BREVET - COSTA - SIERRA - ORIENTE
Route: Quito - Baeza - Tena - Puyo - Baños - Pillaro - Pujilí - Zumbahua - La Maná - Santo Domingo - Los Bancos - Quito. 850km, 17,000m+
Organized by Bikepacking Ecuador and presented by SETECIENTOS, a cycling store.
Departure from 700, at the Quicentro Shopping, on Saturday, September 17 at 6:00 a.m. The goal in Seven hundred in the Quicentro Shopping.
Information about route and registration en https://www.bikepackingecuador.com
Once the registration is completed, the signed responsibilities demarcation must be taken to Seven Hundred to proceed to the payment in that place. Payment can be made by credit card. The registration fee is $70. Registration serves to cover the cost of the satellite tracking service (Spot and Follow my Challenge).
The race will take place in open traffic on paved roads. 95% of the route is paved and 5% is gravel. There is no pushing bike. It is an ideal event for road bikes, but you can participate on any bike.
Please take into account the following points:
1. The runner assumes and is solely responsible for the risk inherent in road cycling, and therefore in this race. Take into account that it will be run under very dangerous conditions such as roads with open traffic, dizzying descents, and circulation in conditions of poor visibility such as rain, night, fog, etc.
2. It is a self-supplied race, therefore the accompaniment and private supply is prohibited. In previous races we have seen how runners receive the visit, accompaniment, and even supply of family and friends. In this event, a runner who receives supply or private support will be disqualified. The broker can make use of all the services open to the public such as shops, restaurants, hotels, mechanics, etc.
3. The use of motorized means of mobilization within the race is prohibited. Runner using a motorized vehicle is out of competition.
4. The route is mandatory. When a runner leaves the route for rest, supply, or mechanical repair; You must return to the route at the same point where you left the route. Runner who does not follow the mandatory route will be disqualified. To get the race route you have to download the GPX file from the following link and upload it to your GPS navigation device.
5. It is essential to be self-sufficient, for this reason it is recommended to bring more food and water than you think you will use, bring a first aid kit, bring sun protection, bring enough protection for low temperatures and rain, bring bicycle in excellent condition, carry a complete bicycle repair kit, carry excellent quality and durability front and rear bicycle lights, have a good physique and an excellent attitude.
6. Each participant is 100% responsible for their health and well-being. If you are unable to get out of remote locations on your own, even with mechanical or health problems, this event is not for you.
7. We will have a satellite tracking service with Follow my Challenge, so that competitors, family members, and friends can follow the race in real time, and always know where each runner is.
8. Registration at https://www.bikepackingecuador.com/ and subsequent payment of $70.00 in Seven Hundred is essential. Registration closes on September 10 .
9. The route is open all year round and you can enjoy it without the group start, without chips, without times or general classification; whenever you like!
10. We will have 4 categories:
a. Ladies under 40
b. Ladies over 40 years
c. Men under 40 years
d. Men over 40 years