Swiss Epic Arosa

19 to 21 August 2020 in Arosa

The Swiss Epic is a demanding yet rewarding 5-day stage race. With a fresh new route each year, it’s a unique test of endurance, resolve and skill with the staggering beauty of the snow-capped, jagged skyline set as the perfect antidote to the physical and mental demands of off-road racing. Two-person teams, top professionals and ambitious amateurs alike, explore the seemingly endless, magical trails, staying overnight in double rooms in Laax, Arosa and Davos – an unforgettable Alpine experience!

Program 2020

Stage 1: Tuesday, 18th August 2020 Laax - Laax
Stage 2: Wednesday, 19th August 2020 Laax - Arosa
Stage 3: Thursday, 20th August 2020 Arosa - Arosa
Stage 4: Friday, 21st August 2020 Arosa - Davos
Stage 5: Saturday, 22nd August 2020 Davos - Davos

news & information

Stages in Arosa
In Arosa the race will be held from Wednesday morning to Friday noon, 19 to 21 August 2020. 

Restrictions in the area
In the hiking and biking area of Arosa there are route diversions and restrictions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. At the relevant points, trail users will be advised of the race at an early stage, including the times given in the marching table. The information is already available when entering the hiking trails and forest roads as well as at the mountain railway stations. At the most important junctions, there are also numerous marshals and helpers for optimal coordination between racers and guests.

Information for spectators
The start / finish area is reserved for the riders, the organisation committee and the helpers. Spectators have limited access in an around the finish line - the access is located next to the House Jelen. A corresponding zone is marked and masks are compulsory. In addition, spectators can watch the race at the finish line, provided that they keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres and wear a mask. The best locations are at the following locations:

Wednesday: Ochsenalp from 11.00 a.m. / first finish line professionals from 11.15 a.m. / broom waggon 6.30 p.m.
Thursday: 9.00 - 10.00 a.m. start at Obersee / professionals from 9.15 a.m. LAW middle station / 9.30 am Hörnli peak / 10.30 am Ochsenalp / 11.00 a.m. Arosa Bear Sanctuary / 11.10 a.m. finish at Obersee / broom waggon 16.45
Friday: 8.00 - 9.00 a.m. start at Obersee / professionals from 8.20 a.m. LAW middle station / 9.15 a.m. Lake Isel

Restrictions on traffic in Tomelistrasse: Thursday, 20th August
From Wednesday to Friday the racers will be on different roads and hiking trails in Arosa. In view of the mountain bike race, the tomelis road between the Waldhotel Arosa and the Haus Furkablick (Alpinmedic) must be closed to all vehicle traffic from 10.30 to about 16.30 on Thursday, 20 August 2020. Pedestrians can pass through the street. We ask all road users concerned to exercise increased caution and to follow the instructions of the route officials. Thank you for your understanding.

The live results are published on the Swiss Epic website.


photos 2020

Here is a selection of the best photos from the current race.
You can find more pictures on the Swiss Epic website. 

Copyright: Marius Holler, Michael Chiaretta, Francesco Narcisi, Nils Ohlendorf

Your contact for Swiss Epic Arosa

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Patrick Kiener
Event Manager & Head of Digitalisation
P +41 81 378 70 29
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Nicole Hemmi
Head of Marketing, Communications & Products
Bike & Hike
P +41 81 378 70 32

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