Gran Fondo Asheville raises over $53,000 for Great Smoky Mountains National Park

September 1, 2015

The 2015 Gran Fondo Asheville attracted more than 390 cyclists and raised over $53,000 for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

2015 Gran Fondo Asheville

FOTS North Carolina Director Holly Demuth and members of the FOTS cyclists at the starting line for the Gran Fondo. Photo by David Huff

Riders could choose from 30-, 60-, and 100-mile routes. The ride started in Downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park and continued into the countryside and up to the stunning mountain ridge vistas. The event was held on Aug. 30.

Thanks to all the riders, the many volunteers, and to our presenting sponsors BorgWarner Inc. and Duke Energy and our partners at Gran Fondo National Championship Series LLC.

You can see more photos on the FOTS Facebook Grando Fondo photo album