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GFNY Uruguay

March 19 2017
Punta del Este, Uruguay

The inaugural GFNY Uruguay is set to take place in the "Saint Tropez of South America" - Punta del Este - on March 6, 2016. With its many beaches, seaside homes, yacht harbour, high-rise apartment buildings, exclusive hotels and glitzy restaurants, "Punta" is South America's most glamorous resort. GFNY Uruguay is offering two distance options: a long route of 112m (182km) with 6,575ft (2004m) of climbing and a short route of 54m (87km) with 2,637ft (804m) of climbing.

While just a few are in the hunt for the overall win, there will be many aiming to finish among the top 10% of finishers in their category to qualify for a racer corral spot at the GFNY Championship in NYC on May 15, 2016.

Routes: 84, 185 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Start Times / Itinerary

Gran Fondo Corrals Open: 06.45 hs.
Start Gran Fondo 185K: 07:00 hs.

Medio Fondo Corrals: 06.45 hs
Medio Fondo Start 84 KM: 07.00 hs.


U$S 100 until 10 p.m. on Thursday December 10th , 2015 .
U$S 150 until 10 p.m. on Thursday December 24th, 2015.
U$$ 200 until 10 p.m. on Thursday December 31st, 2015.
U$$ 210 until 10 p.m. on Friday, January 15th, 2016.
U$$ 220 until 10 p.m. on Sunday, January 31st, 2016.
U$$ 230 until 10 p.m. on Monday, February 15th, 2016.
U$$ 250 until 10 p.m. on Monday, February 29th, 2016. END OF ON-LINE REGISTRATION
US$ 300 in person registration from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th, March 2016 at the

What's Included?

Riders will have Aid Stations along the routes, with water, isotonic beverages, fruit, cereal bars, energetic gel, etc.
Medical Assistance
Light technical support: shift adjustement, inner tube replacement, CO2 bottles, etc. In case of necessary parts replacement, the rider will be charged for parts only.
Portable toilets.
Waste baskets.
GFNY URUGUAY will set information signs along both routes, such as: distance to Aid Stations, KMs past and to-go, potential hazards, special attention spots & crossroads.

Prize / Race Categories

Corrals are set by category, which is ordered by rider's age by December 31st, 2016. Personal numbers come in colors assigned by category.

CATEGORY 1 - age    18 to 39  - Corral 1
CATEGORY 2 -  age   40 to 44 - Corral 2
CATEGORY   3  - age  45 to 49  - Corral 3
CATEGORY   4  - age 50 to 54  - Corral 4
CATEGORY   5  - age  55 to 59  - Corral 5
CATEGORY   6  - age  60 to 64  - Corral 6Z
CATEGORY 7 - age  65 to 69 - Corral 7
CATEGORY 8  - age  70 to 74  - Corral 8
CATEGORY   9 - age     75+   - Corral 9
under 90 him&her: times of a mixed gender team added. -   Corral 9 front
90 and over him&her: times of a mixed gender team added.- Corral 9 rear
4 rider teams -  use the corral corresponding to the oldest rider’s category.
MEDIO FONDO – Corral 10.

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
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Closed Roads (Super Prestige)
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
Start Address: Punta del Este, Uruguay
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