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The Great Mekong Bike Ride 2019
June 28 - June 30
The Great Mekong Bike Ride 2019 is an epic, long distance road race cycling event that spans three provinces of Northeast Thailand (I-san) – Nakhon Phanom, Sakon Nakhon and Mukdahan – in three days over a total distance of nearly 400 km.
Stage 1 King of Speed is on 28 June over a distance of 100 km from Nakhon Phanom to Sakon Nakhon, with the route following a main highway.
Stage 2 King of Endurance is on 29 June over a distance of 150 km from Sakon Nakhon to Mukdahan, with the route comprising highway and some hilly roads as well as a climb.
Stage 3 King of Khong is on 30 June over a distance of 127 km from Mukdahan to Nakhon Phanom with the route following a main highway along the Mekong River.
There are four race categories: Open category for male and female; Age-Group category for male, female and junior boys; Novice category for male and female; and Team category for groups of four members.
Registration (https://event.thaimtb.com/event.php?e=414&lang=EN) is open until 23.59 Hrs. Thai time on 16 June or until full participation numbers are reached.
The registration fee includes three nights accommodation, an official cycling jersey, official T-shirt, medal, athlete shuttle bus throughout the race period, welcome dinner on 27 June, three breakfasts and three lunches, accident insurance during the race, race bib and official e-certification. Registration is also possible for one day.
In the spirit of promoting health and fun for all, The Great Mekong Bike Ride 2019 also features a short distance fun ride on each of the event’s three days, along flat road routes. The distance is 10 km and there are no age restrictions, with participants receiving an official T-shirt, medal, race bib, pre-cycle breakfast and post-cycle lunch.