OMAN Sprint RACE BIKINGMAN | Race type April 29th to May 3rd 2019
BikingMan CORSICA #2

Who has never dreamt of Corsica? Test yourself on a unique unsupported cycling race! The spectacular course has been designed to give you the secrets of the island. From Bastia, you will face the mountains through the Regional natural Park of Corsica, to reach the Southern parts of the island. You will then follow the west coast heading north, passing by its enchanting beaches, through the desert of the Agriates and around the Cap Corse. Corsica like you have never seen it…

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History and symbols of Corsica

One of the legends about the origin of the name given to the island of Corsica tells us that the Greeks would have called it Kallistê (in ancient Greek: “the most beautiful”). True or false, this mythical island is the crown jewel of the Mediterranean sea and offers an extraordinary cycling experience. Its topography makes it a mountain on top of the sea.
Being the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Corsica has long been part of the Republic of Genoa before becoming a french department during the revolution, on January 15th 1790.
Its immense forests and numerous summits at 2.000 meters above sea level have long been a challenge for its potential invaders to penetrate its lands. The island has a rich and preserved biodiversity with many protected reserves. Its mountains, snowy in the winter, entail demanding passes, expect a hilly riding experience, at the best climatic / touristic period. The race course will be revealed at the end of the year and will be very close to the 2018 edition with some improvements …

BikingMan Corsica in numbers

Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace course Mandatory
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance 700 km
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal elevation 13 000 m
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseTime limit 5 days – 120 hours
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory checkpoints 3

Athletes Hall of Fame

Nearly 100 adventurous athletes took on Corsica first edition. How many will dare in 2019? 2nd race of the season 2019 BikingMan, Corsica is a vertical challenge to test your climbing resistance! We are doing a monthly update of the Hall of Fame to share the profile of the athletes registered at BIKINGMAN Corsica 2019. You can also check the 2018 finishers time and results.

What’s included in my inscription

  • Bag storage at race start/finish
  • OSM Map and GPS route
  • Survival map water and tear-proof
  • GPS beacon dedicated to tracking and safety
  • Live tracking platform with dedicated app
  • Race package Finisher T-shirt, water bottle, cap, bag + surprises from sponsors
  • Race briefing with official bib cap of the race
  • Media cars dedicated to race promotion
  • Professional photographers on the road
  • Hot meals and BikingMan volunteers at race start and checkpoints
  • Access to BikingMan ranking and finishers goodies

What’s not included

  • Accommodations + airport/ferry shuttles before/during/after the race (optional services)
  • Fueling outside of checkpoints
  • Medical certificate for multi-day unsupported cycling event
  • Personal insurance with repatriation option

How to enter as a SOLO or as a PAIR

The slots are limited. Priority is given to 2018 veterans. Then a 1st come, 1st served rule will apply. Registrations start at 299 euros (Tiers 1 until December 31st), 329 euros (Tiers 2 until February 15th) and 359 euros (Tiers 3 until March 15th).
A discount of 30 euros is applied to the athletes owning and bringing their own SPOT Gen 3 Tracker.

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