Dates: 23rd to 26th February 2017
Stages: 4 stages, 300 km, 8,500 metres of climbing
Prize Money: total purse of AED 40,000, and other prizes.
Travel: from overseas you will need a flight to Muscat. The Race Village is approximately 1 hour drive from the airport (70kms). GoogleMaps coordinates are: 23.370984, 58.674346.
Race Category AED USD OMR
Full Race|Solo 2,000 550 210
Full Race|Team 3,600 985 378
Half Race: 2 days 1,200 330 125
Add : Standard 3.5% bank charge for credit card payment
* in 2018 riders can register for the short course and ride Stage 2 and Stage 3 (Friday & Saturday)
Cancellation before the 31st December 2017 you get back the paid entry fee less 10% processing fee.
Cancellation after that date is non-refundable.
Camping (tent, mattress, pillow, sleeping bag) during the event from 22nd till 25th of February.
Airport Transfers - two pick-ups per day (9am and 8pm)
Breakfast from 23rd to 25th of February (6am to 7am) includes cereals, bread, spreads, cheese, ham, eggs, fresh fruit, tea and coffee.
Lunch from 23rd to 25th of February (1pm – 3pm) includes, bread, ham, cheese, fresh fruits, soup and pasta.
Dinner from 22nd to 25th of February (6pm – 8pm)
includes, salads, pasta, rice, potatoes, meat or fish and fresh fruits.
Feeding Stations. Each station provides water, energy drinks, bars, gels, fruit and ice.
Each participant has to bring:
Some additional items you should bring:
Individual and overall classification according to times:
Oman Air is the national carrier with direct flights into Muscat from France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and UK, most cities in the Middle East, Egypt and Tanzania. Code-share agreements with other major airlines means that you can arrive from pretty much anywhere.
Check with Oman Embassy in your country on Passport validity, Visa, vaccinations and any other requirements. Arrange for all travel and hotel bookings for the days before & after event.
On the morning of Stage 1 there will be shuttle buses provided to take all entrants, their bikes and general luggage to the race village. This service is free-of-charge.
The same service will take entrants back to Muscat after the event on 26th Feb.
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Also, speak to Rob at email@example.com as he is closely involved with the race. See: