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Raul Alcala Challenge: Gran Fondo
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Cyclists from all over will take on a 100-Mile route from Downtown Brownsville (ITEC Center) to South Padre Island and back. This is a RIDE not a Race but each individual will be challenging their own personal endurance.
The 32-Mile ride is on the same day and time, and part of the same route as the 100-Mile. All participants will cross the 2.5 mile Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway to South Padre Island with a rest stop and Finish Line at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark parking area.
After resting at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark rest area, the 100-mile participants will continue on a tour around South Padre Island and return back to cross the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway to Port Isabel; which needs to be crossed before 11am.
We will continue the route on Highway 100 until Laguna Vista FM-510 making a right turn to Bayview following scenic 510 to Downtown San Benito making a left on I-69 Frontage Rd. to come back to Rancho Viejo and back to Brownsville.