GFNY back at L’Alpe d’Huez

June 16, 2022

At GFNY La Vaujany, riders tackle L’Alpe d’Huez this Sunday June 19, 2022

New York City, June 16, 2022/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – After conquering the legendary Col du Tourmalet in the French Pyrenees a few days ago at GFNY Lourdes, GFNY riders get to race another iconic climb this Sunday: L’Alpe d’Huez.

GFNY La Vaujany is 145.1 km long with 3663m of climbing, including Col de la Morte, Col d’Ornon, L’Alpe d’Huez and Vaujany. The expected heat will make the bottom slopes of L’Alpe d’Huez and the climb to the finish in Vaujany particularly challenging.

Host town Vaujany is the ideal playground to make a rider’s French col fantasies come true. It’s no coincidence that the queen stage of the World Tour Race “Critérium du Dauphiné” finished in Vaujany last week. Vaujany offers all the amenities a rider and accompanying friends and family could wish for in a mountain village destination.

GFNY will already be back again in Vaujany at the end of August for the third annual GFNY Alpes Vaujany: same host town but a completely different course including the incredible Col de la Croix de Fer and Col du Glandon.

Website: lavaujany.gfny.com and vaujany.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 organising 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.

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The 11th annual GFNY World Championship New York will take place 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.

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Further Material for Media Use

Official GFNY La Vaujany Video: here

GFNY Press Images: here

GFNY Results: here

GFNY World calendar graphic: here

Previous GFNY press releases: here

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Uli Fluhme, uli@gfny.com

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