Grand Canastra MTB 500 Miles - 2018 ...
Get ready for one of the greatest adventures of MTB of Brazil !!!
Circling the beautiful Serra da Canastra in 7 Days race, breaking more than 800 km on the Mountain Bike, with over 16,000 meters of accumulated climbs.
This will be the challenge to endurance athletes who enjoy the Mountain Bike. A traveling test, all monitored by real-time GPS. No route markings, the first test of navigation in the country. Back roads, trails, rocks, rivers and waterfalls will be part of this great setting.
Stages day to day:
Day 1 - Araxá - Araxá - 117 km - 1895 m
Day 2 - Araxá - São João Batista da Serra da Canastra - 127 km - 2916 m
Day 3 - São João Batista da Serra da Canastra - São Jose do Barreiro - 99 km - 2164 m
Day 4 - São Jose do Barreiro - Rio Turvo - 107 km - 2790 m
Day 5 - Rio Turvo - Delfinópolis - km 111 km - 2456 m
Day 6 - Delfinópolis - Jaguara - 144 km - 2474 m
Day 7 - Jaguara - Araxá - 119 km - 1911 m
Total: 824 km - 16,606 m
A race in self-sufficiency, with water points and "coke stops" identified in GPS. Each competitor should build his own test strategy, including the food. External aid is not allowed but athletes may be using the towns and villages that will pass along the way.
A different adventure, allowing athletes to sleep in hotels for a good recovery the next day. Participants may also accrue in the registration a 'pack' of mechanics and massage, which will be offered every day after arrivals.
Soon make available images path and every day lodging, and also regulation of entries and values "packs" of mechanics and massage.
Cash prizes for the top finishers.
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