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GRAN FONDO RUSSIA: strength race
GRAN FONDO is a large-scale road bike rally, which was first held in Russia last year. This summer, the event took place again, and according to tradition, the arrival routes were organized so that participants could observe ancient estates, churches on their way and appreciate all the beauty of nature.
Both professionals and amateurs could test themselves in the race who have reached the age of eighteen.
On June 25, a large-scale arrival took place in Sorochany (Moscow region) , the departure point for cyclists was the village of Kurovo.
You could test yourself at various distances in depending on the individual level of training: participants covered routes of 30 km and 60 km. And the most courageous professionals were in for a 100 km cycling race, which resulted in a personal classification.
Besides being tired and exhausted, this time the cyclists had to struggle with the weather. Cold and rain - this is what awaited the participants some time after the start of the race. Therefore, those who were able to overcome difficulties and finish command even more respect.
Absolute Seledkov Ivan (34 years old, SERPANTIN Cycling, Moscow) and Misikova Lada (25 years old, TORPEDO cycling team) became champions. At the finish line, the winners received the Gran Fondo Russia 2017 branded medals and various prizes from the sponsors of the race.
The GRAN FONDO RUSSIA event in Sorochany is not the only one this year. Those wishing to try their hand at cycling or professional racing have the opportunity to become a participant in the following events:
• July 9 - race in Suzdal, Vladimir region;
• September 17 - arrival and race in Vozdvyzhenskoye, Moscow region;
• October 1 - arrival and race in Sochi, Krasnodar region.
Register for events can be found on the official website. The organizers advise not to waste time and start planning your workouts!