OMAN Sprint RACE BIKINGMAN | Race type February 24th to 28th 2019
BikingMan Oman #2

Explore the south-east Arabian Peninsula: the Hajar Mountains, the spectacular Jebel Shams Pass, the Ash Sharqiyah Desert and Arabian Seaside Roads. Start your season by joining the most epic unsupported ultra-cycling race in the middle east, experiencing spectacular scenery and pleasant temperatures! Race starts in Barka and finishes in Muscat (capital city of Oman).

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History and symbols of the Sultanate of Oman

Located in the south-east of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman was in ancient times a major platform for the production and export of incense. It was also one of the main provinces of the Persian Empire (together with Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia and India) and the center of its commercial activity. The sea-silk route followed its shores in the Arabian Sea.

The country is crossed by the Hajar mountains chain (stone mountains in Arabic) with the highest point being the Jabal Shams (mountain of the sun) at 3,009 meters of altitude.

Omani culture offers a diverse mix (Arabic, Baluch, Asian and African) and is known for its exceptional hospitality. The Sultanate of Oman is the 4th safest country in the world according to the World Economic Forum.

BikingMan OMAN in numbers

INCADIVIDE By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace format Sprint
INCADIVIDE By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance 1,050 km
INCADIVIDE By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal elevation 7,200 m
INCADIVIDE By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseTime limit 5 days – 120 hours
INCADIVIDE By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory checkpoints 4

Athletes Hall of FAME

Come as you are is the number one rule for BikingMAN races. Last year we had triathletes, ultra runners, mountain bikers, road cyclists, Cape Epic finishers… We will update the Hall of Fame, on a monthly basis to share the profile of the athletes who signed up for BIKINGMAN Oman 2019. You can also take a look at 2018’s finishers.

What’s included in my inscription

  • Bag storage at race start/finish
  • Local SIM card with data (for foreign athletes)
  • OSM map and GPS route
  • Survival map water and tear-proof
  • GPS beacon dedicated to tracking and safety
  • Live tracking platform with dedicated app
  • Oman special edition cycling jersey
  • Goodies from partners
  • 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 prize pool and finishers goodies
  • An unprecedented Adventure and sense of achievement

What’s not included

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

How to enter as a SOLO or as a PAIR

Only 100 slots are available. Priority is given to 2018 veterans. Then, a first come first served approach is applied. Registrations fees start at 499€ (tiers 1 until August 15th), 539€ (tiers 2 until October 15th) and 579€ (tiers 3 until January 15th). A discount of 30 euros is applied to the athletes owning and bringing their own SPOT Gen 3 Tracker.

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GENERAL INFORMATION All the rules and conditions of BikingMan OMAN 2019 are listed in the race agreement, read it carefully (download here) …

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