Region/State: Alabama

Alabama boasts a diverse landscape that makes it an ideal venue for a variety of outdoor activities, including cycling, mountain biking, and trail running. The state’s varied terrain includes rolling hills, dense forests, and significant stretches of flat land, providing ample opportunities for different types of cyclists and runners. For road cyclists, the scenic routes through the Black Belt region offer smooth rides with historic views. Mountain bikers find challenging and exhilarating trails in areas like Oak Mountain State Park, which features over 50 miles of trails tailored to different skill levels, from beginner to expert. Trail runners can explore the vast network of trails in the Talladega National Forest, which offers paths through rugged, untouched landscapes. These natural resources, combined with a mild climate that allows for year-round outdoor activities, make Alabama a prime destination for enthusiasts of these sports.

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XTERRA Oak Mountain 2024
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Shelby County, AL
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Hot Hundred 2024
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