Wilmington Grand Prix Gran Fondo
Start: Sunday, May 19, 2013
Wilmington , DE 19806
Registration Closing Date
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Brandywine Valley offers some of the best cycling terrain on the East Coast.
Experience the rolling hills of chateau country as the 2nd Annual WGP Grand Fondo will offer cyclists the unique opportunity to traverse a challenging 100-kilometer course linked by 13 cultural attractions, including stunning rides through world-class institutions such as Hagley Museum & Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library along with Mt Cuba Center. The WGP Gran Fondo will allow cyclists the rare privilege of passing through these attractions on the same ride. A Media Fondo (half-century course) will also be offered.
The Wilmington Grand Prix Gran Fondo is 100km (62 miles) long. The Media Fondo is 50km (31 miles) long.
Participants will receive a welcome packet, USA Cycling rider insurance, course marking, five aid stations, chip timing for two climbs, post-ride party, competition prizes, bike valet service at festivities and more. A souvenir jersey is available for a large discount if purchased when registering.
The WGP Grand Fondo benefits the Food Bank of Delaware
Riders must be 16 or older to participate.Event schedule and times
Start time: 7am registration; Ride begins @ 8am sharp
Ride begins and ends at Delaware Art Museum. Post-ride party in Delaware Art Museum Sculpture Garden.
RIDER PACKET PICKUP:
* Thur, 5/16: Noon until 7:30pm at TBB Cyclery (1606 Delaware Ave., Trolley Square, Wilm., DE)
* Fri., 5/17: 10am-4pm at TBB Cyclery (1606 Delaware Ave., Trolley Square, Wilm., DE)
* Sat., 5/18: Registration and packet pickup 11am-4:30pm at The Baby Grand (Grand Prix Headquarters) 818 Market St., Wilm.
* Sun., 5/19: Until 7:30am at Gran Fondo start (Delaware Art Museum)