Schedule of Events

Important travel dates

Friday 06

Saturday 07
Sunday 08
Monday 09
Tuesday 10
Wednesday 11

Recommended arrival date to NYC

Thursday 12
Friday 13

Expo

Latest Recommended arrival to NYC

Saturday 14

Expo

Your flight must land by 1pm*

Sunday 15

Race day

Monday 16

Earliest recommended departure day from NYC

* Your flight must land by 1pm or you will not make it to the expo in time and risk not being able to pick up your race packet. You cannot take part in the race without your race materials. If your flight arrives after 1pm on Saturday, you have to change your flight.

Wednesday

8AM-3PM

  • GFNY Welcome Zone & Café @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

9AM

  • GFNY group ride with Gruppo Sportivo GFNY @ GFNY Welcome Zone

Thursday

8AM-3PM

  • GFNY Welcome Zone & Café @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

9AM

  • GFNY group ride with Gruppo Sportivo GFNY and Special Guest Nelson Vails, Olympic

Medalist & NYC Cycling Legend @ GFNY Welcome Zone

Friday

8AM-3PM

  • GFNY Welcome Zone & Café @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

8:30AM

  • GFNY group ride powered by NYC Velo East with Bill Ash (Route) @ NYC Velo East 9AM Group ride powered by Gruppo Sportivo
  • GFNY @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ 10AM-6:30PM NYC Bike Expo & GFNY World Championship mandatory race packet pickup @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

11AM-6:30PM

  • GFNY BBQ & Beer Garden @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

Saturday

8AM-3PM

  • GFNY Welcome Zone & Café @ GFNY Finish Village in PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

9AM

  • GFNY group ride with Gruppo Sportivo GFNY & Special Guests @ GFNY Welcome Zone

9AM - 11AM

  • GFNY Kids Fort Lee 

10AM-5PM

  •  NYC Bike Expo @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

10AM-6:30PM

  • GFNY World Championship mandatory race packet pickup
    @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

11AM-5PM

  • GFNY BBQ & Beer Garden @ PIP Park, Fort Lee, NJ

Sunday

5AM

  • Opening of start area on lower level of George Washington Bridge (civil twilight 5:02am, sunrise 5:34am)

6:15AM

  • Closing of start area on lower level of George Washington Bridge

7AM

  • Start of GFNY World Championship and GFNY BEAR
    8AM Opening of GFNY Café & Fan Zone @ GFNY Welcome Zone

11:00AM

  • Winner of the GFNY World Championship expected @ GFNY Finish Village

11AM-2PM

  • Return transport from Bear Mountain for GFNY BEAR riders @ GFNY Finish Village

3PM

  • Awards Ceremony at the GFNY Finish Village @ GFNY Finish Village

5:30PM

  • Course closes

7PM

  • End of festivities

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