CDA Fondo

Sat September 17, 2022 Coeur D Alene, ID 83814 US
Athlete Guide

Start / Finish:

Start and finish line is located on Front St. at the corner of 6th Ave north of McEuen Park (420 E Front Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814)

Packet Pickup:

Packet pick-up will be located in McEuen Park (420 E Front Ave) from 3:00PM - 7:00PM on Friday, Sep 16.  There will be a limited packet pick-up available on race morning between 6:00AM - 7:00AM in McEuen Park (this is primarily available for those individuals with last minute travel changes).

Start Times / Schedule:

  • 6:00 - 7:30am bag drop and gear check open
    • Bags will be available at Finish and Harrison
  • 7:00 - 7:30am cruise boat boarding
  • 7:30am FONDO START IN CDA (gran, medio, piccolo, family)
  • 7:45am cruise boats depart CDA centro riders (1.5 - 2 hour ride)
  • 8:30am gear bags available in Harrison
  • 9:30am boats arrive in Harrison
  • 10:00am CENTRO RIDER START (Harrison)
  • 11:00am - 11:30am Mish-an-Nock boat departs from Harrison when at least half full (first boat)
  • 12:00pm Spirit boat departs from Harrison (last boat)
    • All Piccolo riders must be to Harrison or you will miss the boat back.
  • 1:00pm Mish-an-Nock boat returns to CDA
  • 2:30pm Spirit boat returns to CDA
  • 4:00pm bag drop bags returned to CDA McEuen Park
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm bag drop bags must be picked up or items will be thrown away
  • 6:00pm course closed, bike corral closed

PICCOLO, CENTRO, AND MEDIO RIDERS MUST MAINTAIN A 10MPH AVERAGE. GRAN FONDO RIDERS MUST MAINTAIN A 12MPH AVERAGE. SLOWER RIDERS WILL BE LEFT ON THEIR OWN UNSUPPORTED OR PULLED FROM THE COURSE.

**Times and schedule are subject to change.

Bib Numbers & Timing:

You will be given a seat post sticker with your bib number and timing chip attached. It must be affixed to the seat post as indicated below for accurate timing. If you do not attach your timing chip properly to your bike, you will not get a time.

Riders will also be given a bib. This must be worn on the rider and be visible at all times. There will be tear tags on the bottom to use for course meal tickets in Harrison and finisher food. Gran and Medio riders will be given two course meal tickets, and Centro and Piccolo riders will be given 1 course meal ticket. Please do not lose these as this is your only way to access the food.


Gear Bags, Special Needs Bags & Bike Check:

There will be gear check and special needs bag check available for Gran, Medio, Centro and Piccolo riders before the race. In an effort to reduce waste, please bring your own reusable or plastic bag for gear check items. Be sure to mark your bag or the provided tyvek bag tag with your race number in permanent marker. Bike check will be available after the race for the enjoyment of post race festivities. There will be volunteers watching the bikes and you must have your race number to get in and out of the corral.

  • Gear check will available in McEuen Park in the athlete village from 6:00am - 7:30am.  Gear check is for any items you wish to check at McEuen park and not get back until the race (change of dry clothes, etc.)
  • Special Needs bag check will be from 6:00am-7:30am race morning at the corner of Front St. and 5th ave near the race start. The special needs bag truck will be leaving promptly at 7:30am. If your bag is late, it will not get on the truck.  The special needs bags will all be delivered to the Harrison Food stop. Athletes will have access to these bags any of the times they ride through Harrison.
  • Leftover special needs bags from the course will be ready for pick up from 4:00pm-6:00pm at McEuen Park. Any bags not picked up before 6pm will be thrown away.
  • Bike Corral will close at 6pm. Please pick-up your bike before 6pm.

**if you forget a bag, we will have some extras

Parking:

Parking will be available at the Coeur d’Alene Resort parking garage and McEuen Park for a fee. Free parking is available downtown and on residential streets near the start / finish.


Virtual Riders:

Virtual riders will be able to complete their ride from 9/16-9/18 and submit their results online. Riders can pick up their packets at packet pickup or will be shipped following the live race.

  • Ride your distance
  • Submit your results
  • Join the fun and share your experience on social media!

After Party

Celebrate your finish.  Riders will get a post race meal and enjoy the booths / exhibitors in McEuen Park. We are also excited to be partnering with Oktoberfest for out 2022 race! Riders can purchase discounted Oktoberfest tickets during registration. For more information about Oktoberfest including offerings and time tables, be sure to check out Downtown CDA's website

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

At this time there are no requirements for face masks, vaccination, or covid testing for this event. We will follow current local, state, and CDC guidance at the time of the event. 

 

 

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