Heroes are born. Legends are written.
— Epic Israel is a 4-day MTB (prologue and 3 stages) S1 UCI stage race, designated for mountain bike riders that love the long hours on the saddle, the spectacular views of nature and the challenge offered by the long routes.
The race routes change from year to year to give the rider a challenging, versatile and balanced route, usually between 75 to 110 km per day, the big challenge being to finish within the time limit.
Epic Israel also offers a one-day marathon in 3 distances – short, medium and long. This exciting one-day marathon event occurs on the last day of the 4-day tour and combined with the new “finishers”, their families and supporters, bring Epic Israel to its peak joy and rewarding moments.
Gal Tsachor the founder of Epic Israel invites you to be a part of this unique and ground-breaking event in Israel and to enjoy Israel – the beautiful nature and people, through mountain bike cycling.
Official website: https://www.epicisrael.org.il/en/
Unique location – If you are looking to combine travel to an exotic location with culture, food, history, and superb riding, put this race on your list.
Be warned it’s not for the faint hearted but rather well suited to the gravel grinder looking for a challenging 4-day race.
The Race Village, in which the competitors will stay for the 4 days is located (2019) on the grounds of Mate Asher Regional Council and Aqueduct hotel which is located next to it, both in the northern part of Israel next to the famous Akko city. It has all the facilities for both the basic and luxurious needs of the riders during the 4-day event.
The race is FULL BOARD; the registration package includes full nutrition support – meals off the bike together with professional race nutrition package. The Race Village offers several accommodation options so every rider can choose the one that is right for him.
Epic Israel is committed to provide full support to participants from registration all the way through the finish line, to assist with the preparation to this unique challenge and to create optimal conditions for registered riders to complete the race as proud “finishers”.