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Ubud, Bali

We are especially proud to offer an exclusive start and finish location for GFNY Bali IFG Life 2023. Both start and finish will be directly in front of the Royal Palace in Ubud. All activities like Bike Expo, Race Registration, Package Pickup will take place opposite the palace.  There will be cultural programs like Balinese music, Balinese dance performances.

Since this area of Ubud is visited by many tourists, it will be an unforgettable experience for the participants to give the last in a finish area surrounded by spectators.

Welcome to Ubud: An Oasis of Culture and Spirituality in Bali

Ubud, a picturesque town in the heart of the Indonesian island of Bali, is a place of exceptional beauty, cultural depth, and spiritual significance. Surrounded by lush jungles, terraced rice fields, and gentle rivers, Ubud is a magnet for travelers seeking an authentic Balinese experience.

Cultural Treasures: Ubud is the cultural center of Bali, a melting pot of art, music, dance, and craftsmanship. The town is home to numerous art galleries, traditional craft workshops, and museums where visitors can immerse themselves in the rich Balinese culture. A visit to the Neka Art Museum or the Agung Rai Museum of Art is an absolute must for art enthusiasts. Here, you can admire fascinating paintings, sculptures, and artifacts that reflect the history and traditions of Bali.

Spiritual Experiences: Ubud is also a popular destination for those seeking spiritual renewal and inner peace. The town is dotted with temples, shrines, and sacred sites that offer visitors insight into Balinese spirituality. The famous Monkey Forest of Ubud, a sacred place inhabited by majestic ancient trees, provides a space for serenity and contemplation. The Yoga Barn is another highlight, offering daily yoga classes, meditation sessions, and spiritual workshops.

Traditional Arts and Crafts: Ubud takes pride in its craftsmanship and traditions. The town is famous for its traditional batik-like fabric production, silver smithing, wood carving, and traditional dance performances. Visitors have the opportunity to visit local artisans in their workshops and witness the creative process behind the intricate pieces. The Ubud Market offers an abundance of handmade souvenirs, artworks, and local products to explore.

Natural Beauty and Outdoor Activities: Ubud is nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes and offers a wealth of outdoor activities for nature enthusiasts. Take a hike through the Tegalalang rice terraces and soak in the green splendor and tranquility. Rafting adventures on the Ayung River are another popular pastime for adrenaline junkies. A visit to the Campuhan Ridge Walk provides stunning views of the surrounding hills and rice fields.

Healthy Cuisine and Wellness: Ubud is renowned for its healthy cuisine, with numerous vegetarian and vegan restaurants serving delicious and nutritious dishes. Many eateries use fresh, organic ingredients sourced locally, offering a variety of options for conscious eaters. Additionally, Ubud is a hub for wellness activities, including spa treatments, traditional healing practices, and holistic therapies.

Ubud truly captures the essence of Bali's cultural and natural beauty, making it an enchanting destination for travelers from around the world. Whether you seek artistic inspiration, spiritual growth, or simply a rejuvenating escape, Ubud offers a unique and immersive experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Course

LONG COURSE IS A COMPETITION: Only the finishers of the long course are eligible for category rankings and Overall and Podium awards. If you want to race and be ranked in your category, you must complete the long course. Top 10% of finishers in each age group earn a spot in the Qualifier Corral at every GFNY World event.

 

MEDIUM COURSE IS NOT A COMPETITION: The riders of the medium course will be provided their start-to-finish time, but will not be ranked by finish time. All finish times will be listed in alphabetical order.

Perks included as part of GFNY Bali

THE JERSEY: All riders receive the official GFNY Bali race jersey, which is mandatory attire at the race. The jersey is designed in NYC and Made in Italy.

CHIP TIMING: GFNY Bali is a timed race. Each athlete has their own timing chip, which starts right after you cross the start line and stops when you cross the finish line. Timing results for all riders will be provided at the finish area on race day and online after the race.

FINISHER MEDAL: Every GFNY Bali finisher receives a medal, no matter which distance they completed. All finishers also earn a “Finish” towards their 3x2025 GFNY medal or the 10x medal. Go to gfny.com/medals for more information on GFNY’s multi-finisher medals.

GFNY Gear

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What are your GFNY goals?
            Podium!
            Qualify (finish in the top 10% of my age group)
            Improve my time
            Finish the race


GFNY Coaching is here to help you prepare for your best race day. We offer these t
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a) Get a GFNY Coach for personalized training: maximize results with the time you have available.
b) Get one of our GFNY specific training plans on TrainingPeaks: structure, expert advice and a motivation boost with flexibility to match your life.

GFNY Coaching

The personalized training plan written by your GFNY Coach is tailored to your schedule, cycling experience, fitness and goals. GFNY Coaches are qualified coaches with years of success in working with athletes of all fitness levels. 

No matter your goals or your cycling experience, with GFNY Coaching you get personalized training plans, advice, and guidance to focus on your target race. Whether you have a couple of months to tune-up, or half a year to change yourself completely as a rider, you will be ready to earn that PR, get your highest placing ever, or finish your first GFNY race.

Let the GFNY experts at GFNY Coaching prepare you. GFNY coaches have raced GFNYs and understand the demands of every race and course on the calendar.

Training Plans on TrainingPeaks

Benefit from training structure and work out smarter by following a GFNY training plan. The easy-to-follow GFNY training plans are designed to give you flexibility and control over your training process and adjust based on how you feel, the weather and your physical condition.

The plans are written by GFNY Coaches, with options based on your cycling experience, and are tailored for the type of GFNY race course you’ll be racing - flat-to-rolling, or mountains.

GFNY Training Center

The GFNY Training Center section of coaching.gfny.com provides you content focused on training topics like nutrition, cadence, and power, as well as course guides to GFNY races around the World. This training and course strategy content is free to every GFNY athlete. 

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