The 2008 UCI World Cup series comes to a close this weekend with its final event, the second marathon World Cup in Ornana, France on October 4-5. The cross country and gravity World Cups have already closed for the season after wrapping up in mid-September in Austria.
The marathon final will also served as the French Marathon Championships and the top draw as part of a festival running in Doubs from October 1-8. Going into the second and final marathon round aks known as the Xtrem Loue Race, Frenchman Thomas Dietsch and Finn Pia Sundstedt are leading the standings.
Men will compete 83km while the women will race 60km.