Exciting races, thrill of competition and breath-taking locations are surely the crucial elements of MTB Media World Cup. It is a sport challenge organized for active journalists who wish to discover the charms of Poland. This edition will take you to majestic Cracow and impressive Polish Jura.

Every participant of MTB Media World Cup will come home with two kinds of memories: sport and tourist. The former will be the effect of two mountain races with creatively designed tracks.

There will be up-hill, terrain obstacles and fast descents – all which causes a quick jump of adrenaline and arrival of happy endorphins straight to your brain. Tourist memories are guaranteed by extraordinary locations, legion of attractions and face-to-face meeting with Polish folklore and traditions.

What both kind of memories have in common is that they will stay with for a long, long time. For sure.

MTB Media World Cup is organized by sport, active tourism and Poland lovers. Therefore, event participants can be confident that they will visit some of the most interesting places of Polish history and culture, see the beautiful nature and try local cuisine.

This is how the first edition of event looked like. Participants were treated to the best of traditional Polish food, culture and entertainment with the stunning setting of Krasicki castle as a base for the weekend.

Now participants from all around the world will try tracks in the city of Polish kings, magical Cracow and mysterious Jura, famous for its hilly landscape with Jurassic limestone rocks, cliffs, valleys and vast limestone formations and deep caves.

In previous edition, there were more than 100 competitors from 16 countries in the first edition. Brynjar Farstad and Nina Guldbrandsen from Norway won the race. Now organizers of MTB Media World Cup Poland 2018 invite 120 athletes representing editorial staffs from 20 countries from around the world.

Organizers and sponsors of the Media World Cup provide transfer from Warsaw and Cracow airport, accommodation and meals in Hotels (4-night accommodation with breakfast, 4 dinners, 4 suppers), accompanying events.

Hotel Castle Bobolice

Race categories:

Open M (men)
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)
W1 women up to 30 years old / up to 1987
W2 women 31 - 45 years old / 1986-1972
W3 women 46+ / 1971 and older

At the end of the race, the first 3 participants of each category will be awarded. Winners  get the MTB Media World Cup Poland 2018 title + gold, silver and bronze medals for places 1 to 3 sponsored by the Active Time as proud supporter of the MTB Media World Cup Poland 2018.


Wednesday, 6th June
• arrival, transfer from the airport to Hotel Galaxy in Cracow City. Cracow sightseeing. Welcome dinner in Hotel Galaxy.

Thursday, 7th June
• MTB race in Cracow-ROUTE. Regeneration in Hotel Galaxy. Sightseeing of Cracow. Celebratory dinner in the restaurant "Szara Gęś w Kuchni". Return to the hotel.

Friday, 8th June
• transfer from Cracow to hotel Castle Bobolice in the Cracow-Czestochowa Upland (Polish Jura). Travel by MTB route. Feast with local food degustation in Castle Bobolice.  

Saturday, 9th June
• MTB race Bobolice - Jurassic Olsztyn – winner celebration and concert of folk music, feast with local food degustation in Olsztyn.

Sunday, 10th June
• transfer to the airport

MTB Media World Cup Poland 2018 prices registration
 • 01/11/17 - 31/12/17 Euro 190,-
 • 01/01/18 - 28/02/18 Euro 250,-
 • 01/03/18 - 30/04/18 Euro 290,-

The participation fee includes:

• transportation from and to the Cracow and Warsaw Airport
• 4 nights in the luxury hotel - Castle Bobolice and Galaxy in Kraków
• meals (4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, 4 suppers)
• start in two MTB races
• participation in special attractions prepared by organizers
• sightseeing of Cracow
• special concerts
• souvenirs

Submit your team!

In 2018 edition of MTB Media World Cup you can ride shoulder to shoulder with your teammates. We introduce to you new team classification.

Do you think that group can do more than one man? Do you value team effort? Are you looking for your friends’ support and are you ready to offer one? Then do not hesitate and bring your partners to MTB Media World Cup 2018. Together you can grab the title of the best team among journalists and prove your strength.

Your MTB group can be made of 3 riders, including you. Rules are simple: all your time results will be added and then compared with other teams’ results. The fastest team with the best time becomes the winner.

The number of participants is limited. To register please use a registration form on

MTB Media World Cup 2017