Albox celebrates night mountain bike memorial race

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ALBOX celebrated the XI Mountain Bike Albox – El Saliente memorial race for Ginés Pérez Mateos last week.

The race took place in the Plaza de San Francisco beginning at 10:00 p.m.

The ‘Nocturnal Mountain Bike Race’ cycling event was organised by the Sports and Youth body for the City Council in collaboration with Club Ciclista Albojense and Albox Bike.

The itinerary was divided into two sections and participants travelled approximately 41.5 kilometres to reach the Santuario del Saliente.

Councilor for Sports, Mario Torregrosa, said of the event that: “securing this sport in our municipality was our main objective and the fact that this year we will celebrate the eleventh edition means that we have achieved that goal. From the City Council, every year, we work intensely at the level of organisation and coordination so that everything goes perfectly.”

For the second consecutive year, the race takes place in memory of Ginés Pérez Mateos, known by locals as Ginés the baker, a local referee and avid sports fan.

Over a hundred cyclists from the municipality regularly congregate and participate in the event, and others are always encouraged to do so.

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