Golden Fields of the Palouse

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Where can I pick-up my registration packet?

    Registration packets can be picked up on July 20, 2018 between 5:30pm and 6:30pm at the Paradise Creek Bicycles located at 513 S Main St, Moscow, ID 83843. Packets can also be picked up on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Nazarene Church located at 1400 E 7th St, Moscow, ID 83843.

  • Can I still register?

    Registrations will be taken online until the Fondo start time. You can also register on Saturday July 21, 2018 at the Nazarene Church located at 1400 E 7th St prior to the Fondo starting.

  • When does each race start?

    The start time for the Fondo are listed as follows:
    – 7:00 am Moscow Fondo – 100mi
    – 8:00 am Potlatch Fondo – 50mi
    – 8:00 am Latach/ Chipman – 50mi
    – 9:00 am Family Fondo – 15 mi
    The Start line closes at 10:00 am. The Starting line is at the Nazarene Church, located at 1400 E 7th St, Moscow, ID 83843.

  • What are the course rules?

    Rule 1 – Fondos are fun
    Rule 2 – All riders must follow the rules of the road as laid out by the Idaho and Washington vehicle laws

  • Where are the aid stations located?

    There will be 9 Aid Stations positioned 10 – 13 miles apart. Mile markers will be on signage around the course. There is a map online at fondopalouse.org that displays the aid station locations. You will also receive a printed map in your registration packet that will mark the Aid Stations and course.

  • What will be provided at the aid stations?

    Water, Hammer Products, Bananas & Oranges, At least 1 form of Protein will be provided at the Aid Stations. Additional sponsors such as Palouse Juice and Love’s Kombucha will provide food and drink at the Aid Stations as well.

  • Will there be support vehicles?

    There will be two Support and Gear (SAG) vehicles following both the Potlatch Fondo, Latah/ Chipman Fondo, and the Moscow Fondo. They will have tires, tubes, general mechanical gear, and a mechanic to help support riders. There will also be radio stations set up along the trails so that there is cell phone service in case of emergencies.

  • Are you going to have drop bag service?

    You can put your gear on either of the two shuttles to be dropped at any finish line. Put your name on your gear and the finish line you would like it dropped off at. You will find your gear at the aid station of the designated finish line. Fondo on the Palouse is not responsible for lost or stolen gear.

  • What are the cut off times?

    At 3:00pm the last shuttle will start the final lap. All riders still on the course will be shuttled either to the finish line or to the start of the Chipman trail. The finish line ceremony on Main Street in Moscow will start at 2:00pm and finish at 5:00pm.

  • Where should I park?

    Parking will be located at the Nazarene Church parking lot, 1400 E 7th St, Moscow, ID 83843.

  • Is there a number I can call if I have additional questions?

    With any additionally questions you may call 208-882-0703 or you can email us at fondopalouse@gmail.com

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