WELCOME TO RACE AROUND DENMARK
RACE AROUND DENMARK is held for the second time in 2018. It is the first ultracycle race of its kind in norther Europe. The race is held according to Ultra Marathon Cycling Association´s (UMCA) rules.
The race route is planned in a manner, so it is a challenge for anyone. The route runs through some of the most beautiful, varying and challenging terrain, Denmark has to offer. It demands strong physical abilities, a will made of iron and great teamwork.
During the route it will be possible for families, friends colleagues and other to follow the riders on this bike adventure.
The race starts and finishes in Horsens, where you will find accommodation before, during and after the race. For example it will be possible to bring your own camper wagon or tent to stay overnight in the race site.
The route is 1.600 kilometers and runs through Jylland, Fyn and Sjælland. The route includes about 10.000 height meters.
The route follows the first part of the EXTREME route in Jylland, it is 800 kilometers long and includes about 5.200 height meters.
As something new we this year offers a 400 kilometer route. The route follows the last part of the CHALLENGE route, and includes both the western and eastern coast, night riding and a considerable amount of height meters.
You can sign up in the following categories:
In the “supported” category you are followed by a follow vehicle. In this category you can sign up in the solo class, the two man or the four man team.
“UNSUPPORTED” (no help)
In the “UNSUPPORTED” category you have ride the whole route on you own with no help from outside. In this category you can sign up in the solo class or as a two man team. In a two man team unsupported, both riders need to ride the whole route.
All distances in this category are ridden strictly non draft (except for the two man category)
WHAT DOES ULTRACYCLING TAKE?
Ultracycling takes a strong physique, a will of iron and a great teamwork. It gives unexpected experience, great challenges and new friendships. The aim of succeeding gives you motivation, expectations and excitement all of which are replaced by pride, useful experience and memories for life.
YOU SHOULD SIGN UP IF:
You want a serious goal, that takes dedication, and that will be a memory for life.
You want to test your own limits in a ultracycling race.
You wish to see Denmark´s beautiful nature from the saddle.
You want to be part of a team and gain a whole new perspective on what teamwork is.
You want to gain experience before bigger, international races.
You wish to expose your sponsors even more.