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The Sornfelli climb, stage 2, Streymoy

Information in english - Effo Kring Føroyar 2014

The Effo tour of faroe 2014 will start on 23rd of july 2014 and finish on 27th of july 2014. 

The Effo tour of faroe is by far the biggest cycling event on the Faroe Island. The race has local participants, and over the years the there have been participants from Iceland, Denmark, Ynes Mon(Angelsey) and Belguim.

The participants, women and men, come from different backgrounds, some are elite riders, racing every weekend during the summer looking for good hard race, others are not training that much at all, and just doing the race for fun and at the same time get the opportunity to see the beautiful island.

The only thing you need, is a racebike, like the company of some fun great riders and be prepared for the unexpected.

The race is for 5 days, and has 4 road stages and 1 Time Trial, a lot of climbs on good roads. In 2014 there will be a mountain top finish for the first time. It's on stage 2, where the finish will be on top of Sornfelli at approx 700 meters above sea level(see the picture above). There will be prize money for CG top 3 and king of the mountain.

There will be a competition for Open Group (Elite), youth (17 and younger), Women and Masters.Soem stages will be shorter for master and youth category.

 

Prices for the race and Accommodation

 

Race

The price for participating in the race is DKK 500,00 if you registrer before 1th june 2014, and DKK 750 if you register later than 1th june 2014.

 

Accommodation

It will be possible for participants to stay at Eystur-School, where there will be madrasses, kitchen, shower and TV. The price will be DKK 500,00 or DKK 100,00 pr. night.


Pricemoney

There are pricemoney for the top tree in the GC and pricemoney for the winner of the king of the mountain competition.


Prizemoney in DKK

 

Men elite

Women

Teams

Youth*

Master*

K.O.M.

1st

3.000

3.000

3.000

750

750

1.000

2nd

2.000

2.000

2.000

500

500

 

3rd

1.000

1.000

1.000

250

250

 

* AG Bikeshop gift card