ALPS EPIC / MARATHON

It is an exceptional MTB adventure inspired by the Grande Traversée des Hautes-Alpes (Great Hautes-Alpes Crossing, 350 kilometers of trails from La Grave to Laragne).

THE RACE / Marathon stage race, pair racing, or MTB ride without ranking, you can choose your formula. 1 Prologue + 5 stages with 50-70km per day. This event truly is EPIC: point to point riding over a week, requiring all the strength and bike handling skills a rider has, with everything else taken care of by the ALPS EPIC team: food, accommodation and race logistics…

THE RIDE / You want enjoy Alps Epic route and logistic, without chrono, solo or with an electric bike ? The Ride formulas are for you ! You can choose to ride 2 or 5 day, and ride The Race route or a shorter route.

YOUR EPIC EXPERIENCE

2020 PROGRAM / Woaou !!!

WELCOME
Thurdsay 25th june

Serre Chevalier Briançon

PROGRAM

Event begin only the 26th june, but there is already shuttle and welcome.

  • 4pm / Turin airport. Shutlle to Briançon Serre-Chevalier. Only for black packages.
  • 5pm / Oulx TGV Railway station. Shutlle to Briançon Serre-Chevalier. Only for black packages.
  • Evening / Shutlle from Briançon SNCF Railway station for blue and black packages.
  • 5pm to 7pm / Racers welcome and check-in
  • Openning of the bike park

PROLOGUE
FRIDAY, 26 JUNE

Serre Chevalier Briançon

DISTANCE
10 km

ELEVATION
450 m+ / 450 m-

Detailed program of the day
Detailed program of the day
  • Morning : welcome of racers in Hautes-Alpes at Serre-Chevalier / Shuttle from Briançon SNCF Railway station for blue and black packages.
  • 7am to 11am / Racers welcome and check-in
  • From 8am : bike in the bike park. For the racers with a car, drop the car at Arvieux (finish line, only the driver)
  • From 9am : welcome in the accomodation.
  • 10am / Shuttle from Arvieux to Serre-Chevalier (1h30 to go by car, 2h back by bus)
  • 12:30pm / Opening ceremony, lunch and race briefing
  • 3:30pm / grid layout of start for the prologue
  • 4pm / start of the prologue Alps Epic The Race Marathon / Week-end Race / Enduro
  • The Ride racers can also ride prologue after the last rider of the Race
  • 4:35pm / first arrive of the prologue
  • 6pm / podium of the day
  • 7:30pm / Dinner in your accomodation.

STAGE 1
SATURDAY, 27 JUNE

Serre Chevalier Briançon > Serre Chevalier Briançon

DISTANCE
62.5 km

ELEVATION
2 300 m+ / 2 300 m-

Detailed program of the day
Detailed program of the day

Stage 1 Alps Epic The Race and The Ride Marathon / Stage 1 Week-end The Race and The Ride / Stage 1 Enduro

  • From 6:30am / breakfast in your accomodation
  • 7:30am / Opening of the bike park.
  • 8:15am / Briefing and grid layout of start for stage 1.
  • 8:45am / Start stage 1 The Race and The Ride
  • 9am / Start stage 1 enduro
  • 12:30pm / First finisher of the stage 1
  • 12:30pm / Opening of the bike park
  • 1pm / after race meal
  • 2pm / scratch podium
  • 3pm / shuttle for accomodations
  • 4pm / Others categories podium
  • 5pm / last finisher of stage 1
  • 7:30pm / Dinner in accomodations

STAGE 2
SUNDAY, 28 JUNE

Serre Chevalier Briançon > Puy Saint Vincent

DISTANCE
61.6 km

ELEVATION
2 705 m+ / 2 640 m-

Detailed program of the day
Detailed program of the day

Stage 2 Alps Epic The Race and The Ride Marathon / Stage 2 Week-end The Race and The Ride / Stage 2 Enduro

  • From 6:30am / breakfast in your accomodation
  • 7:30am / Opening of the bike park.
  • 8:15am / Briefing and grid layout of start for stage 2.
  • 8:45am / Start stage 2 The Race and The Ride
  • 9am / Start stage 2 enduro
  • 12:45pm / First finisher of the stage 2
  • 12:30pm / Opening of the bike park
  • 1pm / after race meal
  • 2pm / scratch podium
  • 3:30pm / shuttle for accomodations
  • 4pm / Others categories podium
  • 5pm / Podiums of Week-End Race and Enduro
  • 6pm / last finisher of stage 2
  • 7:30pm / Dinner in accomodations

STAGE 3
MONDAY, 29 JUNE

Puy Saint Vincent > Puy Saint Vincent

DISTANCE
50 km

ELEVATION
2 340 m+ / 2 340 m-

Detailed program of the day
Detailed program of the day

Stage 3 Alps Epic The Race and The Ride Marathon

  • From 6:30am / breakfast in your accomodation
  • 7:15am / Shuttles from accomodations.
  • 7:30am / Opening of the bike park.
  • 8:15am / Briefing and grid layout of start for stage 3.
  • 8:45am / Start stage 3 The Race and The Ride
  • 12:15pm / First finisher of the stage 3
  • Noon / Opening of the bike park
  • 12:30pm / after race meal
  • 2pm / scratch podium
  • 3pm / shuttle for accomodations
  • 4pm / Others categories podium
  • 4:30pm / last finisher of stage 2
  • 7:30pm / Dinner in accomodations

STAGE 4
TUESDAY, 30 JUNE

Puy Saint Vincent > Arvieux

DISTANCE
56.1 km

ELEVATION
2 460 m+ / 2 200 m-

Detailed program of the day
Detailed program of the day

Stage 4 Alps Epic The Race and The Ride Marathon

  • From 6:30am / breakfast in your accomodation
  • 7am / Shuttles from accomodations.
  • 7:30am / Opening of the bike park.
  • 8:15am / Briefing and grid layout of start for stage 4.
  • 8:45am / Start stage 4 The Race and The Ride
  • 12:30pm / First finisher of the stage 4
  • 12:30pm / Opening of the bike park
  • 12:30pm / after race meal
  • 2pm / scratch podium
  • 3pm / shuttle for accomodations
  • 4:30pm / Others categories podium
  • 6pm / last finisher of stage 4
  • 7:30pm / Dinner in accomodations

STAGE 5
WEDNESDAY, 1st JULY

Arvieux > Arvieux

DISTANCE
55.4 km

ELEVATION
3 000 m+ / 3 000 m-

Detailed program of the day
Detailed program of the day

Stage 5 Alps Epic The Race and The Ride Marathon

  • From 6:30am / breakfast in your accomodation
  • 7am / Shuttles from accomodations.
  • 7:30am / Opening of the bike park.
  • 8am / Briefing and grid layout of start for stage 5.
  • 8:30am / Start stage 5 The Race and The Ride
  • 12:30pm / First finisher of the stage 5
  • 12:30pm / Opening of the bike park
  • 12:30pm / after race meal
  • Fromthe fisrt arrival to the last arrival, finisher medal ceremony
  • 3pm / shuttle for accomodations
  • 5pm / Podium of the week
  • 6pm / last finisher of stage 5
  • 7pm / Closing ceremony

End of the holiday
Thurdsay 2nd july

Arvieux

PROGRAM

Event finished the 1st july, but there is shuttle from people who sleep one more night.

  • 9am / Start of the racers (shuttle for railway station and airport).

2020 RACE FORMULAS

THE RACE DUO

THE RACE / RACE ONLY 6 DAYS

This package include :

  • Registration fees online
  • Timing and live tracking,
  • Food and drink stops during the stages
  • Recovery meals at the end of each stage,
  • Bike washing and lubing service access
  • Bike repair service (fees interventions invoiced)
  • Massage (around 15min)
  • Entry to opening party and closing party
  • The Alps Epic jersey, finishers t-shirt (if you finish!) and several surprise gifts.

590€/pers

THE RACE / BLUE PACK 6 DAYS

Enjoy collective accomodations with a maximum of conviviality.

This package include only race package and :

  • Sports massage,
  • Luggage transport between each accomodation
  • Bus return to start from arrival to departure for people with car or Shutlle from the closest SNCF Railway station at the start and finish (for peoples with a car, drop your car at Arvieux the 26th morning after check in. Shuttle start 10am from Arvieux to Serre-Chevalier. Shuttle from Briançon SNCF Railway station 25th evenning and 26th morning)
  • This pack also includes 5 nights from june 26 to july 1st in group accommodation (4 to 6 peoples per room)(first night include 26 to 27 june, last night include 30 june to 1st july) (extra(s) night(s) before and/or after the race in option, see registration on our website and select the product)
  • Dinners in accomodation adapted to feeding a runner, (vegetarian, if applicable) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming.

990€/pers 

THE RACE / BLACK PACK 6 DAYS

Stay indoors, comfortably lodged in the various host towns in accommodation promising charm, a warm welcome and excellent facilities.

This package include only race package and :

  • Sports massage,
  • Luggage transport between each accomodation (room to room)
  • Bus return to start from arrival to departure for people with car or shutlle from station TGV railway station or airport (shuttle from Turin airport 25th june at 4pm and Oulx TGV railway station 25th june at 5pm. Return to Turin airport and Oulx TGV railway station 2nd july at 9am)
  • 5 nights over the June 26 to july 1st  in a room for the team ( single room with supplement, 150€ ) with private bathrooms (first night include 26 to 27 june, last night include 30 june to 1st july) (extra(s) night(s) before and/or after the race in option, see registration on our website and select the product)
  • Meals to suit every evening feeding a runner, (vegetarian, the if any) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming.

1590€/pers

THE WEEK-END RACE, ALPS EPIC ADVENTURE BY TEAM OF TWO DURING 3 DAYS

You want enjoy Alps Epic singletracks but you don’t have time to come one week? Week-end formula is for you! The program is :

ALPS EPIC « WEEK-END RACE » • 26th to 28th june 2020

26th june : Prologue / 27th june : Stage 1 / 28th june : Stage 2

WEEK-END RACE / RACE ONLY 3 DAYS

This package include :

  • Registration fees online,
  • Live tracking,
  • Food and drink stops during the stages,
  • Recovery meals at the end of each stage,
  • Bike washing and lubing service access,
  • Bike repair service (fees interventions invoiced),
  • Sport massage (around 15min)
  • Finishers t-shirt and several surprise gifts.

179€/pers

WEEK-END RACE / BLUE PACK 3 DAYS

Enjoy collective accomodations with a maximum of conviviality.

This package include only race package and :

  • Luggage transport between each accomodation,
  • Alps Epic luggage bag
  • This pack also includes 2 nights in group accommodation with meals adapted to feeding a runner, (vegetarian, if applicable) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming.

359€/pers

WEEK-END RACE / BLACK PACK 3 DAYS

Stay indoors, comfortably lodged in the various host towns in accommodation promising charm, a warm welcome and excellent facilities.

This package include only race package and :

  • Luggage transport between each accomodation (room to room),
  • Alps Epic luggage bag
  • 2 nights in a room for 2 ( single room on request with supplement ) with private bathrooms,
  • Meals to suit every evening feeding a runner, (vegetarian, the if any) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming,
  • If accommodation should be far from the finish line , a rider shuttle would be assured.

419€/pers

WE CAN HELP YOU TO FIND YOUR TEAM PARTNER WITH TEAM PARTNER MARKET  & OUR ALPS EPIC STRAVA CLUB

2020 RIDE FORMULAS

 

THE RIDE SOLO WITHOUT CHRONO

You can ride now the Alps Epic course without chronometer and ranking preassure. Just have fun on the course and enjoy the ride and the lanscape. So you can come and ride with an e-bike.

THE RIDE / ONLY 5 DAYS

RIDE ONLY package registration includes:

  • Registration fees online,
  • Live tracking,
  • Food and drink stops during the stages,
  • Recovery meals at the end of each stage,
  • Bike washing and lubing service access,
  • Bike repair service (fees interventions invoiced),
  • Massage (around 15min),
  • Entry to opening party and closing party,
  • The Alps Epic jersey, finishers t-shirt (if you finish!) and several surprise gifts.

590€/pers

THE RIDE / BLUE PACK 5 DAYS

Enjoy collective accomodations with a maximum of conviviality

THE RIDE Blue Package includes : THE RIDE Only package +

  • Sports massage,
  • Luggage transport between each accomodation,
  • Bus return to start from arrival to departure for people with car or Shutlle from the closest SNCF Railway station at the start and finish (for peoples with a car, drop your car at Arvieux the 26th morning after check in. Shuttle start 10am from Arvieux to Serre-Chevalier. Shuttle from Briançon SNCF Railway station 25th evenning and 26th morning)
  • This pack also includes 5 nights from june 26 to july 1st in group accommodation (4 to 6 peoples per room)(first night include 26 to 27 june, last night include 30 june to 1st july) (extra(s) night(s) before and/or after the race in option, see registration on our website and select the product)
  • Dinners in accomodation adapted to feeding a runner, (vegetarian, if applicable) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming.

990€/pers 

THE RIDE / BLACK PACK 5 DAYS

Stay indoors, comfortably lodged in the various host towns in accommodation promising charm, a warm welcome and excellent facilities.

THE RIDE Black package includes : THE RIDE Only package +

  • Sports massage,
  • Luggage transport between each accomodation (room to room),
  • Bus return to start from arrival to departure for people with car or shutlle from station TGV railway station or airport (shuttle from Turin airport 25th june at 4pm and Oulx TGV railway station 25th june at 5pm. Return to Turin airport and Oulx TGV railway station 2nd july at 9am)
  • 5 nights over the June 26 to july 1st  in a room for the team ( single room with supplement, 150€ ) with private bathrooms (first night include 26 to 27 june, last night include 30 june to 1st july) (extra(s) night(s) before and/or after the race in option, see registration on our website and select the product)
  • Meals to suit every evening feeding a runner, (vegetarian, the if any) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming.

1590€/pers

THE WEEK-END RIDE, ALPS EPIC ADVENTURE WITHOUT CHRONO ON 2 DAYS IN SOLO

You want enjoy singletracks without the presseure of the chrono, maybe in electric bike? You don’t have time to come one week? The Ride week-end is for you! The program is :

ALPS EPIC « WEEK-END RIDE » • 27th & 28th june 2020

27th june : Stage 1/ 28th june : Stage 2

Important : THE RIDE packs are solo packs, that’s why each no chrono rider will have a geotracker while riding.

WEEK-END RIDE / ONLY 2 DAYS

WEEK-END RIDE ONLY package registration includes:

  • Registration fees online,
  • Live tracking,
  • Food and drink stops during the stages,
  • Recovery meals at the end of each stage,
  • Bike washing and lubing service access,
  • Bike repair service (fees interventions invoiced),
  • Sport massage (around 15min)
  • Finishers t-shirt and several surprise gifts.

149€/pers

WEEK-END RIDE / BLUE PACK 2 DAYS

Enjoy collective accomodations with a maximum of conviviality

WEE-END RIDE Blue Package includes : WEEK-END RIDE Only package +

  • Luggage transport between each accomodation,
  • Alps Epic luggage bag
  • This pack also includes 1 night in group accommodation with meals adapted to feeding a runner, (vegetarian, if applicable) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming.

269€/pers

WEEK-END RIDE / BLACK PACK 2 DAYS

Stay indoors, comfortably lodged in the various host towns in accommodation promising charm, a warm welcome and excellent facilities.

WEEK-END RIDE Black package includes : WEEK-END RIDE Only package +

  • Luggage transport between each accomodation (room to room),
  • Alps Epic luggage bag
  • 1 night in a room for 2 ( single room on request with supplement ) with private bathrooms,
  • Meals to suit every evening feeding a runner, (vegetarian, the if any) from a maximum of products Hautes-Alpes and / or from organic farming,
  • If accommodation should be far from the finish line , a rider shuttle would be assured.

319€/pers

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