Ötztal Cycle Marathon 2023 - Ötztal (AUT) - 26min Highlight Show

The most challenging cycling marathon in the Alps

Ötztal Cycle Marathon 2023

July 9th 2023, Soelden/Ötztal (AUT)

The Ötztal Cycle Marathon 2023 (AUT) is the most challenging cycling marathon in the Alps, offering a captivating mix of valley and high alpine terrain that contributes to a unique atmosphere. The course covers 227 kilometers from Sölden over four alpine passes (Kühtaisattel, Brenner, Jaufenpass and Timmelsjoch) into South Tyrol and back. Riders conquer an incredible 5.500 meters of elevation gain. The event attracts 4.000 participants from 36 nations and five continents who willingly take on this enormous physical and mental challenge. The fastest cyclists complete the marathon in approximately seven hours, demonstrating exceptional speed and determination.