GFNY Puerto Rico: new organizer, host town and course

March 14, 2024

The brand new race will be held in Ponce on November 24

/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – GFNY Global Endurance Sports Series brings GFNY Puerto Rico back to the 2024 race schedule on November 24. The competitive long distance is 67.5 miles with 6811 feet of climbing. This year GFNY Puerto Rico will be held in the city of Ponce, also known as the “Pearl of the South”. Start and finish will be hosted at Complejo Ferial de Puerto Rico.

“Passion is crucial for a successful event,” according to Lidia Fluhme, co-founder of GFNY. “Endurance and resilience are vital, but passion leads to amazing events. Salvador Rovira, the new GFNY Puerto Rico organizer, embodies this passion as a longtime GFNY rider and successful businessman. His dedication ensures a GFNY Puerto Rico that resonates with GFNY riders.”

Ponce is the second largest city on the island and it is famous for its beautiful neoclassical buildings and colonial architecture. It is surrounded by natural beauty, including the nearby Caja de Muertos island, a nature reserve known for its beaches and hiking trailers, and the northern mountains which offer scenic breathtaking views and outdoor activities.

Website: puertorico.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 and 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 its athletes first.

The official GFNY website is: gfny.com.

Cycling – Mass Participation

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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 Elite Qualifier Corral at every GFNY World event.

GFNY World Championship NYC

The 12th annual GFNY World Championship New York will be held on May 19, 2024. The race features the world’s most international peloton with riders from over 90 countries. It is so international, it’s often described as the United Nations of cycling. Athletes take on a challenging route to compete against each other, the clock and themselves in a personal endurance challenge.

The official GFNY World Championship NYC website is: nyc.gfny.com.

Cycling – Pro Racing

Gran Premio New York City is the inaugural UCI 1.2 pro race on May 19, 2024. 25 professional teams will race the same course as riders at the Michelob ULTRA GFNY World Championship NYC – but with a 15 minute head start.

Running Marathons

GFNY Marathons bring the same concept and quality of the cycling races to running, whether it’s giving each runner a BE A PRO FOR A DAY experience, providing the mandatory-to-wear high-end singlet or the family-friendly destinations and organized races. GFNY Marathons are officially measured half- and full-marathon courses and as such, serve as qualifiers for Boston, NYC and the Abbott World Marathon Majors.

View the latest calendar here

Further Material for Media Use

Official GFNY Puerto Rico 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