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“A brutal, challenging race; 67 miles off road with over 4800 feet of ascent through harsh desert conditions.
— Tony Reyes
Race - Oct 13, 2017
A 100km race, all off road, will test anyone's endurance. You'll be proud...and lucky...to finish this one.
Need to Know
30km and 60km race loops are also an option. Registration is online and approximate registration costs in USD are: $33 for 30km race, $39 for 60km race, and $41 for 100km race. Rules are posted online...in Spanish. Weather in October can be unpredictable in the high desert. Some years will be hot, others you may be hit by snow, rain, hail, and near hurricane force winds.
Twentynine different trails through the Sierra de Juarez mountain range combine to make this extremely challenging race one you'll not soon forget. Support is provided throughout the race in the form of water, food and ATVs to rescue stranded racers. In a typical year, 50% of the racers that sign up for the 100km race may not finish. Train hard for this one.
History & Background
The Chupacabras 100km race started in 1994 when a group of cycling enthusiasts ventured through the Sierra de Juarez in search of new mountain biking challenges.
- Considered one of the most challenging mountain bike races in the world.
- First 100km mountain bike marathon race in America.
- 20 years of history and heritage; nonprofit organization.
- Proud sponsor of children and family shelters.
- Held in Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mex.on the border of US and Mexico.
- Number one MTB race in Mexico.with more than 5200 participants in all categories.
- Involves more than 1000 kids.