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Tour of the Dragon

September 03 2022
Bumthang, Bhutan
Status: The date for the event has not yet been confirmed.

Both events finish in the capital city of Thimphu in the country of Bhutan.
The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is a land of high mountains and deep valleys where compassion and wisdom are the benchmark against which all things are measured, and where the King rules by ‘Gross National Happiness’.

On your journey through the stunning rural countryside and villages, you’ll discover the geographical and cultural wonders of a country naturally designed to be a tantalizing destination for adventure and spiritual seekers.

Come for the event, and stay for the travel experience of a lifetime.

 
Routes: 60K, 268K
Difficulty of Greatest Route: F - Ultra Distance and Climbing for events well over 100 miles
 
What's Included?
Finishers Medal for all finishers
Finishers Certificate for all finishers
Participation Certificate for all participants
T-Shirt for all participants
Pre-race briefing in Bumthang
Bike and Participant Transportation from Thimphu to the start line in Bumthang (as needed)
Special Awards to top finishers
Awards Celebration at Clock Tower Square, Thimphu
Aid stations (aid station supplies will be announced before the race)
Roving medical support
Roving technical support
Sweep vehicle for participants who must pull out of the event, or who do not make cut off times.
Prize / Race Categories

All awards will be given at the Awards Ceremony on 5th September 2015 at 7:00 PM – Venue: Clock Tower Square, Thimphu

Tour of the Dragon Cash Purse and additional prizes will be offered to participants as follows:

Men’s Division:

1st Nu. 150,000
2nd   Nu. 95,000
3rd   Nu. 75,000
4th   Biking accessories (value: Nu. 10,000)
5th   Biking accessories (value: Nu. 10,000)
6th   Biking accessories (value: Nu. 5000)
7th   Biking accessories (value: Nu. 3000)
8th   Biking accessories (value: Nu. 3000)
9th   Biking accessories (value: Nu. 3000)
10th  Biking accessories (value: Nu. 3000)

Women’s Division:

1st Nu. 150,000
2nd  Nu. 95,000
3rd  Nu. 75,000
4th  Biking accessories (value: Nu. 10,000)
5th  Biking accessories (value: Nu. 10,000)

Youngest Rider Nu. 10,000         Eldest Rider Nu. 10,000

BONUS: In celebration of 4th Druk Gyalpo’s 60th Birth Anniversary, Nu. 60,000 will be awarded to the man and woman who break the existing record (men: 10:42, women: 14:43)

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Roving Mechanical Support
 
Features
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Post Ride Shower
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: Bumthang, Bhutan
 
 
 
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