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Argentina

Cuando visitas San Juan, encuentras que es una combinación de sensaciones. Climas, sabores y paisajes inolvidables. La historia de San Juan incluye muchas transformaciones que han dado como resultado una provincia que combina un estilo e idiosincrasia únicos. Empecemos por el principio: el 13 de junio de 1562, la ciudad de San Juan fue fundada por Juan Jufré en el Valle Huarpe de Tucuma. En 1594 San Juan tenía su sede en lo que hoy se conoce como Concepción, distrito ubicado en la Capital. Pero a fines de 1593, una inundación del río San Juan arrasó la ciudad, que fue trasladada 25 cuadras de su ubicación original. La ciudad comenzó a crecer nuevamente y con más fuerza en lo que hoy conocemos como la Provincia de San Juan, compuesta por 19 departamentos. A principios del siglo XX se realizaron importantes obras como la Catedral, el Palacio Episcopal y la Iglesia de Santo Domingo, el Palacio de Gobierno, el Club Social y la Casa España. Actualmente, la ciudad de San Juan cuenta con modernas edificaciones como el Teatro Bicentenario que es el ícono del Centro Cultural Cuyo.

Course

The course of GFNY San Juan will take the cyclists through the spectacular and diverse lands of the Argentine northwest. Both routes start in the center of the city. The long course 96-mile (154 km), with a total ascent of 4,265 feet (almost 1300 m), will crown the winners, after two laps in the Ullum Valley, up to the Punta Negra dam, crossing the spectacular Interlagos route. The cyclists will pass from the plains and small hills to the mountains of San Juna. They will end in the center of the city at the same starting point.

The medium course of 57 miles (91 km) presents 2,200 feet (670 m) of total ascent, with a single return to the valley of Ullum, also crossing the incredible Interlagos route and enjoying the plains and hills of San Juan. This route is perfect for beginners and ends at the same starting point, the center of the city.

 

LONG COURSE IS A COMPETITION: Only the finishers of the long course are eligible for category rankings and Overall and Podium awards. If you want to race and be ranked in your category, you must complete the long course. Top 10% of finishers in each age group earn a spot in the Qualifier Corral at every GFNY World event.

 

MEDIUM COURSE IS NOT A COMPETITION: The riders of the medium course will be provided their start-to-finish time, but will not be ranked by finish time. All finish times will be listed in alphabetical order.

Perks included as part of GFNY Argentina

THE JERSEY: All riders receive the official GFNY Argentina race jersey, which is mandatory attire at the race. The jersey is designed in NYC and Made in Italy.

CHIP TIMING: GFNY Argentina is a timed race. Each athlete has their own timing chip, which starts right after you cross the start line and stops when you cross the finish line. Timing results will be available at gfny.cc/results.

FINISHER MEDAL: Every GFNY Argentina finisher receives a medal, no matter which distance they complete. All finishers also earn a “Finish” towards their 3x2020-2021 GFNY medal or the 10x medal. Go to gfny.com/medals for more information on GFNY’s multi-finisher medals.

GFNY Gear

GFNY Coaching

Coaching.gfny.com is a platform to help you find your best GFNY performance through personalized training plans, performance analysis, online meetings and an extensive library of training content.
 
GFNY Coaching can help you prepare for all your GFNY World races. You can choose from one of three monthly plan options that provides you with a training plan by a GFNY coach to help you meet your goals in your next GFNY, whether the goal is #breaking10, #breaking6, or even #breaking4. All of our plans are customized for each athlete, and feedback and coach contact is always included. GFNY Coaching is available in English and Spanish.
 
No matter your goals or level of experience in cycling, whether you have a couple of months to tune-up, or half a year to change yourself completely as an athlete, you will be ready to hit that PB, get your highest placing ever, or just finish your first GFNY race.

GFNY Training Center

The GFNY Training Center section of coaching.gfny.com provides you content focused on training topics like nutrition, cadence, and power, as well as course guides to GFNY races around the World. This training and course strategy content is free of charge to every GFNY athlete.

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