Start date: 06/04/2023

Registration: opens 10/17/2022
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Activities: Gran fondo, Road race 🚴🏿‍♂️, 100 miles, 60 miles, 35 miles

GID: 57716


Highlands Gran Fondo
Butler, NJ

June 4. 2023

7:30AM Race Start

PLEASE NOTE: All details on this page regarding the event are based on the information available on our website. 

Gran Route climbs into High Point State Park and reaches the highest point in New Jersey.

Start and Finish at High Point Brewery in Bulter, NJ

 Event Open to All from Beginner to Elite

3 Loops to Choose From: 101 mile, 61 mile, 34 mile

Benefiting: BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Patriots’  Path Council, #358

4 Timed Sections in the 100 mile loop – Best Combined Time Wins

Age Group Categories

Awards and Winners jerseys for Gran Route Age Groups

Awards for 61 mile and 34 mile winners

Ride with your friends, Race with your friends

Fully Stocked Aid Stations to keep you going

Come Challenge Yourself

U23 Program
To advocate for and promote youth cycling, Gran Fondo National Series has created a U23 campaign which allows any rider under 23 to register for any Gran Fondo National Series event for $23. Riders under 23 can register by using the coupon code U23@GFNS (note: all riders will show photo ID at check in, please do not misuse this code, it will be obvious if you do).

Packet pick up: (Pick up on Saturday to avoid the race day morning rush)

Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM; Strictly Bicycles | 2347 Hudson Terrace Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Saturday from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM; High Point Brewery | 22 Park Pl, Butler, NJ 07405

Sunday June 5 - 5:30 AM - 6:45 AM at event check in / Race start  High Point Brewery 22 Park Pl, Butler, NJ 07405 

Race start 7:30 AM  High Point Brewery 22 Park Pl, Butler, NJ 07405                    


What does the price of your entry include?

  • Traffic control
  • Event-specific T-Shirt included with registrations, while supplies last (enter early to get your size...)
  • Fully stocked aid stations with energy product and food
  • Four Chip Timed Sections 
  • Post-race meal from Boca Bowls in ready-to-go packaging
  • Goody-bag with various swag items
  • Finisher gift for all Gran Route Finishers
  • Awards for age-group placement 
  • Chance to win Prizes and Awards for placement
  • Chance to win raffle prizes at post event raffle
  • The enjoyment of riding an amazing cycling route

Course description:

The Highlands Gran Fondo showcases some of the best riding around.  It’s hard to believe riding this good is located in such close proximity to the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.  The Highlands area is a 1,343 square mile region of Northern New Jersey which is noted for its scenic landscape and environmental importance. Much like this ride, the area is composed of rolling farmland, hilly ridgelines, and winding roads that weave up and down the lush green mountains. As you enjoy the diversity of the beautiful terrain and scenery, the route will take you through three counties and two states. As the loop progresses so will the elevation, the gran loop will gain 8,000 vertical feet. This event is sure to expose you to roads you never thought could be tucked away so close to one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the country.


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