What you need to know before June 24.

The MSU Gran Fondo is just days away! Here’s what you need to know before the big ride on June 24.

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REGISTRATION

Want to join the #4 ranked gran fondo in the nation? Online registration closed on June 20, but your last chance to register is at Packet Pick Up, Friday, June 23 at noon to 7 PM at The B.O.B. Late registration is $120. There is no day-of registration.

PACKET PICK UP

This year’s Packet Pick Up will be on the lower level of The B.O.B. on Friday, June 23 at 12 – 7 PM and the Saturday at 6- 8 AM on the first floor of The B.O.B.

Requests to switch participant shirt size can be made by visiting the Solutions Table. Sizes are limited, but we will do our best to accommodate as quantities are available.

Offline donations can be submitted at Packet Pick Up using this form.

COURSES

Reference the latest course maps available below to learn your route. Please note, some routes have changed!

80-Mile Course  |  40-Mile Course  |  25-Mile Course  |  10-Mile Family Ride

Note: There will be heavy traffic near Millennium Park in Walker and 16th Avenue in Marne due to other events. Please ride with caution and do not cross the center line on the road.

If you want to change your route, please visit the Solutions Table at Packet Pick Up on Friday or Saturday.

RULES OF THE ROAD

All MSU Gran Fondo routes are open to two-way motorized traffic. All cyclists must obey traffic laws at all times. READ THE COMPLETE RULES OF THE ROAD.

The 40 and 80-mile courses are open from 8 AM to 2 PM. The 10-mile Family Ride and 25-mile course are open from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Timing, SAG wagon and police support ends at 2 PM.

In the case of severe weather, the course will be shut down for 1 hour. If conditions do not improve, the ride will be cancelled.

FINISH LINE FESTIVAL

Enjoy a number of gourmet entrees, snacks and beverages provided by Gilmore Catering! Live music by Oregon Dreamchild. Secure bike parking is available courtesy of Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition. The festival is open until 5 PM.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We still need more volunteers! If you have family or friends who aren’t riding, invite them to volunteer! They’ll get to support our riders and the fight against skin cancer while still enjoying the festivities! LEARN MORE

 

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