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RIDER GUIDE

SEPTEMBER 17 2016 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 course // 100K course // 45-mile course // 22-mile course

BENEFITING


EXCITEMENT AWAITS The Emmitt Smith Gran Fondo 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 cash purse. The inaugural race will launch from Rough Riders Stadium in Frisco on Saturday, September 17, 2016 and includes a post race party with a beer garden, live entertainment, family activities and more. The Emmitt Smith Gran Fondo will feature four routes: • 100-mile course • 100K course • 45-mile course • 22-mile course

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

Emmitt Smith


Registration RACE ENTRIES

The FIRST 500 PEOPLE to Register will Receive a Limited Edition Hat

100 Mile Course - Individual

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100 Mile Course - Tandem 100 Kilometer Course - Individual 100 Kilometer Course - Tandem

WHAT’S INCLUDED

45 Mile Course - Individual

Race Entry with Race Bib

45 Mile Course - Tandem

Commemorative T-shirt

22 Mile Course - Individual

Cinch Bag

22 Mile Course - Tandem

Sticker

Family Ride - Individual

Post Race Party with a Beer Garden

Virtual Participant - Individual

Family Activities

Event Schedule SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2016

5:30 AM

Registration and packet up announcements begin

6:30 AM

Riders begin staging

VIP tent and activities open

7:00 AM

100-mile riders being followed by 100k, 45-mile and 22-mile

7:30 AM

Kids ride – two loops around or 30 minutes

8:30 AM

Pizza and beer garden open

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Course closes

2:00 PM

All courses cleared

3:00 PM

Venue closes

Award presented

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.

EVENT APP Please download our event app before race day for information on the event and use #ESGF2016 on all social platforms to share photos and videos

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MAP

100-Mile Course PILOT POINT Lake Ray Roberts

35

FM 455

30 40

Course 50

Mile Marker

45

377

AUBREY

2164

55

Start / Finish

FM 428

80 289

377

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20

70

Spring Hill Rd.

Rest Stop

75

PROSPER

15

85

380

10

289

DNT

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FRISCO 95

START / FINISH

5

SRT

Elevation Profile Rolater Dr. US 380 757 ft. 700 ft.

Pilot Point 718 ft.

Preston Rd. 713 ft.

FM 2164 659 ft.

Celina 693 ft.

Aubrey 691 ft.

Coit Dr. 762 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 10

20

30

40

50 DISTANCE IN MILES

Total Distance: 99.4 miles Max Grade: 3.7%

60

70

80

90

380


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100K Course 33 30

CELINA

Course

25

38

Mile Marker Start / Finish

40

289

PROSPER

Rest Stop

23

15

50 380

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DNT

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380

289

FRISCO 5

59

SRT

START / FINISH

Elevation Profile Ohio Dr. Coit Rd. 761 ft. 745 ft.

FM 455 789 ft.

Coit Rd. 759 ft.

Celina 701 ft.

CR 87 760 ft.

Virginia Pkwy. 760 ft.

Ohio Dr. 748 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 5

15

25

35 DISTANCE IN MILES

Total Distance: 60.5 miles Max Grade: 3.7%

45

55


MAP

45-Mile Course CELINA

20 25

289

Course Mile Marker

15

PROSPER

Start / Finish

30

Rest Stop

380

380

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10

289

DNT

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FRISCO 40

SRT START / FINISH

Elevation Profile Coit Rd. 762 ft.

Virginia Pkwy. 792 ft.

Prosper Preston Rd. 789 ft. 711 ft.

Independence Dr. 772 ft.

Hillcrest Dr. 762 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 5

10

15

20

25

DISTANCE IN MILES Total Distance: 45.2 miles Max Grade: 3.7%

30

35

40


MAP

22-Mile Course 380

VIRGINIA PKWY

12

Course Mile Marker Start / Finish

FRISCO

14

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18

2

20

SRT START / FINISH

Elevation Profile College Pkwy. 761 ft.

Independence 699 ft.

Virginia Pkwy. 795 ft.

Main St. 724 ft.

Ohio Dr. 762 ft.

Warren 725 ft.

800 ft.

600 ft. 5

10 DISTANCE IN MILES

Total Distance: 27.5 miles Max Grade: 3.7%

15

20

INDEPENDENCE PKWY

DNT

Rest Stop


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 1:30 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. Once finalized the rest stops will be listed on the ESGF website and communicated to participant // Riders that disobey the rules of the road are subject to be removed from the event at the discretion of the police officers present

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 9:30 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. // 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.

FAMILY RIDE REGISTRATION // 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


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.

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


BENEFICIARY

All proceeds from the Emmitt Smith Gran Fondo go to Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities, a 501c3 nonprofit charity that creates and funds unique experiences and educational opportunities for underserved youth. Since 2010, Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities has served more than 130,000 children and youth through dollars raised, providing education and unique experiences including: // New school uniforms and shoes for 3,000 students // New athletic wear and equipment for 500 students at two high schools // Dental care and education for 400 elementary school students // College education tuition for 24 students // Unique experiences and mentoring for Team 22’s 20 students For information please email Racedirector@ejsmithenterprises.com. If you can not attend the event, but wish to contribute, please consider making a donation.

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