ABOUT THE RACE

Mitas 4 Islands is a team MTB stage race with prologue + 4 stages.

Each team consists of 2 riders. In 5 days of the race participants will make around 270 km and climb up 5 000 meters. Also, they will pass through the most beautiful locations on the island Krk, island Rab, island Cres and island Lošinj. Participation is open to any person older than 18 years

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CROATIA / KVARNER / ISLANDS:

Island Krk, Island Rab, Island Cres, Island Lošinj

DATE 21.04-25.04.2020

PRIZE MONEY AND UCI POINTS

Total prize found is 85.000kn (11.500EUR)

For UCI MEN and WOMEN category will be stage prize and overall prize,
for all other categories overall prize.

UCI MEN and WOMEN category for overall result will receive UCI points

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CATEGORIES:

Race is exclusively for teams which are made up of two participants:

Men (18 – 39 years)
Woman (from 18 years)
Masters (40 – 49 years)
Grand Masters (over 50 years)
Mix (woman + man, over 18 years)
UCI categories:
UCI ELITE MEN – men, over 18 years old with valid UCI licence
UCI ELITE WOMAN – woman, over 18 years old with valid UCI licence

Competitors who take part at the start of the 1st stage must be 18 years old.

RACE RULES

It is important that every Mitas 4 Islands rider fully understands the rules. We encourage all riders to carefully read and understand all rules, before rolling up to the start line.
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REGISTRATION FOR THE RACE

Registration address: Hotel Corinthia Ulica Emila Geistlicha 39, 51523 Baška, Croatia

Registration desk will be  open  one day  before  the  race. Registration is possible in teams only.  Both participants have to present themselves at the registration desk. Start numbers will  be given to you  only  if  you bring  a signed  PERSONAL WORKSHEET to the registration  desk. Please  also  bring  a document  with  a   photo  (ID /  passport  /  driving  licence)  and  for  UCI  licenced  riders  a valid  UCI  ELITE  licence.

Registration desk working hours:

Monday                       20 April 2020 10:00  –  22:00  congress hall  Menta

 

UCI Elite Registration desk working hours:

Monday                       20 April 2020 18:00 – 20:00  congress  hall  Menta

DAILY BRIEFINGS

Daily briefings will be held in the evening hours after each stage on 3 locations: Hotel Corinthia in Baška (20 April & 21 April & 22 April), Hotel Plaža in Lopar (23 April) and Hotel Vespera in Mali Lošinj (24 April). Briefings are to last approximately 45 minutes and provide you with detailed information regarding the following stage. Any changes regarding the stages and transfers that can occur due to sudden new circumstances will also be communicated in these briefings.

20 April 2020 BAŠKA, THE ISLAND OF KRK

20:00 Hotel Corinthia, congress hall Lavanda – briefing for the Prologue

21 April 2020 BAŠKA, THE ISLAND OF KRK

20:00 Hotel Corinthia, congress hall Lavanda – briefing for the Stage 1

22 April 2020 BAŠKA, THE ISLAND OF KRK

20:00 Hotel Corinthia, congress hall Lavanda – briefing for the Stage 2

23 April 2020 LOPAR, THE ISLAND OF RAB

20:00 Hotel Plaža – briefing for the Stage 3

24 April 2020 MALI LOŠINJ, THE ISLAND OF LOŠINJ

20:00 Hotel Vespera – briefing for the Stage 4

RACE BASES:

The whole organisation and logistic infrastructure will be placed on 4 bases which are the starting points for all activities during the race:

Base 1 – island Krk -Baška, from 20.04.2020. – 23.04.2020.

Base 2 – island Rab – Lopar, from 23.04.2020. – 24.04.2020.

Base 3 – island Lošinj, from 24.04.2020. – 26.04.2020.

Base services:
• registration
• info desk
• bike depot
• service area
• daily briefings
• results
• lost & found
• merchandising
• welcome drink & final ceremony

LOGISTICS:

Mitas 4 Islands MTB stage race is unique also due to its “logistic” and daily transfers from an island to an island

If you choose RACE ONLY option, we suggest to organize a support who will take care of your logistics and transfers of you, your bikes and your luggage from stage to stage (from island to island). This option is possible due to good ferry connection between islands so it is on you and your supporter to organize the whole logistic, buy ferry tickets etc.

Important: Race only package can be, at any time, but latest at 1st April 2020, upgraded to other packages that we are offering (Race+hotels+logistics and Race+boat+logistics) if they are still available.

PARTICIPANTS without accommodation package will not have organised transfer to islands Rab and Cres, we highly recommend to check ferry lines before race

FERRY TO RAB FERRY TO CRES

MONDAY 20.04.2019.

BASKA, ISLAND KRK

DAILY ROUTINE:

  • 10:00 - 22:00 Registrations - congress hall Menta
  • 10:00 - 22:00 Bike depot
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Q&A with pro riders – congress hall Lavanda
  • 18:00 – 20:00 Opening UCI registrations – congress hall Menta
  • 18:00 – 19:00 Welcome drinks – congress hall Lavanda
  • 20:00 – 21:00 Briefing for Prologue – congress hall Lavanda

TUESDAY 21.04.2020.

PROLOGUE

DAILY ROUTINE:

  • 07:30 - 19:00 Bike depo
  • 10:00 Start of Prolgue
  • 12:30- 16:00 Lunch
  • 15:30 Winners ceremony for Prologue / leader’s jersey announcement
  • 20:00 Briefing for Stage 1
  • Notice: Organizer may change the schedule without prior notice.

WEDNESDAY 22.04.2020.

STAGE 1 / KRK

DAILY ROUTINE:

  • 07:00 - 09:00 Bike depot
  • 10:00 Start of Stage 1
  • 12:30 - 17:00 Lunch
  • 12:30-18:00 Bike depot
  • 15:00 Winners ceremony for Stage 1/ leader’s jersey announcement
  • 17:00 Stage 1 time limit
  • 20:00 Briefing for Stage 2
  • Notice: Organizer may change the schedule without prior notice.

THURSDAY 23.04.2020

STAGE 2 / RAB

DAILY ROUTINE:

  • 09:30-10:15 Bike depot
  • 11:00 Start of Stage 2
  • 13:30 - 18:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 19:00 Bike depot
  • 15:00 Winners ceremony for Stage 2/ leader’s jersey announcement
  • 18:00 Stage 2 time limit
  • 20:00 Briefing for Stage 3
  • Notice: Organizer may change the schedule without prior notice.

FRIDAY 24.04.2020.

STAGE 3 / CRES

DAILY ROUTINE:

  • 9:30-10:00 Bike depot
  • 10:45 Start of Stage 3
  • 14:30 – 18:00 Bike depot
  • 14:30 - 18:00 Lunch
  • 15:30 Winners ceremony for Stage 3/ leader’s jersey announcement
  • 17:45 Stage 3 time limit
  • 18:00 Shuttle closing
  • 20:00 Briefing for Stage 4 (Hotel Vespera)
  • Notice: Organizer may change the schedule without prior notice.

SATURDAY 25.04.2020.

STAGE 4 / LOSINJ

DAILY ROUTINE:

  • 08:00 - 10:00 Bike depot
  • 11:00 Start of Stage 4
  • 13:00 – 16:15 Lunch
  • 14:30 Winners ceremony for Stage 4
  • 14:30 - 18:00 Bike depot
  • 15:30 Final award ceremony (finish area)
  • 16:00 Stage 4 time limit
  • 21:00 Finisher’s party (Hotel Vespera)
  • Notice: Organizer may change the schedule without prior notice.

SUNDAY 26.04.2020.

DAILY ROUTINE:

  • 08:00 Bus Transfer: hotel Vespera – Baška (island Krk) (180min) (only for hotel accommodation package)
  • 08:15 Shuffle Airport Transfer: hotel Vespera – Zagreb/Ljubljana/Trieste
  • Notice: Organizer may change the schedule without prior notice.