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2017 Gran Fondo La Fortuna

Gran Fondo La Fortuna

October 20 2018
San Jose, Costa Rica

GFLF is an Italian style granfondo that departs from San José to La Fortuna for a 160+ kms ride through Costa Rica arriving at the foot of Arenal Volcano. The event is an annual, Italian-style ride, from the capital San José to La Fortuna city in the northern plains of Costa Rica, right beside the Arenal Volcano. Athletes will take on a challenging 160+ kilometer course to compete against each other, the clock, the parcours, the climate conditions and, of course, themselves in a personal endurance challenge on a road bike.

Along the course the participants will find:

3000+ meters of ascent.
Elevation: Max: 1,612 meters, min. 100 meters.
6 cities covering the “old road” to San Ramón of Alajuela and 4 more in the northern plains to La Fortuna.
Temperature range from 17° to 40°, sun – fog – rain – humidity all possible along the way.
Fully loaded Aid Stations every 40+ km.
Breathtaking scenery of Costa Rican landscape including views of the Arenal Volcano to finish at a Hot springs water resort/waterpark in La Fortuna.

2017 Gran Fondo La Fortuna

Routes: 160 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
What's Included?

Time chips (new for 2016),
Aid stations stocked with water, Accelerade, fruits (bananas, kiwi, strawberries and watermelon), sandwiches (peanut butter and Nutella), Coca Cola, water,
Lunch at the hotel destination
Transportation from La Fortuna to the starting place for each participant and his bike.
Royalties from our sponsors
A cap of the event 

Support for Participants
SAG Wagon
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Feed / Aid Stations
Start Address: Spazio Ejecutivo, San Rafael de Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
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