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KIA Golden Circle Challenge

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The KIA Golden Circle Challenge will be held in Selfoss, Iceland 2. – 3. July 2022.

Held each Summer since 2012 the cycling competition welcomes riders of every skill level and involves both team and individual competition. The objective is to offer fun and competitive races where everybody can enjoy themselves. Reserve your spot now on either 12 km, 43 km, 59 km, or 90 km challenge.

Entry Fees

12 km route: 5900 ISK
All other routes: 12.900 ISK

Registration ends at 23:59 on June 28th 2021.

Check out the routes

6 categories

  • Take the first step
  • Put in second gear
  • Enjoy
  • Improve your record
  • Push yourself
  • Finish!
Courses for the whole family

Routes and Maps

All rides start in the brand new towncenter of Selfoss. There are rides for both experienced riders and newcomers. A social ride will also be offered where all family members can ride together enjoying the surroundings of Selfoss.  Other categories are more competitive and the longest ride is designed for Elite riders.

If you’d like to see the results of some of the recent competitions, click on the links below (Will take you to our partner’s site Tímataka)

2021 – All results for KIA Golden Circle Challenge.

2020 – All results for KIA Golden Circle Challenge.

2019 – All results for KIA Golden Circle Challenge.

2018 – All results for KIA Golden Circle Challenge.

The Votmúli Circle
Social ride
12 km Social ride
106km <?php echo $textfieldMap; ?> af leið
12 km
Date
3. July 2021
Start time
18:10

The Votmúli Circle is a social ride designed for those who want to enjoy the ride together. Ideal for families. No chip time. Every rider receives a participation medallion.

  • Registration Fee
    • Pre-registration fee until midnight November 9th 2021: 2.900,- ISK
    • Registration fee until January 2nd 2022: 3.500,- ISK
    • Registration fee until June 28th 2022: 5.500,- ISK
    • Electric bikes welcomed
    • No chip time
    • Participation medallion for every rider
    • Voucher for post-race food and beverages 
    • Free admission to The Selfoss Swimming Hall

    Terms and conditions will be published here.

  • Documents
  • Route description

    The Votmúli Circle is a social ride designed for those who want to enjoy the ride together. Ideal for families. No chip time. Every rider receives a participation medallion, voucher for post-race food and beverages and free admission to the local swimming hall.

Gaulverjar
B Competition Category
43 km B Competition Category
106km <?php echo $textfieldMap; ?> af leið
43 km
Date
2. July 2021
Start time
18:00

The "Gaulverjar" course is for entry level riders of all age groups or experienced riders who want to enjoy a medium challenge.

  • Registration Fee
    • Pre-registration fee until midnight November 9th 2021: 7.900,- ISK
    • Registration fee until January 2nd 2022: 9.500,- ISK
    • Registration fee until June 28th 2022: 11.900,- ISK
    • Chip time
    • Participation medallion for every rider
    • Podium ceremony, first 3 in each age category, both men and women
    • Refreshment station on the course
    • Voucher for post-race food and beverages 
    • Free admission to The Selfoss Swimming Hall

    Terms and conditions will be published  here.

  • Documents
  • Route description

    The Gaulverjar course is a medium challenge on a mostly flat course with beautiful sights and scenery from farms to fishing boats. Detailed route description for Gaulverjar coming soon.

Flóaáveitan
Social ride (no chip time)
43 km Social ride (no chip time)
106km <?php echo $textfieldMap; ?> af leið
43 km
Date
2. July 2022
Start time
18:10

"Flóaáveitan" is a 43 km social ride for the whole family to enjoy together. Every rider receives a participation medallion.

  • Registration Fee
    • Pre-registration fee until midnight November 9th 2021: 7.900,- ISK
    • Registration fee until January 2nd 2022: 9.500,- ISK
    • Registration fee until June 28th 2022: 11.900,- ISK
    • No chip time
    • Participation medallion for every rider
    • Refreshment station on the course
    • Voucher for post-race food and beverages 
    • Free admission to The Selfoss Swimming Hall

    Terms and conditions will be published here.

  • Documents
  • Route description

    “Flóaáveitan” is a 43 km social ride for the whole family to enjoy together. Every rider receives a participation medallion.

Villingar
Category A
59 km Category A
106km <?php echo $textfieldMap; ?> af leið
59 km
Date
2. July 2022
Start time
18:30

A competitive race for experienced riders who have competed in the sport before. Strict time limitations.

  • Registration Fee
    • Pre-registration fee until midnight November 9th 2021: 7.900,- ISK
    • Registration fee until January 2nd 2022: 9.500,- ISK
    • Registration fee until June 28th 2022: 11.900,- ISK
    • Chip time
    • Podium ceremony, first 3 in each age category, both men and women
    • Participation medallion for every rider
    • Refreshment station on the course
    • Voucher for post-race food and beverages 
    • Free admission to The Selfoss Swimming Hall

    Please note that roughly 5 km are ridden on a condensed gravel road.

    Terms and conditions will be published here.

  • Documents
  • Route description

    A competitive race for experienced riders who have competed in the sport before. Strict time limitations.

Flóabardaginn
Elite category (3 Stages)
96 km Elite category (3 Stages)
106km <?php echo $textfieldMap; ?> af leið
96 km
Date
2. - 3. July 2022
Start time
See description

3 Stages designed for experienced Elite riders and is the highlight of the KIA Golden Circle Challenge. Maximum of 80 participants.

  • Registration Fee
    • Pre-registration fee until midnight November 9th 2021: 15.900,- ISK
    • Registration fee until January 2nd 2022: 19.500,- ISK
    • Registration fee until June 28th 2022: 29.900,- ISK
    • Chip time
    • Podium ceremony, first 3 in each age category, both men and women
    • Participation medallion for every rider
    • Post-stage food and beverages
    • Voucher for post-race food and beverages at one of Selfoss restaurants on July 10th
    • Free admission to The Selfoss Swimming Hall post-stage

    Terms and conditions will be published here.

  • Documents
  • Route description

    The 3-Stage competition is for experienced Elite riders and is the highlight of the KIA Golden Circle Challenge

    Thursday July 7th 2022
    Byko Criterium
    Start at 20:00

    Saturday July 9th 2022
    Road Race 96 km.
    Start at 19:00

    Sunday July 10th 2022
    Time Trial “The Great Escape”
    Start at 09:00

    Detailed Stage description coming soon

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