Event Information

 

2018 PGAMO Weekend Schedule

Event Weekend

 

The 2018 Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) is much more than an epic ride through the heart of British Columbia’s wine country. It’s an entire weekend of cycling camaraderie, family activities, Okanagan sunshine and regional delicacies. Highlights of Granfondo Weekend include the Kids’ Piccolofondo, the Granfondo Cycling Expo, and of course, the Big Ride on Sunday, July 8th.


Friday (July 6th)

Granfondo Cycling Expo and Package Pick-Up 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
PGAMO Rider Briefing (starting procedures; safety; course preview) 5:30 p.m. Penticton Trade & Convention Centre (Salon C)

Saturday (July 7th)

Penticton Farmers’ Market 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. 100 – 400 block of Main Street
Passo Apex Hill Climb Race 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Apex Mountain (base)
Granfondo Cycling Expo & Package Pick-Up 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
PGAMO Rider Briefing (starting procedures; safety; course preview) 12:30 p.m. Penticton Trade & Convention Centre (Salon C)
Kids’ Piccolofondo 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Gyro Park
Granfondo Dinner @ TIME Winery
(Tickets must be purchased in advance)
6 p.m.
TIME Winery

Sunday (July 8th)

Bag Check open 5:30 a.m. Okanagan Lake Park
Start Chute open 6 a.m. Along Lakeshore Drive at Main Street
RIDE START: GRANFONDO, VELOCEFONDO, MEDIOFONDO & CORTOFONDO 7 a.m. Along Lakeshore Drive at Main Street
Finish Area activities (including Family Fun Zone, live music, Tree Brewing Peloton Patio, Lululemon Recovery Zone, massage therapy and bike check & bag check) 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Okanagan Lake Park
Awards & recognition (Velofix KOM [10-yr age-groups]; Teams awards) 2 p.m. Okanagan Lake Park
Finish Line closes 4 p.m. Okanagan Lake Park
PTCC – Penticton Trade & Convention Centre [273 Power Street, Penticton]
Gyro Park [Main Street at Lakeshore Drive near Okanagan Lake, Penticton]
Apex Mountain (base) [Green Mountain Rd. & Apex Mountain Rd. (just southwest of Penticton)]
Okanagan Lake Park [86 Lakeshore Drive E, Penticton]
TIME Winery [361 Martin St, Penticton]