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The Promise

When cycling helps you to improve your performance on all endurance events.

When endurance events become both a stepping stone and a training platform to reach new heights on the Haute Route.

The Structure

"Road to Haute Route" gathers endurance sport events in to three areas:

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Cycling Centric

Gran Fondo
Gravel
Downhill Cycling
Mountain Bike
Cyclo-cross
ZWIFT Rides
Urban Ride
Extreme Indoor Cycling
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Cycling as a Discipline

Long distance triathlon
Triathlon
Run & Bike
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Cycling as Training

Running
Ultra-distance & Marathons
Trail Running
Ultra-distance, Regular
Ski
Downhill, Mountaineering, Cross-Country
Others
Cycling used as a pre-season training (Tennis, Rugby, Soccer, F1...)

Highlight of the month

Boone Grand Fondo

Boone, North Carolina

In mid-summer, the High Country of North Carolina enjoys 80-degree temperatures while the surrounding East Coast temperatures hover in the high 90s. Early August is a prime time to be in Boone! The Boone Gran Fondo rolls through Appalachian State University and, after just a few turns, climbs beside picturesque Winklers Creek during the first timed section.

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Challenge Family - Challenge Turku

Turku, Finland

Turku is the old capital of Finland and a vivid medieval city spread along the banks of river Aura by the Baltic Sea. Turku is a destination filled with events and things to do, not to mention historic sights as the castle and the cathedral. Turku has been a source of the urban legends since 1229!

The CHALLENGE TURKU race weekend takes place in and around historic Turku on the 10th of August (Junior, Challenge4All &Sprint) and on the 11th of August (Half Distance) 2019. With guaranteed atmosphere, the race offers fast and functional courses. Challenge Turku 2019 edition will be the fifth year for the event.

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Challenge Family - Challenge Davos Festival

Davos, Switzerland

From September 13-15, 2019 the 3rd Challenge Davos Festival is taking place. In addition to the established triathlon races over the Middle and Olympic Distances,

a triathlon distance for beginners, a Swim&Run for kids and a NightRun are new to the programme.

The Challenge Davos Festival will start with the NightRun over 5.4km on Friday. The distance can be tackled alone or as a team of three. On Saturday athletes can compete over the Middle, Olympic or Sprint distance and kids can get a taste of triathlon at the Swim&Run competition. On Sunday we’ll finish the Multisport festival with the Ride the Alps adventure trip over the Flüela Pass, where you can once again enjoy the beautiful mountain region around Davos.Take flight with the 20km of Geneva by Genève Aéroport: participate in either the Solo, Duo or Trio race!

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Choose your event

The Values

All events qualified for the "Road to Haute Route" programme are required to share theses ports values.

Sports Values
All criteria to be filled

Equality

All athletes, volunteers, employees, partners and supporters will be treated with the utmost respect and equality.

Inclusive

The Active Encouragement of sport for all

Experience

All events will be built as a sports tourism product; putting the athlete, supporter and community experience at the very heart of the event. Celebrate last as you would first; celebrate the event and the coming together as you would the race itself

Innovation

The events will lead the market in experience development ,athlete and supporter journey, commercial partnerships and technology integration.

Family

Family first... always!

Sustainability

Reduce the environmental impact at every opportunity. Invest in legacy projects around the event. Market and promote the industry to youth.

Community

Deliver community programmes to bring them as close to the event as posible, to deliver a local race on a global scale.

Our Partners

https://www.challenge-family.com/ https://www.granfondonationalseries.com/