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4 STAGE OFF ROAD MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

Club La Santa 4 stage MTB race – 2012 from henrikhm on Vimeo.

If you want to see what happens in the 4 stage off road Mountain Bike race at Club La Santa, watch this great video.

The Off Road Mountain Bike event includes four exciting courses, making the adventure more challenging and even more technical than ever before

Registration

Pre-registration is required before January 21st 2015. The price for the entry fee is 1 Stage: 25€, 2 Stages: 45€, 3 Stages: 60€, 4 Stages: 75€ including an event t-shirt. The full payment for the race entry fee & the ChampionChip deposit (20€) will take place on Friday, 24th of January, 16.00 – 19.00 hrs

Register now via Club La Santa.com website

Please note that this form will allow you to pre-register for the 4 Stage Mountain Bike Race, but actual registration and payment for your participation will take place at Club La Santa on Friday the 23rd of January from 16.00-19.00.

License

IMPORTANT You must carry a license issued from your national Cycling Federation which is valid for 2015. If you do not have these, you will be required to purchase a Spanish day license for each Stage at registration.

Course Description

90% of the course is off road, covering sand, lava fields and dirt tracks in the north of the island. The Time Trial stage starts from Caleta de Famara going up to Las Nieves (approx. 25 K) with 500 meters of climbing. The hardest race ‘XL’ leads the riders from Club La Santa towards Teguise, continuing to the bottom of the mountain close to the water dam, then up to the windmills (more than 10K climb)
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The return journey takes participants through Teguise and on to Club La Santa. Participants in the Cadets, and Leisure Riders categories can compete in half of the course on the longest races (stages 2 & 4). Participants in the Juniors category can compete in half of the course on stage 4 and in the full course in the other three stages

Aid Stations and Medical Care

One water station is located on the course during races 1 and 3, and two stations on the courses for races 2 and 4. Participants should still carry their own bike bottles and other essentials. The aid station at the finish line will provide water, Coca-Cola, fruit and sandwiches. Full medical care will be available throughout the race.

Schedule of Events

Friday, January 23rd
16.00-19.00 Registration and information, Square, Club La Santa
18.30 Photo Session Elite riders, Square, Club La Santa
19.00 Pre-race meeting, Square, Club La Santa

Saturday, January 24th Race Day: Short Course (approx.30 K)
10.00 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa
10.30 Race start – cut off time: 13.30 – Awards shortly after the race (Stadium)

Sunday, January 25th Race Day: Long Course (approx. 60 K)
08.30 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa
09.00 Race start – cut off time: 14.30 – Awards shortly after the race (Beach Club)

Monday, January 26th Race Day: Time Trial (approx. 25 K)
08.00 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa
09.00 Race start, Caleta de Famara – Awards shortly after the race (Ermita de Las Nieves).

Tuesday, January 27th Race Day:{color:black} XL (approx. 80 K)
08.30 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa
09.00 Race start – cut off time: 16.00
21.00 Award ceremony and Video, Square, Club La Santa

Participants’ Bus and Bike Transportation Service: Bus and bike transportation will be available on the following days and stages:

Sunday January 25th
Cadets and Leisure rider categories only:
10.00 Reception Club La Santa – Start area of the 1/2 course (Timanfaya Race Course)

Monday January 26th
All categories:
08.15 Reception Club La Santa – The Time Trial Start Area at Famara
Return service from the Finish Area at Las Nieves – Club La Santa.
The bus will leave when all participants registered for the transfer have passed the Finish line.

Tuesday January 27th
Juniors, Cadets & Leisure rider categories only:
09.30 Reception Club La Santa – Start area of the 1/2 course (Guatiza)

Participants will be able to register for the Bus Service on Friday January 23rd,
16.00-19.00 hrs. at Club La Santa while collecting their race packs.
Participants are responsible for delivering and collecting their own bikes
(the bus and bike truck will leave at the same time).

Categories

Cadets 15-16 *
Junior 17-18 *
Leisure riders *
Sub 23 19-22 (only male division)
Elite 23-29 (male division)
Elite 19-29 (female division)
Master 30+
Master 40+
Master 50+
Master 60+

*Leisure Riders, Cadets can compete in the whole race for stages 1 and 3, but only half of the race in stages 2 and 4. Juniors can compete in the whole race for stages 1, 2 and 3, but only half of the race in stage 4.

Awards

Race 1,2,3,4:
Daily prizes for the male and female age group winners

Daily Prize money* for the overall top 3 Winners in the male/ female category:
1-150€ 2-100 € 3-50 €

4 Stages overall:
Trophies for the overall top 5 male/ female and prizes for the top male/ female in each age group.

Medals for all finishers.

4 Stages Prize Money* for the overall top 5 Winners of the 4 stages in the male/female category:
1-800 € 2-600 € 3-400 € 4-150 € 5- 75 €

*Local tax & bank commissions will be deducted from the prizes. The top winners (male/ female) are entitled to the prize money only if they finish within +15% of the finishing time of the Winner of the race in the respective category (male/female).
The prize money is based on the combination of the time and position of all stages.

T-shirts for all participants and medals for the finishers of all 4 stages.

Rules

• The Spanish Cycling Federation rules must be followed
• Only Mountain Bikes will be admitted to race
• The MTB must be in perfect working condition. Each participant must carry out a safety check of the bike before participating (oiled chain, perfect functioning shifters and brakes, tires in good condition, etc.). The final check will be performed by the judges of the Spanish Cycling Federation
• Participants should carry spare parts
• Your race number must be placed on your back, the front of your helmet and the front of your bike
• It is mandatory to wear a helmet
• The bikers are not allowed to receive any help from others than the organization

Timing

The MyLaps ChampionChip has been selected as the official timing system.

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Date Posted: 24th September 2007

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