Founded on April 14, 1900, in Paris, France, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the worldwide governing body for cycling. Its mission is to develop and supervise cycling in all its forms, for all people, whether as a competitive sport, a healthy recreational activity, means of transport, and also just for fun.
Your new challenge is to compete on an international cycling race, with UCI’s seal, in one of the most beautiful regions of Brazil.
Gran Fondo Rio de Janeiro, an official international cycling road race of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series, an amateur cycling world championship, created and commanded by UCI.
Through the season, the qualifying races for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships happen on the 5 continents. GF Rio de Janeiro will take place in the incomparable Green Coast of Rio de Janeiro on April, 2019, more than 1,000 athletes are expected.
You athlete, will be competing for a spot on the final of UCI Gran Fondo World Championships that will happen in Poznan, Poland between Sept 5th and 8th, 2019.
Sign up now and enjoy this unique experience and exceed all your expectations!
ATHLETE – Your subscription includes:
. Participation in the race
. Access to the Village at Portobello Resort
. Athlete’s Kit
. Access to the Pasta Party after the race
GRAN FONDO RIO DE JANEIRO 2019
DATE: APRIL 28th, 2019
WHERE: PORTOBELLO RESORT & SAFARI, SERRA DO PILOTO, GREEN COAST, RIO DE JANEIRO
DISTANCE: 120 km / TOTAL ALTIMETRY: 2.000 m
• ATHLETES – Age groups are defined by athlete’s age on December 31st, 2019. All amateur cyclists from the age of 19 can participate. Professional cyclists must access the regulations for more information.
• WHERE – Gran Fondo Rio de Janeiro will be at Serra do Piloto, Mangaratiba.
• START TIME – Start of the race will be on April 28th, 2019 at 07h30.
• MEDICAL CERTIFICATE – It is mandatory to present a medical certificate stating suitability to participate in cycling races.
Departing from Portobello Resort & Safari, the race will take place at Serra do Piloto, located at Mangaratiba, at Green Coast which belongs to the State of Rio de Janeiro. The region was chosen for its beauty, climate and the magnificent installations of the resort, for its mountain range with its up and down hills, that will make the race an unique happening in Brazil.
Of historical importance, the course of the race will follow by the old Imperial Road, the first road in Brazil, dating from 1856, where there are still old buildings with simple architectural lines typical of the colonial period and some ruins. The road has a breathtaking view of the Baía de Mangaratiba, and is permeated by waterfalls such as the Slaves and Conceição de Jacareí waterfalls.
Distances & Transfer Time (by car):
• 107 km from Rio de Janeiro approx.: 1h40
• 386 km from São Paulo approx.: 5h
• 505 km from Belo Horizonte approx.: 6h30
From Rio Airports (by car):
• 100 km – International Airport approx.: 1h30
• 108 km – Aeroporto Santos Dumont (Local Rio Airport) approx.: 1h45
• 97 km – Aeroporto de Jacarepaguá (small Airport in Rio) approx.: 1h30
CLICK HERE Landing Strip and Helipad.
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Leaving from Portobello Resort & Safari, an exclusive hotel, the race will take place at Serra do Piloto, located at our Green Coast, north of Mangaratiba’s County in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The region was chosen for its beauty, climate, by the magnificent installations of Portobello’s Resort and by the topography of the mountains, with its uphills and downhills, which will make of the race an unique event in Brazil.
Of historical importance, the race’s course will be at the old Imperial road, the first roadway of Brazil, dated of 1856, where there are still old buildings with simple architectural lines, typical of the colonial period and some ruins. The road offers a gorgeous view of Mangaratiba’s Bay and is permeated by waterfalls such as Escravos and Conceição de Jacareí.
Road Book* UCI Gran Fondo Rio de Janeiro
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VILLAGE RIO 2019 AT PORTOBELLO RESORT & SAFARI
An unique experience
The event will have an ample socialization area and will be bringing partners who identify with the sport and its public, with sale of products and services specially directed to riders and admirers of the sport, the VILLAGE GF RIO 2019. The space will bring many surprises and attractions.
ACCOMODATION – OFFICIAL HOTEL (Special Rate)
PORTOBELLO RESORT & SAFARI
Reservations directly with Portobello Resort through the reservation code no.: UCI 2019
|Single Standard||R$ 780*||R$ 967*||R$ 375*|
|Single Beach Room||R$ 1.045*||R$ 1.170*||R$ 375*|
|Suite||R$ 1.248*||R$ 1.248*||R$ 375*|
|Suite Beach||R$ 1.326*||R$ 1.326*||R$ 375*|
*daily rate minimum 2 daily
2 Children up to 12 years old free if in same room as their parents
3rd Child (03 to 12 years old) – R$ 187,00*
Check-in starts at 16h00
Early check-in: ½ of daily rate
Children – required presentation of identity document
Included in daily rate:
OTHER HOTELS – More info. soon