The first UCI Mountain Bike Cross-Country World Cup of the year gets underway next month at the iconic Nové Město na Moravě in the Czech Republic.
A huge weekend of racing will kick off the 2023 Cross-country season - and it’s not just the pros that will be getting between the tapes. As well as the fastest riders in the world, amateur racers can test their endurance against the biggest names in the sport in the Marathon of Nové Město na Moravě. Taking place on Saturday, May 13, the Marathon of Nové Město na Moravě is open to anyone who wants to challenge themselves on this world class course.
There’s two options available in this open race category; one that features two loops over a gruelling 120km or a single lap across 60km. Both races will feature a mixture of singletrack, fire road and asphalt and promises some incredibly fun terrain, as well as some technical sections to keep things interesting.
But the racing doesn’t end when the last rider crosses the Marathon finish line, as the very next day (Saturday, May 14) sees the fastest riders in the world line up for the UCI Mountain Bike Cross-Country Olympic World Cup in the same venue. It’s the ultimate weekend of racing for cross-country fans!
Entries for the Marathon of Nové Město na Moravě are available now - for more information and to secure a space on the start line click here.
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