On 22.08.1982, the legendary Ötztal Bike Marathon was held for the first time, with 154 enthusiastic cyclists. 31 years later there are almost 19,000 hobby cyclists registering for the coveted 4,000 starting places.
Giro d’Italia or Tour de France – to name but a few - are the renowned names of the famous cycle races in which even the professionals take their places at the start with great respect. Among hobby cyclists, the equivalent is the legendary Bike Marathon in the Ötztal that starts and finishes in Sölden. With 238 road kilometres, leading through Austria and South Tyrol via four mountain passes, and 5,500 metres in height, the Ötztal Bike Marathon is one of the most demanding and difficult hobby cycle races in Europe.
Get ready to race in this special challenge - with professional cycle training from Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich! In this exclusive preparation for the Ötztal Bike Marathon, you will master demanding cycle tours with Jan Ullrich and get an exciting insight into the cycling sports scene.