The Schleck Gran Fondo is a mass cycle event open to all participants, license-holders or not, over the age of 18. Minors may participate on the shorter course upon presentation of parental consent at the packet pickup.
If you choose not to race for the qualification for the World Championships, then you can register for the distance of your choice!
All the riders will start in Age Categories from the youngest to the oldest. Each age category has a unique colour on the Number Bib serving as identification tag. There are 9 different age categories for both men and women. The riders of the 89,5km and 162km track will start separately.
The Age Categories for Men and Women are as follows:
Cat M1/F1: 19/34 y Cat M2/F2: 35/39y Cat M3/F3: 40/44y Cat M4/F4: 45/49y Cat M5/F5: 50/54y Cat M6/F6: 55/59y Cat M7/F7: 60/64y Cat M8/F8: 65/69y Cat M9/F9: + 70y
Qualification for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships
Only those participants aged 19 (born before 01.01.1999) and above can qualify for the UCI World Granfondo Championships. The different categories are defined in accordance to the cyclist’s age dated on 31 December 2017. If the qualified cyclist for a particular age category passes into a next age category in the following year, they will automatically move into the correct age category at the UCI Gran Fondo World Series.
Riders who race for the qualification of the World Championships have to regsiter in the following categories:
The men in categories H1,2,3,4,5,6, have to ride the long course of 162km to qualify.
All women categories as well as H7,8,9 have to ride the short course of 89,5km to qualify.
19-34 • 162km 19-34 • 89,5km
35-39 • 162km 35-39 • 89,5km
40-44 • 162km 40-44 • 89,5km
45-49 • 162km 45-44 • 89,5km
50-54 • 162km 50-54 • 89,5km
55-59 • 162km 55-59 • 89,5km
60-64 • 89,5km 60-64 • 89,5km
65+ • 89,5km 65 + • 89,5km