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Saddleback Spring Classic Gran Fondo

Sat 16th Mar 2019 • by Renegade Race Series
Irvine, California, US

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Tickets $18–$110

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What you need to know

Come out and experience Orange Countys best bike ride! The Saddleback Spring Classic Gran Fondo has a ride distance for you no matter what your experience or fitness level may be. You'll enjoy the best of what Orange County has to offer while "Pedaling to Cure Pediatric Cancer". All participants will get an amazing finishers medal and event T-shirt to memorialize your day, with an option to upgrade to a one of a kind event cycling jersey.

With five routes to choose from, you can select the best course for your ability. All of the courses will provide you a day to remember with fully-stocked rest stops supplied with snacks, gels, bars, carbohydrate/electrolyte drinks and water to keep you fueled and energized.

Distances in this event

  1. 100 Miles Gran Fondo

    Bike 100mi
    6:00am Sat 16th Mar 2019
    $110
    Tickets available
  2. 50 Miles Gran Fondo

    Bike 50mi
    8:00am Sat 16th Mar 2019
    $70
    Tickets available
  3. 35 Miles Spring Classic

    Bike 35mi
    9:00am Sat 16th Mar 2019
    $60
    Tickets available
  4. Easy Breezy 15 Miles

    Bike 15mi
    9:30am Sat 16th Mar 2019
    $40
    Tickets available
  5. Kids 1 Mile Ride

    Bike 1mi
    10:30am Sat 16th Mar 2019
    $18
    Tickets available
Course Maps
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Course Details

Participants will really have the best of all courses with a trip through Santiago Canyon before traveling through Rancho Santa Margarita on their way to San Juan Capistrano and then a beautiful trip down the coast to San Clemente and the turnaround at San Onofre State Beach. This course has approximately 5100 feet of elevation.

  • 100-Mile Gran Fondo – Participants will really have the best of all courses with a trip through Santiago Canyon before traveling through Rancho Santa Margarita on their way to San Juan Capistrano and then a beautiful trip down the coast to San Clemente and the turnaround at San Onofre State Beach. This course has approximately 5100 feet of elevation.
  • 50-Mile Gran Fondo – Participants will enjoy the same trip through Santiago Canyon as the 100-miler but make a turn onto the old 1984 Olympic Bike Course and travel around Mission Viejo before heading back to the finish. This course has approximately 3200 feet of elevation.
  • Spring Classic Metric Half Century (35-Miles) – Participants will get to enjoy the amazing views of Saddleback Mountain while riding through Santiago Canyon with a quick turn for home; all of the glory with a shorter distance. This course has approximately 2300 feet of elevation.
  • Easy Breezy 15 Mile – The perfect combination of flat and short, this course has less than 700 feet of elevation.
  • Kids 1-mile Ride – Kids 5-10 years old can get a positive riding experience with this loop around Irvine  Valley College. Get them started young on a healthy lifestyle with this fun event.
Raceday Logistics

Schedule of Events

5:00 AM – Registration & Packet Pickup begin

5:50 AM – Opening Ceremonies

6:00 AM – 100 miler Starts

8:00 AM – 50 miler

9:00 AM – 35 miler

9:30 AM – 15 miler

10:00 AM – BBQ, Beer Garden & Social Media Post Ride Celebration

10:30 AM – Kids 1-Mile Fun Ride & Tot Skill Course Open

3:00 PM – Finish Line Festival Wrap Up

Travel

Parking:
Free on Irvine Valley College Campus. Parking staff/volunteers will direct you.

FAQs

Aid Station Support

Participants will find great support at the aid stations:

  • Food items include:
    • Various snacks, drinks and electrolye replacements
    • Fruit (Bananas and oranges)
  • Bike supplies
    • Limited number of bike tools
    • Limited number of tubes and patch kits
    • Limited number of bike water bottles
  • Medical
    • Each station will have a basic first aid kit
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