GFNY comes to Rockford, Illinois

February 15, 2022

GFNY Rockford is scheduled for August 7, 2022

NEW YORK CITY, February 15, 2022 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – GFNY Global Endurance Sports Series brings GFNY Rockford, scheduled for August 7, 2022.  It’s one of now 6 GFNY races in the US.

The competitive long distance of GFNY Rockford is 94 miles long with 3583 ft of climbing and the non competitive distance is 60 miles with 2326 ft of climbing. The flat to undulating course through Illinois nature will be ideal for strong riders looking for a challenge during peak summer season.

“Rockford’s support of GFNY, whether government or local residents, has been incredible from the get-go,” says GFNY co-founder Lidia Fluhme. “It’s been our goal for 2022 to expand GFNY across the US and we’re fortunate to be welcomed so warmly by cities like Rockford. Our riders will love the race and their stay.”

Rockford, is the second largest city in Illinois, located just 1 hour away from Chicago.  With its variety of activities, museums, shops, excellent bars and restaurants, it’s ideal for riders and their family and friends to have a great time.

Rock River is the main natural attraction of the city and runs through the heart and traditional centre of Rockford.  The city is connected by different bridges, bike paths, and has beautiful parks to visit such as Searls Park and Anna Page Forest Preserve.

Website: https://rockford.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.


30 plus events around the world. View the 2022 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 10th annual GFNY World Championship New York will be held on May 15, 2022. 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 Rockford 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