Giro di San Diego GranFondo 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Solana Beach S Sierra Ave Solana BeachCA  92075
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Solana Beach S Sierra Ave Solana BeachCA  92075

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About This Activity

Welcome to the 3rd Annual

Solana Beach

Giro di San Diego

Weekend of Events!

106, 65, and 35 Mile Road Routes - click Register now to see all Categories!

•10 & 30 Mile Mountain Bike Routes

•The Solana Beach Super Tasty 5K – The World’s Toughest gourmet walk!

Southern California meets Italy at the Giro di San Diego Gran Fondo, a celebration of cycling, food, and San Diego's North Coast. Held in beautiful Solana Beach, CA, the two-day festival features five mass-start, timed cycling events for road and mountain bikers, the Bike & Fitness Expo, and The Solana Beach Super Tasty 5K

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!

What's Included:

•Chip timing on all routes

•Timed climb of Palomar Mountain

•Finisher's Medal for all Routes

•KOM/QOM raffle prizes for all age categories

•Fantastic rest stops

•Italian pasta feast after ride

•Goodie bag

•SAG & mechanical support along the routes

•Beer garden and Live Band!

•Post-ride massage

•Bike parking valet

About the Gran Fondo – Road Routes The road routes host many of the best rides in the north county as well as frequently traveled paths taken by the many professional athletes that ride in the area. These roads have likened the wheels of riders as Lance Armstrong, Chris Horner, Axel Merckx, Thurlow Rogers and many others. The long Gran Fondo will also boast the fiercest of all climbs in San Diego, the south grade of Mt Palomar. This climb was featured on the 2009 and 2013 Tour of California editions and will be our official KOM /QOM for the Gran Fondo course riders. An Epic Day of Riding!

Trail Quest Mountain Bike Adventure

30  and 10 miles on the dirt! Quest: Find and retrieve 3 totems on the route. If you want the medal, it is not enough that you cross the finish line. You need cross it 3 times, each time with a different totem in hand. Supporting San Diego foster kids, and USO San Diego.

•Timed KOM/QOM on Raptor Ridge Climb!

•Finish Medal

•Fully Stocked Rest Stop

•Italian Lunch

•Post Ride Message

•Mechanical Support 

The Super Tasty 5K – The World’s Toughest Gourmet Walk – Saturday September 6th, 2014

Walk 5K in Solana Beach stopping at 21 Restaurants and EATING FREE Food! Benefiting Foster Children – Promises 2 Kids.  Prizes for best costumes,  best team theme, and top fundraisers.  www.TasteofsolanaBeach.com

•Free T-shirt

•Free Food at 21 Restaurants

•Fabulous Prizes

•Discounted family team category

•Individual and team categories

•Fundraising not required – but is encouraged!

•Discounted entry for Giro di San Diego Cyclists 

Giro di San Diego Beneficiary

This year we are proud to support the Wounded Warrior Marine Corps Trials presented by the USO San Diego. Help a wounded soldier recover through cycling. Please consider making a donation or forming a fundraising team to help support the US Marine Recumbent Bicycle Team. A portion of the event proceeds and 100% of your donations and fundraising activities go directly to the team. 

You have to watch this Video about these Warriors!  http://vimeo.com/user8739504/marine-trials 

Cancellation Policy No refunds, transfers ARE available by signing into your Active.com account up until 1 week before the events. This MUST BE DONE ONLINE!


Event schedule and times

See Website for deatiled schedule of Events

Organizer Info

Map & Direction

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Solana Beach S Sierra Ave Solana BeachCA  92075
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