Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2019
Vélo Monaco welcomes to an amazing cycling event
Vélo Monaco has built a reputation for providing some of the best private and corporate cycling events available.
Our primary goal is to encourage people onto their bikes to get a healthier lifestyle, and in doing so also create a greener environment to do it in.
Both ex pro riders Veronica & Gustav Larsson will be riding together with you and share their experiences. You will be riding together with Tour de France rider and Olympic & World Championship silver medalist and with numerous of international pro victories.
The most Beautiful Mountains in the World together with one of the most competitive culinary hotspots in Europe. South Tyrol may only be a small region of Italy, near the Austrian border, but twenty-one of its restaurants have managed to achieve twenty-six Michelin stars
Wednesday 3rd July – Arrival We meet up in Nice or Monaco area and start our drive to Bormio. On the way we will have a pick up of one person on Malpensa airport. Will come back about pick up details. In Bormio your accommodation is Eden Hotel, including breakfast. Your table is booked at one of the local Restaurants. The next day we will enjoy one of the worlds most epic climbs, Passo dello Stelvio 2757m, the second highest paved pass in Europe. On the “To do List ” for every cyclist.
Thursday 4th July – Passo dello Stelvio Let the fun start. In Bormio the Passo dello Stelvio climb starts. It is a 21,5 km long climb with average 7,1%. It is just one of the most amazing climb that every cyclist has to do minimum once, see here . On the top a hot shower and lunch is waiting before we jump in the cars to get to the Hotel Conturines in the Dolomites and start to prepare for the Maratona dles Dolomites. Your table is booked at the Hotel’s Restaurant and includes a lovely 3 course menu with a salad and antipasti buffet
Friday 5th July – Recon part of the Maratona course We meet up 09:00 outside Hotel Rosa Alpina, circa 300m from your accommodation. We will do part of the course together, with option to choose a longer ride including Passo Giau. You will get a small taste of the beautiful climbs that you will be enjoy on Sunday. Gustav & Veronica together with a following van will guide you on the ride and we will split the group if some prefer to go a it faster/slower. No one should feel uncomfortable with the pace.
There is free shuttles from San Cassiano center to the village for picking up starting number. Today the village is open between 14:00-19:00.
We remind you that the starting number needs to be picked up personally with following documents:
1) printed voucher which you will get by email in June.
2) an original valid ID (identity card, passport, driving license). No copies of the ID or other types of ID’s are accepted.
A third party pickup is not allowed.
Your table is booked at the Hotel’s Restaurant and includes a lovely 3 course menu with a salad and antipasti buffet.
Saturday 6th July – Gentle Ride D-Day is almost here! Today’s cycle is a gentle ride around San Cassiano. We meet up 09:30 outside Hotel Rosa Alpina. The aim is just to spin the legs and loosen things up ready for the challenge tomorrow. This is your chance to totally unwind and just enjoy the enchanting Dolomites. Gustav & Veronica will offer some final advice and strategy for a perfect event. Early dinner and early bedtime. Your table is booked at the Hotel’s Restaurant and includes a lovely 3 course menu with a salad and antipasti buffet
Also today is possible to pick up the starting nr, using the free shuttles from San Cassiano center to the village for picking up starting number. Today the village is open between 14:00-19:00.
Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel
Cycling’s most iconic amateur event. The Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel 2019, is an annual single-day road cycle sportive covering several unique and spectacular mountain passes in the Dolomites – Italy
Sunday 7th July – Race Day Rosa Alpina will serve breakfast starting from 04:00. Your bike will be ready waiting for you. The Start village is La Villa and calculate 15 min cycling to the start. You can enter the start area from 05:30 and the start of the race is at 06:30. Anybody who has not entered the grid 15 minutes before the start will be automatically diverted to the last starting grid.
At the finish there is a big finish village to enjoy and after your can cycle back to your accommodation and enjoy a rewarded dinner to end this memorable day at the Hotel’s Restaurant and includes a lovely 3 course menu with a salad and antipasti buffet
And we will take care of your daily sport laundry, so no need to bring more then 2 complete kits. We will have foil blanket for you to use at the start, if it is a cold morning
Our minimum suggestion for cycling gears:
- 1 short sleeved (your receive one short sleeved from the Maratona organisation)
- 1 long sleeved (weather in the mountains can change quick)
- 2 pair of bibshorts
- 1 wind and 1 rain jacket
- 1 pair of armwarmers (always good to start with, as very early start and easy to take off during the Maratona later)
- Gloves, if you wear it normally. Both short and long fingers
- Rain shoe cover, just to be safe
Our goal is to create an unforgettable experience for everyone – Specially for You
We really looking forward to meet you in the Dolomites
Happy Pedaling /Veronica & Gustav