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Red Bluff Gran Fondo & mCentury

RED BLUFF Gran Fondo

March 06 2021
Monticello, Mississippi, USA
COVID-19 Status: This event has been cancelled.

The second edition of the RED BLUFF will give cyclists three event options to experience the challenging bluffs, hills, roads and weather conditions of South Mississippi in early March. The start and finish of the three distances will be located at the Lawrence County Courthouse in downtown Monticello, Mississippi. The depart will begin on Saturday March 7, 2020. RED BLUFF is a benefit for the Lawrence County Volunteer Fire Departments.

The RED BLUFF Gran Fondo distance of 103.5 miles includes challenging roads winding through the grueling RED BLUFF and St. Stephens regions. Starting and Finishing in Monticello, Mississippi, the Gran travels first on the West side of the Pearl River and returns on the East side. Cyclists will ride approximately 5,000 feet of vertical climbing. The route consists of 17 bluffs and hills including the 3.74 mile RED BLUFF KOM Strava Segment. Also, the Gran travels River Road and St. Stephens Road, two of the oldest and most historic roads in Mississippi.

Gran Fondo course information: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28886497

Red Bluff Gran Fondo

The RED BLUFF Metric Century provides riders with a shorter event option of 65.1 miles that still includes 3,400 feet of vertical climbing. Starting and Finishing in Monticello, Mississippi, the Metric Century uses the same scenic and challenging first 53.7 miles of the Gran Fondo option, the metric Century will travel mainly on the West side of the Pearl River through the RED BLUFF Region in Lawrence, Walthall and Marion Counties. The route includes the 3.74 mile RED BLUFF KOM Strava Segment. The Metric Century event will provide the same epic experience as the Gran Fondo in a more compact route.

Metric Century course information: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28887092


Red Bluff Gran Fondo

The new RED BLUFF Petit Fondo will provide riders an even shorter event option of 38 miles that includes a moderate 1,400 feet of vertical climbing. Starting and Finishing in Monticello, Mississippi, the Petit ventures into the northern parts of Lawrence County through Silver Creek and New Hebron on the West and East side of the Pearl River.

Petit Fondo course information: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29851432

Red Bluff Gran Fondo

KOM /QOM of the Day, 3.74 Mile, Strava Segment Award!

In additon there is the timed KOM/QOM climb,  3.74 mile RED BLUFF strava segment https://www.redbluffgranfondo.com/kom
1st Place Male KOM Of The Day
1st Place Female QOM Of The Day
To be eligible for the KOM of the Day awards, you must be a member of Strava and have your computer synced.

You also must have your file uploaded to Strava immediately upon crossing the RED BLUFF finish line.
The KOM Awards Ceremony is scheduled for 5:00 PM


Routes: 38, 65, 103 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Prize / Race Categories

Gran Fondo (Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female)

Metric Century (Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female)

Petit Fondo (Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female)

Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Support for Participants
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Downloadable GPS files
Post Ride Shower
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
Start Address: Lawrence County Courthouse 517 East Broad Street Monticello, Mississippi 39654
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