13 Hills 2019

Approx 160 km with an elevation gain of about 2200 meters. Climbing is good for you.

  • When

    Saturday 17th of August

  • Where

    Jönköping, Huskvarna - Sweden

  • How

    Teams of two

On the 17th of August Jönköping will host 13 Hills, the fifth time we turn our attention to all the beautiful climbs in town. Use #13hills to share your preparations and your memories for the day - For the love of climbing

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Get your legs going with an easy ride to some of the most instagram friendly spots in Jönköping. After-bike at local beer tap will follow at El Duderino. Ride leaves 16:00. More info TBO

Registration is open between 9.00-10:20

Ride starts 11:00, neutralized/master ride out of the city centre to first hill.

Last finish time 18:00 sharp.

Price ceremony 19:00.

After ride buffé is served between 16:30 and 20:00.

Local beer tap will follow at El Duderino, Östra Torget, after 21.00

SUNDAY 18th – Post ride
Restart those legs with a ride out of town and back. Ride leaves at 10:00. More info TBO

– Who wins?
Although not a race, the team that collects all the stamps in shortest time from Start to Finish are first to finish the route. Only one team per category can be first to finish.

– Do you have to follow the suggested route?
All teams are required to ride hill no.1 first but are then free to climb the hills in any order. The hills are to be climbed as per the suggested route, using suggested direction of each climb. Between the start of each climb you are free to use any route to get to the start of next climb.

– Do you have to climb the hills in the suggested order?
You can climb the hills in any order you like after the first hill. The recommended route can be downloaded from Ride With GPS.

– Will there be sportgrus(gravel roads)?
Yes. There is about 15 km of gravel to ride. A road bike will be fine.

– Where do we find the stamps?
At the start of each climb there is a marking on the road or pink ribbons to let you know you can go all-out. At the top of each climb there is a stamp hanging from a tree or street light, marked on the pavement or by a flag.

– Is the half way coffee break mandatory?
No. But who says no to coffee with a great view?

– Where do I refill water bottles?
The route passes several gas stations, churches and what not, fill up where you find it appropriate.

– Can our team use support car?

– What about shower and bag drop?
No showers but restrooms available at Kulturhuset Spira, and possibility to leave bags there.

– Is there any where to park my car?
There is a marathon in Jönköping on the same date. We recommend using the parking houses close to Spira for any cars.

– What about food?
A hamburger buffé is included in the starting fee, vegetarian option and food allergies available as requested.

– Are the roads closed for traffic?
The ride takes place on open roads. All participants are required to follow the laws of the road and respect all road users. Be careful out there.

More questions? Don’t hesitate to mail Marcus at info@laleprestanca.se and he will try to sort them out.

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See you all soon!