THE HAUTE ROUTE
The Haute Route is the world’s first global series of prestigious multi-day events for amateur riders with the timed and ranked stage events embedded in the world’s most iconic cycling terrain. With professional level mechanical and medical support, security on the road, post stage services and much more riders live and ride like a professional cyclist in the world’s most iconic cycling locations and share their journey with fellow riders from across the globe.
We are excited to announce that NOMAN is an Island: Race to End HPV is the official charity partner of the Haute Route. It is a massive opportunity to use the recognizable Haute Route platform to expand our message of universal vaccination against the causal agent of 5% of all cancers—HPV. Meanwhile, we’ll be racing on the most famous mountain passes of the Grand Tours.
In 2020, participants can join Team NOMAN as part of the following events:
DOLOMITES: 12 - 14 June 2020
Take on the stunning, steep and legendary climbs in the heart of a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site amidst the Dolomites jagged rock faces and snow capped summits.
Based out of the mountain resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo (future host of the 2026 Winter Olympics) riders will take on climbs steeped in the history of the Giro d'Italia including the Passo Falzarego, Passo Giau and Passo Valparola and experience the breathtaking beauty of this corner of Italy, highlighted by summit finish on Tre Cime di Lavaredo - part of the most recognisable landform in the Dolomites.
TOTAL: 210KM, 7600m+ Height Gain
CRANS-MONTANA: 3 - 5 July 2020
Featuring the greatest elevation in the 2020 Haute Route calendar, the Crans-Montana will challenge you on cols that whilst little known, are true gems offering incredible views from the winding ascents and numerous hairpin bends.
Participants will take on the climbs of the Tour de Romandie pro race including ascents of the Anzere and Ovronnaz, and the most fearsome of all: 1770m and 26km of riding up the Col du Sanetsch, one of the toughest climbs in the Swiss Romande and the Alps generally.
TOTAL: 235KM, 8280m+ Height Gain
VENTOUX: 2 - 4 October 2020
The 'Giant of Provence'.
Towering over Provence, Mount Ventoux needs no introduction to fans of the Tour de France, with it's lunar-like landscape hosting some of the most infamous battles in cycling history.
Riders will take on all three sides of Ventoux over the course of the 3 day event with a solo time trial on Day 3 from Bedoin.
TOTAL: 262KM, 7800m+ Height Gain
As part of these races, Team NOMAN riders will receive:
- Rider Pack (gilet, backpack, detailed roadbook, goodies from Haute Route partners).
- Post-race meals
- Dedicated Event Manager
- Twin shared 3* accommodation incl. breakfast
- Group and individual photography/videography
- Dedicated group masseur
- One the road support with motorcycle escorts, security vehicles, mechanical and medical assistance, live timing systems and feed stations.
- A complete post stage system including secure bike parking and bike wash area, as well as daily rankings and awards.
Entry fee: £1000
Minimum Fundraising target: £4500