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Strava Climbing Challenge
Ride with the pros during the 2015 Giro d’Italia.
Challenge Ended: May 31, 2015
Climb 6,000 meters from May 9th-31st.
Celebrate the season’s first Grand Tour by climbing 6,000 meters, a thousand meters for each of the six mountain finishes at this year’s Giro. You may complete the challenge over as many rides as you like, as long as you start and finish with the pros between May 9th and May 31st*.
Complete the Challenge in time to receive a distinctive digital finisher’s badge and unlock a unique finisher's-only jersey, inspired by the Giro’s legendary leader’s kit.
*Take this Challenge to the next level and aim for 44,000 meters – that’s what the Giro riders will be suffering over the same period.
Complete the Challenge and you will unlock the ability to purchase a limited edition Strava Climbing Challenge Jersey.
The 2015 Strava Challenge jersey features a sweatproof zippered pocket for your mobile device, reflective tabs to ensure visibility, and textured stretch fabric on the sleeves and side panels for improved aerodynamics.
The purchasing window will close 3 days after the Challenge ends. The expected delivery time is 6 weeks.
Athletes who complete this Challenge will receive a Strava Climbing Challenge digital finishers badge in their Trophy Case.
The Challenge starts and ends based on each athlete's local time zone.
Manual entries, trainer rides, or rides marked private will not count towards your Challenge effort.
All activities logged during the Challenge period must be uploaded to Strava no later than three days after the Challenge ends.
Ride hard and be safe. Use common sense when it comes to traffic, weather, or other conditions while taking part in this Challenge. Remember to take care of your hydration and nutrition needs when you’re out on the road.