BetSafe Epic Gravel

August 05 2023
Zarasai, Lithuania
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Distances: 30, 63, 94 miles
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs

We invite you to the biggest and most competitive gravel race & afterparty in Lithuania, which starts and finish in the remarkable island of Zarasai.

The race is the official open Lithuania Gravel Championship for men in 150 km race and women in 100 km.

Regardless the status of Lithuanian championship foreign riders can enter the race for the overall qualification in each distance. Back in 2022 the elite race (150 km) was won by Latvian Andris Vosekalns whos name  along with first ever women Lithuanian gravel champion (100 km) Inga Paplauske is printed on race winners monument stone. 

There are three competitions for you to choose:
- 150 km (with ±1500 meters of elevation) mass start
- 100 km (with ±1000 meters of elevation) mass start
- 50 km (with ±500 meters of elevation) individual start with 30 sec gaps, drafting allowed

The race for 150 and 100 km begins with neutral marshals & police escorted start for couple of km. Leading groups are always accompanied by marshals and police, critical intersections are closed for traffic.
There are two feed zones in 150 km course and 1 in 100 km.

50 km distance is for the newbies. We let them start every 30 seconds in order drawn my lottery, still women's first. Drafting is allowed, but roads are not closed. Still, all distances are timed.

Thoroughly selected routes will take you to most romantic Lithuanian gravel scenery.

The race begins and ends in the Zarasai Island at Wake Inn wakepark with all necessary infrastructure for the participants: accommodation, restaurants, showers, WC, bike wash and etc. Lots of water & beach activities on the site.

Feel free to contact us on any matter.

 

 
Start Located At: Salos st. 4, Zarasai, Lithuania
 
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Friday
19:00 – 21:00 – Registration, start numbers

Saturday
8:30 – 10:00 – Registration, start numbers
11:00 – 150 km START
11:05 – 100 km START
11:10 – 50 km beginners STARTS
15:00 – Beginning of possible finishes
21:00 – Awards
21:00 – DJ’s: Laurynas Tramplynas, Juste ??, Fizinis Lavinimas, Gamtos žmogus
03:00 – Lights out, or maybe just not yet…

Sunday
10:00 Melancholic recovery-coffee Elijus Civilis ride (up to 50 km)

Registration Fees

From 45 to 85 eur.

Prize / Race Categories

Winners of Men of 150 km and Women of 100 km race will be commemorated on the stone monument located in the beautiful Zarasai Island.

Continental tyres, Vytautas [sparkling water] prizes for TOP3 men/women of all distances.

 
Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Changing Rooms
Toilets
Registration On the Day
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Roving Mechanical Support
Closed Roads
 
Community
Bike Festival
After Party
 
Features
Course Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
Post Ride Shower
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Number of Aid Stations: 2
 
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