Less the 30 places left for EPIC Gran Canaria
Rescheduled to October, Gran Canaria’s Epic Gran Fondo is nearly SOLD OUT - register now to secure a place!
The 4th edition of EPIC Gran Canaria Riu Hotels & Resorts takes place this October 16-17 after being postponed from February earlier this year. Interest and demand has been building, so much so, less than 50 places of the total of 500 entries remain.
The 3rd edition was a truly international field with participants from over 15 countries, with 30% of the participants coming from outside Spain for the two day event.
The competition was held on the most popular of Gran Canaria Islands featuring a stunningly beautiful and challenging two-day, two-stage event. Each day featured timed sections, with the times being added together for the overall classification and points ranking.
The EPIC Gran Canaria Gran Fondo is a round of the 2021 Gran Fondo World Tour ® Series. Participants can obtain Gran Fondo World Tour ® points for the best times and 1,100 Gran Fondo World Tour ® points for the fastest man and woman.
Don´t miss this fantastic cycling event where you will ride by the best routes on the south of the island of Gran Canaria and be treated like a professional cyclist.
There are two stages from the Hotel Riu Palace Maspalomas located in the Mirador de las Dunas.
Stage 1 - Saturday October 16, 2021
The opening stage is 115 km Gran Fondo and contains two timed sections on the climbs of Cima Pedro Gonzalez and Alto Ayacata. The Cima Pedro Gonzalez climb is 12.3kms with 470m of climbing, an average of 4.4% whereas the Alto Ayacata is 24.5 kms with 1,304m of climbing at an average of 4.7%.
The timed sections on the roads are closed to traffic. There are three aid stations with food and liquid refreshments. (Viewpoint of Ayagaures, Philippines and Ayacata)
Stage 2 - Sunday October 17, 2021
The second stage is 75km time trial with a timed 22km climb of Peublo Tunte, 825m of climbing at an average of 4%. One aid station with food and liquid refreshment point. (Town Square of Tirajana after the timed climb.) The timed sections on the roads are closed to traffic.
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During the race there will be Motorcycle safety, Safety vehicles, Mechanical support, Medical assistance, electronic Timing and food Supplies. Afterwards there will be the opportunity for a massage, a lunch with daily ranking and awards. Each day there will be a general classification and stage divided by age groups and prizes are awarded to the fastest men and women who have finished each stage.
There will also be a closing party after the final stage.
FREE Round Table
On the Friday before the race, top professional riders, which included Davide Rebellin and David Lopez last year, will talk about what it’s like to be a professional cyclist including team management, strategies, training, career preparation, experiences, anecdotes and much more.
Places are limited so enter now!
For more information, please visit: https://www.epicgrancanaria.com