Look Marmotte Hochkönig to join the UCI Gran Fondo World Series

The 2017 calendar will get an additional event in June with the Marmotte Hochkönig in Austria. Look Marmotte Hochkönig forms a family with the iconic Marmotte des Alpes, one of the most famous and heroic classic Granfondos in France and the more recent Marmotte Pyrenées.

The event in Mühlbach am Hochkönig will take place on the 17th of June and will be a true challenge for climbers with 5 climbs along the 167k course for a total of 3462m of elevation.

The race starts with a 6.5k climb right after the start towards Dientner Sattel (1370m) to continue further towards Filzensattel (1290m) followed by an easier middle part with only the Griessenpass after 82km (986m). Towards the final, riders have to climb again the Dientner Sattel to finish on top of Mühlbach am Hochkönig (1502m).

With this additional event, the UCI Gran Fondo World Series will have a total of 20 qualifier events for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships end of August in Albi, France.

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