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GFNY Florida Sebring is CONFIRMED. The state of Florida has approved GFNY Florida Sebring to take place on October 31st, 2021.

Sebring

Centrally located in Florida, Sebring is home to nearly 100 crystal clear lakes, vast citrus groves, cattle ranches, the Sebring International Raceway, and one of Florida’s oldest state parks. 
 
The gently rolling hills, low-traffic roads and charming small towns make GFNY Florida Sebring an ideal late-season race and cycling vacation destination. You will experience the “old Florida” charm as you ride through protected native Florida 'scrub' habitat, cattle ranches, orange groves and a dairy farm.
 
The Sebring Civic Center, the race week headquarters, sits directly on beautiful Lake Jackson overlooking some of the best sunsets in Florida.

Courses

GFNY Florida race week activities take place in the historic Downtown Sebring. Join us on Friday & Saturday for pre-race group rides and race registration at the Sebring Civic Center.

The race starts at the Highlands County YMCA and heads west for a scenic loop through Central Florida’s tranquil and scenic nature.
 
Race along the closed-to-cars Hammock Road, followed by a closed-to-cars stretch on Route 66. Once you turn right off Route 66, you will start the 35-mile loop through orange groves and Florida’s scrub habitat on low-traffic and well paved roads. The course showcases thousands of acres of pristine cattle ranch land, most of which is preserved by the state of Florida under conservation easements. The Long Route riders repeat the loop a 2nd time. 

You return back to Highlands County and Sebring via the same closed-to-cars stretch on Route 66.
 
Timing finish is at Wood Ave. You will get your medal & finisher photo there. A small recovery station with water, soda, ice and snacks will refuel you. From there, ride on the separated bike path aside Hammock Road for 1.7 miles back to the Highlands County YMCA, where festivities, post-race meal and awards ceremony will be awaiting you.
 

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.

Course Map

North American Championship

GFNY Florida Sebring 2021 serves as the GFNY North American Championship. 

The top 20% of finishers in each age group will start in the Qualifier Corral at all GFNYs for the next 380 days.

Overall Champions (man and woman) of the GFNY North American Championship win flights, hotel and entry to GFNY World Championship NYC 2022 to compete for the GFNY World Championship crown.

Perks included as part of GFNY Florida Sebring

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

CHIP TIMING: GFNY Florida Sebring 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 Florida Sebring 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 fatureta.com/medals for more information on GFNY’s multi-finisher medals.

GFNY Kids

GFNY Florida Sebring is also offering GFNY Kids Sebring Florida. Open to children 2yo-12yo, now also GFNY Kids will Be a Pro For a Day. Each registration includes a GFNY Kids t-shirt, bike number and bib number, chip timing, finisher medal and post-race snack. Children start in heats divided by age. Podium ceremony for children 8yo and over.

GFNY Gear

GFNY Coaching

Coaching.fatureta.com is a platform to help you find your best GFNY performance through personalized training plans, performance analysis, online meetings and an extensive library of training content.
 
GFNY Coaching can help you prepare for all your GFNY World races. You can choose from one of three monthly plan options that provides you with a training plan by a GFNY coach to help you meet your goals in your next GFNY, whether the goal is #breaking10, #breaking6, or even #breaking4. All of our plans are customized for each athlete, and feedback and coach contact is always included. GFNY Coaching is available in English and Spanish.
 
No matter your goals or level of experience in cycling, whether you have a couple of months to tune-up, or half a year to change yourself completely as an athlete, you will be ready to hit that PB, get your highest placing ever, or just finish your first GFNY race.

GFNY Training Center

The GFNY Training Center section of coaching.fatureta.com provides you content focused on training topics like nutrition, cadence, and power, as well as course guides to GFNY races around the World. This training and course strategy content is free of charge to every GFNY athlete.

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