Broderick and McConneloug to race Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships

on Tuesday announced the riders that will represent the at the 2013 UCI Marathon s in Kirchberg, Austria, on June 29.

Michael Broderick (Chilmark, Mass./ Kenda-Seven-Stan’s No Tubes) will represent the U.S. in the elite men’s race, while Broderick’s wife, two-time Olympian (Chilmark, Mass./Kenda-Seven-Stan’s No Tubes) will contest the ’s race. McConneloug, who competed in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, took first place at the 2013 Pan American Continental Championships in Tucuman, Argentina, where Broderick placed 25th.

“We have named a small but solid team for this year’s Marathon s,” said Director Marc Gullickson. “Our hope is that participation in this event by our best endurance riders will grow in the coming years, but the scheduling and location of the race this year makes the and logistics difficult for many racers. Mary and Mike should represent well this year.”

Both the men’s and women’s competition is slated for Saturday, June 29, in Kirchberg, Austria. The men’s elite course is 94 kilometers with 4,400 meters of climbing, while the ’s course will be covering 85 kilometers and 3,700 meters of climbs.

2013 UCI Marathon s
Kirchberg, Austria
June 29, 2013

Elite Men
Michael Broderick (Chilmark, Mass./ Kenda-Seven-Stan’s No Tubes)

(Chilmark, Mass./Kenda-Seven-Stan’s No Tubes)

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