4-6 July 2024

Jyväskylä (FI)

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#ngsjyvaskyla - 6 JULY 2024

Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjyʋæsˌkylæ]

The Jyväskylä region offers one of the best gravel road networks in Finland. Surrounded by breathtaking lakeland nature and four national parks, it is a great setting for a summer gravel event. Add UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the most instances of Alvar Aalto architecture in the world (!) and the title of Sauna Region of the World and you know this is an event not to be missed. Distances of 60, 110 and 173 km.

The event provides race timing and marked roads and is part of the overall NGS 2024 classification. The 30 first riders in all categories are awarded points for the NGS 2024 season classification (3 best results taken in account).

Accommodation is provided by our event partner Hotel Alba (event area). A special event price for participants applies until May 30th. Use the code NGS2024 when booking. Single rooms from 82€/night, double rooms from 107€/night. Jr suite with sauna from 147€/night. Premium BMC URS and Roadmachine X rental bikes are available as additional options in the registration proces.

The event is limited to 500 participants. This event welcomes riders from all levels and fitness and is open to mountainbikes, hybrid bikes and e-bikes (not allowed in the race category).

Participants take part in the event at their own risk, the organiser is not responsible for physical or material damages during the event. Wearing a helmet is obligatory, makes sure your bike is in good condition at the start of the event.

WEEKEND PROGRAM

Thursday 04.07.24


13-18:30h Alvar Aalto Gravel Tour

Friday 05.07.24


09:30-13:00h Alvar Aalto Gravel Tour

14-20:00h Registration & Race Office open (Hotel Alba)

16:30h Warmup Ride (registration free but obligatory)

Saturday 06.07.24

08:00 - 10:30 Registration office open. (Hotel Alba) 

09:00 - 10:30 Registration office open for 109 + 60km

09:30h Start 173 km, Men's Race

09:45h Start 173km, Women's Race

10:00h 173km Men & Women Social Ride

10:30h Start 110 km, Men & Women

11:00 Start 60 km, Men & Women

13:30 - 19:00h Post-ride food (included in registration), sauna & lake swim.

20:00h NGS Party (free access for all)


Event registration Includes:

- Participation in the event
- 1 to 4 food & drink stops (depending on distance)
- Marked routes and GPX route downloads
- Event timing
- Post event food ticket (please add your dietary preferences to your registration)
- Participation in the Warmup Ride (optional - free registration)

Registrations can be paid for online with a credit/debitcard, ApplePay or via alternative methods such as Edenred, Smartum, or ePassi. If you have questions about payment methods please check our Registration FAQ’s or contact@nordicgravel.com

NGS Weekend Package 4-6 July

Great scenery, exquisite gravel roads, world class architecture and a hotel with lakeview and sauna. You might as well just book our weekend package straight away!
Double and single room options available.

110km Route

The middle distance route.

The route has ~1800 ascending meters and 2 food & drink stops: 50km / 83km

60km Route

The short distance for entry level riders. Great fun on the bike and accessible with all types of bikes (30mm tires minimum)

The route has ~900 ascending meters and 1 food & drink stop: 29.3km

Event Services

Accommodation
Hotel Alba ***

Located at the Mattilanniemi event and start/finish area on the shores of the Jyvasjärvi.

A special event price for participants applies until May 30th. Use the code NGS2024 when booking.

Single rooms from 82€/night, double rooms from 107€/night. Jr suite with sauna from 147€/night.

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Shuttle Service

Hotel Alba (1 km) and Hotel Verso (600m) are situated close to the Jyväskylä Railway Station. If you need help with luggage transport please contact us.

NGS Jyväskylä Partners