2018 Look Marmotte Series Registration Opens November 6th

Registration for the SOLD OUT International series of Gran Fondo's opens November 6th. The series includes some of the toughest Gran Fondo's in the world, including the Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps, Pyrenees and a new Gran Fondo in the Swiss Alps, plus a rumoured "Super Gran Fondo " that tackles both the Col d'Izoard and Col du Galibier

Dates are already known for the three of the 2018 Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Series; the Look Marmotte Granfondo Alpes July 8th 2018, the Look Marmotte Granfondo Pyrenees August 26th and the new Look Marmotte Granfondo Valais August 11th.

Also rumoured, a new Super Gran Fondo that tackles the Col d'Izoard and Col du Galibier on June 23rd 2018.

The Look Marmotte Granfondo Alps 2018 is undoubtedly one of the most important challenges on the the European Gran Fondo calendar and taken place every year since 1982. The Look Marmotte Granfondo Alpes 2018 to be held on Sunday, July 8th. Departing in the town of Bourg d'Oisans with arrival at the top of Alpe d'Huez after conquering it's 21 hairpin bends, participants in this event will have to overcome the climbs of the Glandon, the Télégraphe and the Galibier. A total of 174 kilometers and more than 5,200 meters of climbing.

The price of registration is €105 which includes a finishers medal.

Please Note: From November 6th to 12th, only "PACKAGES" registrations are open. From November 13th, registrations will be open for all events. 

2018 Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps Profile

In 2018 a new event is part of the Look Marmotte Granfondo Series in Switzerland. 

The Look Marmotte Granfondo Valais, takes place on Saturday August 11th. Starting in the ski resort of Crans Montana and finishing in Verbier.

Mountains of more than 2,000 m high and beautiful landscapes await the participants in this event of 134 km and 4,500 m of climbing pasing through the Swiss Alps Valais region. 

Registration costs 75 euros.

2018 Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Valais Profile

The Marmotte Granfondo Pyrénées, the third in the series has it all, a course of 163 kms over 6 legendary cols, known from the Vuelta Espana and the Tour de France, together climbing over 5,600 meters.

After departing Argeles Gazost the most iconic cols in the Pyrenees will be waiting for you, the Col du Tourmalet from Barèges (2115m), Hourquette d’Ancizan (1564m), Col d’Aspin (1489m), Col du Tourmalet (2115m) through Ste-Marie-de-Campan and La Mongie (1710m). The finish is located near the top in Luz-Ardiden (1666m).

The double ascent to the Tourmalet will be one of the great attractions of this event. The price per participant is €80 which includes a finishers medal.

TEntries for the Sportcommunication events open on Monday November 6th 2018, with series entry (more than one event) opening on Monday, November 13th. Some of the events, especially the Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps will sell out in a day, so you need to be ready for to enter early on the day.

Please follow Gran Fondo Guide on TwitterFacebook and Instagram as we will reveal the exact moment entry opens on Monday November 6th.

Entry can be made online at marmottegranfondoseries.com.

2018 Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Pyrénées Profile

Tag: marmotte
Nov 14 2020 - NEWS: Tour des Stations challenges you to Everest in one day
Sep 05 2020 - NEWS: 2,000 Cyclists Tackle Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps 2020
Jun 03 2020 - NEWS: Tour Des Stations Unveils A New Partnership With Rouvy
Apr 02 2020 - NEWS: 2020 Marmotte Gran Fondo Alpes postponed until September due to Coronavirus
Aug 13 2019 - NEWS: Alberto Contador breaks his own climbing record at Swiss Alps Gran Fondo
May 29 2019 - NEWS: Alberto Contador at Tour Des Stations Start Line!
Oct 19 2017 - NEWS: Guide to Tackling the Mighty Gran Fondo Marmotte Alps
Jul 08 2018 - NEWS: VIDEO: Belgian Michiel Minnaert wins Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps
Nov 17 2017 - NEWS: The NEW Les Tour Des Stations Ultra Fondo
Nov 09 2017 - NEWS: 2018 Grand Trophee Series Registration Opens November 13th
Nov 09 2017 - NEWS: New Grand Trophée event in the Vosges
Nov 02 2017 - NEWS: New Super Gran Fondo Galibier-Izoard Revealed
Nov 02 2017 - NEWS: Individual Marmotte Entries Open November 13th
Jul 02 2017 - NEWS: 7,500 Cyclists Tackle Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps
Nov 06 2016 - NEWS: Our Guide to Tackling the 2017 Gran Fondo Marmotte Alps
Aug 29 2016 - RESULTS: 500 Cyclists Rode the Inaugural Marmotte Gran Fondo Pyrénées
Jul 25 2016 - RESULTS: 1,100 rode the legendary Colle delle Finestre in the Marmotte Gran Fondo Sestriere
Jul 02 2016 - RESULTS: 7,500 Cyclists Tackle Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps
Jul 06 2014 - RESULTS: Marmotte Gran Fondo
Jul 23 2017 - EVENT: Marmotte Gran Fondo Sestriere
Aug 08 2020 - EVENT: Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Valais
Jun 27 2021 - EVENT: Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps
Aug 07 2021 - EVENT: Le Tour des Stations
Aug 29 2021 - EVENT: Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Pyrénées