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10th Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

July 10 2022
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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Distances: 55, 92, 126, 160 km
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Limited to: 2800 Participants

The 10th Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan is one of North America’s premier cycling events that attracts recreational, elite and pro cyclists for an epic weekend of road cycling in the heart of British Columbia’s Okanagan wine country. Cyclists can choose from one of four distances (160 km, 126 km, 92 km and 55 km) with each distance starting and finishing alongside Okanagan Lake, in downtown Penticton, Canada.

Granfondo Weekend includes the Kids’ Piccolofondo Race, and the Granfondo Cycling Expo.

10th Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

 
Start Located At: Gyro Park, 55 Main St, Penticton, BC V2A 5K1, Canada
 
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Registration Fees

Early Bird (limited number opening January, 2022)

Cortofondo (55km): $145
Medifondo (92km): $215

Velocefondo (126km): $215
Granfondo (160km): $215

Classe Speciale - 550 [choice of any of the above ride distances]

Under 19 (Youth): $19

Included

All ride categories include the following services, perks and features:

- A fully supported and traffic-controlled ride on some of the most scenic roads in Western Canada.
- Official 2021 PGAMO “Ride Hard. Smile Often.” technical t-shirt.
- Full mechanical support throughout the duration of the ride provided by The Bike Barn and Velofix Mobile Bike ProShop.
- Aid and medical stations along the route, complete with food and beverages (TBD).
- Official 2021 event swag
- Final results will be posted by 10-year age categories.

- And more....

 
Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Community
Kids Fondo
Fundraising
 
Features
Course Timing
KOM/QOM Competition
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
1 Hill Climbs
 
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Jul 13 2015 - NEWS: Fifth Annual Axel Merckx Granfondo Attracts Thousands
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