Estepona is today the starting point and finish line for the fourth edition of the Gran Fondo Costa del Sol event, one of the most representative cycling events in Andalusia and one of the ten national events endorsed by the UCI International Cycling Union, which guarantees organization and quality standards of the highest level.
The test, sponsored by the legendary runner Joseba Beloki, podium for three consecutive years in the Tour de France, will cover 130 kilometers and has a total of 1,400 participants.
The IV Gran Fondo Costa del Sol has its start and finish at the Estepona Fair and Sports Park. The route has 3,500 meters of positive elevation gain and has 4 mountain passes.
In addition, the so-called white towns of the region, such as Casares, Gaucín, Cortes de la Frontera Jimera de Líbar, Algatocín and Jubrique, will also be the scene of this test, which will have as its main course a final time trial of 20 kilometers to the mountain pass of Peñas Blancas, classified as a special category and the highest of the rest of the mountain passes that the runners will have to overcome.