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RIDER GUIDE

SEPTEMBER 30 2017 R O U G H R I D E R S S TA D I U M – F R I S C O , T X 100-mile // 100K // 45-mile // 22-mile // Cigna family ride BENEFITING


EXCITEMENT AWAITS The Emmitt Smith Gran Fondo, sponsored by PlainsCapital Bank, is a premier, multi-course cycling event designed for the professional to the weekend rider. It includes a timed race for the 100-mile course with a $10,000, winner take all cash purse, a 100K, 45-mile, 22-mile and family ride sponsored by Cigna. The Emmitt Smith Gran Fondo will launch from Rough Riders Stadium in Frisco on Saturday morning, September 30, 2017 and includes a post-race party with a beer garden, awards ceremony live entertainment, family activities and more.

REGISTER NOW Sponsor opportunities are available. For additional information, email Racedirector@ejsmithenterprises.com. I look forward to seeing you on the course.

Emmitt Smith


REGISTRATION RACE ENTRIES

WHAT’S INCLUDED

100 Mile Course - Individual

// Race Entry with Race Bib

100 Mile Course - Tandem

// T-shirt 100 Kilometer Course - Individual 100 Kilometer Course - Tandem 45 Mile Course - Individual 45 Mile Course - Tandem

// Finisher Medal // Family Activities // Post Race Party with a Beer Garden and More!

22 Mile Course - Individual 22 Mile Course - Tandem Family Ride - Individual Virtual Participant - Individual

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EVENT SCHEDULE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

5:30 AM Race Day Packet Pickup

6:45 AM

Riders begin staging and VIP tent open and activities begin

7:30 AM

100-mile start, followed by 100K, 45-mile and 22-mile

8:00 AM

Cigna family ride begins

EVENT APP

9:00 AM

Beer garden opens

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

Courses close

2:30 PM

All courses cleared

3:00 PM

Venue closed

Please download our event app before race day for information on the event and use #22ESGF on all social platforms to share photos and videos

Presentation of Gran Fondo and fundraising award

We will ride rain or shine with Rider and Volunteer safety as a first priority. We reserve the right to close courses early or alter distance based on safety of the Riders and Volunteers due to weather related circumstances.

ANDROID APPLE


MAP

100-Mile Course PILOT POINT Lake Ray Roberts

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FM 455

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40 50

Course

45 377

Mile Marker

AUBREY

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Start / Finish

65 Spring Hill Rd.

Rest Stop

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75 289

377

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80 25

FM 428

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PROSPER

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380

10 289

DNT

VIEW INTERACTIVE MAP

FRISCO 100

START / FINISH

95 5

SRT

Elevation Profile Rolater Dr. US 380 758 ft. 700 ft.

Pilot Point 718 ft.

FM 455 783 ft.

FM 2164 659 ft.

Celina 795 ft.

Aubrey 686 ft.

College 762 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 10

20

30

40

50 DISTANCE IN MILES

Total Distance: 100.7 miles Max Grade: 3.4%

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70

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90

380


MAP

100K Course 35 25

Course

30

Mile Marker

20 45

CELINA

Start / Finish

15

Rest Stop

50

289

PROSPER

380

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380

10 55

VIEW INTERACTIVE MAP DNT

289

FRISCO 5 60

SRT

START / FINISH

Elevation Profile Ohio Dr. Coit Rd. 747 ft. 762 ft.

Frontier Pkwy. 720 ft.

FM 455 743 ft.

Arizona Dr. 682 ft.

Coit R. 722 ft.

Walnut St. 682 ft.

John Hickman 751 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 5

15

25

35 DISTANCE IN MILES

Total Distance: 62.7 miles Max Grade: 2.7%

45

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MAP

45-Mile Course 25 20

30

CELINA Course

15

289

Mile Marker Start / Finish

PROSPER

Rest Stop 380

35 10

289

DNT

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FRISCO

VIEW INTERACTIVE MAP

380

40 5

45

SRT

START / FINISH

Elevation Profile Coit Rd. 762 ft.

Frontier Pkwy. 720 ft.

CR 127 772 ft.

FM 455 781 ft.

CR 84 752 ft.

HWY 380 752 ft.

College Pkwy. 757 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 5

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20

25

DISTANCE IN MILES Total Distance: 45.8 miles Max Grade: 3.1%

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MAP

22-Mile Course 380

10 VIRGINIA PKWY

Course Mile Marker Start / Finish

FRISCO

14 COIT RD

DNT

Rest Stop

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DR

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COLLEGE PKWY

3

18 2

START / FINISH

SRT

20

Elevation Profile College Pkwy. 761 ft.

Coit Rd. 699 ft.

Eldorado Pkwy. 784 ft.

Main St. 724 ft.

Hillcrest Dr. 761 ft.

Warren 725 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 5

10 DISTANCE IN MILES

Total Distance: 20.1 miles Max Grade: 1/6%

15

20


EVENT DETAILS

ALL ROUTES (100-Mile, 100K, 45-Mile and 22-Mile) // Rules of the road apply. // Road and hybrid bikes are recommended. // All riders are subject to pre-determined cutoffs for the safety of all riders. Please consult the timing table for guidance. // All Emmitt Smith Gran Fondo (ESGF) courses close at 2:00 PM, after that time no official support will be provided. // 100-mile and 100K routes are capped at 600 participants each. // There will be multiple ESGF run rest stops along every route. // Riders that disobey the rules of the road are subject to be removed from the event at the discretion of the police officers present

TEAM 22 VIP TENT Members of TEAM 22 that meet their fundraising minimum will have access to the TEAM 22 VIP tent at the venue. The tent will include free upgraded food and beverages, additional seating and a chance to mingle with Emmitt Smith.

HOTEL INFORMATION Embassy Suites Dallas Frisco Hotel Convention Center & Spa 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive Frisco, TX 75034


100-MILE GRAN FONDO CASH $10,000 AWARD // Winner Take All prize. 1st Rider to cross the finish line will receive the $10K cash award. // All eligible riders must have an ESGF issued timing tag by Racing Systems, be registered for the Gran Fondo 100-mile route and have an ESGF issued bib number. // All eligible riders must reach the dam cutoff at mile 38 by 10:00 AM or they will be diverted to an 80 mile cutoff route. // To be eligible the winner must cross all timing checkpoints. // To be eligible the winner must match registered participant and present Government issued ID to confirm identity.

2016 $10,000 Purse Winner

// UCI Road competition that apply will be enforced. To review UCI Road competition guidelines click here. // All riders are subject to random anti-doping testing by a contracted 3rd agency. // No motorized, electric, or assisted bicycles will be permitted on the 100-mile route. // Neutral water and wheel support will be provided to the lead group. No team support or follow cars are permitted. Riders aided by Non-ESGF support will disqualify a rider from being eligible to win the cash prize. // Only the lead group be secured by a rolling enclosure. ESGF officials designated to govern the ride will determine what is considered the “lead group.” A rider falling outside the rolling enclosure MUST obey rules of the road. // The Yellow Line rule can and will be enforced at the officials’ discretion at anytime where it is determined necessary for rider safety. An official can and will remove riders from the lead group if they feel like a rider is compromising the safety of the group. At that point the rider will be subject to the rules of the road and no longer eligible for the cash prize.

CIGNA FAMILY RIDE REGISTRATION // Cigna Family Ride will be capped at 100 participants. // Children must be at least four years old to participate. // Children’s bikes, rear axle mounted or rear seat/stay (tag along) bikes will be allowed on the Family and 22-mile routes only.


TEAM 22 FUNDRAISING PROGRAM OVERVIEW In 2017, the Emmitt Smith Gran Fondo is introducing a fundraising program with the goal to magnify the impact of the event beneficiary, Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities. Participants can join TEAM 22, the official fundraising team of ESGF, during the registration process or by going to the TEAM 22 Crowdrise page. TEAM 22 is open to all ESGF participants and supporters, with incentives based on milestones and top fundraiser status. The minimum entry to be eligible for the incentives is $150 with special prizes awarded to the Top 22 and Top 5 overall fundraisers. The deadline to be eligible for Top fundraiser awards is September 15.

FAN LEVEL $150 – TEAM 22 Base Entry // TEAM 22 T shirt // Entry into the TEAM 22 tent

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TOP 22 FUNDRAISERS // TEAM 22 T shirt // Entry into the TEAM 22 tent VIP area // Top 22 fundraiser jersey // 2018 ESGF registration exclusive discount // VIP parking pass // Entry into a training ride with Emmitt Smith (Must reach goal by 9/15) // Recognition at the event as a Top 22 fundraiser at the event and on the event website

TOP 5 FUNDRAISERS // TEAM 22 T shirt // Entry into the TEAM 22 tent VIP area // Top 5 TEAM 22 jersey // Free entry for the 2018 event // VIP Parking pass // Entry into a training ride with Emmitt Smith (Must reach goal by 9/15) // Recognition at the start of the race as a top five fundraiser and on event website // Entry into a private pre-ride event (TBD) the night before the event with Emmitt Smith


SPONSORS

BROWN FORMAN

OFFICIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS

Please click here to view sponsorship opportunities and benefits. For information on how to become a sponsor, please email Racedirector@ejsmithenterprises.com.


DIRECTIONS & PARKING From the North: From 380/ University Dr. go southbound on Dallas North Tollway exit on Gaylord Parkway/Warren Parkway, stay on the service road, crossover Warren Parkway. Go to Gaylord Parkway turn left, crossover Parkwood Blvd. turn right on Mall Rd. E parking areas will be on left near Sears at Stonebriar Center. VIP Parking from the North: From 380/ University Dr. go southbound on Dallas North Tollway exit on Gaylord Parkway/Warren Parkway, stay on the service road, crossover Warren Parkway. Go to Gaylord Parkway, crossover Gaylord Parkway continue on service rd. to Hwy 121 turnaround go north on Dallas North Serv. Rd to Diamond Dr. From the south downtown Dallas: Go 35E North: Take Dallas North Tollway Entrance from 35E, go northbound on Dallas North Tollway, exit at Gaylord Parkway/Warren Parkway, stay on the service road to Gaylord Parkway. Go right to Parkwood Boulevard turn right on Parkwood Blvd. parking area will be on left at Stonebriar Mall at John Q. Hammons/Mall Rd. D. From the East: Take I-635: Go westbound on 635, take Dallas North Tollway exit go northbound on Dallas North Tollway, exit at Gaylord Parkway/Warren Parkway, stay on the service road to Gaylord Parkway. Go right to Parkwood Boulevard the parking area will be on left at Parkwood Blvd. & Ikea Dr. From the West: Take I-635: Go eastbound on 635 take Dallas North Tollway Exit go northbound on Dallas North Tollway, exit at Gaylord Parkway/Warren Parkway, stay on the service road to Gaylord Parkway. Go right on Gaylord Parkway to Parkwood Boulevard; go right on Parkwood Blvd. to Ikea Dr. Go left at Ikea Dr. to Stonebriar Mall parking lot. From the East: Take Sam Rayburn Tollway: Go westbound on Sam Rayburn Tollway exit onto Dallas Parkway/Parkwood Blvd., turn right onto Parkwood Blvd., right on Ikea Dr. into Stonebriar Mall parking lot. VIP Parking from the East: Take Sam Rayburn Tollway: Go westbound on Sam Rayburn Tollway exit onto Dallas Parkway/Parkwood Blvd., crossover Parkwood Blvd. continue northbound to Dallas North Tollway Service Rd., turn right on Diamond Dr. to VIP parking. From the West: Take Sam Rayburn Tollway: Go eastbound on Sam Rayburn Tollway exit onto Dallas North Tollway, go northbound on Dallas North Tollway, exit at Gaylord Parkway/Warren Parkway, stay on the service road to Gaylord Parkway, right on Gaylord Parkway go to Parkwood Boulevard, turn right on Parkwood Blvd. to Ikea Dr. turn left onto the parking lots at Stonebriar Mall.


BENEFICIARY

Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities is a 501c3 public charity that provides unique educational opportunities and experiences for children. Focusing primarily in North Texas, Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities’ flagship, handson mentoring program, TEAM 22 offers a multi-year curriculum including mentorship, leadership camp, community service and unique excursions where they meet with community and world leaders. The charity also supports local organizations through an annual grants process, provides college scholarships and hosts an annual back to school program serving thousands of children in high need neighborhoods in Dallas. If you can not attend the event, but wish to contribute, please consider making a donation.

DONATE TODAY

ACCOMPLISHMENTS & COMMUNITY IMPACT • New school uniforms for 4000 children • 24 college scholarships • Dental services for 700 children • Student Vision screenings for 400 children • Mentoring and leadership camp for TEAM 22’s students • Educational excursions • 150 grants to local organizations


SEPTEMBER 30 2017 R O U G H R I D E R S S TA D I U M – F R I S C O , T X 100-mile // 100K // 45-mile // 22-mile // Cigna family ride BENEFITING

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