Åre Enduro by Sweet Protection - Notice of Race

July 7, 2017

Race status

Leg 4 of the Enduro Sweden Series. Enduro World Series Qualifier.


Location

Åre, Sweden (Google map). The race HQ will be located at the village square, Åre torg. while most of the race will take place in the Åre Bike Park


Travel

Åre is situated in Jämtland, Sweden and can be accessed by road (E14), train (sj.se) and the airports in Trondheim, Norway (norwegian.nosas.se or klm.com) and Östersund, Sweden (sas.se). Transfers from the airports are required (car rental, taxi etc).


Lodging

You can find a good selection of lodging deals in central Åre over at our friends at Destination Fjällen.


Registration

Register for the 2017 Åre Enduro by Sweet Protection here (external link).

Please have your license number ready if you register for a licensed category (please, see categories and license requirements below). Payments are made upon registration. If you encounter problems with your registration, please email us at info@arebikefestival.com or connect at Facebook.com/arebikefestival.

The race entry and closes 3rd July 2017 online. All registration fees must be paid by this date.

Race application is limited to 250 riders. So register early to avoid disappointment! Registration will close automatically once 250 people have entered.


Cancellations and refunds

Sorry, no refunds except for if you have a doctor's note proving you cannot race. Registrations are not transferable.


Categories

Elite (Tävling) – Men & women
600 SEK – UCI elite, sport or one-day license required. A one-time license required can be purchased at the race office for 150 SEK. 
Master 40 – Men only
600 SEK – Same license requirements as above.
U21 (junior)*
500 SEK – Same license requirements as above.
Fun (motion)
600 SEK – No license required. This category may race one less stage than the elite classes. No classification will be supplied, just a time table in alphabetical order.

*We use December 31 2017 as the age calculation date. Minimum age for the Åre Enduro is 17 (Year of birth 2000).


Race day

Friday July 7, 2017


Practice days

Wednesday July 5 and Thursday July 6.

The course will be marked but not marshalled during these two practice days. It will also be open to other riders in the bike park so please use caution and respect other riders on the trails.


Course description

The race will consist of 5-6 timed special stages with transfers made combining lift access and riding (not timed but there will be time limits on each transfer stage). Weather permitting there will be a total descending time of at least 30 minutes. Exact details of the special stages will be released on Tuesday July 4 at 18:00. Motion/fun may race one less stage than the elite classes.

The final course is dependent on current weather conditions and will be decided on Friday morning at the race organisation's discretion.


License requirements

Elite class racers, Junior and M40 need a national UCI approved license (available through your UCI approved bike club) or sport license (baslicens, also available through your bike club, so contact them or join one!). Motionär (fun) can race without a license though they are only insured under race day and not for training. Those wishing to race tävlings class may also do so with a one day license, also at a cost of 150kr paid at registration. All riders must show a valid license at registration or buy a one-day license.  


Lift passes

Not included in the entrance fee. Skistar Åre has a special discount for race participants on race day, 174 SEK.

The Åre Bike Festival Pass gets you a 15% discount on a lift pass during the entire festival. Race participants can purchase the festival pass for a discounted fee at 280 SEK (normal price is 450 SEK). The festival pass is packed with amazing offers you do not want to miss out on. Get yours here!


Festival pass

You don't need a festival pass to enter the enduro. However, the festival pass gives you access to all activities during the week, as well as an array of local discounts. We have a special price for registered participants in the enduro for 280 SEK. Purchase your festival pass here. (We do need a proof of your registration when you pick up at your festival pass in Åre.)


Rider's meeting

Thursday July 6, 18.00 at PARKVILLAN (Parkvägen 6).


Prize giving ceremony and après bike

Friday July 7, 18:00 at BomBom. The official enduro après bike starts when the first rider crosses the finish line.


Contact

info@arebikefestival.com


Download the notice of race as a PDF