The 3rd annual ConnectiCare Gran Fondo goes virtual

To help participants stay safe, the 3rd annual ConnectiCare Gran Fondo is being hosted virtually. During the entire month of September, participants of all ages and skill levels are welcome to cycle, walk, or run.

Participants will have the entire month of September to complete a wide range of physical challenges and reach fundraising benchmarks to receive virtual bingo cards and earn prizes. Challenges and fundraising benchmarks include:

  • Ride, walk, or run 10 miles.
  • Ride, walk, or run 25 miles.
  • Complete a Metric Century (62 miles).
  • Participate in a live-streamed cycling specific yoga session.
  • Walk 100,000 steps.
  • Participate in the ConnectiCare Virtual Team Trial.
  • Complete the CGF Liberty Bank Challenge
  • Participate in the Tour of Connecticut Photo Challenge.
  • Fundraise $100.00 and receive a ConnectiCare Team Technical Long Sleeve shirt.
  • Receive 1 bingo card for every $100 raised.

An online finishers celebration will take place on September 30 where participants will play virtual bingo to earn even more prizes. Prizes include:

  • Garmin Fenix 5 Series Watch.
  • 2020 Apple iPad Mini.
  • $250 Lululemon Gift Card.
  • Yeti Hopper Flip 18” Cooler.
  • Apple Airpod Pro Headphones.

The ConnectiCare Gran Fondo honors the memory of Gordon Keller, a local triathlete who lost his life in a tragic accident during a training ride. For riders that

choose to fundraise, all donations will support the family he left behind- his beloved wife, Alyson, and their two young children, Riley and Lily. Gordon was a ConnectiCare employee at the time of his passing. This event is hosted in partnership with the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program (CCAP).

For more information and to register for the virtual event visit our webpage.

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