Cancun, Mexico – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine
The Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau will welcome some of the world’s cycling greats during the Cancun Cycling Challenge 2010, which will take place October 30th from 6am-4pm, beginning at the entrance of Desarrollo Puerto Cancun, by Bonampak avenue.
Cycling enthusiasts from around the world have registered to participate in the Cancun Cycling Challenge for some friendly competition against three cycling world stars: Alejandro Valverde, Oscar Freire, and the current number one cyclist, Alberto Contador. The tour will stretch over a circuit of about 6.21 miles, with three categories to compete in: 18.64, 37.28 or 62.13 miles.
The cyclists participating in this event are from a verity of destinations throughout Mexico and various parts of the world. Participants are motivated not only by the participation of some of the world’s cycling greats, but also because the tour will donate a percentage of each participant’s registration fee of $450 pesos (approx. $35 dollars) to the State’s Red Cross. Registration opened June 1st.
The event, which is expected to attract more than 1,000 participants, is being organized by the Cancun CVB with the support of important sponsors and the collaboration of municipal organizations such as the Tourism Department, the Sporting Department, and the Department of Transportation.