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Gran Fondo in Cuba Planned for October

 

The south Florida based, Miracle Point Agency, announced its plans to host a Gran Fondo event in Havana, Cuba, which will take place on October  23-25.

The Grand Fondo Tour Cuba, will include a criterium and a gran fondo, with U.S. support from Sunlite and Origin8.

The gran fondo ride is a 60-mile, police-escorted ride from Malecon to the Port of Mariel through Havana. The Malecon (officially titled “Avenida de Maceo”) is a broad promenade, roadway and seawall which stretches for 5 miles along the coast of Havana next to the Caribbean. 

A variety of travel options are being offered.

“The executive staff from Miracle Point have visited Cuba on numerous occasions and recently checked road conditions, security and lodging options. They have also worked with all necessary official government officials to ensure a well-supported, fully certified event,” the company said.

Details 

October 23, 24, 25, 2015
Miracle Point Agency proudly announces the international event everyone has been waiting for: GRAN FONDO TOUR CUBA

GRAN FONDO TOUR CUBA will be taking place in Havana, Cuba, October 23, 24, and 25 of 2015 and it will consist of two events in one. The first event is a 48 miles/ 77.2 km race on Saturday October 24th in a secured closed criterium in the famous Malecon and Must have USAC or UCI license to participate. The second event is a 60 miles/97 km police escorted GRAN FONDO TOUR on Sunday October 25th from Malecon to Port of Mariel. The GRAN FONDO TOUR will included medical personnel, police presence and support vehicles allowing participants to ride through Havana and explore the local atmosphere and the breathtaking scenery that this Caribbean island has to offer in a safe and secured way .

The Malecon (officially Avenida de Maceo) is a broad esplanade, roadway and seawall which stretches for 5 miles (8 km) along the coast in Havana, next to the Caribbean Sea. Due to its unique characteristics, the Malecon, provides outstanding features for this race including area, pace, scenery, and a local taste of the island to name a few. Cyclists from USA, Cuba, and Panama are only a few of the countries that have been captivated by this opportunity to participate adding a promising element for a unique competitive group.

The event has been prepared meticulously with over-the-top-logistics, coordination and handpicked options to satisfy the most demanding cyclists and travelers. Our executive staff has traveled to Cuba and personally checked road conditions, security and support possibilities, lodging and boarding options as well as all protocols with government officials to ensure a well-supported, fully certified race by the highest level of the Cuban Sporting Agency and other government entities. The Cuban government officials are endorsing this event and will be providing local support and logistical coordination to ensure a successful event.

All these elements and the mutual collaboration with our USA based team will make this event an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 

 

https://miraclepointagency.com/gran-fondo-tour-cuba/

 

 

 

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