Ride for the Arts

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May 5, 2019 all-day America/New York Timezone
Marion Cultural Alliance Inc
23 SW Broadway St
Ocala, FL 34471

Ride for the Arts

Date: Sunday 05 May 2019 
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
Start Location: Marion Cultural Alliance Inc
23 SW Broadway St, Ocala, FL 34471
Organizer’s Website: Website
Registration: Registration


Registration Fee Schedule
Registration Options Miles Early Regular Late Event Day
Gran Fondo
70 $55 $60 $65 $70
Medio Fondo 40
Piccolo Fondo 15 $30
Reg Period End Date 28 Jan 2019 2 Apr 2019 04 May 2019 05 May 2019


Start Times / Routes / Distances / Maps
Start Miles 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Elev/ft Maps
8:00 am 71 Gran Fondo       1850 Map
8:15 am 42 Medio Fondo   893 Map
8:30 am 15 Piccolo          TBD Map


About This Event

Now in its fourth year, the City of Ocala presents the 2018 Ride for the Arts Gran Fondo. 

There’s a ride for all levels with the 70 mile Gran Fondo, the 40 mile Medio, and the 15 mile Piccolo, an escorted ride for kids, families, and beginners. Cyclists will ride through the Horse Capital of the World, passing majestic horse farms with paddocks full of mommas and their spring babies and cover beautiful and challenging rolling hills dotted with giant live oak trees draped with Spanish moss.

For those with a competitive spirit, the Gran Fondo and Medio routes have timed segments with prizes for the best combined segment times. Register as a Gran Fondo Competitor to qualify for your share of $2,000 in cash prize money! The Medio Fondo offers other prizes for your accomplishments!

A CAAM Tour Series Event http://caamtourseries.com/


Partner Bike Shop(s)
Logo Bike Shop Location


Accomodations / Lodging

Check out great rates on local accommodations

 Ocala is home to a variety of lodging options and sports a mix of prestigious national chain hotels near the start/finish location.

  Hotel:  Best Western Ocala Park Centre
Address: 3701 SW 38th Ave, Ocala, FL  34474
Rates:  $114 + tax / 2 double beds
Promo Code:  
Ph:  (352) 237-4848
Make Reservation: Click Here

  Hotel: Comfort Suites
Address: 20052 Brooks St, Dunnellon, FL  34432
Rates: $115 + tax
Promo Code:  
Ph: 352-533-5234
Make Reservation:  Click Here

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express
Address: 5360 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL  34488
Rates: $129 + tax / 2 Queen Beds
Promo Code:  
Ph:  352-304-6111
Make Reservation:  Click Here

Hotel: Howard Johnson
Address: 3951 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 34482
Rates: $74 + tax / 2 double beds or king bed
Promo Code:  
Ph: 352-629.7021
Make Reservation: Click Here

Hotel: Sleep Inn Suites Ocala – Belleview
Address: 13600 SW 17th Court, Ocala, FL  34473
Rates: $95 + tax / 2 queen beds
Promo Code:  
Ph: 352-347-8383
Make Reservation:  Click Here


Weather Cancellation Policy
This is a Rain or Shine Event.  No Refunds or Transfers

The safety of our participants and volunteers is our most important concern and if any of the threatening weather conditions are present the day of the event (tornado warning, tornado watch, thunderstorm, heavy rain or a hurricane decides to visit), the event may be delayed or canceled.

When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, such conditions fall under the label “acts of mother nature,” it will not result in refunding of any event entry fees or future event credits, since funds were already spent in preparation for your event day.

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