On Thursday, 13.06. in Trzebina will begin 51 edition of Malopolska Mountain Race, another belonging to the cycle race cycling BGZ ProLigi.
Beginning Malopolska Mountain Race on Wednesday, will be preceded by the traditional criterion of the Golden Ring of Krakow, held annually in the heart of the city. The results are not included in the classification of racing, but all participants are required to MWG stand on its launch. All Wednesday will indeed cycling holiday in Krakow, will be held for a number of events, including youth and Grand Gala and racing bicycle for children. The race itself will start the 152-kilometer stage from Trzebina to Miechowa. The route includes three mountain ash and two bonuses – in Myślachowicach and New Mount. The terrain is hilly, and finish at Miechów market is on a slight uphill.
Friday, the second stage leads to Jodłowca Niepołomice, is 149 km long and is much more difficult. Most can be felt riders flown three times around the loop Jodłowca, where there is a strenuous climb to the mountain in Kostrza bonus. A similar character is the last, the third stage running two loops around Niedzicy. Start and finish are at the dam in Niedzicy, and the 118 kilometer route will be played until five climbs, with the famous driveway to Gliczarów. A year ago it was at the final stage, a premium mountain in Gliczarowie, Marek Rutkiewicz secured the final victory in the MWG. He was followed in Mark Cieslik and Mariusz Witecki (both Bank BGZ) and it is these riders are leading candidates for placements in this year.|
Headlamp Polish professionals, however, will have a difficult task, since the start list as many as 13 strong teams from abroad. These include, inter alia, Christina Watches with Stafan Schumacher and Angelo Furlan, strong Slovenian Adria Mobil, Czech Bauknecht one of the heroes of the previous edition Stanislav Kozubkiem and dangerous on the mountain slopes Team Colombia with Juan Arango.
The team CCC Polsat Polkowice occurs in the composition of Marek Rutkiewicz, Jacek Morajko, Bartlomiej Matysiak, Josef Cerny, Luke and Paul Charucki Owsian.
Marek Rutkiewicz after a break due to injury, returns to competition BGZ ProLigi. Classification leader did not stand at the start of Memorial Grundman and Wizowskiego, but his most dangerous rival and team-mate Matthew Taciak not improved his achievements in this event and still has two points behind Rutkiewicz. After seven races so far BGZ ProLigi Marek Rutkiewicz has 201 points and is ahead of Matthew Taciak – 199 points. Third – Jaroslaw Marycz has 90 points, and the fourth – Grzegorz Stepniak gathered them so far 85 All four represent CCC Polsat Polkowice. In fifth place is classified Kamil Gradek of BDC MarcPol – 78 points.