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4 STAGE OFF ROAD MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

4 Stage Mountain Bike Race on 4 days where amateur and elite riders challenge themselves on varied terrain of tarmac roads, sand, lava fields and dirt track routes in the north of the island. 90% of the course is off-road. 

25th – 28th January 2020

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

Registration will open on the 22nd of July 2019 at 17:00 CET.

UCI Category S1 – 4 days where amateur and elite riders challenge themselves on varied terrain of tarmac roads, sand, lava fields and dirt track routes in the north of the island. 90% of the course is off-road.

COURSE DESCRIPTION -2020 TBC

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 Stage 4 is the hardest race and leads the riders from Club La Santa towards Teguise, continuing to the bottom of the mountain close to the water dam “la Presa de Mala”, then up to the windmills (more than 10K climb). The return journey takes participants through Teguise and on to Club La Santa. New: La Presa Time trial will be included in Stage 4.

Participants in the Cadets division can only compete in Stage 1 (Saturday) and in half of the course of Stage 2 (Sunday).

RULES

•Spanish Cycling Federation rules must be followed

•Only Mountain Bikes will be admitted to race

•The MTB must be in perfect working condition. Participants must carry out a safety check of the bike before racing (oiled chain, perfect functioning shifters & brakes, good condition tyres, etc.). The final check will be performed by the Spanish Cycling Federation judges
•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

•Outside help is not allowed (only from the organization)

•You MUST carry a license and an authorization to race in Spain issued from your national Cycling Federation which is valid for 2017. If you do not have these, you will be required to purchase a Spanish day license for each Stage at registration (1 stage 5€; 2, 3, 4 stages 10€)

CATEGORIES

Cadets 15-16 *
Junior 17-18
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+

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

Booking – 2020 TBC

Entry fee 27.08.2018-26.11.2018:
1 Stage 45€ – 2 Stages 90€ –  3 Stages 130€ – 4 Stages 160€

Entry fee 27.11.2018-15.01.2019:

1 Stage 50€ – 2 Stages 100€ –  3 Stages 150€ – 4 Stages 190€

The entry fee includes an event T-shirt.
Deadline for registering: the 15th of January 2019 at 13:00 CET (or as soon as the race slot contingent has been exhausted)
Slots are limited to 500, early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.

Refund policy:
75% before 26/08/2018
50% before 26/09/2018
25% before 26/11/2018
No refund from 27/11/2018

Withdrawals should be sent in writing to events@clublasanta.com.

To book the race click here

Timing – 2020 TBC

The MYLAPS ChampionChip is the official timing system for all participants.

 

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.

Full medical care will be available during the event.

 

Rules

•Spanish Cycling Federation rules must be followed

•Only Mountain Bikes will be admitted to the race

•The MTB must be in perfect working condition. Participants must carry out a safety check of the bike before racing (oiled chain, perfect functioning shifters & brakes, good condition tyres, etc.). The final check will be performed by the Spanish Cycling Federation judges

•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

•Outside help is not allowed – No participant shall accept help from any person (other than a race official)

•You MUST carry a license and an authorization to race in Spain issued from your national Cycling Federation which is valid for 2019. If you do not have these, you will be required to purchase a Spanish day license for each Stage at registration (2018 fee: 1 stage 5€; 2, 3, 4 stages 10€ – price to be confirmed for 2019).

2018 Race regulations here

2019 Environmental guide 1  here

2018 Environmental guide 2 here

Categories

Cadets 15-16 *
Junior 17-18
Elite 19-29
Master 30+
Master 40+
Master 50+
Master 60+

* Cadets can compete only in Stage 1 and in half course of Stage 2.

The Organization reserves the right, at any time, to vary the content of the programme

Event Schedule -2020 TBC

Friday, 25th of January
15.00-19.00 Registration and information, the Square, Club La Santa
19.15-20.00 Technical meeting, the Square, Club La Santa

Saturday, 26th of January
Race Day 1- (approx.42 K)
10.00 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa
10.30 Race start –
13:00 1st cut off time at aid-station in Tinguatón, Km. 25,5
14.00 cut off time at the Finish line, Club La Santa
2018 Stage 1 Map

Sunday, 27th of  January: 
Race Day 2 – (approx. 60 K)
08.30 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa
09.00 Race start –
11.00 1st cut off time at aid-station 1 in Mancha Blanca, Km. 18,5
13.00 2nd cut off time at aid-station 2 in La Vegueta, Km 44
14.30 cut off time at the Finish line, Club La Santa
Podium top 3 Elite participants shortly after the race (Stadium)
14.00 Awards ceremony and a meal of paella for the participants at the Beach Club, Club La Santa
2018 Stage 2 Map

Monday, 28th of January:
Race Day 3: Time Trial (approx. 21 K)
09.00 Race start, Caleta de Famara – Awards shortly after the race (Ermita de Las Nieves).
Bus transfer on request at the onsite registration.
2018 Stage 3 Map 

Tuesday, 29th of January: 
Race Day 4: XL (approx. 81 K)
08.30 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa
09.00 Race start –
11.30 1st cut off time at aid station 1, road cross with LZ 408 road, Km. 20
13.00 2nd cut off time at aid station 2, before hill climb of Mala dam, Km. 40
15.00 3rd cut off time at aid station 3, road cross with LZ 408, Km. 62
16.00 cut off time at the Finish line, Club La Santa
NEW: “La Presa Time trial” is included in the XL race.
Podium top 3 Elite participants shortly after the race (Stadium)

20.30 Award ceremony Race Video and music, Square, Club La Santa
2018 Stage 4 Map 

Awards

Medal to the Finishers of the 4 Stages.

Prize money

The prize money will be awarded in Euro to the participants in the UCI Elite category*.
* To be eligible to the prize money, participants must hold a competition cycling license, issued by a national federation, approved by the UCI (with UCI code) and valid for 2019.

UCI Elite (19-29) Males/ Females
All 4 Stages

1st: 800€   2nd: 600€   3rd: 400€   4th: 250€
5th: 200€   6th: 180€   7th: 160€    8th: 140€
9th: 120€ 10th: 100€
*Local tax & bank commissions will be deducted from the prizes.
The prize money is based on the combination of time and position of all stages.

UCI Elite (19-29) Males/ Females
Per Stage 

1st: 270€   2nd: 200€   3rd: 150€
4th: 100€    5th: 90€
*Local tax & bank commissions will be deducted from the prizes.
Stadium: Podium Top 3 Elite m/w at the end of each Stage
     

Age groups Winners – Males/ Females
All 4 Stages

Juniors – Master 30 + – Master 40 + – Master 50 + – Master 60 +:
Trophies and Gift vouchers to top 3 Winners

Trophy to the first resident in the Canary Island and the first resident in Lanzarote (male/female)

Age groups Winners – Males/ Females
Per Stage

Cadets – Juniors – Master 30 + – Master 40 + – Master 50 + – Master 60 +:
Gift Voucher for the Winner

Official Ship transport

The shipping company Naviera Armas offers a special 25% discount on routes between the Canary Islands for participants and friends or family travelling with them. To benefit from this special offer, the participants will need to fill out this document and send it to the e-mail address at the bottom of the document.

Date Posted: 26th September 2017

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