Take a Sunday drive on two wheels and see the Smoky Mountains from a whole new perspective during the Asheville Gran Fondo on August 30th, 2015. Together with Friends of the Smokies, the Gran Fondo National Championship Series® (GFNCS) brings a seventh event to Asheville, NC and the surrounding mountains. The Gran Fondo Asheville will start and finish in the heart of Asheville, in Pack Square Park. Riders will be welcomed to the finish line by the annual Organicfest where they can join in the celebration of everything organic, green, healthy & sustainable. Riders are provide a first serving of healthy organic food when they finish and can enjoy the music, body-workers, vendors, family fun, and even more great food at Organicfest. Asheville not only offers amazing riding but an all-around great time! Come join us to kick off the next great cycling event in America and help Friends of the Smokies preserve and protect the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by raising funds and public awareness, and providing volunteers for needed projects.
Event Benifits Friends of the Smokies.
“Come Challenge Yourself”, Event Open to All, Ride with your friends, Race with your friends
3 Distances to choose from: Gran Route (100 mi), Medio Route (60 mi), Piccolo Route (20 mi)
The Gran Fondo National Championship Series offers not only the hardest road racing series in the nation, but also the most fun!
Start Time: 8:00 AM
$50, $80, $100
Custom Winners Jerseys for age group winners of the gran route distance.
Cash for overall top three male and female racers
Age Group Prizes and awards
Lots of raffle schwag prizes