Platinum Racing Heart of The Rockies Gran Fondo

HEART OF THE ROCKIES
GRAN FONDO

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IRONMAN 70.3 CALGARY

Great-White-North-Triathlon

GREAT WHITE NORTH TRIATHLON

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CHINOOK TRI FESTIVAL

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HEART OF THE
ROCKIES TRIATHLON

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BLITZ DUATHLON

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RED DEER RUN SERIES

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Heart Of The Rockies Gran Fondo FAQ’s

Do all the routes start and finish at the same location?

Yes, all routes start and finish at Kelso Conservation Area, Milton ON (NEW**), but General Parking is At Country Heritage Park

What time does the ride start?

Starting times vary by distance:

Gran Fondo 150km at 7:30am

Medio Fondo 110km at 8:00am

Picollo Fondo 55km at 8:30am

What are the registration costs?

Rates vary by distance and pricing tier demand. Please click here to learn more.

What is included in my registration?

Please click here to find out what is included with the registration for your distance.

Is the event timed?

Yes.  Riders will wear timing chips on their ankle through the duration of the event.  Timing chips must be returned at the finish.  If your chip is not returned a $50 fee will be applied.

Are there age limits?

All riders under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. The legal guardian must be present to sign the waiver for their minor and must agree to accompany them during the ride.

Are there refunds?

All sales are final. Registered participants who are unable to participate due to external forces may apply to defer their participation to the 2020 event (or other event in our series www.platinumracing.ca by contacting us at support with email title “Chinook Classic Gran Fondo Deferral Request”. Please include your order number.  Your request to defer must be submitted by June 1st, 2019 and a $25 deferral fee will apply.

The alternate option to to transfer to another participant.

Can I transfer my event entry to another rider?

Yes. Please contact support with email title “Chinook Classic Gran Fondo Transfer Request”. Please include your order number, your name, and the name and email of the person you would like to transfer to.  All transfers will incur a $25 administration fee and must be submitted by June 1st, 2019.

Can I ride a shorter distance than the one for which I registered?

Yes.  You can transfer down to a shorter distance without having to pay a transfer fee.  On event day, simply enter the start corral for the shorter distance using your existing bike plate.

Can I ride a longer distance than the one for which I registered?

You can upgrade to a longer distance by contacting support and paying the difference in registration fee.   During the event, riders registered for shorter distances will not be allowed in the start corrals for longer routes.  This will be strictly monitored.

Jersey

When will I get my jersey and what are the deadlines?

Registrants who enter before April 15th will receive a free souvenir jersey.  They will be available during race day when you pick up your number.

Charity

How does the event contribute to charity?

The Chinook Classic is committed to supporting the communities that host our routes.  Since 2013, we’ve raised over $150,000 for various causes.  MitoCanada is the official charity partner of our event for 2019.  Please contribute during the registration process or develop your own pledge fundraising efforts.

Chinook Gran Fondo Mito Canada

 

If your questions have not been answered with the above, please contact the support team at tom.bamford@platinumracing.ca

Logistics

When will I get my jersey and what are the deadlines?

Registrants who enter before April 15th will receive a free souvenir jersey.  They will be available during race day when you pick up your number.