Highlands Gran Fondo
CLIMB TO NEW JERSEY’S HIGHEST POINT
The hilly Highlands region outside of Butler features great climbs and ascends to the highest point in New Jersey. A great event for all-around cyclists who can power up short climbs and still have the energy to push the pace in a group. Three routes to choose from: 100, 60, 34 miles.
JUST 30 MINUTES FROM NEW YORK CITY
This ride from Butler, New Jersey is a great way to experience the landscape outside the New York City metro area. With remarkably quiet country roads, shady tree canopies, and a downtown start/finish/party at High Point Brewery, this beautiful and challenging ride is well worth the trip. The Gran Route crosses the Appalachian trail eight time and showcases some spectacular It’s hard to believe riding this good is located so close to the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.
FUN & SUPPORTIVE ATMOSPHERE
With proximity to huge cycling communities in New York and New Jersey, the Highlands Gran Fondo attracts a large and diverse peloton of competitive, supportive, and fun-loving cyclists of all ability levels. A great opportunity to make a family visit to NYC and get in some great riding!
SAFETY AND SUPPORT
Ride with confidence on the marked and marshaled course, supported by law enforcement, safety motos, mechanic and sag vehicles, and staffed feed stations. Celebrate a great day at the finish line party with locally-sourced fresh food, cold beer, live music, and our famous Prize Raffle at High Point Brewery!
Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following The Gran Fondo National Series events.
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