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Giro di San Diego

June 13, 2020 · Escondido, CA

Distance: 105 miles, 26 miles, 44 miles, 67 miles

Southern California meets Italy at the Giro di San Diego Gran Fondo, a celebration of cycling and food. Held in beautiful Escondido, CA, our festival features a mass-start, timed cycling event for road bikers and the Bike & Fitness Expo.

Organizers release new date for the Giro di San Diego GranFondo and new routes. We have moved the date into mid-June to take advantage of the cooler June Gloom temperatures and now on Saturday to avoid additional traffic on the roads. With the start and finish at Kit Carson Park in Escondido, riders are afforded a cooler climb of the Mt Palomar, now positioned only 20 miles from the start. The long Course features a route that includes the Mesa Grande, a serene and picturesque loop in the back country of San Diego. Saturday will feature our Health and Fitness Community Expo in addition to the ride.

4 Road Routes to choose from 26, 44, 67, and 105 miles

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The giro is known for having challenging and picturesque routes, outstanding ride support, delicious food on course and a post-ride party!


  • Palomar Metric Century Option with Palomar Climb

  • Epic Mesa Grande Century including Palomar Mt

  • Fantastic Rest Stops, SAG, & Mechanical Support

  • Free Massage & BBQ Lunch Included

  • Beer, wine, great food and live entertainment

  • Timed routes and KOM / QOM championship on Palomar Mountain

  • 4 Route Distances

  • Medal for all finishers

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pre-race course post-race