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GFNY announces second race in Colombia

August 9, 2022

GFNY Tunja is GFNYs 18th race in Latin America in 2023

NEW YORK CITY, August 9, 2022 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – GFNY Global Endurance Sports Series announces GFNY Colombia Tunja, scheduled for August 27, 2023. The competitive long distance stretches over 125.6km with 2023m of climbing. Start and finish will be hosted at the Plaza Bolivar.

Tunja is located in the state of Boyaca, nestled in the eastern range of the Andes mountains at 2800m. Boyaca is considered the capital of cycling in Colombia, due to the numerous mountain passes which provide ideal training conditions for Colombia’s future champions.

“Post pandemic, we were looking for a company to take over the operation of the GFNY brand in Colombia with the goal to have several races,” says GFNY CEO Uli Fluhme. “We’re glad to now have the experienced GFNY Mexico team working hand in hand with local experts to bring riders a top notch race experience.”

“GFNY is the original granfondo brand, having held the first ever granfondo in this cycling fanatic country in 2015. We’re proud to finally expand beyond GFNY Bogota and grateful for the opportunity to help shape road bicycle racing in Colombia.”

Website: tunja.gfny.com

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.

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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 Tunja 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