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Dominican Republic

Punta Cana is a region known for its 32 km of beaches and crystal clear waters.

The Bavaro area and Punta Cana combine to form what is known as La Costa del Coco, or the Costa de Coco, an area of luxurious all-inclusive resorts. It is popular for cycling, zip-lining, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing.

Punta Cana is one of the safest vacation spots in the Caribbean, so tourists can feel confident and comfortable when they leave the hotel zone to practice sports or explore.

The course

Our route begins in the very heart of Punta Cana.

The first 25 kilometers of the route pass through a wide road with four lanes, two of which will be closed to your path so that you have the opportunity to take advantage of the customary wind in favor of the area and you can accelerate fully early .

From kilometer 26 we will enter a rural area of ​​an intense green where you will enjoy, on the one hand, some impressive hills in the background and on the other occasionally the amazing blue Caribbean sea. This is the fastest section of the route. Although you can find yourself with intermittent moderate elevations, it is the downwind that will keep you at a very good pace for several kilometers, so at this point you can still relax and enjoy the "ride".

If you have opted for the short route, when you reach kilometer 47 it is time to turn around, but do not trust yourself as the wind you will have in front of you to the finish line is a challenge.

If, on the contrary, you have registered for the long route, then continue enjoying until km 63 where you will reach your return point starting the real challenge for this route, since all that wind that was favorable until now constitutes a challenge for the return. However, upon reaching kilometer 80 we will take a secondary road where you will find impressive landscapes and the occasional hill with relatively short elevations of between 4 and 6 degrees of elevation.

Later, when you have completed about 125 kilometers, you will reconnect with the main road where you will then resume the wide section of 4 lanes to pedal at "full steam" and reach the goal that is at the starting point.

The moment you cross under the arch, you will have lived the experience of being a PRO FOR A DAY, with the satisfaction of having fought like a true champion through a challenging route, but in one of the tourist places. most beautiful and popular on the planet.

LONG COURSE IS A COMPETITION: Only the finishers of the long course are eligible for category rankings and Overall and Podium awards. If you want to race and be ranked in your category, you must complete the long course. Top 10% of finishers in each age group earn a spot in the Qualifier Corral at every GFNY World event.

 

MEDIUM COURSE IS NOT A COMPETITION: The riders of the medium course will be provided their start-to-finish time, but will not be ranked by finish time. All finish times will be listed in alphabetical order.

Perks included as part of GFNY Dominican Republic

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

CHIP TIMING: GFNY Cozumel 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 Cozumel finisher receives a medal, no matter which distance they complete. All finishers also earn a “Finish” towards their 3x2020-2021 GFNY medal or the 10x medal. Go to gfny.com/medals for more information on GFNY’s multi-finisher medals.

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