Gran Fondo Coming To Covington

On Saturday, July 20, the 10 th Annual Gran Fondo Alleghany bicycle event will take place in the Alleghany
Highlands, hosted by the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce & Tourism. This cycling challenge
will bring cyclists and their families to our region from all over the country.
On Friday evening, July 19, from 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. registration will take place at Patsy’s Dance Studio
on Main Street in Covington and will coincide with a “Rock the Block” event hosted by Olde Town
Covington featuring live music, food & drinks.
Staggered starts will begin at 7:30 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 20 on Main Street Covington
and traverse the beautiful back roads and challenging climbs of the region before finishing in downtown
Clifton Forge at the Masonic Amphitheatre. At the finish line will be a party hosted by Clifton Forge Main
Street and the Historic Masonic Theatre including food, entertainment and drinks.