Valles del Narcea Bike Race is an event organized by the Cangasport Basic Sports Club in collaboration with the Cangas del Narcea City Council and Cangas del Narcea Tourism.
It will be held next 22 August under the security protocols of the New Normality.
It will be one Non-competitive BTT test approved by the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation and the Cycling Federation of the Principality of Asturias which will host a total of 300 participants (150 per modality). The initiative arises from the concerns of a group of friends, lovers of sport and nature, to publicize the charms that the council of Cangas del Narcea hides.
Thus, the program of this first edition of Valles del Narcea Bike Race is made up of two modalities. The longest, Atomic, has a distance of 65 kilometers and a cumulative drop of 2.771 meters. It will depart at 8:30 from the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Meanwhile, the short modality, Gran Bomba, offers a 33-kilometer route with 1.700 meters of accumulated elevation gain. The departure will take place at 10:00 am.
Signups through the web of www.deporticket.com. The cost of the race bib for Atomics is € 35 and for Gran Bomba € 30. Although the term for the reservation of a place extends until August 17, only participants who buy their bib number before August 3 will be able to choose the size of the gift jersey.
The organization of Valles del Narcea Bike Race, led by the Club Deportivo Básico Cangasport, also reports that it will prioritize the safety of the participants of the event at all times, as well as their companions and the residents of Cangas del Narcea. To do this, it offers on its website a public Safety Protocol after the instructions received from the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation, a living document that can be adapted to the new orders and recommendations received by the Ministry of Health and other competent authorities.
In this way, with confidence, optimism and enthusiasm, the first edition of a BTT march is prepared, which will feature all services necessary for the well-being of runners: refreshment stations, hot showers, locker rooms with lockers, area to clean the bicycle, parking lots, mechanical assistance, official photographer, doctors and ambulances, etc.
Cangas del Narcea es one of the most tourist councils of the Principality of Asturias thanks to its impressive wine spots and its wide cultural and gastronomic offer, making it a true sports paradise for fans of mountain biking, trail running, hiking and other outdoor activities.