ‘female team’ and ‘mixed team’.

Prize / Race Categories

In the Granfondo category, prizes will be awarded to the ‘top male team’, ‘female team’ and ‘mixed team’.

TEAMS COMPETITION

For those riders who like to ride with a team, and compete like a team

  • Teams consist of a maximum of 9 and minimum of 5 riders
  • Three “team” categories include: male, female, and mixed (minimum of 2 riders of the same sex per team)
  • Team Captains are responsible for adding members to the team via his/her CCN user account
Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
 
Support for Participants
First Aid
Closed Roads (Super Prestige)
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
 
Start Address: Penticton, British Columbia
 
 
 
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