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Featured Race Oct 8, 2016
OCTOBER 08, 2016
The origin of the race dates back to 1994, when for the first time, a group of enthusiastic cyclists toured recognition by the slopes of the Sierra de Juarez in search of new challenges for mountain biking. Back then there was the myth of the appearance of a strange creature that killed animals in rancherías sucking blood.
In one of his journeys, dawn at 6:00 am on the mountain antennas franklin and in the wilderness, Lic. Jaime Flores and Ing. Julio Salazar two participants of this tour, jokingly said walking in the bowels of the mountain they were at the expense of the Chupacabras.
From that moment, the route was officially christened with that name: CHUPACABRAS.
Soon they were given the task of opening gaps, draw tracks, knock down fences and ranches cross paths with routes to achieve up to 12 hours until 1997, CHUPACABRAS 100 Km. Officially started as an organized and registered as a civil association bike racing.
Organization Chupacabras AC is a civil a non profit association that aims to promote sport benefiting in turn, through its economic impact, all those local companies that have opted for the opportunity to be part of the exclusive group of sponsors of the event of Mexico's one of the most important mountain cycling.
With 19 years of history, we strongly believe that by joining the community in support of this event, we can together create an image worthy of Ciudad Juarez.
Bring a message of inspiration to the Cd. Juarez community toward self-improvement in a healthy way through sports culture.
Being a world-renowned sporting event, bringing pride, prestige and distinction to Cd. Juarez.