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10th Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

September 19 2021
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

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, 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, the Passo Apex Hill Climb Race and the Granfondo Cycling Expo.

10th Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

 
Routes: 55, 92, 160 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 2800
 
Costs

Early Bird (first 400 Riders)

Cortofondo (55km): $145
Medifondo (92km): $215
Granfondo (160km): $215

Classe Speciale - 510 [choice of any of the above ride distances]

Under 19 (Youth): $19

What's 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
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Kids Fondo
Fundraising
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
 
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
 
Start Address: Gyro Park, 55 Main St, Penticton, BC V2A 5K1, Canada
 
 
 
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Tag: axelmerckx
 
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