Media World Cup Podkarpackie

Podkarpacie is an European oasis of wild nature, clean, ecological region with a very rich culture. Here on the 25-28th May will be held the first edition of Media World Cup. The event is organized for media people passionate with cycling. Media World Cup is a regular event held each year in the spring.

Media World Cup will host 160 athletes representing editorial staffs from 25 countries from around the world. The organizers prepared very interesting and demanding routes for women and for men by the Bieszczady Mountains.

At the end of each race, the first 3 participants of each category will be awarded. Winners  get the Media World Cup title + gold, silver and bronze medals for places 1 to 3 sponsored by the as proud supporter of the Media World Cup.

The race categories are the following:

Open M (men) - 107 km - the profile of the course
M1 men up to 30 years old / up to 1987
M2 men 31 - 45 years old / 1986-1972
M3 men 46+ / 1971 and older

Open W (women) - 67 km - the profile of the course
W1 women up to 30 years old / up to 1987
W2 women 31 - 45 years old / 1986-1972
W3 women 46+ / 1971 and older

Media World Cup race for men will start at Ustrzyki Dolne (men) and Bukowiec (women) on 26th May. Riders can participate in the event as long as they are publishers, editors, journalists, reporters, press photographers, camera men or cycling related bloggers. They can be employees or freelance reporters as long as they own a valid press passport of a country, an organization, a company or a medium.

Main prizes (Open category)

6 days for 2 persons in Hotel Castle Krasiczyn for winner Open Men 
6 days for 2 persons in Hotel Castle Krasiczyn for winner Open Women

Media World Cup Podkarpackie detailed plan:

Thursday, 25th May  - arrival, transportation from the airport to Krasiczyn, welcome dinner in Hotel Castle Krasiczyn

Friday, 26th May  - road race Ustrzyki Dolne - Muczne, regeneration in Forestry Center in Muczne – feast with local food degustation. Return to the hotel. 

Saturday, 27th May - visit to Przemyśl – getting to know the most beautiful places in the city and its surroundings (Tatar Mound, city forts…) with a possibility to try a toboggan run. In the evening a special event called „Duńkowiczki maneuvers” with pyrotechnic effects. Return to the hotel. 

Sunday, 28th May – transportation to the airport.


Accommodation -
Official Partner Hotel Castle Krasiczyn

The participants will be accommodated in the historical XVI hotel Krasiczyn Castle, one of the most beautiful monuments of Polish renaissance. The accompanying events will be held there: welcome dinner and historical feast.

Organizers and sponsors of the Media World Cup provide transfer from Warsaw airport, accommodation and meals in Hotel Castle Krasiczyn (3 nights' accommodation with breakfast, 3 dinners, 3 suppers), accompanying events.

The Honorary Patron of the Cup is Mr Dawid Lasek, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Sport and Tourism.
Main Partner of the Cup: Podkarpackie Voivodeship,
The Mayor of the Town of Przemyśl and
the Governor of Bieszczady Mountain
and Polish Airlines LOT