Joe Martin Gran Fondo bike ride set for May 4


The annual Joe Martin Gran Fondo is set for Saturday, May 4 in south Fayetteville.

This year’s ride includes eight course options for both road riding and gravel cycling.

Road routes include 13-mile, 25-mile, 55-mile, 65-mile or 85-mile options. Gravel courses are 38 miles, 44 miles or 70 miles long. All courses begin and end at Walker Park.

Individual registration ranges from $35-$60. Tandem registration is also available.

Registration includes a t-shirt, finisher medal, post-ride meal and beverages from Lost 40 Brewing, course aid stations, a drawing for prizes, and a goody bag.

Early packet pickup and in-person registration is from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, May 3 at the intersection of 13th Street and Block Avenue in Walker Park. Day-of packet pickup is from 6-7:45 a.m. at the same location.

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