Mountain bike half-marathon in Huercal-Overa

Mountain bike half-marathon in Huercal-Overa
HUERCAL-OVERA: BTT fans keen to start riding again Photo credit: Huercal-Overa town hall

HUERCAL-OVERA hosts the first edition of the Villa de Huercal-Overa Mountain Bike Half-Marathon on Sunday, May 9.

Organised by the Andalucia Cycling Federation (FAC) and SDominguez Producciones, the event will be held between the Recinto Ferial fairground and the Ramblas from 9.30 onwards.

The 47-kilometre circuit includes a 923-metre ascent and  numbers are limited to 350.  There are categories for all ages and abilities, and participants can now register on the website.


“Our municipality has a great number of cycling fans and they are really keen to get up on a mountain bike again and take part,” Huercal-Overa’s mayor Domingo Fernandez said.

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Linda Hall
Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.


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