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GFNY announces Inaugural GFNY Maryland (USA)

December 6, 2022

Scheduled for October 1, 2023, Cambridge will host a “flat ‘n’ fast” GFNY race

/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – GFNY Maryland is the latest addition to the GFNY Global Endurance Sports Series, making it the fourth GFNY cycling race in the USA in 2023. Scheduled for October 1, 2023, riders compete on the flattest and likely fastest race of the GFNY circuit.

GFNY Maryland race week activities will take place in downtown Cambridge. Located on Maryland’s storied Eastern Shore, the downtown has a rich maritime tradition, including shipbuilding, sailing, fishing, crabbing, waterfowling and more.

GFNY Cambridge Maryland is the long awaited east coast fall race in driving distance to the mother race in New York City,” says GFNY President Lidia Fluhme.

But it obviously just as much if not more so will be the “home race” for the large crowd of GFNY fans in the DC metro area. GFNY Cambridge Maryland is ideal to close out the race season – and punch that qualifying ticket for the racer corral at any GFNY for the following 380 days – including the World Championship in NYC in May.”

The course goes through Dorchester County, a place of natural unspoiled beauty with waterways, marshlands, farm fields, woods and quaint small towns. The race will not only pass along the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, a 27,000- acre place of striking marshlands, bald eagles, great blue herons and more but also through the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Park.

About GFNY Global Endurance Sports Series

GFNY Global Endurance Sports Series is a sports event company with three decades of experience in racing, planning and organizing events. The global endurance sports brand hosts multiple events throughout the year around the world on five continents.

Working with partners around the world to deliver a first-class experience, GFNY Global Endurance Sports Series puts their athletes first.

Cycling

30 plus events around the world. View the latest calendar here

Riders get to BE A PRO FOR A DAY ® by competing against others, themselves and the clock in a personal endurance challenge.

Top 10% (20% at regional championships) of finishers in each age group qualify for the Racer Corral at every GFNY World event.

GFNY World Championship NYC

The 11th annual GFNY World Championship New York will be held on May 21, 2023. The race features the world’s most international peloton with riders from over 90 countries. Athletes take on a challenging 100-mile route from NYC to Bear Mountain to Fort Lee to compete against each other, the clock and themselves in a personal endurance challenge.

The official GFNY website is: www.gfny.com.

Further Material for Media Use

Official GFNY Maryland video: here

GFNY Press Images: here

GFNY Results: here

GFNY World calendar graphic: here

Previous GFNY press releases: here

Media Contact

Gran Fondo New York Inc.

Uli Fluhme, uli@gfny.com

Caroline Lindsay, caroline@gfny.com