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Alliansloppet MTB 2019

Race information

Updated 2019-08-23

Date of race

Saturday August 24 2019.

Place

”Hansenplatsen” Trollhättan, arena of Alliansloppet. Åkersbergsvägen, Trollhättan

Registration

Ordinary registration closes August 18 2019.
Late registration is open August 23 -August 24 +100 SEK.
Registration for Children is done on site.

Entry fee until March 31:

ELITE 75 km Men/Women – 495 SEK (min 15 yrs)
SPORT 75 km Men/Women – 495 SEK (min 15 yrs)
OPEN 37,5 km Men/Women – 295 SEK (min 15 yrs)
MTB INTRO 25 km Men/Women – 195 SEK (min 15 yrs)
Junior 25 km Men/Women – 195 SEK (11-14 yrs)

Children 50 SEK (registration on site).

Entry fee April 1 to August 18:

ELIT 75 km Men/Women – 595 SEK (min 15 yrs)
SPORT 75 km Men/Women – 595 SEK (min 15 yrs)
OPEN 37,5 km Men/Women – 395 SEK (min 15 yrs)
MTB INTRO 25 km Men/Women – 295 SEK (min 15 yrs)
Junior 25 km Men/Women – 295 SEK (11-14 yrs)

Children 50 SEK (registration on site).

Late registration

In conjunction with the start number distribution at the arena of Alliansloppet on race day.

Cash payment only.

 

Licenses (min 15 yrs)

Valid license and club membership are requirements in the Elite and Sport class.
In the Open class no license or club membership is required.

A valid insurance needs to be presented at the start number delivery. Single use insurance for the race can be purchased at race day for an extra cost of 200 SEK. Cash payment only.

Course

25 km Intro / 25 km Junior

This course consists mainly of larger trails and is the perfect course if you don’t like the most technical trails. The course starts and finishes along the beautiful sluiceway in Trollhättan.

37,5 km Open

For an amateur race this course is challenging and technical, however suitable for all. The beginning consists of easy wide trails before it continues on single tracks which are partly demanding technically and physically. The course starts and finishes along the beautiful sluiceway in Trollhättan.

75 km Elite/Sport

This is the same course as 37,5 km. The loop is ridden twice which makes it one of Sweden’s most demanding MTB races technically and physically.

Course map

Profile for 37,5 and 75 km

Children’s race

Starts from 9.00 AM at Alliansloppet’s start- and finisharea.

Registration is done at the arena on race day until 5 min before the start.
Entry fee 50 SEK

Classes
0-7 years: 0,5 km
8-10 years: 2,5 km
11-14 years: 5,0 km

Warning!

In the 2,5 km-course there is a stair section where the it is mandatory to get off the bike. Staff will be on site to assist.
All children receive a medal and a hot dog at the finish.

See “Starting times” for exact starting times.

Parking

Parking is preferably done at Folkets park, University West and Slättbergshallen’s parkings.

Read more about parking here.

Start number distribution

Distribution of start numbers takes place in the tent for late registration at Alliansloppet arena.

Friday 8/23 Time: 6.00 PM – 8.00 PM
Saturday 8/24 Time: 8.00 AM – 12.00 PM

Time keeping

The time is taken with the chip that is distributed in the envelope together with the start number. It is every participant’s responsibility to make sure the chip is placed correctly according to the instructions.

Start procedures

The start area opens 40 min prior to each starting time. There is no seeding for start positions in all the start groups except for Men/Women ELITE. It’s up to every competitor to arrive early at the start area in order to get a starting position in front in the peloton.
Further information will be given over the speaker system prior to the start.
The race starts with a neutral zone and the elapsed time starts with signalization of a flag by the motorcycle ahead of the race.
If you are lapped by the motorcycle please step aside to let overtaking cyclist pass.

Starting times

Children 0-7 years, 0,5 km, 9.00 AM

Children 8-10 years, 2,5 km, 9.15 AM

Children 11-14 years, 5 km, 9.30 AM

Men/Women Intro, 25 km, 10.00 AM

Youth Intro, 25 km, 10.00 AM

Women Elite, 2X37,5 km, 11.15 AM

Men/Women Open, 37,5 km, 12.00 PM

Men/Women Sport, 2X37,5 km, 12.00 PM

Men Elite, 2X37,5 km, 12.00 PM

Course training

The course is open for training on Friday 8/23 from 5.00 PM.

Changing rooms

Shower and changing rooms are available at Arena Älvhögsborg.

Course marking

The course will be marked with arrows and follow enduro’s standard of marking. All arrows are place on the righthand side. Regular road signs will be used for sharp turns, narrower road and slippery surface. Prior to sharp turns three arrows are placed on top of each other 100 meter before the curve, two arrows on top of each other 50 meter before the curve and one arrow in the curve. In case of obstacles two crossing arrows will be placed on both sides of the obstacle. Staff will be out on the course at the necessary places.

The cometition course and the Open course will divide and merge at four different places. Staff and big signs will lead you on the right track.

Maximum competition time

Maximum time allowed to enter the second loop is 150 minutes.

Refreshments

There are three refreshment stations with water, sport drink and bars.
Team leaders are allowed to serve own drinks along the course.

Technical zone

There are three technical zones in conjunction to the refreshment stations.

Littering

Littering along the course may lead to disqualification.

Price giving cermony

Every participant will receive a medal at the finish.
Price giving cermony will take place at the stage at the arena 4 PM.

Price money

Women 75 km: 1st 10000 SEK, 2nd 5000 SEK, 3rd 2000 SEK.
Men 75 km: 1st 10000 SEK, 2nd 5000 SEK, 3rd 2000 SEK.
Mountain price: 1st Men 10000 SEK, 1st Women 10000 SEK.

Rules

Swedish cycling federations competition rules TR1, TR4, TR12 and ordinary traffic rules apply.
Participants compete at their own risk.

Contact

Race director: Pablo Vergara

Contact: Daniel Dalek daniel@dalek.se +46 10-1778711

Commissar: Mikael Nystrand

Course directors: Daniel Dalek / Ralph Boman

Jury: Mikael Nystrand, Mattias Hof, Emma Gustafsson.

mtb@alliansloppet.se