The race is part of the swiss cycling legend and two time Olympic Champion Fabian Cancellara’s international race series Chasing Cancellara which will provide the participants with a very demanding course. Who manages to overtake the champion or to beat his time?
After the start at the Prime Tower in Zurich the riders are heading towards hillier regions via the Buechenegg, the Freiamt and Sursee. From there the participants tackle the climbs of Glaubenbielen and Brünig before the Grimselpass is set to be the biggest obstacle of the race. With close to 290 kilometers and almost 7’000 meters of elevation, Zurich–Zermatt is set to be the toughest one day race in Switzerland.
The finish in Zermatt takes place between 11.00 am and 07.00 pm on the "Obere Matten".