Escapar Ltd

71-75 Shelton Street

Covent Garden

London 

WC2H 9JQ, United Kingdom.

Registered Company Number 11363400

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23rd Feb-1st Mar 2020

1st Mar-8th Mar 2020

train with UCI professional road cyclist, Jennifer George

We are delighted that the escapar cycling retreat will be hosting UCI professional road cyclist Jen George for two weeks in February/March 2020.  So if you've not already booked your winter training camp, here's your chance to join us in sunny Spain for a winter training or ride week with a pro.

She's the current Scottish Road Race National Champion having won in 2018 and 2019, a World Masters Team pursuit winner, World Masters Individual pursuit Silver medalist and holds the British 2km pursuit record.

 

Jen is also a qualified BC Level 3 road race coach, and brings fun and a wealth of international racing and training expertise to the table. Coaching athletes at all levels for road, track and indoors, Jen holds a BSc in Physiology and Sports Science and has a long history of personal and structured coaching with Go Faster Training, Technogym, Virgin and LA Fitness.


Jen will ride for the Brazillian team, Memorial Santos in 2020 having previously raced for Drops Cycling, Storey Racing and Torelli-Assure. She'll be aiming to support her teammates to greatness in 2020 and adding to her Palmares with top 10 UCI results and podium places.

 

You'll join a small group of no more than 8 riders to experience some of the best routes and rides the Alicante and Valencia regions have to offer. Like many of the international and Spanish Professional teams who train and race in the area throughout the year, Jen has raced professionally in Valencia, and is looking forward to riding with guests in the fabulous mountains and valleys that we call home.

 

ride with UCI Pro - Jen George 

Jen will be our special guest at Casa Sanz for the following dates, where she'll lead rides and provide invaluable training expertise.

Week One: 23rd February - 1st March 2020 - 3-7 days - Ride Week - All welcome

Week Two: 1st - 8th March 2020 - 7 days - Training Camp (routes Similar to Castles & Cols)

 

All abilities welcome to ride Week One, regular club riders recommend for Week Two. 
The rides will feature some of our Castles & Cols classics, with properly structured training efforts. We will have breakfasts, and post-ride meals together, there will be a yoga stretch area and Professional Massage is available upon request.

Max group size for this week 8 riders / 2 Guides (Jen G and escapar guide to accommodate different abilities.)

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who is it for?

A week to suit all riders. 
There are harder days with several climbs but we take some time to see the sights.

Best suited to regular riders with some climbing experience or those less experienced riders looking to step up a level.

You can regularly complete rides of 50 to 75km.

For stronger and faster riders, extensions and more climbs are possible on most days.

what to bring?

Week 1 All abilities
Week 2 Difficulty: medium

Maximum group size: 8

highlights

Week 1 - specially selected routes
Week 2 - 5 days guided & coached riding

Lead by Jen George

Ride classic climbs including

Port Portillol

Font Roja

Port de Beniarres

Port del Moro

Alto del Portillol

Port Bocairent

dates & prices

Week One:

Sunday 23rd February - Sunday 1st March 2020

7 nights £845pp

Please contact us for shorter stays

Week Two:

Sunday 1st March - sunday 8th March 2020

7 nights £845pp  
 

trip overview

For Week One, guests are welcome to join us for daily rides on our classic routes with Jen George. The minimum stay is 3 nights. Please contact us for pricing and availability.  

Week Two - will run as a more structured training camp and will similar to the schedule below. Contact us for a shorter stay.

 

Day 01 Arrival & welcome reception - Optional test ride, depending on time of arrival

Day 02 Easy First Day Ride - 60-80km - Shake the travel from your legs.

Day 03 Medium Mountains 90-110km. 

Day 04 National Park,  Mountains and Valleys -120km
Day 05 * rest day / optional ride / or inclusive sightseeing day trip

Day 06 Steeper Mountain - 100km

Day 07 Longer ride 120km

Day 08 depart

 

*optional rest day or sightseeing             

The itinerary is indicative of the planned week, it may be adapted according to your arrival and departure flights, local conditions

what is included?

7 nights accommodation

scheduled airport transfers​

daily room cleaning service

cycling kit wash

swimming pool and towels

Wifi

the riding​​

 

5 days coached rides

support vehicle

mechanical assistance

secure bike storage

comprehensive route guides 

GPX route map files

organisation of rest day trips

food & drink​​

welcome reception

continental breakfast

coffee & soft drinks

half board - post ride meal

restaurant bookings

restaurant transport

not included

flights

travel insurance

cost of restaurant meals

bike hire

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