Maastricht - Valkenburg

The 2024 Amstel Gold Race is a hilly race that will take place on Sunday 14 April 2024 at 08:45.The race starts in Maastricht and finishes in Valkenburg. Start time is 08:45 with an expected finish at 14:56 (average speed of 41 km/h).

The total distance of the race is 253.6 km. The race includes 33 categorized climbs and 0 intermediate sprints. The race has a total elevation gain of 3049.2 m with the highest altitude of the race being 330 m. The total descent of the race is -2977.4 m.

- The race will have temperatures between 14 and 16°C, with an average of 15°C.
- No rain is expected.
- The wind will come mainly from W with an average of 13 km/h wind. The maximum wind speed will be 17 km/h with gusts of up to 35 km/h.

The race includes 33 categorized climbs and 0 intermediate sprints.

The neutral start for this race is 1.6 km long with an average gradient of -0.4%.

Maasberg is a Climb, which starts at 12.2 km (241.4 km to go) and ends at 12.5 km (241.1 km to go). It has total distance of 0.3 km, and an average gradient of 5.1%, going from 45 to 62 meters of altitude.

Adsteeg is a Climb, which starts at 31.2 km (222.4 km to go) and ends at 32.2 km (221.4 km to go). It has total distance of 1 km, and an average gradient of 2.6%, going from 85 to 111 meters of altitude.

Bergseweg is a Climb, which starts at 46.5 km (207.1 km to go) and ends at 47.4 km (206.2 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 5.2%, going from 100 to 147 meters of altitude.

Korenweg is a Climb, which starts at 50 km (203.6 km to go) and ends at 50.9 km (202.7 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 4.3%, going from 157 to 194 meters of altitude.

Nijswillerweg is a Climb, which starts at 54.7 km (198.9 km to go) and ends at 55.1 km (198.5 km to go). It has total distance of 0.5 km, and an average gradient of 2.9%, going from 137 to 150 meters of altitude.

Rijksweg N278 is a Climb, which starts at 64.3 km (189.3 km to go) and ends at 66 km (187.6 km to go). It has total distance of 1.7 km, and an average gradient of 4.1%, going from 98 to 168 meters of altitude.

Wolfsberg is a Climb, which starts at 85 km (168.6 km to go) and ends at 85.4 km (168.2 km to go). It has total distance of 0.4 km, and an average gradient of 6.4%, going from 155 to 179 meters of altitude.

Loorberg is a Climb, which starts at 88.2 km (165.4 km to go) and ends at 89.5 km (164.1 km to go). It has total distance of 1.3 km, and an average gradient of 5.3%, going from 147 to 216 meters of altitude.

Schweibergerweg is a Climb, which starts at 99.7 km (153.9 km to go) and ends at 102.3 km (151.3 km to go). It has total distance of 2.6 km, and an average gradient of 4.5%, going from 110 to 227 meters of altitude.

Camerig is a Climb, which starts at 106.1 km (147.5 km to go) and ends at 109.6 km (144 km to go). It has total distance of 3.6 km, and an average gradient of 4.2%, going from 117 to 267 meters of altitude.

Drielandenpunt is a Climb, which starts at 117.1 km (136.5 km to go) and ends at 119.2 km (134.4 km to go). It has total distance of 2.1 km, and an average gradient of 5.8%, going from 186 to 309 meters of altitude.

Gemmenich is a Climb, which starts at 122.7 km (130.9 km to go) and ends at 123.6 km (130 km to go). It has total distance of 0.8 km, and an average gradient of 7.1%, going from 218 to 276 meters of altitude.

Epenerbaan / Vijlenerbos is a Climb, which starts at 126.7 km (126.9 km to go) and ends at 128.1 km (125.5 km to go). It has total distance of 1.4 km, and an average gradient of 5.5%, going from 204 to 278 meters of altitude.

Eperheide is a Climb, which starts at 134.2 km (119.4 km to go) and ends at 136.2 km (117.4 km to go). It has total distance of 2 km, and an average gradient of 4.9%, going from 125 to 222 meters of altitude.

Gulperberg is a Climb, which starts at 143.9 km (109.7 km to go) and ends at 144.3 km (109.3 km to go). It has total distance of 0.4 km, and an average gradient of 11.1%, going from 103 to 150 meters of altitude.

Plettenberg is a Climb, which starts at 147.9 km (105.7 km to go) and ends at 148.6 km (105 km to go). It has total distance of 0.7 km, and an average gradient of 4.1%, going from 108 to 137 meters of altitude.

Eyserweg is a Climb, which starts at 149.6 km (104 km to go) and ends at 151.4 km (102.2 km to go). It has total distance of 1.8 km, and an average gradient of 4.7%, going from 110 to 194 meters of altitude.

Remigiusstraat / Huls is a Climb, which starts at 154.2 km (99.4 km to go) and ends at 155.1 km (98.5 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 7.7%, going from 138 to 208 meters of altitude.

Vrakelberg is a Climb, which starts at 159.5 km (94.1 km to go) and ends at 160 km (93.6 km to go). It has total distance of 0.5 km, and an average gradient of 8.3%, going from 133 to 175 meters of altitude.

Sibbergrubbe is a Climb, which starts at 167.3 km (86.3 km to go) and ends at 169.1 km (84.5 km to go). It has total distance of 1.8 km, and an average gradient of 4%, going from 80 to 152 meters of altitude.

Cauberg is a Climb, which starts at 171.7 km (81.9 km to go) and ends at 172.2 km (81.4 km to go). It has total distance of 0.5 km, and an average gradient of 9.5%, going from 84 to 130 meters of altitude.

Geulhemmerberg is a Climb, which starts at 176.9 km (76.7 km to go) and ends at 177.8 km (75.8 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 5.7%, going from 67 to 120 meters of altitude.

Keerderberg is a Climb, which starts at 183.6 km (70 km to go) and ends at 185 km (68.6 km to go). It has total distance of 1.5 km, and an average gradient of 4%, going from 66 to 125 meters of altitude.

Bemelerberg is a Climb, which starts at 187.3 km (66.3 km to go) and ends at 188.2 km (65.4 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 4.5%, going from 79 to 120 meters of altitude.

Loorberg is a Climb, which starts at 202.6 km (51 km to go) and ends at 203.9 km (49.7 km to go). It has total distance of 1.3 km, and an average gradient of 5.3%, going from 147 to 216 meters of altitude.

Gulperberg is a Climb, which starts at 209.8 km (43.8 km to go) and ends at 210.7 km (42.9 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 5.4%, going from 100 to 150 meters of altitude.

Kruisberg is a Climb, which starts at 214.8 km (38.8 km to go) and ends at 215.2 km (38.3 km to go). It has total distance of 0.4 km, and an average gradient of 10.9%, going from 111 to 160 meters of altitude.

Eyserbosweg is a Climb, which starts at 216.7 km (36.9 km to go) and ends at 217.6 km (36 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 9%, going from 109 to 191 meters of altitude.

Fromberg is a Climb, which starts at 221.1 km (32.5 km to go) and ends at 221.8 km (31.8 km to go). It has total distance of 0.7 km, and an average gradient of 4.8%, going from 124 to 157 meters of altitude.

Keutenberg is a Climb, which starts at 224.9 km (28.7 km to go) and ends at 225.5 km (28.1 km to go). It has total distance of 0.6 km, and an average gradient of 9.8%, going from 81 to 139 meters of altitude.

Cauberg is a Climb, which starts at 235.1 km (18.5 km to go) and ends at 235.6 km (18 km to go). It has total distance of 0.5 km, and an average gradient of 9.5%, going from 84 to 130 meters of altitude.

Geulhemmerberg is a Climb, which starts at 239.7 km (13.9 km to go) and ends at 240.6 km (13 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 5.7%, going from 67 to 120 meters of altitude.

Bemelerberg is a Climb, which starts at 246.5 km (7.1 km to go) and ends at 247.4 km (6.2 km to go). It has total distance of 0.9 km, and an average gradient of 4.5%, going from 79 to 120 meters of altitude.

The final 3 km for this race starts at 250.6 km, has an average gradient of 0.4%, and reaching 127 m of altitude.