Routes & Hills

GREJSDALSLØBET in the VEJLE area

Spring Classic landscape. Short steep climbs with less than 100 m elevation per climb. But lots of them. The parcours are signposted, but we recommend you download the GPS-route to your bike computer.

If you wish to train on our hills, please find suitable tracks on the VisitVejle website.

The roads are open for other road users. Please obey the traffic laws. We have permission to NOT ride on the bikepaths during the race.

Grejsdalsloebet

Describtion

This super parcours is the ultimate spring challenge with 22 categorized short but steep hills, totaling nearly 2500 vertical meters of climbing. You will tackle the tough climbs “Gl Kongevej” and Kiddesvej with gradients around 20% in the heart of Vejle. Before embarking on this route, you must have completed comprehensive spring training, as it is a very tough challenge for even well-trained and experienced cyclists. A small gearing, for example 34-27, is recommended for most riders, as it is very hilly. There is a total of three feed stops on the course.

Whether you are an experienced rider or an enthusiastic exerciser, this Granfondo will be one
unforgettable challenge and a great opportunity to test your limits. Make sure to be
well prepared and enjoy the beautiful, but demanding, cycling route through the scenic countryside
at the Grejsdal run. Granfondo offers a total of 14 categorized hills and more than 1800
height meter. It is a stretch that requires solid preparation and training as it is
demanding even for experienced exercisers.

The first and main challenge on this route is probably one of the most famous cycling hills in Denmark: Kiddesvej. In all, there are 14 categorized climbs. There are two feed stops on the course, which caters to the experienced cyclist.

The challenge distance is often used by cyclists who are riding their first cyclosportive or want to kickstart the season. There is one feed stop and the course offers 11 categorized hills of which the hardest is at Tørskind Grusgrav.

Sunday adventure in the Vejle river valley. 78 km with 80% gravel roads and trails. Unmarked course, following a GPS track. Coffee stop with cake included. 

A safe run

Grejsdalsløbet has joined DCU and DGI’s code of conduct.

We expect our participants to:

  • Comply with traffic rules
  • Adheres to official referrals
  • Shows consideration
  • Have respect for others
  • Knows own limitation

The race meets the DGI classification BLUE.

Bike helmet is obligatory. Aero bar extensions are not allowed.

MC Marshalls has the right to stop other traffic, but you are responsible for your own traffic at all times.

Officials on foot with flags are there to warn you of dangerous passages. Not to regulate other traffic.

THE AREA
The sportive is held in the hilly terrain around Vejle and offers an array of varying experiences. The courses pass through Grejsdalen, run through spring-clad forests, along the Vejle Fjord and wind through the beautiful Vejle river valley. This sportive takes place in some of the most undulating, and therefore best, cycling terrain in Denmark, it offers the opportunity of a great cycling experience for riders of any level.

A clean race

We expect our participants to:

Throw garbage in bins or drop zones along the route.

Uses our depots’ toilets/urinals or leave the water discreetly in hedgerows far from residential areas.

Do not throw empty cans, punctured hoses or other.

GDPR
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We retain previous participants’ e-mail addresses for two years in order to be able to offer participation again. Permission can be withdrawn at any time by writing to us.

Spring Classic 229 km road First start 07:30
Grandfondo 167 km roadFirst start 09:00
Mediofondo 127 km roadFirst start 10:00
The Challenge 91 km roadFirst start 11:30
Gravel 78 km gravelFirst start 12:00

Gravel GPX file will be sent to participants a week before the race.

Click on the links to visit Garmin Connect and download the files to your GPS device.

91 km

127 km

167 km

229 km

 

Several parking areas are available along Vestre Engvej. Alternative parking suggestion: Damhaven 12.

90 km127 km167 km229 kmClosing times
Belle45 km10:00
Korshøj75 km11:30
Nørup33 km33 km73 km135 km14:00
Haraldskær73 km73 km113 km175 km16:00

 

Belle
Korshøj
NørupHaraldskær
Waterxxxx
Energy drinkxxxx
Coffeexx
Teaxx
Protein sandwichesxx
Orangesxx
Bananasxx
Cucumbersxx
Cakexx
Purepower gelxx
Purepower Energy bar
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Toiletsxxx

 

Contact

Grejsdalsløbet
Willy Sørensens Plads 5
7100 Vejle
Denmark

+45 26 29 00 33
mail@grejsdalsloebet.dk

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