40 km Frederiks to Viborg

Do you want a fantastic cycling experience on the ancient highway Hærvejen in beatiful nature and with great atmosphere? Then you should try our 40 kilometer MTB-route from Frederiks to Viborg, where everyone can take part.

HÆRVEJSLØBET – The Viking Gran Fondo is a both challenging and unforgettable ride along the natural ridge that was formed through Jutland during the last ice age. Here, an ancient road – Hærvejen – has, over the centuries, helped migrants, pilgrims, merchants and Vikings stay dry as they made their way up through Denmark.

The 40 km MTB-route from Frederiks to Viborg passes through the beautiful landscape of the Hærvejen ancient road with rolling cornfields, beech forests, hills, lakes and idyllic villages.

The route also offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the ride. Along the way, you roll through one of our feed stations, famous not only for their great food but also for their even better atmosphere.

The finish line of HÆRVEJSLØBET – The Viking Gran Fondo is on the Parade Square in one of Denmark’s oldest and most charming cities, Viborg; close to the city's 150-year-old cathedral.

E-bikes are allowed.

The route

The route isn't technically difficult, but you will experience different types of track such as blue tracks, paths with roots, loose sand and maybe some mud on your way til Viborg.

Most of the route is on gravel roads and paths.

The length of the route can vary approximately 5 percent.

At registration, you inform about your level, which is used to define start times to ensure the riders are spread out on the course.

Price per participant:

  • 345 DKK + service charge

Service charge: 15,00 DKK + 0,8 % per participant

Please note, there's a limited number of places on this route.

At registration, you pick the start group closest to your level:

  • 1. Slow (beginner, expect to be in the rear part)
  • 2. Not that slow (I can ride a mountainbike, but no need to hurry)
  • 3. Intermediate (good shape and good technique)
  • 4. Fast (rides MTB all the time, very good shape and rides full gas no matter the terrain)

The start times are distributed so that the fast ones start first and the slow ones last.