2024 FIM Hard Enduro World Championship Round 4: Red Bull Romaniacs – Romania
July 23, 2024 - July 27, 2024
Renowned as the world’s toughest Hard Enduro Rallye, the Romaniacs brings together some breathtaking riding in the wild, mountainous wilderness of Romania. Day one opens with a wacky wooden-obstacle prologue in downtown Sibiu. Four days rally then await the competitors from over 35 different nations where the wilderness of the Carpathian Mountains offer some of the purist and most breathtaking enduro terrain for all levels of ability.
The first day of the event is typically a prologue race, which determines the starting positions for the main race over the following four days. The prologue is typically a short, intense enduro cross held in the city center of Sibiu, Romania. The main race for Romaniacs is typically a multi-day race, with riders covering long distances and tackling a variety of terrain and obstacles. The course for each day is typically between 100-150 km in length, and includes checkpoints along the way.
The tracks for Romaniacs are designed to test riders’ technical skills and endurance, with steep climbs, rocky terrain, river crossings, and other challenging obstacles. One of the unique features of Romaniacs is the use of GPS technology to guide riders through the course. Riders are given a GPS device that provides turn-by-turn navigation, allowing them to navigate the daily track.