About us

GRAN FONDO is the world's most famous and popular road cycling race, combining both professional athletes and cycling enthusiasts on one track. The Gran Fondo Giant Kazakhstan route is laid on the most picturesque places of the Zhetisu region. Hills, steep ascents and smooth descents - this is a unique asphalt track, which will not let your participants get bored!

Ride a lot or a little, long or short, as you like - but ride. Edie Merks

The history of mass cycling Gran Fondo began in Italy more than 100 years ago. During this time, the event has become one of the most popular in Europe and around the world, from Italy to South Africa, from California to New Zealand. The special energy and atmosphere, the enthusiasm of the participants and the support of the audience - this is what conquered many countries, where dozens of Gran Fondo races are taking place.

Finally it became available to us! Gran Fondo is not only an exciting bike ride, but also a great opportunity for each participant to express themselves and set their personal record!

Targets and goals

  • Development and popularization of cycling;
  • Promotion of healthy lifestyles;
  • Improving of the athletic skills of participants;
  • The development of domestic and foreign tourism.

Time and place

Competitions are held 29.04.2023 on the roads of the Zhetisu region.

28.04.2023. Arrival day.
14:00 - 18:00 Arrival day, issuance of starter packs
(Taldykorgan Sports Palace "Zhastar" Konaev str. 22)

09:00 Issuance of starter packs (At the starting point of the race)
10:00 Start of the individual time trial - 20 km. – for all categories
Eskeldinsky district, Karabulak village (Karabulak-Tekeli highway);

09:30 Opening ceremony, pre-launch briefing (Karabulak village square)
10:00 Start of the group race for all categories.
1st distance "Media Fondo Giant" - 50 km.
2nd distance "Gran Fondo Giant" - 100 km.
Start at the square of Karabulak village - Abay village - Rudnik Koksu village - finish near Abay village;
14:00 Award ceremony of winners and prize-winners Karabulak village square

Requirements for participants

  • Regional, international and international teams and clubs are allowed to participate. At the time of the start, the participant should not be: under the age of 18, there is no upper limit on age.
  • Athletes are allowed to participate only on road bikes.
  • Strongly recommend that all participants undergo a medical examination and have insurance against unforeseen circumstances.
  • During the competition, athletes can develop high speed, so participation is potentially unsafe.
  • By applying for a race, participants take responsibility for their health and all possible risks associated with participating in competitions, and free the organizers from any material, civil or criminal liability in case of physical or material damage suffered by them in the process of direct participation in the race.
  • Participants guarantee that they are aware of their state of health at the time of launch, of the limits of their own physical abilities and the level of their technical skills.
  • Before receivingthe starting package, each participant, signs a receipt for the withdrawal of responsibility from the race organizers.
  • A certificate from the doctor about admission to the competition is not required.
  • Athletes are required to ride in helmets (helmets) throughout the race.


Contact e-mail of the organizers: samatkz-83@mail.ru

Тел.: 8 7282 22 50 70, +77081708013, +7 771 45 255 45

Technical guide and Map course

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