2016 Giro di San Diego

150 South Sierra Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Cycling > Metric Century, Century

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Event Description


SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 




105 Miles with Over 10,000 feet of Climbing 

3 Routes to choose 38, 65, and 105 miles 


Join the GIRO!

Men's and Women's Cycling Kits and T-Shirts! 

and Special Giro gift of cycling earrings.

Available to all who register while supplies last!

 See Event Jersey, Shorts, and T- Shirt Here (you can add them to your order at check out on Active.com)

Giro di San Diego Road Events: Experience the passion and thrill of an Italian crafted GranFondo cycling event in Southern California. Born in Italy, these events have captured the heart and soul of what it means to ride. The best routes, best rest stops and ultimate gourmet meals are what it’s all about. These rides are for all levels of Recreational Riders!

What's Included:

Closed Road at Lake Wohlford Dr. for Rider Enjoyment

• 17 Uniformed Police, Shierffs and CHP on the Route to keep Cyclists Safe

•Chip timing on road routes

•Timed climb of Palomar Mountain

•Finisher's Medal for all Routes

•KOM/QOM raffle prizes for all age categories

•Fantastic Rest Stops with Tons of Food!

Ice at the Rest Stops 

•Italian Lunch at the Finish Party

•Goodie bag

 SAG  Drivers &  mechanical support

•Beer garden and Live Band!

•FREE 10 minute Post-ride Massage

•Bike parking valet

•Custom Jersey and T- Shirts Available

 (Men's and Womens Styles and sizing)

RIDE FOR FREE if you are a Fundraiser for CAF

Giro di San Diego Beneficiaries

We Proudly Support Local and VERY Worthy Charity Organizations! 

If you are up for the Challenge of Fundraising for CAF, then CAF -Challenged Athletes Foundation will reward your efforts! 

All Money Raised goes directly to the Charity; you will be provided tax deductible receipts. 

Raise $100 

  • Giro di San Diego T-Shirt 

Raise $600 

  • 1 Free Ride in Giro di San Diego 
  • 1 Giro Jersey 

Raise $1000+ 

  • 1 Free Ride in Giro di San Diego 
  • 1 Giro Jersey 
  • 1 T-shirt 

Raise $2000 + 

  • 2 Free Giro Rides
  • 2 Jerseys 
  • 2 T-shirts 

Choose the Fundraiser option during your registration for the Giro.   

This ride is very proud to support Operation Rebound - Challenged Athletes Foundation. Helping our military from the front lines to the finish line! We encourage ALL Riders to donate to Operation Rebound and you can set up your own fundraising campaign on our Crowdfunding page. Riders who raise $600 or more FOR CAF (ONLY) earn a Free Ride and Custom Cycling Jersey. Here is the Link: https://www.crowdrise.com/GiroDiSanDiego

Create your very own Fundraising page here: https://www.crowdrise.com/GiroDiSanDiego

What if I’m already registered to Ride?

You can still become a fundraiser! Go to the registration page & choose the Virtual Participant Fundraiser Category – make sure to choose to fundraise for CAF in the registration questions to earn the prizes.

When you reach your fundraising goal we will refund your registration fee

You will receive an email with a link to your customizable Fundraising page.  You can also access your fundraising tools by logging on to your Active Account. We provide you with all the tools you need. 

Cancellation Policy No refunds, transfers ARE available by signing into your Active.com account up until 1 week before the events ($20). This MUST BE DONE ONLINE!

Event details and schedule

Important Dates and Times
Event Date: September 11, 2016
On Line Registration closes: Saturday, Sept. 10 2:00pm
Mail-In Registration postmarked by: August 26th, 2016
Packet Pick-up: Saturday, Sept. 10  from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Day-of registration: Sunday, Sept. 11 from 5:30am until each start

Expo Times
Saturday, Sept. 10  from 10:00am to 4:00pm at 150 S Sierra Ave. Solana Beach, CA 92075

Sunday, Sept. 11 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at 150 S Sierra Ave. Solana Beach, CA 92075

Event Day
5:30 AM Day of Registration Opens (At the start line)
7:00 AM Gran Fondo Start (105 mi)
8:00 AM Medio Fondo Start (66 mi)
9:00 AM Piccolo Fondo Start (38 mi)
10:30 AM Lunch and Beer Service Opens
1:00 PM Palomar Mt Road Closed (turn-around time)
2:00 PM Palomar Rest Stop Closed
4:00 PM Highland Valley Rest Stop Closed
5:00 PM Del Dios Rest Stop Closed
6:00 PM Course Closes

See Website for schedule of Events


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