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2017 Gran Fondo Kootenai

Gran Fondo Kootenai

July 01 - July 02 2017
Libby, Montana, USA

Day 1: Libby to Eureka, 76 miles, 4700’ gain, 3 aid stations. Continuously rolling terrain on National Forest Scenic Byways with grand lake vistas and majestic mountain views.

Day 2: Eureka to Libby, 98 miles, 6000’ gain, 4 aid stations. Stellar climbs through lush forests and fun descents along rushing streams.  Includes a 1 mile gravel section.  Considered by many to be one of the top courses in the nation -- truly an epic ride!

Gran Fondo Kootenai

 
Routes: 2 days, 174 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 100
Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

Day 1:  Saturday, July 1

   7:30-8:35 a.m.          Registration; check-in; gear drop-off - Fireman's Park in Libby           
   8:45 a.m.                   Pre-ride meeting                                                 
   9:00 a.m.                   Ride start

   2:00-4:00 p.m.           Approximate finish in Eureka
   6:00-8:00 p.m.           Dinner - Eureka High School                               

 

Day 2:  Sunday, July 2

   6:00-7:30 a.m.            Breakfast - Eureka High School
   7:00-7:45 a.m.            Check-in; gear drop-off
   7:50 a.m.                     Pre-ride meeting
   8:00 a.m.                     Ride start
   2:00-4:00 p.m.            Approximate finish in Libby
   3:00-7:00 p.m.            Post-ride celebration; gear pick-up

Costs

On-line registration:  $200 through June 15;  $250 from June 16-June 29.  On-line registration deadline:  10:00 p.m. MDT, Thursday, June 29.

On-site registration:  $275 day-of-event.

Registration limited to the first 100 participants.

What's Included?

Chip timing; nutritional, mechanical and medical support during the rides; Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast; Saturday night camping, showers, etc.; gear transport; post-event celebration/awards ceremony and entry in our draw-prize giveaway.

Packet Pickups

Packet pick-up and late registration will be held in the pavilion at Riverfront Park (Hwy. 37 & City Service Rd.) in Libby on Saturday, July 1, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Prize / Race Categories

General prize raffle for all participants (winners must be present).

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: Libby, Montana
 
 
 
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Jul 01 2017 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Kootenai