Our Mission

Our mission is to draw cyclists from around the globe to enjoy the best riding that San Diego has to offer. We are a charity focused event and use our love for the Italian Gran Fondo to raise money and awareness for local causes.  View Fundraising and Donation Page → 

Raise $600 for CAF Operation Rebound and earn a FREE Ride and Jersey

Raise money or Donate to Challenged Athletes Foundation - Operation Rebound, and receive a Free Ride and more! All Money Raised goes directly to the Charity; you will be provided tax deductible receipts. 

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Raise $100

  •  Event T-Shirt 

Raise $600

  • 1 Free Ride in Campagnolo GranFondo San Diego

  • 1 GranFondo Jersey

Raise $1000+ 

  • 1 VIP Bib to start in the Front

  • 1 Free Ride entry

  • 1 Event Jersey

  • 1 Event T-shirt

  • 1 VIP Dinner with CAF

Virtual Rider

Can't Make the Ride but you would still like to Fundraise or Donate to a great cause CAF - Operation Rebound? 

Sign up as a Virtual Fundraiser and Raise a minimum of $600 for CAF and we will mail you your Virtual Rider Package including an Event Jersey, Event T-shirt, and Finishers Medal. - Mailed After the Event. Fundraise through our Crowdrise Event page or if you prefer you can mail a check to our GranFondo Cycling Office - 9939 Hibert St. #105, San Diego, CA 92131. Please make checks out to Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Meet some of the amazing athletes who are part of Operation Rebound and the Challenged Athletes Foundation. These brave soldiers who paid a significant price in fighting for freedom are now role models to us all in the true meaning of the word courage. Please donate to Operation Rebound to help soliders like these!

Our Charity

operation rebound

The Campagnolo Gran Fondo San Diego is proud to support Challenged Athletes Foundation's® (CAF) Operation Rebound® .

Challenged Athletes Foundation's® (CAF) Operation Rebound® program is the premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with permanent physical disabilities. It provides unparalleled opportunities to pursue active, athletic lifestyles by offering access to funding for equipment and training and competition expenses, Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT) and sports clinics.

Operation Rebound supports those who have served honorably through:

Operation Rebound funds equipment, training and travel expenses that can help our injured troops and first responders to harness the healing power of sport – whether the goal is to win Paralympic gold or just run around the block.

Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT):
Operation Rebound provides structured physical training program for active-duty service members recovering from permanent physical injuries at military medical centers. CAF works with resident prosthetists, recreational therapists, and medical hold unit commanders to provide opportunities for physical training that is in compliance with discrete rehabilitation programs and applicable military regulations.

Sports Clinics:
Are held throughout the year at military medical centers and other locations in the community. Expert coaches and CAF elite athletes provide instruction and mentorship to introduce beginner athletes to a range of sports including bicycling, handcycling, running, swimming, basketball and other sports.