Author: GFNY

GFNY Puerto Rico is announced as the GFNY North American Championship

22 Nov 2022

FEBRUARY 5, 2023 – CONFIRMED SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO  GFNY Puerto Rico serves as the GFNY North American Championship The top 20% of finishers in each age group will start in the Qualifier Corral at

An Unlikely Run

08 Nov 2022

Not a chance, I thought. A year ago, the idea of me running a marathon was unthinkable. My responses to the notion were clear. I am not a runner. It’s boring. I am too old

Q&A: Meet Rob Weissman

31 Oct 2022

Walden Siew: How did you get back into riding? Rob Weissman: “In my late 20s and 30s, my career and family life took me away from cycling, except for teaching my kids to ride, which

Getting off the roller coaster

24 Oct 2022

“My job involves a lot of pressure, which can cause me to stress-eat. Cycling has been an integral part of my effort to fight that reaction, keep my weight under control and maintain a healthy

Veteran Endurance Rider Takes on GFNY

17 Oct 2022

Tracy Draper is a novice to the GFNY race, but she’s a veteran of many challenges. Draper, 56, a personal trainer for seniors, is a passionate cyclist and has been riding for a dozen years

From roads to mountains, Costa Rican rider eyes new trails

11 Oct 2022

“I enjoy riding because it clears my mind. I use it as a relaxation therapy to ease my mind and my body,” says Michael Picado Fuentes. Michael Picado Fuentes, a senior software engineer from San

Philippe Hendrickx’s Road to Recovery

05 Oct 2022

‘I clung on,’ the Niçoise rider says. “The mile became two, then 10, then 20, and finally I found Cannes.” NICE, France — Cycling has always been part of Philippe Hendrickx’s life, from the moment

Gran Fondo New York Gr8 event finished 13th

26 Jul 2022

Getting to KM 0 I flew down from Toronto to Newark on Saturday May 14th in time to complete registration and replace a front tyre, with help from the crew at Hudson Bikes, that somehow

Inside the Peloton - Clare Atkinson

06 Jun 2022

Clare Atkinson Overcoming is the short version of Clare Atkinson’s journey to GFNY. Reaching back to 2007, Clare’s struggles with thyroid cancer came up as an email message as she was boarding a plane to

Inside the Peloton - Frank Villavicencio

30 May 2022

Frank Villavicencio – Tenafly NJ Frank Villavicencio spent the weeks leading up to the third Sunday in May ramping up for his first GFNY on May 15.  A first in cycling, but not a first

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