The time trial on Saturday is a 20km back and forth loop along the coastline with some splendid views over the sea. It’s a flat race so fast times can be expected.
The granfondo race on Sunday has the same start in Veracruz, but will finish uphill after 145km in the city of Xalapa. The first 80km remain flat with parts on the highway, but the last section promises to be challenging with a finish at an altitude of 1335m which is mainly done in the last 30km. Total elevation for the granfondo distance is 1700m
There is also a shorter mediofondo distance of 98km as qualifier for the age groups above 55 for both men and women which stops in the beginning of the climb for a total elevation of 520m
More than 500 riders have signed up from different countries for both disciplines.