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Highlands Gran Fondo

June 02 2024
Butler New Jersey USA
Date Confirmed
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Distances: 35, 60, 100 miles
Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills

CLIMB TO NEW JERSEY’S HIGHEST POINT

The hilly Highlands region outside of Butler features great climbs and ascends to the highest point in New Jersey. A great event for all-around cyclists who can power up short climbs and still have the energy to push the pace in a group.

JUST 30 MINUTES FROM NEW YORK CITY

This ride from Butler, New Jersey is a great way to experience the landscape outside the New York City metro area. With remarkably quiet country roads, shady tree canopies, and a downtown start/finish at High Point Brewery, this beautiful and challenging ride is well worth the trip. The Gran Route crosses the Appalachian trail eight time and showcases some spectacular. It’s hard to believe riding this good is located so close to the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.

FUN & SUPPORTIVE ATMOSPHERE

With proximity to huge cycling communities in New York and New Jersey, the Highlands Gran Fondo attracts a large and diverse peloton of competitive, supportive, and fun-loving cyclists of all ability levels. A great opportunity to make a family visit to NYC and get in some great riding!

SAFETY AND SUPPORT

Ride with confidence on the marked and marshaled course, supported by law enforcement, safety motos, mechanic and sag vehicles, and staffed feed stations. 

BENEFICIARY

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
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Highlands Gran Fondo

 
Start Located At: Butler, New Jersey
 
 
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Parking:
Butler High School 38 Bartholdi Ave, Butler, NJ 07405. Parking regulations will be enforced- Do not park in restricted parking areas you will be fined if you are in violation of parking.  There is lots of space at the school and it’s close to the start finish area.  Please park at the school.

Aid Stations:
Fully stocked aid stations and SAG support to keep you going
There will be 4 aid stations along the 100 mile route, 2 on the 64mi, and 1 on the 25mi (about every 20-25 miles). Food and water will be provided in single-serving packages. We will provide Water, Heed sports drink, Soda, Hammer Gel, Hammer Bars, Bananas, Clementines, Cookies, Chips, Fig Bars, an other items. 

Bathrooms:
Aid-Station will have bathrooms.

Timing Chips:
You must have your timing chips installed on race morning. You will be issued a timing chip, if you do not return the timing chip you will be charged $100.

At the Finish
Upon reaching the finish line, riders will be directed into a one-way finishers' chute to: Return Timing Chip, take complimentary Finisher Photo, and Post-Ride food and beverage. Riders with particular dietary needs should be prepared with own post-ride food options.

Packet Pickups

Please refer to our previous years roadbook for this information 

Prize / Race Categories

4 Timed Sections in the Gran Route – Best Combined Time Wins
Custom “Race Winner” cycling kit from SUAREZ for all Gran Route age group winners
Podium ceremony and awards for Gran Route, top 3 by age group and sex
Podium ceremony for Medio and Piccolo Route, top 3 by age group and sex

 
Facilities
Parking
Changing Rooms
Toilets
Registration On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Community
Volunteers
Raffle
After Party
Fundraising
 
Features
Course Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Aid Stations: 4
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
4 Hill Climbs
 
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Dec 26 2023 - NEWS: SUAREZ and Gran Fondo National Series Release 2024 Event Apparel Collection
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Nov 05 2023 - NEWS: Gran Fondo National Series Announces 2023 Series Points Champions!
Dec 12 2016 - RESULTS: 2016 Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo GFNCS Results
Dec 12 2016 - RESULTS: 2016 Highlands Gran Fondo GFNCS Results
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Aug 08 2016 - RESULTS: Boone-tastic Gran Fondo
May 14 2016 - RESULTS: Next Moto Champion PB Roswell Bicycles Take Tour of Georgia Team Prize
Jun 30 2014 - RESULTS: Golden Gran Fondo
Jun 10 2014 - RESULTS: Highlands Gran Fondo GFNCS
Apr 16 2014 - RESULTS: Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo GFNCS
Jun 09 2013 - RESULTS: NJ Highlands Gran Fondo
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granfondonationalseries
Feb 21 2024 - NEWS: Sign up NOW for the 2024 Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo and SAVE!
Mar 28 2024 - NEWS: Sign up for the Highlands Gran Fondo and get a FREE custom Jersey!
Mar 19 2024 - NEWS: Rankin and Aros fastest at the 13th Annual Gran Fondo Florida
Mar 11 2024 - NEWS: Gran Fondo National Series Announces 2024 Partner-Event Calendar
Feb 29 2024 - NEWS: GFNS Championships Official Qualifier for 2024 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships
Feb 19 2024 - NEWS: Bikeflights Renews Support for Gran Fondo National Series
Feb 14 2024 - NEWS: Free Jersey Deadline and Price Increase Approaching for Gran Fondo Florida!
Jan 29 2024 - NEWS: Ride with Italian Champion Filippo Pozzato at 2024 Gran Fondo Asheville, p/b Applewood Manor
Jan 12 2024 - NEWS: Gran Fondo Florida Updates Routes to Enhance Rider Experience and Safety
Jan 05 2024 - NEWS: SUAREZ Gran Fondo National Series and Zwift Announce Schedule for 8-Event E-Fondo Series
Dec 26 2023 - NEWS: SUAREZ and Gran Fondo National Series Release 2024 Event Apparel Collection
Dec 18 2023 - NEWS: Shimano to Sponsor U23 Entries to Gran Fondo National Series Cycling Events
Dec 12 2023 - NEWS: Holiday Gift Guide for Cyclists
Nov 30 2023 - NEWS: Get ready to Gran Fondo in the Sunshine State!
Nov 05 2023 - NEWS: Gran Fondo National Series Announces 2023 Series Points Champions!
Dec 12 2016 - RESULTS: 2016 Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo GFNCS Results
Dec 12 2016 - RESULTS: 2016 Highlands Gran Fondo GFNCS Results
Aug 29 2016 - RESULTS: Team Primal Audi Denver Hit Overdrive in the Golden Gran Fondo
Aug 08 2016 - RESULTS: Boone-tastic Gran Fondo
May 14 2016 - RESULTS: Next Moto Champion PB Roswell Bicycles Take Tour of Georgia Team Prize
Jun 30 2014 - RESULTS: Golden Gran Fondo
Jun 10 2014 - RESULTS: Highlands Gran Fondo GFNCS
Apr 16 2014 - RESULTS: Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo GFNCS
Jun 09 2013 - RESULTS: NJ Highlands Gran Fondo
Apr 21 2024 - EVENT: Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo
Jun 02 2024 - EVENT: Highlands Gran Fondo
Jun 30 2024 - EVENT: Bogus Basin Hill Climb
Jul 14 2024 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Asheville
Jul 20 2024 - EVENT: 719 Ride
Aug 04 2024 - EVENT: Boone Gran Fondo
Sep 15 2024 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Maryland
Mar 16 2025 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Florida