Willy Vannitsen Classic

Can we call it the "Mother of all cyclosportives" in our hometown Haspengouw?
Anyway, this absolute tour classic and tribute to our local hero of the past remains an annual appointment for cyclists across the country borders.
In 2023 the longest distance along the Condroz and Famenne will take us back to Durbuy!
On and off the bike a true pleasure in combination with a cozy après!

START & FINISH

DronePort,

Lichtenberglaan 1090,

3800 Sint-Truiden

Parking:

Parking is available near DronePort.

Beverage supplies:

Of course, upon arrival, fluids should be restored. We provide beers and soft drinks and a terrace where you can have a nice chat.

Other facilities:

Toilet, Changing rooms and Shower

This ride is part of the Cycling Vlaanderen, Fietssport and Coppa Grinta tours.
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STARTING DATE

19 August, 2023

ENDING DATE

19 August, 2023

PRICE

Vanaf 4€

TIMINGS

  • 07:00 – 10:00: distances 80, 115 en 150km
    • Federation members: € 7,-
    • Non members: € 9,-
  • 07:00 – 12:00: distances 20 en 50km
    • Federation members: € 4,-
    • Non members: € 5,-

For cyclists who start the course from another location than Decathlon Sint-Truiden, it is possible to register at the supply point.

Preregistrations (1 free consumption) + gadget (first 50 preregistrations)

FEED ZONES

The 2k0m and 50km distances have no supplies. For the 80km there is 1 supply and the 115km and 150km have 2 supplies.

We provide:

  • water
  • sports drink
  • bananas
  • oranges
  • waffles
  • hotel cake
  • energy bars

There are sanitary facilities at the supply stations.

ACCIDENT OR TECHNICAL PROBLEMS

Accident with bodily injury. In case of an accident involving serious bodily injury, please call the public emergency services by dialing 112.
Tire breakdown. Participants are supposed to bring spare inner tubes and a pump to fix tire breakdowns themselves.
If you cannot continue the tour because of equipment failure, you can call the organization’s helpline (you will receive this info at your registration)

SPONSORS

Thanks to our sponsors: SKS Germany & Kwaremont Beer

In cooperation with Cycling Vlaanderen.

CODE OF CONDUCT

Wearing a bicycle helmet is mandatory. The Highway Code must be respected at all times.
Have respect for the environment and fellow human beings: please do not leave trash on or along the public road or urinate in inappropriate places.

ROUTE

The countdown has begun for the start of the Willy Vannitsen Classic, powered by Cyklab!
From the starting point at DronePort Sint-Truiden (Lichtenberglaan 1090, 3800 Sint-Truiden) you have a choice of 5 challenging cycling courses (25, 50, 90, 110 and 150km). With the longest distance we move along the Condroz and Famenne again towards the challenging Durbuy!

The GPX route will be made available on request and subject to pre-registration.

Height metres
20 KM: 135 hm
50 KM: 280 hm
80 KM : 700 hm
115 KM : 1.000 hm
150 KM : 1.500 hm

We are proud to have Decathlon Belgium (Sint-Truiden) as our partner for the supply stations. The feeding stations will be provided with isotonic thirst quencher with electrolytes and various vitamins/minerals and energy bars from Decathlon

STARTING DATE

19 August, 2023

ENDING DATE

19 August, 2023

PRICE

Vanaf 4€

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STARTING DATE

19 August, 2023

ENDING DATE

19 August, 2023

PRICE

Vanaf 4€
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