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MLAR Gran Fondo Cycling Event

MLAR Gran Fondo Cycling Event

October 06 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA

The MLAR Gran Fondo will start and finish at Pickering Meade Farm in Chester Springs, the 60-acre home to Main Line Animal Rescue. Our event and rides are designed for all levels of riders: Advanced, Intermediate, Recreational & Beginner, and includes 4 timed hill climbs. Most of all it is designed to be fun! Well-stocked rest-stops with cheering squads, and After-Party under the Big Top, fabulous food and a live band make it a perfect day!

Chester County, Pennsylvania is one of the most beautiful areas in the country with rolling hills and beautiful scenery. Our routes are challenging, but reasonable. Each turn has been carefully planned to ensure a smooth, safe ride. Quiet, lightly-traveled roads and scenic countryside. Well marked courses and cue sheets. SAG Support. Rides for all levels, from beginners to accomplished cyclists.

Registrants have the choice of four amazing rides on the beautiful country roads of Chester County, Pennsylvania followed by and a fabulous After Party under the "Big Top" at the 60 acre farm that is home to Main Line Animal Rescue.

MLAR Gran Fondo

Routes: 15, 40, 50, 100K
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 800
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Start Times / Itinerary


6:15 AM Check-In and Packet Pick-up opens for 100K (62 Mile) Ride

7:10 – 7:30 AM Opening Ceremonies

7:30 AM 100 K (62 Mile) Ride starts

9:00 AM  50K (31 Mile) Ride starts

9:30 AM 40K (25 Mile) Ride starts

10:00 AM 15K (9 Mile) Ride starts

11:00 AM  Lunch service begins, with After-Party and Band under the Big Top

12:15 PM Award Ceremonies and Main Line Animal Rescue Presentation

1:30 PM Ride support ends, all riders must be off the road

3:00 PM  Event ends




Registration Fee: $85 until September 17, 2018. (Must register by September 17th to receive free long-sleeved t-shirt)

Registration Fee After September 17th-October 3rd: $95

Registration Fee After October 5th-Day of: $105

First 100 Law Enforcement Ride Free, USE CODE: BLUE (must have official ID)

Meal Ticket Only: $25, children 12 and under are free of charge (Day of registration is permitted)

Custom, Limited Edition Cycling Jersey: $85, orders after August 9th, not guaranteed by October 6th, if not available will be shipped.

What's Included?

Includes: Ride, Timed Climbs, Groumet Rest Stops, After Party, Beer, Awards & Band.

Packet Pickups

Day of event.

Prize / Race Categories

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place by Climb and Age Group.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
Four Hill Climbs
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
Start Address: Chester Springs, PA
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Oct 06 2018 - EVENT: MLAR Gran Fondo Cycling Event