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Gran Fondo Asheville

  • Pack Square Park 121 College St Asheville, NC, 28801 United States (map)

Discover alluring Asheville, from the unique perspective of your handlebars. Experience the only cycling event that starts in Asheville, North Carolina, one of 15 must-see travel destinations in the world according to Frommer’s travel guides. Your ride begins in funky art deco downtown and quickly moves along well-marked winding roads out into pastoral countryside and up to mountain ridge vistas. At the end of the ride as you descend into the heart of town you will be afforded a spectacular cityscape view and greeted by Organicfest. Riders and families can enjoy the festivities of Organicfest—music, vendors, massage therapists, kids zone, and of course– organic food and beer!

Ride with your friends | Race with your friends
GFNCS and Friends of the Smokies welcome riders of all abilities to join
Gran Fondo Asheville

3 Distances to choose from:
Gran Route (110 mi), Medio Route (60 mi), Piccolo Route (30 mi)
4 Timed Sections in the Gran Route – Best Combined Time Wins
Custom “Race Winner” jerseys for all Gran Route age group winners
Cash Purse and Prizes for Gran Route winners
Awards and Prizes for Medio and Piccolo winners
No racing license required

For more information visit:

Earlier Event: August 29
Spartan Race - Asheville Super
Later Event: September 4
Asheville Running Experience