ANA Niseko Classic 2022

[EVENT FINISHED] "ANA Niseko Classic Virtual Challenge"

28 January, 2022

ANA Niseko Classic Virtual Challenge - available soon on ROUVY

[EVENT FINISHED] Thank you all for joining the ANA Niseko Classic Virtual Challenge!

We are pleased to announce that "ANA Niseko Classic virtual Challenge" we be available on ROUVY (indoor cycling platform) from this February 7th.

"ANA Niseko Classic virtual Challenge" will have 3 courses which was filmed in Niseko area. Riders aim to finish all 3 courses to complete the challenge and to win prizes!

For those riders who were not able to visit the Niseko area last year due to the cancellation of the ANA Niseko Classic 2021, we hope you will enjoy the scenery of Niseko on your trainers at home.

Date

Open : February 7 (Monday) 9:00 AM (JST)
Close : March 7 (Sunday) 8:59 AM (JST)

How to complete Challenge

Finish all 3 courses during the challenge period(Feb 7 - Mar 7).

Prize

  1. Top Finishers of Result (Male & Female)... 2021 UCI Gran Fondo Worlds Series jersey&Medal
  2. 10 random riders who finished all 3 course ... Niseko Classic original goods

*Social media post champagne*

Post about the event with #nisekoclassicvirtualchallenge and #panaracer on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to win Panaracer road racer tire!

Product : Panaracer RACE A EVO 4 [ALL ROUND] 700x25C

Quantity : 2 tiresx3 winners

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How to Enter

Click "Join the challenge" on following page and proceed to register for challenge

Entry Fee

FREE

**The entry fee for "ANA Niseko Classic virtual Challenge" is FREE, although the ROUVY account is required(there is a free trial period for first time users).

Course

[ Stage1 - Start for KOM (Distance : 33.1km / Elevation : 886m) ]
The course starts from Niseko Tokyu Grand Hirafu, the start point of the Niseko Classic 150km Road Race. This uphill course takes you around Niseko Annupuri, and through the Niseko HANAZONO Hill Climb (Route 66), up the Panorama Line, and finishes at Shinsennuma, one of the highest KOM point in Hokkaido.

[ Stage2 - Climb to Niseko (Distance : 34.6km / Elevation : 818m) ]
The course starts in Rankoshi Town, where the Niseko Classic 85km Road Race starts. The course takes you through the foot of Chisenupuri, around the Niseko area and finishes at Niseko Station.

[ Stage3 - Last climb to finish (Distance : 52.4km / Elevation : 1,192m) ]
From the Sprint point of the Niseko Classic Road Race in front of the Kyowa-machi Crail, the riders will ascend the Niseko Panorama Line, the most difficult part of the race, towards Shinsen-numa. The last climb to finish line, Niseko Tokyu Grand Hirafu will test the riders.

FAQ

  • Is the entry fee free?
    The event fee is FREE. Although the ROUVY account is required to enter the Challenge.(there is a free trial period for first time users).
    >Find details about Free Trial HERE.

  • Anything I need to prepare?
    You will need the followings to join the event;
    1. PC or Smart phone and "ROUVY" app
    >Install app HERE.
    2. ROUVY account (Free trial available for first time user)
    > Free trial HERE.
    3. Smart trainer
    > Check supported smart trainer HERE.

  • How do I enter the Challenge?
    1. Register to "ANA Niseko Classic virtual Challenge" from ROUVY Challenge page.
    > Go to ROUVY Challenge page.
    2. Finish 3 courses to complete the Challenge and win prizes!

  • Can I ride the course after the event?
    Yes, the course will remain on ROUVY so you can ride the course after the event.