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GFNY Mexico City

March 26 2017
Mexico City, Mexico
 
 
 

GFNY HAS FINALLY ARRIVED TO MEXICO CITY.

GFNY cycling is coming to Mexico City! Be a Pro for a Day on either a 130 kilometer course (3038 meters of climbing) or a 100 kilometer course (2129 meter of climbing).

Both routes start in front of the most iconic monument in Mexico: the Angel of independence on Reforma Avenue. From there, you will ride through terrain that is as challenging as it is beautiful. Keeping with the true Italian spirit of Gran Fondo racing, at GFNY Mexico City the roads are fully closed exclusively for you, you are chip timed from start to finish and you will receive your overall as well as age group result based on your finish time. The day will end with an awards ceremony and big prizes plus a party atmosphere.

GFNY Mexico City serves as the qualifier for the GFNY Championship on May 21, 2017 in New York City.

The Gran Fondo route is a ride that is challenging as it is breathtaking.  You will start your adventure in front of the Angel of Independance one of Mexico's most iconic landmarks. The beginning is a flat 20km ride to get your legs warmed up and ready for the climbing. Once we hit the climbs you will be impressed at how beautiful the nature is around Mexico City and how the climbing is first class and very similar to the climbing you see in the major european races with views that make you feel your not in a city at all.

There are three symbolic climbs equaling 3038 meters (9967ft) in total with an average gradient of 3.6%.  After you finish the last climb on top of the Ajusco you will have a short downhill section with a 500 meter flat sprint to the finish line.  Expect to see all your family and friends cheering you as you pass the finish like and that great sensation of being a pro for a day.

 

 
Routes: 100, 130 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
 
Costs

$110

What's Included?

Fully Closed roads along the entire course.
Loaded Goodie bags with tons of cool toys.
Start to finish timing results for all participants.
Post-race meals and entertainment; Mexican style.
2 day expo with big international brands.
Finisher medals.
Winners jerseys to overall winners.
Unique winners medals to all category winners.
Unique prizes for Gran and Medio Fondo winners.
European cut men’s cycling jersey, provided by GFNY Cozumel to every rider and is Mandatory attire for the event.

Six fully stocked aid stations.
On Course mechanical support rolling and at aid station.
Medical support including stationary and rolling ambulances.
Motorcycle marshal support and Sag.
Hundreds of volunteers helping thru the day.

Prize / Race Categories

Riders who finished in the top 10% of their Age Group (Gran Fondo) at GFNY in 2013, 2014, 2015 and are signed up by May 30, 2016. The full list of qualified riders HERE. If you are on that list and registered, you are all set and don’t have to do anything. Riders who are not qualified but have a USAC license (or international equivalent) Men Cat 1-3 (Masters 1-2) and Women Cat 1-2 (Masters 1) and are signed up by May 30, 2016. Please send a photocopy of your actual license as well as proof that you have been racing in your category in 2014 or 2015 to info@gfnymexicocity.com no later than May 30, 2016.

Support for Participants
First Aid
Marshalls
Escort / Police Escort
Closed Roads (Super Prestige)
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
 
Start Address: Mexico City, Mexico
 
 
 
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