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Gran Fondo Northern Ireland: Weekend schedule

The legacy project from the 2014 Giro d’Italia Big Start is nearly here - we keep you up to date with everything you need to know

By Jenny Kirkham

Road closures will be in place throughout the routes on Sunday 21 June until 4pm - when the public are encouraged to go along and watch the riders, as well as visiting the Giro Expo at Titanic Belfast.

The Gran Fondo is a day out with something for everyone whether you are a cycling enthusiast or not.

The event festivities begin on Friday 19 June with a VIP reception and dinner, followed by:

Saturday 20 June

Rider Registration – on site at Titanic Belfast – 10:00 to 17:00

Giro Gift Bag pickup including numbers and jerseys – 10:00 to 17:00

Giro Expo – Open 10:00 – 17:00

VIP Ride with Stephen Roche and Richie Porte Saturday afternoon

Sunday 21 June

Gran Fondo Rides – 7:00 to 16:00

Giro Expo – Open 10:00 to 17:00

Medals awarded as riders finish – 12:00 to 16:00

Photo opportunities with Giro Trophy as riders finish – 12:00 to 16:00

Post Ride Pasta Party as riders finish – 11:30 to 17:00

Podium Presentations during Closing Ceremony – 17:00

Read more:

Gran Fondo Giro D'Italia Northern Ireland: Routes and road closures

Team Sky star Richie Porte to ride in our Gran Fondo  

Gran Fondo could open door to Ulster Tour de France 


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