• Ötztal
    cycle marathon

the 38. Ötztal cycle marathon on the 2nd of September 2018

The unrivaled Ötztaler Cycle Marathon is synonymous with the absolute highlight for the world's best hobby cyclists. Some 4000 cycling aficionados from 15 different countries will meet at the start in Sölden on 02 September 2018 - ready to conquer the classic "Ötztaler" loop course that covers incredible 238 km.

Ötztal, the Peak of Tirol, offers heaps of exhausting passages along the cycle marathon track: Four steep Alpine passes featuring almost 5500 altitude meters have to be conquered.

The marathon course travels from Kühtai (2020 m) down to Innsbruck and up again to Brenner Pass (1370 m), then down to Sterzing and uphill to Jaufen Pass (2090 m) before continuing on the queen's stage up to Timmelsjoch Pass (2509 m). Ready, steady, cycle ...

238 kilometers route, 5.500 meters up and down, up to 18 percent gradient. The Ötztal cycle marathon belongs to the one of the sporting highlights for the best hobby cyclists in the world.

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