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Information for participants

ATTACHING YOUR START NUMBER

The starter‘s package contains a start number for the back and the handlebar. The back start number must be attached to the jersey with the included safety pins. The handlebar number must be clearly visible and legible in full size.

The timekeeping chip is integrated in the handlebar number. Mounting material is provided in the starter‘s package. Please make sure that the number is clearly visible (do not crease it) in the center and fixed to the handlebar horizontally.

Busses are available for all participants who finish the race early. Just stop along the race course and one of the buses will take you directly back.

Additionally, there are the following official stops:

Kühtai » Refreshment station
Kematen » Bäckerei Ruetz
Innsbruck » Shell gas station / south
Matrei a. B. » OMV gas station
Brenner » Restaurant at the market place
Gasteig » At the inn / fork-off towards
Jaufenpass » Refreshment station
St. Leonhard » Stroblhof / village center
Moos » Cafè at the village square gas station
Schönau » Refreshment station
Timmelsjoch » Roadhouse on the Pass

A free guarded bicycle garage will be available to all participants at Freizeit Arena on the whole weekend. So you can pick-up your starter package and finisher jersey in a relaxed way.

Fri, 26.08.: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat, 27.08.: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun, 28.08.: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The bike park is located at the bandstand close to the finish area. Participants who do not finish the race and are brought back to Sölden in the broom car will receive their bike and the chip deposit in the bike park without exception. Please note that there may be bicycle return transport delays.

Opening Hours: Sunday, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm (in case of bad weather open from 8:00 am

Is possible on Sunday between 10:00 am and 10:00 pm and on Monday from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon in the sports hall of Freizeit Arena. For transponders that are not returned we charge a fee of € 39.00.

Every cyclist has the opportunity that personal items are delivered to specific depot areas close to the refreshment stations, and participants can also leave items at the stations along the race course. For each of the 4 depot areas there are own bags (in different colors) – please note that each participant will receive one depot bag on presentation of the voucher (located on the start number) and only this bag can be handed in. In addition to clothing also food can be delivered – drinking bottles must not contain liquids, only empty bottles or bottles filled with powder are accepted. Water is available at all refreshment stations.

Opening times, depot your items: Friday, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Saturday, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Opening times, pick-up on Sunday: Kühtai from 3:00 pm, Brenner from 5:00 pm, Jaufen from 6:30 pm, Timmelsjoch from 9:30 pm. Pick-up point open until 10:00 pm.

Opening times, pick-up on Monday: 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Incidents that result in a disqualification of the participant:

  • Participation with the start number of another cyclist
  • Cycling with 2 timekeeping chips – both persons will be disqualified and suspended
  • Use of escort vehicles which are not authorized by the organizer
  • Use of bicycles with any electrical equipment and electronic aids
  • Painting on walls and curbstones – the respective
  • Disposal of garbage outside the marked areas

Enough showers are available for free at Freizeit Arena after the race.

The official list of results in printed form, “Ötztaler Nachrichten”, will be published on Monday, 29 August 2022

Available here: Freizeit Arena sports hall, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

The race is accompanied by emergency vehicles throughout the course. Furthermore, rescue vehicles are stationed at the following points: Kühtai, Jaufen, Timmelsjoch. Emergency doctors and rescue helicopters are also available. The finish area is equipped with a first aid station.
 

Emergency call Tirol: 144
Emergency call South Tirol: 112

The Sölden police station points out that the safe-keeping of all bicycles is very important. In the course of the Ötztaler Cycle Marathon weekend there have already been organized bicycle thefts, so please make sure that your bicycles are always stored in locked rooms and NOT in the car!

Takes place on Saturday, 27 August 2022 at 7.30 pm as part of Ötztaler Radmarathon TV program. The Cyclists´meeting is also on the big screen at Freizeit Arena sports hall. Here you will get the latest information on the marathon course and a detailed weather update

Available in the sportshall of Freizeit Arena.

Please note: The finisher jersey will only be given to finishers in the size as ordered at registration and on return of the timekeeping chip. Jerseys can be changed just as long as stocks last.

Pick-up of finisher jerseys: Sunday from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Monday from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

Is located at the information desk

If you have any questions please contact our information team at the information desk.

Kühtai 9:30 am
Brenner 12:34 pm
Jaufenpass Labe 2:25 pm
St. Leonhard 3:30 pm
Moos 4:00 pm
Schönau 6:00 pm
Timmelsjoch 7:30 pm

Kühtai at KM 49.0
Brenner at KM 121.5
Jaufenpass at KM 153.0
Schönau at KM 191.5
Timmelsjoch at KM 196.0
Finish at KM 227

More details

Massages for all tired cycling legs are at refreshment station Schönau free of charge.

Oetz – Kühtai (18 km) Altitude diff. 1,200 m
Innsbruck – Brenner (37,5 km) Altitude diff. 777 m
Sterzing – Jaufenpass (15,5 km) Altitude diff. 1,130 m
St. Leonhard – Timmelsjoch (29 km) Altitude diff. 1,724 m

The pasta party as part of the Ötztaler Cycle Marathon will take place at partner restaurants in Ötztal again this year. With your voucher worth € 12.00, you can feast to your heart's content in your favorite restaurant between 26 August and 29 August 2022, and fill up your energy reserves.

The voucher is NOT valid in the following restaurants:

  • Hotel Burgstein
  • Gasthof Granstein
  • Hotel Mathiesn ***s
  • Gipfelstube Ötz
  • Don Camillo

The “Ötztaler” cycling gear includes a vast range of functio- nal clothing. The products are developed in cooperation with SANTINI and created especially for road cycling enthusiasts. Aerodynamic cuts, top-notch quality, clear designs and practical colors characterize the style of the Ötztaler cycling clothes. Ideal for passionate athletes with the highest demands when it comes to cycle gear.

The cycling clothes collection is available from 27 August to 30 August 2021 in the Ötztaler Cycle Marathon shop.

The organizer’s conditions of participation and liability apply. Participants who violate these terms will be disqualified from the competition and suspended for 2 more years. All decisi- ons of the race director and the organization committee must be accepted without exception.

Cyclists who are behind the closing car are not considered as a part of the race anymore and must pay special attention to oncoming traffic. The closing car will keep strictly to the control times at the respective checkpoints.

Service at its best is guaranteed along the race course thanks to:

  • service motorbikes: for small repairs
  • service cars: for bigger breakdowns
  • service stations: at every refreshment station

Every cyclist has to take a second inner tube with him. Please note: repair work is for free, material has to be paid.

Does your racing machine make troubles just before the start? Then the local sports shops step into the breach and carry out short-notice repairs even on Sunday mornings:

  • Sport Brugger Sportlife | Dorfstrasse 98 | From 5:30 am
  • Intersport Glanzer Hotel Bergland | Shop 14, Dorfstrasse 114 | From 5:30 am
  • Sporthütte Fiegl main store | Dorfstrasse 119 | From 5:00 am

On Sunday at 8:35 pm after the last finishers arrives at approx. 8:45 pm in the sports hall at Freizeit Arena.

Simply enter your mobile phone number on services.datasport.com, and receive the latest information details (race times, etc.) to your phone via sms.

There is a total of 4 starting blocks.
Blocks 1A, 1B, 1C start at 06:30 pm, access to these starting blocks on the federal road is only possible before 6:15 am!

Block 2: Access only along the signposted route via the hamlet of Windau. This group starts according to the REALTIME SYSTEM. The first section is led as neutralized race - it means that all participants have to stay behind the race director‘s car until Aschbach.

The first starting block is divided into three groups:
1A: well-known guests invited by the organizer
1B: all athletes qualified for the 1st starting group
1C: certain cyclists invited by the organizing committee

Participants who are ranked in the 1st starting block find a corresponding sign on their start number. All other participants are in starting block 2. Please find the directions in the general map. From 6:15 am the access to the 1st starting block on the main road is closed.

The number comprises the following:

  • Back start number
  • Handlebar start number incl. timekeeping transponder
  • Voucher worth € 12.00 for consumption in a restaurant in Ötztal
  • Voucher for depot service

06:30 am at the BP gas station, starting grid from 05:15 am.

Traffic regulations (StVO) must be adhered to at all times. Please note that oncoming traffic is always possible!

The ÖRV Bike Card or the RACEDAY Pass can be ordered online at the website and is immediately valid! Designed for ambitious hobby cyclists who are looking for a comprehensive insurance cover for events using time keeping systems. Recommendable also for hobby cyclists from foreign countries. (incl. rescue by helicopter in case of accident during the race)

For the overall rankings from 1–10 the order of passing the finish line will be relevant and not the race time. This regulation applies in the different classes for all rankings between 1 and 3.

The time runs automatically as soon as you pass the starting line. All timekeeping points along the course must be passed correctly. With one missing timekeeping information the cyclist will be disqualified.

Important for the departure from Sölden

The Timmelsjoch is open on race day from 7:30 - 9:30 pm.

Tip: If you want to leave Sölden by car before 7:30 pm, parking is available in the parking garage Giggijoch.

Note the road blocks

For spectators | accompanying persons:

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