Today's Date: February 20, 2018

Latest Posts From the 'Fondo:

2018 Alpine Loop Route Announcement -

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

2018 Host Hotel -

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Registration Opens Feb. 1 -

Friday, January 26, 2018

Experience the Valley -

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Climb Shenandoah Mountain -

Monday, January 1, 2018

2016 Host Hotel and Discounts


Reserve your 2016 Harrisonburg-area lodging as soon as possible!
The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will take place Sunday, September 25, 2016.

All lodging rates listed below are offered to Alpine Loop Gran Fondo participants first come, first served until hotels are booked. Many of these special rates expire 30 days in advance of the event. Book early!

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – The Host Hotel of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo
The Fairfield is offering discounts for Gran Fondo participants within the dates of September 22-26, 2016.
Reservations must be made by September 1, 2016.
One King or Two Queens: $109/night
King Suite: $119/night
Reservations are available by calling 540-433-9333 or booking directly.



Holiday Inn Express- Harrisonburg
One King or Two Queens: No special rates are currently being offered.
Reservations may be placed by calling 540-433-9999. 



Residence Inn by Marriott – Harrisonburg
Studio King Suites: $139/night; including the nights of 9/23 – 9/25
Special rate available when booking by 8/23/16.
Reservations are available by calling (540) 437-7426.
Request “Alpine Loop Gran Fondo” group rate.



Quality Inn – Harrisonburg
15% Off regular rates for nights including 9/23/16 – 9/26/16
Rate available for reservations made by August 23rd
One King or Two Doubles: $109.65 + tax / night
Reservations are available by calling (540) 442-1515.
Request “Alpine Loop 2016” group rate.

Join the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Strava Cycling Club


The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Club is the Strava Community for cyclists training for the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo: Alpine Loop Shenandoah Mountain Century and Shenandoah Mountain Adventure routes. It’s the place to encourage, share and motivate for the big day – or just show your friends the crazy riding you’ve done!

A select amount of meet-up style group rides will also be announced via the Strava Club site.

Keep up the great riding!

Follow the ‘Fondo on Facebook

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You can find all the important information, news and big announcements about the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo, here at But, if you like to stay “in the know” about other developments, details and more conversational aspects of the big event, you’ll enjoy the ‘Fondo Facebook Page.

Once you’ve “Liked” the Page, you’ll want to make sure you’ll see all the latest posts and news – and not just the ones Facebook curates for you to see. From the ‘Fondo Page, click on the “Liked” button and then select “Get Notifications.” Then you’ll be all set!

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Calling All Spectators, Volunteers!


Looking forward to seeing some of the spectacular scenery along the course? Want to connect with your special someone out there? Love to provide encouragement and lend a hand?

Community, camaraderie and encouragement are at the heart of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. And just like riders, volunteer participants are a big part of this event!

From pre-event preparations, to day-of excitement and after-party celebrations, volunteers have many special talents to share and roles to fill.

We’d love to welcome you to the team!

Follow this link to let us know how you’re looking forward to help at the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo!


Free Prostate Tracker for ‘Fondo Friends


You probably track your miles, heart rate, watts and more; and now you can track your annual PSA levels, with a FREE ProstateTracker account thanks to the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project partnership with Jeremiah Bishop’s Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

Click here to visit to learn more and create your free ProstateTracker account.