Levi Leipheimer, American former professional road racing cyclist and Tour de France podium finisher will make a special appearance at the Oregon Gran Fondo.
We’re not too much of a start struck state when it comes to famous athletes, and this is a unique opportunity to learn from one of the most talented and gracious cyclists out there.
Come Hang Out With Levi
Join Levi on Saturday, May 20 at 11am at the Slocum Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Eugene. Levi has raised over $2 million in support of at-risk youth through the non-profit King Ridge Foundation. Proceeds from the Oregon Gran Fondo will benefit at-risk youth from the King Ridge Foundation and HOSEA Youth Services of Lane County.
Levi was twice US national champion, winning the time trial title in 1999 and the road race in 2007, and is an Olympic medalist. Leipheimer was born and raised in Butte, Montana and resides in Healdsburg, California.
About the Oregon Gran Fondo
The Oregon Gran Fondo features a Challenging 117 mile Gran Route (6,000 feet of climbing), or 71 mile Medio Route 4,000 feet of climbing), both starting from downtown Cottage Grove on Sunday, May 21. The routes feature fresh fruit, espresso, and mechanical service at all aid stations as you meander some of the most scenic terrain in the state. After your ride, unwind with Plank Town Brewery and Backstage Bakery post event meal and complimentary massage for all and learn about King Ridge and local advocates HOSEA.
LEVI’S GRAN FONDO BONUS
Until June 1, register for Levi’s Gran Fondo and get 10% off and 20% will be donated back from Levi’s Gran Fondo to HOSEA Youth by entering referral code oregongranfondo
The organizers behind these efforts are working to raise 10,000 and give road cyclists an advocacy role through all the work Levi has started with his team.