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Grazie Miami!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Gran Fondo Italia Miami – Coral Gables on November 8 & 9. Congratulations on your achievements on a spectacularly rainy day!  A special thank you to all our volunteers, staff, and partners, including Lexus, Colnago, fi’zi:k, PISSEI, KASK HELMETS, Ciacci Piccolomini d’ Aragona wines, Ferrarelle and Puntino Restaurant.   

RIDER PHOTOS

sportograf-logo-plainReady for fun photos on the course from Sportograf?  Click here to get an alert for when your photos are ready from Sportograf after the event and to check out the “Best Of” gallery with pictures from the start on Miracle Mile, the finish line at Miami City Hall and the rainy roads!

Final Rider Instructions

Parking, Riding the Event, Expo Hours and MUCH More:  All the information you need to have a great experience this weekend is ready for you in our Final Instructions Documents.  Please review the entire document carefully as it contains the answers to most of your questions!

Volunteers Needed

Not riding, but still want to be a part of the Gran Fondo Italia Miami Coral Gables?  We’d love to have you join us as a volunteer!  Pick an available slot and sign up online today.

Gran Fondo Italia Miami – Coral Gables

Get ready for the police escort on the Miracle Mile and routes for every rider starting from 25 miles all the way to 63 and 108 mile courses.  Miami and Coral Gables will be the continuation of three previous events with Italian-style cycling.  The unique finish location is at Dinner Key in front of Miami’s Iconic City Hall, formerly the Pan American World Airlines Terminal, and long known as the “Gateway to the Americas.”  This historic Miami location will add atmosphere to help celebrate a great accomplishment for the day.

Miami – Coral Gables Packages and Pricing

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We offer a range of packages and distances so just about any cyclists can participate and you can pick the Gran Fondo experience that’s right for you.

 

  • $130 – Ride Entry for 108/63 Miles
  • $90 – Ride Entry for 25 Miles

Purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.  You may purchase insurance through Active.com for the case where you may need to cancel your registration.

SCHEDULE

Saturday, November 8:

Sunday, November 9

  • 5:30 AM Registration/Packet Pickup Opens
  • 6:00 AM Start Line Opens
  • 6:00 AM Registration/Packet Pickup Closes
  • 7:00 AM Mass Start

*Please plan to arrive to the start line 20 minutes before the event start.  We will begin on time … with or without you … and this will be an experience you do not want to miss!  Additionally, because we are providing a rolling road closure and police escort for the first few miles of the event you must start on time with the group to be allowed to participate.

  • 10:00 AM Expo Opens
  • 10:30 AM Festa della Pasta Opens
  • 2:30 PM Awards Ceremony & Raffle
  • 5:00 PM Festa della Pasta Closes

Packet Pickup

When:
Saturday November 8:  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday November 9: 5:15 AM – 6:00 AM

Where:

Miami City Hall

3500 Pan American Drive

Miami, FL 33133

What: 
1)      Fill out and sign a waiver form.
2)      Look up your name (by last name) at registration tent, and note your rider number
3)      Go the appropriate package pick-up line (by rider number), where you will receive your technical envelope.
4)      Go pick up your goody bag
5)      If you pre-ordered merchandise, go to the pre-ordered merchandise table.  Please note, that due to time constraints merchandise pickup will NOT be available on Sunday morning.  If you pre-ordered merchandise, you can pick it up following the ride at the expo.

Friends and Family Pickup:
Packets MAY be picked up for pre-registered friends and family IF you have the following: 1) their signed waiver form AND 2) a photocopy of their driver’s license. If either of these 2 items is missing, then the packet may not be collected. NO EXCEPTIONS.

UPDATED MapMyRide GPS Course Maps:   108 Mile Course     63 Mile Course     25 Mile Course

Gran Fondo Italia Miami-Coral Gables Long Course108 Mile Course Overview: Tour the beautiful Florida city and agricultural routes with classic scenes of magnificent homes and gardens in the Miami metropolitan region. The courses will start in Coral Gables on the Miracle Mile. With a police escorted rollout on the Miracle Mile riders tour Ponce de Leon Ave, pass Coral Gables City Hall and then past the Historic Biltmore Hotel heading south along streets with beautiful gardens and homes. You’ll tour the communities of Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay and eventually to Black Point, and then continue South and West into the vast agricultural areas of South Florida. You’ll then make your way back to the finish line at Dinner Key in front of Miami’s Iconic City Hall, formerly the Pan American World Airlines Terminal, long known as the “Gateway to the Americas.” The planned course is 108 miles with an approximate elevation change under 150 ft.

63 Mile Course Overview: Tour the beautiful Florida city with classic scenes of magnificent homes and gardens in the Miami metropolitan region. The courses will start in Coral Gables on the Miracle Mile. With a police escorted rollout on the Miracle Mile riders tour Ponce de Leon Ave, pass Coral Gables City Hall and then past the Historic Biltmore Hotel heading south along streets with beautiful gardens and homes. You’ll tour the communities of Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay and eventually to Black Point. You’ll then make your way back to the finish line at Dinner Key in front of Miami’s Iconic City Hall, formerly the Pan American World Airlines Terminal, long known as the “Gateway to the Americas.” The planned course is 63 miles with an approximate elevation change under 150 ft.

25 Mile Course Overview: Tour the beautiful Florida city routes with classic scenes of magnificent homes and gardens in the Miami metropolitan region. The courses will start in Coral Gables on the Miracle Mile. With a police escorted rollout on the Miracle Mile riders tour Ponce de Leon Ave, pass Coral Gables City Hall and then past the Historic Biltmore Hotel heading south along streets with beautiful gardens and homes. You’ll then make your way back to the finish line at Dinner Key in front of Miami’s Iconic City Hall, formerly the Pan American World Airlines Terminal, long known as the “Gateway to the Americas.” The planned course is 25 miles with an approximate elevation change under 150 ft.

Gran Fondo Italia WineWhat’s Included with Your Ride Entry?

  • Italian wine from Tuscany will be in your goody bag along with other sponsor products you’ll love!
  • Mass start access & ceremony on the Miracle Mile with Italian & American national anthems.
  • Police escort & lead-out from the Miracle Mile out on the first miles of the course.
  • The Gran Fondo Italia medal upon completion.
  • Exclusive to Gran Fondo Italia, you’ll be able to purchase a personalized edition of the Colnago C60 frame, with your name/flag on the frame along with Mr. Colnago’s signature.
  • Access to aid stations with food, drink, restrooms and volunteer support.
  • On-course technical support with dispatch number
  • Post-ride Italian pasta meal and expo near Miami City Hall
  • Post-ride prize drawing ceremony & celebration

TRY THE CLUB ITALIA EXPERIENCE! 

In addition to all regular ride entry package benefits, the Club Italia package includes

  • Access to the front corral on the Miracle Mile with VIPs/special guests during the mass start ceremonies
  • Special Club Italia Commemorative Bike Number
  • Post-ride Italian meal in the VIP area with special food and wine items from our regional partners in Italy
  • Premium Food/Wine package
  • Miami-Coral Gables Commemorative Jersey, Gran Fondo Italia t-shirt, Gran Fondo Italia hat
  • Two Entry passes for the Saturday Night Gala reception with sponsors, press, charity partners and celebrity riders

 

The Two Day Expo

billyYou can enjoy a two-day Expo with some of the best cycling brands in the market with previews of 2015 products, along with great deals on a range of cycling accessories, including original Gran Fondo Italia products and merchandise.

The Awards Ceremony with Bike and Travel Giveaways

HomeSlide_1024_680_colnago_blackBe sure to plan to participate in the post-ride prize giveaway ceremony. You can cheer on your fellow riders, and every rider will have the chance to win some incredible sponsor products and travel packages worldwide. And, last but not least, you can take pictures on the podium before/after the awards ceremony with your family & friends, the new cycling friends you will meet, and maybe even our event special guests. We hope you’ll enjoy a unique experience and capture great memories for years to come.

SIGN UP IN-PERSON AT THE EXPO (MIAMI CITY HALL, 3500 Pan America Drive, Miami, FL 33133) ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 10AM – 5PM. (ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED) 

We are very happy to have the Gran Fondo back in Miami – Coral Gables for the fourth year to continue the success of the past events.  We love the “Italian feeling” of the event and we are excited to be part of the Gran Fondo Italia international series.  Miami is a bike friendly city and with the Gran Fondo we have an event with a friendly destination for cyclists from around the world.
Tomas Regalado, Mayor - City of Miami

SCHEDULE

Saturday, November 8 is the day to pick up packets and merchandise, check out all the expo partners near Miami City Hall and get ready for an incredible cycling day on Sunday.  Reserve your spot during registration for one of the limited seats available at Saturday evening’s Gala dinner with sponsors, celebrity riders, charity partners and special guests.  On Sunday morning get your spot on the hill for an early morning rollout. The expo will run all day on Sunday.

ABOUT MIAMI – CORAL GABLES
This renowned international destination is sure to be a treat for both Florida riders and riders from around the world.

MIAMI – CORAL GABLES

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OFFICIAL TOURISM PARTNER
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OFFICIAL BIKE SHOP
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Details

Date:
November 9, 2014
Time:
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=8310651

Organizer

Gran Fondo Italia
Email:
Website:
http://gf-italia.com

Venue

Miami City Hall
3500 Pan American Dr , Miami, FL 33133 United States
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Website:
http://thegranfondoitalia.com/event/gran-fondo-italia-miami-coral-gables/

CONTACT US:

 

Please email info(at)gf-italia.com for expo, sponsorship and partner opportunities.

GRAN FONDO ITALIA LLC
668 N. COAST HWY #321
LAGUNA BEACH, CA 92651