Event Information

Ready to test your endurance at Florida most unique cycling event? This year Fakawi celebrates 10 years of getting lost in the everglades, and we'd like to make sure its a great experience for all.

Schedule of Events 

Wednesday, February 20th

4 - 7PM Packet pickup at City Bikes Pembroke Pines                  671 NW 100th Place, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024          Tel: (954) 682-8889  

 

Thursday, February 21st

4 - 7PM Packet pickup at City Bikes Aventura                              20335 Biscayne Blvd, FL 33180                                      Tel: (305) 682-8889

 

Friday, February 22

2:30PM
Burgers & Bikes by Cannondale. Swing by the Cannondale lounge, demo a SuperX, Slate, Scalpel, or kick back and grab a burger.

 Sponsored by:

3:00PM Camp check-in, packet pickup, and on-site registration at the Corporate pavillion. Until 7pm Corporate Pavillion
3:30PM ICE CRYO will be offering specials for "boot therapy" by Normatec and Whole body Cryotherapy. Located at the vendor village.
4:00PM

Food truck

Wasabi Juan's famous gourmet Sushi Burritos 


4:00PM-? Open riding in the MTB trails for Fakawi participants (closed to the general public)
6:15PM 75 minute Yoga class (therapeutic, meditation relaxation) In the camping area, hosted by The Yoga Nest

 

Saturday, February 23rd

6 - 8AM Packet pick up and registration   Corporate Pavillion

Breakfast and coffee available onsite by:

Wasabi Juan's South Beach

Coffeehub Cafe

8:30AM Mandatory rider's meeting by the Finish line
8:50AM

Fakawi 85 Gravel Race                                                  Men's Open, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39- 40-49, 50+, Single Speed (mass start)

9:00AM

Fakawi 85 Gravel Race                                            Women's Open, Sport, Base (mass start)

9:15AM Fakawi 25 Gravel Ride Start
10AM-6PM VENDOR VILLAGE HOURS
10:30AM

1 hour "structured" kids/ family yoga class. Hosted by Macaroni Kid Boynton/ Delray Beach. NOTE: Kids ages 5-12 are welcome to participate

11:30AM Kids crafts, games, sign up to win a "Find your family" basket

10AM-6PM

 ICE CRYO will be offering Full Body Cryotherapy and Normatec compression boot therapy at a discounted event price to assist you in your recovery needs. Including educational seminar @1pm "Learn about the benefits of Cryotherapy"

12PM-7PM

Food Trucks on-site:

Wasabi Juan's South Beach gourmet Sushi Burritos 

3:00PM Podium,  awards ceremony
3:30PM Learn about "PRP" Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy. A revolutionary procedure that uses components of the body's blood cells to stimulate the natural healing process. in certain orthopaedic conditions. The body's first response to any soft tissue injury (ligaments and tendons) is to deliver platelet cells filled with healing and growth factors.
4:00PM Live performance by Legendary Miami band Suenalo. (suenalo to perform 3/ 40 min sets)
4:30PM Learn about the Jules tribe Ambassador program. "Jules Threads is looking for ladies who are passionate about getting more girls on bikes and who don't want to compromise style and substance! It doesn’t matter if it’s racing, road riding, gravel grinding, mountain biking, trail meandering, or beach cruising...it’s much more fun with your “tribe”! It’s so much more than just a ride, it’s the connections we make along the way. It's about creating positive experiences and encouragement with other cyclists. Learn about what is takes to be a Jules Tribe Ambassador. Dudes are welcome too!
5:30PM Learn about the overall benefits of CBD. Oils, creams, gummies, coffee, and how they help with inflammation, anxiety, and sleep. Provided by CBD Mega-Warehouse
6:15PM 75 minute Yoga class (therapeutic, meditation relaxation) In the camping area, hosted by The Yoga Nest
6:30PM Open riding in the MTB trails for Fakawi participants (closed to the general public) 

 

Sunday, February 24th

6:00AM

Breakfast and coffee available onsite by:

Wasabi Juan's South Beach

Coffeehub Cafe

8:00AM

 "Hangover gravel ride" TBD

Open riding in the MTB trails for Fakawi participants (closed to the general public) 

12:00PM Breakdown & cleanup. 


 

*Camping:

Includes access to the Fakawi for 3 days / 2 nights of camping on the Markham Park Special Events field (tent or RV), camping activities,  lunch on Saturday, access to the MTB trails, vendor expo, and live music performance by Suenalo.

*Race:

This year we added an 85 mile race wave, with chip timing, medals, trophies, and podium for the top 5 finishers in each category. What to expect? Fakawi route is never disclosed, hence the name. It will be a straight forward course, lots of straight aways,  lane closure for the US27 road section, and an escort provided by Florida Highway Patrol. There will be Sag support vehicles following the road portion of the race only. We'll have 4 sag stations stocked with hydration, snacks, and mechanical assistance. 

*Cut off time(s): SAG Station #2 (mile 35) by 1pm, and SAG Station #3 (mile 65) by 4pm

* Ride:

Our 25 mile gravel ride is open to riders of all levels, and riders ages 15 & up (unless accompanied by an adult). All finishers will receive custom Fakawi finishers patch.