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Join the MSU Gran Fondo on June 23 to support Michigan State University College of Human Medicine’s skin cancer awareness, prevention and research.

Gran Fondo, which means "big ride" is a rolling party that offers four route options for cyclists of any skill level. The ride is timed, non-competitive event. Individuals or teams will ride along scenic routes from downtown Grand Rapids to Lake Michigan and enjoy gourmet food stops along the way. Riders will return to the Finish Line Festival with music, craft brews and a grand feast.

The MSU Gran Fondo offers multiple route options giving you the freedom to ride a short, medium or long distance. Whether you’re a casual rider or an avid cyclist, there’s a ride for you.

Route options: Family Ride (10-12 miles), 25, 40 or 80-mile courses. Start times vary by distance. VIEW COURSE MAPS


  • Post-ride outdoor Finish Line Festival featuring craft brews, a grand feast and live music
  • Scenic route to Lake Michigan and back highlighted by a beach destination
  • Gilmore Catering’s Superfood Stops along the route
  • Limited edition MSU Gran Fondo t-shirt
  • Chance to win other fundraising prizes
  • Individual timing and results posted onsite and online
  • Support wagon and mechanical support
  • Secure bike parking 
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
965 Fee Road, Room A110 | East Lansing, MI 48824
15 Michigan Street NE
Grand Rapids , MI 49503
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