August 20 – Gran Fondo Cedar Valley

The Gran Fondo Cedar Valley is a bicycle endurance event taking place in Cedar Falls and traveling to surrounding communities. Come try for your personal best time over the 100 mile and 60 mile course. Every participant registered before August 7 receives a swag bag, race entry, t-shirt, and food at the post ride party. Registration including an optional jersey is available.

This event is being held in conjunction with the Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Main Street Cedar Falls. The event caps off with the FondoFest - a full scale street festival with live music, craft beer, family fun and more on Main Street in downtown Cedar Falls.

Participants can enjoy a ticket package with or without a jersey. Jerseys ordered before June 15 will be available at packet pickup. Jerseys ordered after June 15 will be available 8 weeks after the event and will be shipped. Prices for registration increase on June 15 and July 15. Registrations after August 7 will not include swag.


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Rider Information:

Packets, race numbers, and more can be pickup from Bike Tech in Cedar Falls from 3 PM to 6 PM on Friday, August 19 and 6 AM at Bike Tech (217 Washington St, Cedar Falls) on Saturday. Please bring your registration confirmation PDF.

Parking for the event is at the Chamber Parking Lot on West 1st Street/Hwy 57 between the Little Red School House and Main Street. Overflow Parking is at Gateway Park. Please do not park at Farmer's Market area.

Start is at the 100 block of Main Street in Cedar Falls. This is a mass start with all distances beginning at 7 AM. Riders should complete the course by 5 PM.

Route will be marked by Route Arrows. Please follow arrows and do not leave the course.

Timing will be done manually using Webscorer. Results will be posted at the completion of the ride. Splits will be recorded at the New Hartford rest area to assure racers complete ride. Please check in to record your final time.

Rest stops will be stocked with water and snacks. Food voucher will be provided at completion of race at the Fondo Festival.

SAG Service will be available by calling 319.936.4948 or requesting from any rest stop. Mechanical techs will be at Denver and Hudson.

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