Chris Froome invited to run Barcelona 10km race after Mont Ventoux exploits

The organisers of the Cursa dels Nassos 10km run invite Chris Froome to Barcelona to take part on New Year's Eve

Chris Froome runs towards Chalet Reynard after an incident with a television motorbike on Stage 12 of the 2016 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

If Chris Froome fancies a bit of cross-training this winter he's got a perfect opportunity, having been invited to take part in a 10km run in Barcelona on New Year's Eve.

Having been impressed by his efforts at running part of the way up Mont Ventoux on the memorable 12th stage of the Tour de France, the organisers of the Cursa dels Nassos have extended an invite to the Kenyan-born Brit, according to Spanish newspaper AS.

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