BAJA EPIC 2017
Baja Epic would like to invite you to live your passion through a authentic experience. At this demanding mountain bike race, you will be able to challenge yourself physically and mentally. Each day you will discover new routes, new scenery and new challenges. Baja Epic will offer eco-tourist, cultural, and gastronomy experiences, as well as unforgettable moments with new friends. This is the essence of the Baja Epic.
Baja Epic attracts racers from the entire world, more than anything because it’s a personal challenge. This is a race that will require dedication, training and mental preparation to be able to rise above the extreme route and climate conditions of Baja California. To challenge yourself at this race will bring you an enormous satisfaction. You will always remember this experience due to the challenges, determination, and emotions that you will face throughout the 4 days.
Weekend warrior, amateur or professional: Be part of this great adventure!
You can participate in the Baja Epic solo or duo.
ONLY BAJA EPIC PARTICIPANTS CAN COMPETE AS DUO!! You must race the prologue and all 3 stages.
Minumum age of participation: 15 years old.
Enjoy 4 days of racing with a short urban prologue and 3 stages that will take you through exceptional routes in Baja California. You will ride through diverse scenery: deserts, cattle ranches, vineyards, and views of the Pacific Ocean.
Prologue: 4.5 kms in the city.
Stage 1: 86.5 Km with 2,150 m of elevation gain.
Stage 2: 100 Km with 2,485 m of elevation gain.
Stage 3: Baja Ultra Endurance 107 Km with 3,319 m of elevation gain.
304 Km with 8,763 m of elevation gain.
Course Markings & Clean Up
Marking the Baja Epic stages requires 3 teams and 3 weeks of work. The team is responsible for the environment and will pick up all trash (including markings) after the race – a process that also requires 3 teams and 2 weeks of work. Please be aware and respectful and don’t litter!!