2018 Giro di San Diego

Sunday 28th October 2018

Kit Carson Park: 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy S, Escondido, United States

Cycling, Metric century


Activities

  • FREE RIDE & Jersey - Fundraising $600 for CAF - Individual
  • GranFondo - Mesa Grande (105 Miles) - GranFondo - Mesa Grande (105 Miles) with Jersey
  • GranFondo - Mesa Grande (105 Miles) - GranFondo - Mesa Grande (105 Miles)
  • GranFondo - Palomar (67 Miles) - GranFondo - Palomar (67 Miles) with Jersey
  • GranFondo - Palomar (67 Miles) - GranFondo - Palomar (67 Miles)
  • MedioFondo (44 Miles) - MedioFondo (44 Miles) Ride with Jersey
  • MedioFondo (44 Miles) - MedioFondo (44 Miles)
  • Piccolo Fondo (26 Miles) - Piccolo Fondo (26 Miles) Ride with Jersey
  • Piccolo Fondo (26 Miles) - Piccolo Fondo (26 Miles)

Description

!!!!!!!ALL ROAD RIDES START TOGETHER - START AT 7:15 AM!!!!!!

This creates a TOTALLY AWESOME mass start event with intersection controlled roads and a CHP escort through the first 19 stop lights. 

OCTOBER 28, 2018 

GIRO DI SAN DIEGO  

 Start and Finish Located at Kit Carson Park

Something for Everyone

4 Great Road Routes to choose from

GranFondo – Mesa Grande (105mi)

GranFondo – Palomar  (67mi)

MedioFondo (44 mi)

PiccoloFondo (26 mi)

THE GIRO IS KNOWN FOR HAVING CHALLENGING AND PICTURESQUE ROUTES, OUTSTANDING RIDE SUPPORT, DELICIOUS FOOD ON COURSE AND PHENOMENAL POST-RIDE PARTY! 

Join the GIRO in this exciting day filled with cycling!

Men's and Women's Cycling Kits and T-Shirts!

Add Event Jersey, Shorts and T- Shirt (you can add them to your order at check out on Active.com)

Giro di San Diego Road Events: Experience the passion and thrill of an Italian crafted GranFondo cycling event in Southern California. Born in Italy, these events have captured the heart and soul of what it means to ride. The best routes, best rest stops and ultimate gourmet meals are what it’s all about. These rides are for all levels of Recreational Riders! 

After the race enjoy the band, brew, expo and amazing post ride Italian lunch ALL INCLUDED with your ride!

 

What's Included in Giro di San Diego Ride:

• Uniformed Police, Shierffs and CHP on-route to keep Cyclists Safe

• Chip timing on road routes

• Timed climb of Palomar Mountain

• Finisher's Medal for all Routes

• KOM/QOM prizes for winners of all posted age categories

• Fantastic Rest Stops with Tons of Food!

• Italian Lunch at the Finish Party

• Goodie bag

SAG & mechanical support

• Beer Garden and Live Band!

• FREE 10 minute Post-ride Massage

• Bike parking valet post ride.

• Custom Jersey and T-Shirts Available

(Men's and Women's Styles)

RIDE FOR FREE if you are a Fundraiser for CAF

Giro di San Diego Benefits Life Sports Foundation. For this ride Life Sports Foundation has choosen to Support Challenged Athletes Foundation - Operation Rebound

We Proudly Support Local and VERY Worthy Charity Organizations! 

If you are up for the Challenge of Fundraising for CAF, then we will reward your efforts! 

All Money Raised goes directly to the Charity; you will be provided tax deductible receipts. 

 Raise $600 1 Free Ride in Giro di San Diego 

  • 1 Giro Jersey 

Raise $1000+ 

  • 1 Free Ride in Giro di San Diego 
  • 1 Giro Jersey 
  • 1 T-shirt 

Raise $2000 + 

  • 2 Free Giro Rides
  • 2 Jerseys 
  • 2 T-shirts 

Choose the Fundraiser option during your registration for the Giro.   

This ride is very proud to support Operation Rebound - Challenged Athletes Foundation. Helping our military from the front lines to the finish line! We encourage ALL Riders to donate to Operation Rebound and you can set up your own fundraising campaign on our Crowdrise fundraising page. Riders who raise $600 or more FOR CAF (ONLY) earn a Free Ride and Custom Cycling Jersey.

Here is the Link: https://www.crowdrise.com/giro-di-san-diego-life-sports-foundation-fundraiser 

 

When you reach your fundraising goal we will refund your registration fee

You will receive an email with a link to your customizable Fundraising page.  You can also access your fundraising tools by logging on to your Active Account. We provide you with all the tools you need. 

Cancellation Policy: No refunds. Transfers ARE permitted by emailing us up to 2 weeks before the events (Transfer Fee - $20).

Event details and schedule

Important Dates and Times
Event Date: October 28, 2018
On Line Registration closes: Saturday, October 27th 2:00pm
Mail-In Registration postmarked by: October 17, 2018
Packet Pick-up: Saturday, October 27th from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Day-of registration: Sunday, October 28th from 5:30am until 7:00am

Expo Times
Saturday, October 27th from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy S, Escondido, CA 92025

Sunday, October 28th from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy S, Escondido, CA 92025

Event Day
5:30 AM Day of Registration Opens (At the start line)

 

!!!VERY IMPORTANT PLEASE READ!!!

 

!!!!!!!ALL ROAD RIDES START AT 7:15 AM!!!!!!

 

This creates a TOTALLY AWESOME mass start event with fully closed roads and a full CHP escort through the first 19 stop lights. You will be escorted all the way to the Lake Wohlford Climb which is also already completely closed. 

 

7:15 AM GranFondo – Mesa Grande (112 mi)

7:15 AM GranFondo – Palomar (75 mi)

7:15 AM MedioFondo (52 mi)

7:15 AM PiccoloFondo (26 mi)

10:30 AM Lunch and Beer Service Opens

6:00 PM Course Closes 

See Website for schedule of Events:

http://www.girodisandiego.com/event-info.html

Organised by

Granfondo Cycling Tours Inc.

9939 Hibert St #105, San Diego

Phone: 858-668-1739

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