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Highlight of the month

Challenge Family - CHALLENGE DAYTONA

Daytona, USA

On December 13th-15th, CHALLENGEDAYTONA presents the 2nd annual CHALLENGEDAYTONA Festival voted “Best New Race 2018” by Triathlete Magazine at iconic Daytona International Speedway®.

CHALLENGEDAYTONA Festival has an event for every athlete including: Junior Challenge Triathlon race, Sprint and Middle-Distance Triathlons (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run), Relay categories, Duathlon and Aquabike events, and 5K/10K run/walk events.


GFNS - 2020 Calendar


The Gran Fondo National Series is America’s Original Gran Fondo Series, and the only series that offers the opportunity to compete for a National Championship. With nine events throughout the United States and a schedule lasting from early March to late September, there are incredible one-day cycling events for riders of all ability levels.

Find out about the 2020 calendar here.



Challenge Daytona - 10% registration discount

Get a 10 % Registration Discount for CHALLENGE DAYTONA with the code CD19-November! Hurry up and take your chance to be part of another spectacular race weekend from 14-15 December 2019.


Gran Fondo National Series - 10% registration incentive

Save 10% when you register for any 2020 Gran Fondo National Series event with the code RoadtoHauteRoute10. Choose from 9 events throughout the United States.


Choose your event

15 Dec

Challenge Family - Challenge Daytona

Daytona, USA

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15 Feb

Challenge Family - Challenge Wanaka

Wanaka, New Zealand

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29 Mar

Challenge Family - Challenge Salou

Salou, Spain

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26 Apr

Challenge Family - Challenge Cancun

Cancun, Mexico

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26 Apr

Gran Fondo National Series - Georgia

Helen, GA, Usa

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10 May

Challenge Family - Challenge Riccione

Riccione, Italy

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07 Jun

Gran Fondo National Series - Highlands

Butler, NJ, Usa

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21 Jun

Challenge Family - Challenge HEP Heilbronn

Heilbronn, Germany

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28 Jun

Gran Fondo National Series - Golden

Golden, CO, Usa

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10 Jul

Gran Fondo National Series - Cache Grand Fondo

Logan, UT

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19 Jul

Gran Fondo National Series - Asheville

Asheville, NC, Usa

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02 Aug

Gran Fondo National Series - Boone

Boone, NC, Usa

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20 Sep

Gran Fondo National Series - Maryland

Frederick, MD, Usa

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The Promise

When cycling helps you to improve your performance on all endurance events.

When endurance events become both a stepping stone and a training platform to reach new heights on the Haute Route.

The Structure

"Road to Haute Route" gathers endurance sport events in to three areas:

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Cycling Centric

Gran Fondo
Downhill Cycling
Mountain Bike
Urban Ride
Extreme Indoor Cycling
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Cycling as a Discipline

Long distance triathlon
Run & Bike
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Cycling as Training

Ultra-distance & Marathons
Trail Running
Ultra-distance, Regular
Downhill, Mountaineering, Cross-Country
Cycling used as a pre-season training (Tennis, Rugby, Soccer, F1...)

The Values

All events qualified for the "Road to Haute Route" programme are required to share theses sports values.

Sports Values
All criteria to be filled


All athletes, volunteers, employees, partners and supporters will be treated with the utmost respect and equality.


The Active Encouragement of sport for all


All events will be built as a sports tourism product; putting the athlete, supporter and community experience at the very heart of the event. Celebrate last as you would first; celebrate the event and the coming together as you would the race itself


The events will lead the market in experience development ,athlete and supporter journey, commercial partnerships and technology integration.


Family first... always!


Reduce the environmental impact at every opportunity. Invest in legacy projects around the event. Market and promote the industry to youth.


Deliver community programmes to bring them as close to the event as posible, to deliver a local race on a global scale.

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