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2017 RBC GranFondo Whistler

RBC GranFondo Whistler

September 08 2018
Vancover, British Columbia, Canada
RBC GranFondo Whistler is the bucket list experience for every cyclist! 
 
This spectacular point-to-point ride takes you from Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver all the way to Whistler in your own dedicated lane on the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway with beautiful coastal mountain views. You even get to experience riding over Lions Gate Bridge car-free!
 
The ride is a whole weekend of festivities, including the VeloSpoke Expo on Friday September 8th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The finish line at Whistler is truly a celebration party with BBQ and beer garden for all cyclists and an afternoon concert.
 
In 2016, the RBC GranFondo Whistler was officially the largest Gran Fondo in North America with the greatest number of cyclists crossing the iconic Whistler finish line.
 
The event has established itself as the premier cycling event in Canada and North America.
 
The categories for the event include the Forte (152km) which starts with an epic mountain climb up Cypress Mountain, the GranFondo (122km) and the Medio (55km).
 
The Giro category, sponsored by Robert J Macdonald, has a $50,000 CAD prize purse that is split equally between male and female winners. The race provides competitive licensed category 1, 2, 3 riders an exciting opportunity to race the 122 km distance for a top place purse of $15,000 CAD.
 
For more details, please visit: granfondowhistler.com
 
Watch last year's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSDl71AqxRo
 
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Routes: 34,76,94 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 4,500
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
 
What's Included?

Fully Supported Ride
Dedicated lane to Whistler
5 Rest Stops
Swag Bag: RBC GranFondo BUFF, RBC GranFondo  Water Bottle, RBC GranFondo Herschel Wallet and RBC GranFondo Medal
Red Truck Beer & Burger at the Finish line

Packet Pickups

VeloSpoke Expo at the Vancouver Convention Centre (free and open to public with 60 vendors)

September 8, 2017 11am - 8pm

Prize / Race Categories

$50,000 CAD Prize Purse (brought to you by Rob Macdonald) for the Giro Category (top 20 win cash, split equally between men and women)

Cypress Mountain Ski Passes for the Forte Category

BUFF Canada Prize pack / KOM & QOM Hill climb Winners

$1000CAD gift certificate to Gotham Steak house - winners of St. Regis Cup Team Challenge 

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Outriders
Closed Roads (Super Prestige)
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
 
Start Address: Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia
 
 
 
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