GFNY is a personal endurance challenge where you compete against others, the clock and yourself. Some athletes will compete for the podium, others will do their best to beat the cut-off. GFNY is about doing your best. You make the event what you want it to be. But it is meant to be a personal challenge. 

GFNY World events provide you that same challenge in locations around the world. Additionally, you get the chance to earn a spot in the qualifier corral at every GFNY. All GFNY events provide the following for you to BE A PRO FOR A DAY:

  • Mass start
  • Individual chip timing from start to finish with awards for all categories
  • Closed roads or police moderated traffic that ensures you don't have to stop during the race

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Perks included as part of GFNY


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

CHIP TIMING: GFNY 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 finisher receives a medal, no matter which distance they complete. All finishers also earn a “Finish” towards their 3x2023 GFNY medal or the 10x medal. Go to gfny.com/medals for more information on GFNY’s multi-finisher medals.

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Train with GFNY to have your best race

What are your GFNY goals?
            Podium!
            Qualify (finish in the top 10% of my age group)
            Improve my time
            Finish the race


GFNY Coaching is here to help you prepare for your best race day. We offer these t
wo options:
 
a) Get a GFNY Coach for personalized training: maximize results with the time you have available.
b) Get one of our GFNY specific training plans on TrainingPeaks: structure, expert advice and a motivation boost with flexibility to match your life.

GFNY Coaching

The personalized training plan written by your GFNY Coach is tailored to your schedule, cycling experience, fitness and goals. GFNY Coaches are qualified coaches with years of success in working with athletes of all fitness levels. 

No matter your goals or your cycling experience, with GFNY Coaching you get personalized training plans, advice, and guidance to focus on your target race. Whether you have a couple of months to tune-up, or half a year to change yourself completely as a rider, you will be ready to earn that PR, get your highest placing ever, or finish your first GFNY race.

Let the GFNY experts at GFNY Coaching prepare you. GFNY coaches have raced GFNYs and understand the demands of every race and course on the calendar.

Training Plans on TrainingPeaks

Benefit from training structure and work out smarter by following a GFNY training plan. The easy-to-follow GFNY training plans are designed to give you flexibility and control over your training process and adjust based on how you feel, the weather and your physical condition.

The plans are written by GFNY Coaches, with options based on your cycling experience, and are tailored for the type of GFNY race course you’ll be racing - flat-to-rolling, or mountains.

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 to every GFNY athlete. 

News

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New: Largest Club Category

18 Jan 2023

New for GFNY NYC 2023, we are adding a new category celebrating the club with the most finishers. Already 300+ clubs are signed up and will be represented on May 21st. Many returning clubs like

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TrainingPeaks - Official Partner

03 Jan 2023

Training Plans GFNY has partnered with TrainingPeaks to help you prepare for your next race with a GFNY training plan. The easy-to-follow plans will help you get started with structured workouts and train smarter to achieve your

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GFNY announces GFNY Maryland (USA)

07 Dec 2022

GFNY announces GFNY Maryland October 1, 2023 The Course Join us at Maryland’s hardest and biggest road race! 92 miles of racing with police-moderated intersections along the entire course. Approachable medium course

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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

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Penalties 2022

01 Nov 2022

No excuses! We finally finished going through 30,000 photos from Sportograf. Thank you to the vast majority of you for riding fair and safe just like the two riders in this photo above!

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Drugs Good/Motors Bad — The Doper’s Omertà Ethics

21 Sep 2022

A Not-So Surprising Double Standard on Technological Cheating By Chris Geiser (@ThisGeiser) ETHICS! If you can’t trust the fix, what can you trust? It warms my heart every time I hear the late, great Jon

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GFNY announces GFNY Krabi

13 Sep 2022

GFNY announces GFNY Krabi February 26, 2023 The Course Ao Nang Landmark, Krabi’s beach-front shopping, dining and entertainment center, will serve as the Race Village of GFNY Krabi. The start line is

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