Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 5.12.00 PM 5th Annual Fall Fondo

Sunday, October 28, 2018

ONLINE Registration IS OPEN!

 

 

Rider registration gets you morning coffee and pastries & breads; official (and alternate) route options with 2 fully-loaded sag stops; festa food and drink tickets (2); an official Fall Fondo t-shirt and great swag. 

Thank you to our 2018 Title Sponsor: Tucson Federal Credit Union

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Taken from the Italian version of Gran Fondo: El Grupo’s Fall Fondo is a fundraising ride with planned routes around the beautiful west and northwest sides of Tucson. Whether you choose the Long, Short, or Fun option, this Fall Fondo is designed to be a non-competitive, enjoyable ride that you do at your own pace.

Sag stop volunteers will serve up satisfying eats and drinks.  Be sure to save room for more, though, as there will be a full-fledged festa [italian for party] underway back at the Clubhouse  with food, beer, and other refreshments.  Stay for the fun, live music, and raffle prizes!

Worried that you’ll be less than Festa-fresh after your ride?  Pack a change of clothes and drop them off with our bag-check staff inside the Clubhouse.  We’ll stash your clothes so you can do a quick change in the Clubhouse changing rooms.

Family and friends are welcome at the Festa.  Additional food and drink/beer tickets will be available online and on-site.

Gear and Clothing drive:  Been meaning to donate a bicycle, parts, cycling gear, or clothing to El Grupo? Bring your donations to the Fondo and a friendly volunteer will write up a gift receipt for you.  Anything we cannot directly use we sell at local bike swap meets.  See our Wish List

Let us know if you have questions or would like to volunteer for the event

Start Times – FallFondo2018 map Cue Sheets – coming soon

Same great modified and greatly improved routes and course markings for 2018!!

  • Start & Finish: El Grupo Clubhouse | 610 N 9th Ave. | Tucson, AZ 85705
  • Long Course (75 miles) | check in starts 7:00am | departure window 7:30-8 am   
  • Short Course (50 miles) | check in starts 8:00am | departure window 8:30-9am 
  • Fun Course (35 miles) | check in starts 8:00am | departure window 8:30-9:30am 
  • Festa | 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • CODE OF CONDUCT 2018 & Fondo FAQs

REGISTER EARLY!!!

*Registration per rider [only 250 spots available]: $125

*Day Of Registration add $25 late fee

Optional Supporter Jersey | Club or Race Fit: $150 Or Get the Full Supporter Team Kit: $300

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Past versions (and current fans) of Supporter Kits – 2014-2016 left to right. This year’s will be a supporter version of 2018

 

*A portion of your registration may be tax deductible. El Grupo Youth Cycling is a 501(c)3 organization.

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our 2018 Fall Fondo sponsors!

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If you would like to be a Fall Fondo Sponsor, contact: info@elgrupocycling.org