Registration for the 6th Algarve XCM Cup has now opened

The test will take place on October 22nd, in Lagos

Registration for the 6th XCM Algarve Cup, which will take place in the Mata Nacional de Barão de São João, in the municipality of Lagos, on the 22nd of October, has now opened. 

The XCM (Cross Country Marathon) races are a long version of the XCO (Olympic Cross Country), with this competition's main feature being the fact that it brings together amateurs and professionals.

Starting and finishing at the Lagos Cyclin' Center, next to the Barão de São João Cultural Center, the Marathon (72 km) and Half-Marathon (49 km) races will be held simultaneously, with athletes, from both sexes, federated (Juniors, Sub23, Elites, Masters), non-federated (Open), paracyclists and E-MTB (Electric Mountain Bike) users.

The route will start at 9:30 am (start by stage), with the Half Marathon scheduled to finish at 12:00 pm and the Marathon at 14:00 pm.

The trophy ceremony for this 6th edition takes place at 15pm.

Along the entire route there will be three supply zones (1st zone for non-federated athletes), with all safety and health conditions being ensured through the implemented plan.

Jointly organized by the municipality of Lagos and the Algarve Cycling Association, the sporting event has the support of the local associations Grupo Popular das Portelas, Associação Amigos de Almádena and Team Pisa Moitas 4×4.

Registration can be done at Portuguese Cycling Federation page.