The NJ Highlands Gran Fondo showcases some of the best riding around. It’s hard to believe riding this good is located in such close proximity to the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. The Highlands area is a 1,343 square mile region of Northern New Jersey which is noted for its scenic landscape and environmental importance.
This is a 2013 Gran Fondo National Championship SeriesSM event Much like this ride, the area is composed of rolling farmland, hilly ridgelines, and winding roads that weave up and down the lush green mountains. As you enjoy the diversity of the beautiful terrain and scenery, the route will take you through three counties and two states. As the loop progresses so will the elevation, the gran loop will gain 9,000 vertical feet. This event is sure to expose you to roads you never thought could be tucked away so close to one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the country. 3 loops to choose from: 100 mile, 60 mile, 25 mile Event Open to All 4 Timed Sections – Best Combined Time Wins Prizes for 100 mile overall and age group winners Awards for 60 mile and 25 mile winners Fully stocked aid stations to keep you going Ride with your friends, Race with your friends The Gran Fondo National Championship Series offers some of the longest timed sections and most challenging terrain of any gran fondo. The rider with the fastest combined time through each designated section will have truly earned their victory. Beneficiary BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Patriots’ Path Council, #358 “Come Challenge Yourself” Must register by 6/2/13 to receive an event T-shirt Register now to avoid price increases. Current price: $95, $75, $50