Thank for taking an interest in joining the second edition of CARPATHIAN MTB EPIC, the premier full-service stage race in Eastern Europe. For any questions related to whole process, leave us a message through the official Contact page.
For the 2017 edition of CARPATHIAN MTB EPIC, the 4-day EPIC and the 1-day Challenge are both SOLO events. Each rider is required to go through the registration process.
Entries open on the 14th of February 2018.
Special prices are available on demand for resident riders, living in Romania. Discounts are offered through the regional development programme for mass sport events, implemented by the ProAm Events foundation. The application deadline is 30 June 2018 and the number of discounted entries are limited to 50. Discounts are offered on a “first-come, first-serve” basis and apply only for the Standard entry price of the 4-day EPIC race.
Discount offers for cycling clubs affiliated with National Federations and also for large groups of riders are available. Please get in touch through the Contact page.
|Nr. of registered riders||4-day EPIC Standard price*||1-day Challenge Standard price**|
|Before 31st of March 2018 or the first 75 entries||499 Euro||49 Euro|
|Between 1st of April and 8th of July 2018 or up to 200 entries||539 Euro||59 Euro|
|After 9th of July 2018 or over 200 entries||579 Euro||69 Euro|
*The standard price for the 4-day EPIC race includes a full-service package, with accommodation (3 nights / 16-19 Aug.), meals and race services, detailed in The Experience. Upgrades are available for purchase separately, during the registration process.
**The standard price for the 1-day Challenge race includes the farewell buffet and race services, detailed in The Experience. Upgrades are available for purchase separately, during the registration process. Accommodation in the Race Village, Cheile Gradistei – Fundata Resort, is not available for the participants registered in the 1-day Challenge.
CARPATHIAN MTB EPIC is a challenging SOLO event open to both professional and amateur / hobby riders. The minimum age required to enter either the 4-day EPIC or the 1-day Challenge is 19 years of age on the first day of racing.
We strongly advise participants to have a full medical checkup one month or less prior to arriving at the race. It is every rider’s responsibility to ensure that they have acquired sufficient riding experience and have reached the necessary fitness level to participate. All riders are required to sign a waiver form at the race office as part of the race pack pick-up procedure.
The following race categories are recognised in the 2018 edition. A full description of the prizes offered at the event are available in a separate section – Prizes.
Please make sure that you read, understand and agree to the official race documents in relation to your entry and participation. Entering the race carries your inherent consent of the race rules, terms & conditions and the refund & cancellation policy described in the Rule Book and in the sections found below.
All transfer solicitations must take place before the 1st of July 2018 and be submitted through the official Contact page. Please be aware of the following information when soliciting a transfer to another event:
As a result of the transfer, any personalized items part of the race pack, such as the race number, will be lost & replaced by non-personalized items.
All transfer solicitations must take place before the 1st of July 2018 and be submitted through the official Contact page. If the request is validated, a non-refundable 30 Euro fee must be paid no later than the 6th of July 2018 for the transfer procedure to take place. Please note that all upgrades are transferable only as part of the whole entry and not as separate entities.
As a result of the transfer, any personalized items part of the race pack, such as the race number, will be lost and the receiving rider will obtain only non-personalized items.
Cancellation is possible under strict terms. All solicitations must be sent no longer than the 1st of July 2018 through the official Contact page. Cancellation requests received after the aforementioned date will be denied, due to contractual terms set with event suppliers of services and accommodation. If a cancellation is validated, the following refund conditions will apply:
|Request sent||Refund (percentage of entry fee / optional race upgrades not included)|
|Before the 1st of May 2018||70%|
|Between the 1st of June and the 30th of June 2018||50%|
|After the 1st of July 2018||No refund|
Please note that entries paid for the 2018 edition of CARPATHIAN MTB EPIC cannot be transferred for the 2019 edition of the event.
If the organizers cancel an entry or disqualify a participant as a result of race rules being breached, no refund will be payable. By entering the race, all participants adhere that in the case of an “Act of God” that forces the organizers to cancel the event, entry fees will not be refunded.
Optional race upgrade services purchased are neither refundable nor transferable, by themselves. Nevertheless, in case we are able to sell the optional race upgrades to another rider, and the entry cancellation was approved, we will refund the amount, minus a 15% administrative / cancellation fee, applicable to the total sum of the optional race upgrades.