September 7, 2019
Start/Finish and HQ are at Isaiah Tubbs Resort
The 2nd Annual Prince Edward County Gran Fondo will take place on September 7, 2019 with 3 course distances: 50km; 100km; 150 km.
Schedule of Events
Friday, September 6
6:30-9 pm: Participants can pick up their Rider package at Isaiah Tubbs Resort at the O’Neill Pavilion, our HQ for the event.
7-9 pm: There will be a buffet ‘carb loading’ dinner for participants, at Isaiah Tubbs at the Knoll Restaurant starting at 7 pm and going until 9 pm. Cost is $25 and there will be a presentation ‘Great Bike Journeys of the World (starting at 7:30 pm in the Knoll Restaurant), followed by draw prizes and a screening of the documentary ‘Icarus’. Tickets are limited. Quick, get yours.
Saturday, September 7
7- 7:45 am: Riders should arrive arrive to the start area at the pavilion. Package pick-up for those that did not pick-up on Friday night is available from 7am.
8:00 am: Neutral start north along west lake and through Sandbanks park. Once through the park, ride at your own pace.
12-3 pm: Apres-ride festivities including BBQ & frosty brew for all participants and live music at Isaiah Tubbs finish line pavilion. Please note, we cannot guarantee the beer garden or lunch will be available after 3pm but there will be lunch options on the 150km last rest stop for those that like to take their time and we will have a frosty beer waiting for those arriving after 3pm.
7-10 pm: Celebration dinner festivities with live music with Victor Cooper in a spectacular barn winery. Bus transportation available from Isaiah Tubbs ($10 return). Tickets (150 available total) for the Saturday night event will be $35 with proceeds going to local charities. In 2018, we donated $1500 between ROC Prince Edward County Youth Outreach Center, YMCA Strong Kids Program and the Picton Hospital. Quick, get yours.
Sunday, September 8
We encourage participants to stay in the County and sample from some of the breweries and vineyards. Show your plate number to participating breweries and wine makers to taste the best of the county! Just be sure to have a designated (non-tasting) driver!
Details at https://www.countygranfondo.com/
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