Today's Date: November 23, 2017

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2017 Photos -

Monday, October 2, 2017

KOM Results and A Note About Timing -

Monday, October 2, 2017

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Monday, October 2, 2017

2015 Save-the-Date


The 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by Prostate Cancer Awareness Project will take place September 20, 2015 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Registration for Gran Fondo Champions and Teams will open January 1, 2015 on Early Bird Registration will open January 26. NEW for 2015 – the event will introduce additional routes and added registration benefits. Expect lots of cycling excitement in Virginia next September, as the Richmond-based 2015 UCI Road World Championships will ramp up to the spectator-favorite events – the Elite Men’s and Women’s Road Races – the weekend following the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. For participants who stay…

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2014 KOM Results


The 2014 Prostate Cancer Awareness Project King and Queen of the Mountain results provided by MidAtlantic Timing are now available. Congratulations to all competitors!

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2014 Event Photos


The Joe Foley Photography Team returned to the ‘Fondo in 2014 and captured thousands of images; from the ‘Fondo Happy Hour and Porsche Red Carpet; the Start to the Finish Line Festival and all the roads in between! Now, thousands of high-resolution photos are be available at Joe Foley Photography Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Galleries. Photos from the Finish Line Photo Booth and Porsche Red Carpet Photo Opportunity also will be available on the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Facebook page – for you to download and share for free. Here are some highlights from the day’s adventure:

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2014 Event Waiver

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                            All riders will be required to sign an event waiver in order to legally participate in the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. Waivers will be available at Rider Sign-in and Packet Pickup. You can fill out your waiver in advance by following the instructions at the bottom of this page. Participants can collect rider #’s and participant bags for other participants only if they bring a waiver that has been signed in advance by the other participant. Those riders who cannot attend Rider Sign-in and Packet…

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$10 Offer, National Prostate Health Month

Robert Hess (Center in white and blue) is the Founder and President of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. In this photo he is seen with cancer survivors and professional cyclists at the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

In recognition of September – National Prostate Health Month – the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is offering $10 toward each of the next 25 entries into the Valley View Challenge. This partnership is to encourage families, friends and loved ones to join in the challenge of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo! Valley View Challenge entrants can register for the Gran Fondo using the coupon code “PCAPVV14” to take advantage of this generous discount. Robert Hess, President and founder of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project looks forward to riding alongside the Valley View Challenge participants at the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

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2014 Event Jersey

2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey

The crest of Jeremiah Bishop’s Alpine Loop Gran Fondo honors the spirit of adventure and the heritage of the Alpine Loop. The emblem features a silhouette of Shenandoah Mountain, with Spruce Knob and the western Appalachian ranges beyond. The 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by Prostate Cancer Awareness Project Event Jersey features silhouettes of these mountains (back and side panels) in a clean, contemporary design by Cutaway Clothing.           2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo jerseys are available while supplies last. Jerseys can be purchased with registration or as a unique transaction on Jerseys that are…

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Get Ready to Roll!

Gran Fondo Start Line Jeremiah Bishop Smile

On September 28, 2014, when the start-gun sounds, we’re all in it together. At this ‘Fondo, everyone lines up – in no particular order – and sets out on the parade-style start through Downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia. That said, there are a few ways to get up front for the fun. Cancer survivors come first. This special group of riders celebrates the adventure like no one else can and we want them to have a front row seat. Next to be called – by name – to the start line are the ‘Fondo Champions and Teams. We welcome anyone to ride (and give)…

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Spectator Meals at Finish Line Festival

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Meal tickets for spectators are now available online and in advance only! After cyclists cross the ‘Fondo Finish Line, they get to enjoy a meal provided by Hank’s Smokehouse and Clementine Cafe. The meal is included with their registration. To make sure spectators, friends and family can get in on this good eatin’, be sure to purchase additional meal tickets – available in advance only. Mmm… Southwestern Chicken, Coconut and Lime Cilantro Rice, Roasted Root Vegetables; Pit-Cooked Pork Barbecue Sandwiches, Cole Slaw, Colorado Baked Beans; All-American Macaroni and Cheese; Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Pita Chips and Tortilla Chips; Orzo Pea…

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2014 Date Announced

Climbing Shenandoah Mountain (c) Joe Foley Photography

Mark your calendars! The 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will take place on Sunday, September 28 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Registration for the 2014 event will open on January 1, 2014 at Noon. Participants will choose from three routes: the 35-mile Valley View Challenge, the all-paved 76-mile Shenandoah Mountain Adventure, and the 105-mile Alpine Loop featuring incredible mountainous dirt road climbs. A Finish Line Festival will provide a warm welcome for all cyclists returning from their adventure. Rider Sign-In, welcome receptions, and a pre-event dinner will take place on Saturday, September 27. Hosted by professional mountain bike racer Jeremiah Bishop and presented…

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Jerseys Available to Order

2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey

The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Registration Page has been updated with all remaining in-stock merchandise, including the 2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey by Cutaway Clothing. Shipping is included in all costs for 2013 Jerseys.  

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