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|Name of Event||
2019 GIANT Seorak Granfondo
|Date of Event||
2019. 5. 25(Saturday) 07:00 ~ 19:00
– 06:00 ~ 07:00 : preparing
|Place of Event||
Sangnam-myeon, Inje-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea(Sangnam Sport Park Start/Finish) - googlemap link
|Granfondo - 208km|
- Granfondo - Male, Female- Mediofondo - Male, Female
Seorak Granfondo Organizing Committee, Wizrun
Inje-Gun, Inje Police Station, Sockcho Police Station, HongCheon Police Station
Gran Fondo is ...
a long-distance bike riding event that started in Italy in 1971.
The first Gran Ponton was <Nove coli> (http://www.novecolli.it), and at 17:00 on May 19, 1971 in Cesenatico, Italy, 17 pioneering riders had nine hills have done a long distance riding. Nove Coli is the Italian word for 'nine hills'.
The Italian Cycling Federation (http://www.federciclismo.it) defines Granfondo as a cycling event with a length of 120 km or more, records by individual chips, and a prize for each category . Today, however, it being grow up various types of riding events, taking advantage of their unique characteristics in various locations around the world, including Europe. The starts are done mass, and the format allows for riders of every level to participate, much like a marathon, where most participants are competing against the clock instead of other participants. Nowadays only a handful of the largest Italian Gran Fondo have full road closures, but laws requiring riders to obey all traffic signals are more lax in Italy compared to the US.
Seorak Grandfondo is ...
originated from the riding which 10 riders depart from the east side of Baek Bok-ryeong in the Donghae city of Gangwon Province at 5:00 am on June 5th, 2010, and ride 265km over seven hills to reach Sokcho. Consisting of beautiful mountain scenery from Seorak Mountain and O'de Mountain in Gangwon province, which is one of the best mountain areas in Korea, Seorak Granfondo is the most difficult grade of "F", 208km course over 5 big hills. In particular, the last Gurong pass - reverse direction (east -> west) is a 20km long uphill and is rated UCI uphill category "HC".