City of Cranbrook

September 5, 2017

2017 Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo Postponed Due To Area Wildfire Situation

Cranbrook, BC (September 5, 2017) – Due to the current forest fire situation and projected weather forecast, wind and hot weather we regretfully announce that the 5th Annual Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2017 has been postponed until Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Your health & safety was our No. 1 priority when making this difficult decision.

Our decision was based on consultation and review of the current forest fire conditions with the following agencies:
• Evacuation Alerts & Orders throughout the East Kootenay
• Closure of the North Star rails To Trails
• Ministry of Forests
• The BlueSky Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System

Cyclist 2017 registration fees will be automatically deferred to the 6th Annual Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo.  To request a FULL REFUND please visit info@krgf.ca. Your full refund will be credited to your credit card that was provided at the time of registration.  A refund must be requested by Saturday, September 30th, 2017 otherwise your registration will be non-refundable.

Kazoom Cycling Apparel will ship all pre-ordered jerseys & bib shorts at no cost.

The Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo is organized by the Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary Club as a non-profit event. All proceeds go back to the local community.

Thank you for your understanding and patience. We look forward to having you join us in the beautiful East Kootenay on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

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