2019 Gran Fondo Series

2019 Gran Fondo Events
Event Information
National Gran Fondo Series, a part of the partnership with Haute Route, the most prestigious multi-day event series for amateur cycling worldwide has partnered with Project Hero to offer athletes an amazing experience into competition styled events, is offering Project Hero athletes a limited number of free entries for single day events. 
 
 
Upcoming Events: 
 
Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo
Location: Helen, Georgia

Date: April 28
 
Highlands Gran Fondo 
Location: Butler, New Jersey
Date: June 2
 
Gran Fondo Asheville 
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Date: July 21
 
Boone Gran Fondo
Location: Boone, North Carolina
Date: August 4
 
Golden Gran Fondo 

Location: Golden, Colorado
Date: August 26
 
Gran Fondo Maryland
Location: Frederick, Maryland
Date: September 22
 
Gran Fondo Jensie
Location: Novato, California
Date: September 28
 
 

 

 
One-day National Gran Fondo Series Event FAQ’s:
 
Q: Is travel provided to the event?
A: Travel for these events is on your own. 
 
Q: Are hotel accommodations provided for the event?
A:  If traveling to the event you will need to set up your own accomodations.
 
Q: Are meals provided?
A:  Food is on your own.
 
Q: Are bikes provided if I need one?
A: You will need to bring your own bike in good working condition.
 
Q: Do I need to register?
A: Yes, you will register on the Project HERO website. If selected for the event, you will get your free entry code.
 
Q: How much does the event cost?
A: If selected to participate as a Project Hero particpant in the event, you will receive a free entry code to be used when registering on the National Gran Fondo Series’s website.
 
Q: What bibs and jersey do I wear for the event?
A: You can wear any cycling bibs/jersey, however we prefer that you wear a Project HERO cycling kit if one is owned.
 
Q: Will I receive a kit for this event?
A: No, plan accordingly for the event and bring cycling clothing suited for the weather.
 
Q: Is support offered during the ride?
A: The National Gran Fondo Series does offer both (limited) mechanical and nutritional support during the ride at rest stops.  You should plan to bring your own on bike nutrition and a working bike as mechanical and nutritional support may vary between events. 
 
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: You should plan to bring all items you would normally carry on a self-supported ride or event.
An example list would be:
·       Bike (in good working condition)
·       Helmet
·       Cycling kit (bibs/jersey), shoes
·       Weather appropriate clothing (rain, cold, sun etc.)
·       Sunscreen
·       Nutritional items
·       Water bottles
·       Spare tubes
·       Mini air pump or Co2
·       Multi tool

 

 

Project Hero Partners — Who make it all possible

  • UnitedHealthcare
  • American Red Cross
  • Pritzker Military Foundation
  • Boeing
  • U-Pack
  • Pactimo
  • Macy's
  •  Shimano
  • Perfomance Bicycle
  • Fuji
  • Strohman Enterprise Garmin
  • Camelbak
  • Rocktape
  • Parktool
  • Scott USA
  • Saris
  • Chamois Butt’r
  • Kenda
  • Gatorade
  • Soldier Fuel
  • ICC
  • R4 Alliance
  • Save Our Soles
  • K-Edge
  • Pro-Shift
  • Speedplay
  • Garmin
  • Law Firm of Joseph A. Low