The Star City Gran Fondo is back for a 2nd edition. Come ride in Roanoke, VA on August 19, 2017 and take on the highly challenging course (100, 71, or 21 mile options). All rides have chip timing with a split time on the iconic climb up Mill Mountain.
The Star City Gran Fondo is fundraising event organized by Rotary Blue Ridge New Generations. “New Gen” is a young professional chapter of Rotary International, a service organization with over 1 million members worldwide. The New Gen club focuses on serving the at-risk youth of the Roanoke Valley. Proceeds from the Star City Gran Fondo support this mission. Click here to learn about the specific organizations supported by the 2017 event.
The Star City Gran Fondo starts and finishes in Roanoke, VA at the foot of Mill Mountain. The climb up Mill Mountain at the end of each ride is optional. At the top of Mill Mountain sits the 88 ft tall Roanoke Star which gives Roanoke its nickname and this event its name. The final climb is not the only challenge on the course as the roads in and around Roanoke are seldom flat.
You can find all the details about the event at www.starcitygranfondo.com
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