Prospera Valley GranFondo and MedioFondo Routes Announced

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Fort Langley, BC, Canada

Four months from now, 1500 cyclists will depart Fort Langley, BC for the start of the inaugural Prospera Valley GranFondo, an amazing ride featuring quiet country roadways, scenic farmland, historic river valleys and a challenging mountain summit.

Event organizers Canadian Velo Event Management Society are pleased to announce today that after extensive consultation with local governments, Ministry of Transportation officials, RCMP, Abbotsford Police Departmentand traffic management planners, the official routes for both the 160 kilometre GranFondo and 80 kilometre MedioFondo have been finalized.

“The Prospera Valley GranFondo and MedioFondo routes have been carefully planned to give our participants the best cycling experience possible through what is definitely the heart of Canadian road cycling territory,” said Jeffrey Hansen-Carlson, General Manager, Canadian Velo Event Management Society.  

On each route cyclists will have access to multiple aid stations stocked with water, sports drinks, sports suppliments, fruit, and sweet and salty snacks.  Along the routes and at each aid station there will be medical and mechanical support to ensure all participants have a safe and supported ride.  

To keep everyone motivated,numerous cycle ambassadors will be riding alongside the participants lending a hand when needed.

For full GranFondo and MedioFondo route maps check out the RIDES drop down menu on the Prospera Valley GranFondo website 

Canadian Velo Events is pleased to welcome Prospera Credit Union as the title sponsor of the 2012 Prospera Valley GranFondo.  Half of the net proceeds from the 2012 Prospera Valley GranFondo will benefit Special Olympics BC.


Media queries:Canadian Velo Event Management Society

George Lacny 604.617.4768