2023 Virginia State XCM Championship Race
VA Racing Events is hosting the 2023 Virginia State XCM Championship Race and it’s coming to Pleasant Grove Park. The XCM Championship race often referred to as cross-country marathon (XCM), is a very demanding form of mountain bike racing covering at least 37 to 99 miles over a single or multi-lap course in mountainous terrain and is sanctioned by USA Cycling and its international federation for elite riders.
Pleasant Grove Park has been chosen as the venue for this grueling event. Pleasant Grove Park is located between Charlottesville and Richmond in Fluvanna County, Virginia. The park boasts 22 miles of trails (Trailforks)and is nestled beside the Rivanna River.
RVA Racing Events will serve as the event host, working closely with officials from USA Cycling, Fluvanna Parks and Recreation, Pleasant Grove Park staff, Fluvanna Heritage Trail Foundation, Fluvanna County Government, and the City of Palmyra.