Today's Date: December 16, 2017

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2017 Photos -

Monday, October 2, 2017

KOM Results and A Note About Timing -

Monday, October 2, 2017

Unclaimed Merchandise -

Monday, October 2, 2017

2017 Photos


Photographs from the 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will be available in coming days. The Bruce Buckley Photography team was onsite capturing images from the early morning hours, on course, at the Porsche Finish Line Photo Booth, the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project podium, and all around the finish line festivities. Photos from the Photo Booth and Podium will be made available for free download in galleries that will be uploaded to Facebook. A gallery has been published at – updates will continue to be added. We are as excited as you are in anticipation of reliving the incredible experience of…

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KOM Results and A Note About Timing


Mid Atlantic Timing has published results from the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project King and Queen of the Mountains Contest. Due to an unfortunate occurrence on the course, some timing data was not collected. For notes on the awarding of KOM jerseys, please refer to the following. For access to complete timing data, which differs from the KOM contest as awarded, please follow this link. The following categories were recognized following the event: King and Queen of the Hill 5-year age groups – Valley View Challenge King and Queen of the Hill 5-year age groups – Mt Solon Metric Century King and…

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Unclaimed Merchandise


If you registered for the 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo and purchased a jersey but were unable to attend, your jersey will be mailed to you by Wednesday, October 3 via USPS first class shipping. Unclaimed event t-shirts were made available to participants who registered after the t-shirt guarantee deadline and to event volunteers and will not be shipped. If you attended the event and would like to purchase a 2017 jersey, we are accepting orders for another round of production now through Friday, October 13th.

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Lost and Found


We have some lost and found items to reconnect with their owners. This list will be updated as supplies are unloaded throughout the day. If you see your item(s) listed here, send an e-mail to Fauquier Trails Coalition, Great Pumpkin Ride long sleeve shirt Verizon Samsung cell phone with card sleeve on front. Found on the road, unfortunately it’s shattered. Black LG knee warmers District Velo/Bicycle Pro Shop vest with hat, socks, knee warmers in pockets Danny’s Cycles plastic bag with granola and chamois creme

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Order Your Jersey Post-Ride


If you waited to complete one of the challenging courses of the 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo before ordering your 2017 event jersey, you’re not alone! In response to this growing trend, we’ve created a simple way for you to order a 2017 jersey following your completion of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. Jersey orders will be accepted online until Friday, October 13 at midnight. The 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo jersey is the stunning result of a collaboration between Giant Step Design and Cutaway Clothing. The bold colors and vintage look evoke nostalgia for classic adventures and celebrate the simple…

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Bib #s Assignments – Sign-In Tips

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2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Onsite Sign-In and Packet Pick Up will take place: Saturday, September 30, 2-6 p.m. Brothers Craft Brewing Brewery and Taproom 800 N Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia         Sunday, October, 6-7:30 a.m. Turner Pavilion / Start & Finish Line Festival Location 228 S Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia For those able to, please make every effort to sign in on Saturday. Event-day sign-in is for those unable to arrive on Saturday. Do not wait! At Sign-In you will to do two things before approaching the Registration Tables: Sign a USA Cycling Waiver and Release Lookup…

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2017 Event Brief


All the details you’ll need to arrive prepared for the 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo are published in the 2017 Event Brief, which can be viewed by following this link. We look forward to welcoming you to Harrisonburg for the weekend’s special events!  

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2017 Route Maps, GPS Downloads

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2017 routes are ready for download and turn-by-turn event-day use. Route maps for the 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo are viewable on the Routes page. To download or print cue sheets, click “view full route” in the upper left corner of the desired route frame on the routes page. Participants are encouraged to download the GPS files to their navigation devices in advance of the event. Cue sheets will be available at registration tables on site. Gran Fondo preparations are in the final stages. We look forward to sharing the adventure with you in just a few days!  

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2017 Event Waiver

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All riders will be required to sign an event waiver in order to participate in the 2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. Waivers will be available at Rider Sign-in and Packet Pickup. Bib numbers will be assigned on Friday, September 29, afternoon, posted at and displayed at Sign-In and Packet Pickup (Find out when and where packet pickup will take place by clicking here.) If you prefer, you can fill out your waiver in advance by following the instructions at the bottom of this page. Participants can collect someone else’s participant bags only if they bring a waiver that has…

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Volunteer Opportunities


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. Many roles are skill-specific and filled by area experts, but others are open for anyone who’s willing to join in and lend a hand. Following are ways you can help: Rest Stations are important stops along the Alpine Loop, Shenandoah Mountain Adventure, Shenandoah Mountain Century, Mt Solon Metric Century and Valley View Challenge…

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