We are thrilled to announce the second year of the Rochester Gran Fondo! This new VIP experience charity ride will have the unique feature of being held in conjunction with the Rochester Twilight Criterium. Set for Saturday, August 19th, help support a wonderful cause and enjoy an amazing event!

Participants will enjoy rides designed for different levels of ability followed by exclusive track-side viewing of the criterium from the atrium of the Blue Cross arena. We welcome both cyclists and spectators to join us at this special event on the 2017 cycling calendar. We look forward to seeing you there.

What you need to know for registration:

There are four ride distances to choose from as well as a VIP Spectator Access pass.

» Century Ride (100 miles)

» 50 Mile Ride

» 30 Mile Ride

» 10 Mile Family Ride

The VIP Spectator Access Pass includes:

» Contribution to the Golisano Children's Hospital

» Custom tech t-shirt

» Ride by the front of the Golisano Children's Hospital

» VIP access to the Blue Cross Arena throughout the day and during the Twilight Criterium including secure bike storage, private showers and changing rooms

» Buffet dinner in the Blue Cross Arena atrium (cash bar)

» Course-side viewing of the Rochester Twilight Criterium from the Blue Cross Arena atrium and outdoor veranda

» Private meet and greet with Criterium athletes after the races

To begin, you'll want to know whether you want to:

» Form a team

» Join an existing team

» Register as an individual

Important things to note:

» If you've ever participated in an event supporting Golisano Children's Hospital, or any other event at the University of Rochester Medical Center, you can login as a returning user. Otherwise, you'll be asked to create an account.

» Once you complete your registration, you can register a family member or friend as well. Each participant will need a unique email address in order to create their own personalized fundraising page.

» If you are looking to support a rider, please be sure to search for his/her individual fundraising page. Once you find the fundraising page, use the Donate Now button on that page to make your secure online gift.