Hardwood ‘Cross

Hardwood ‘Cross
Sept 30, 2023
Hardwood Ski and Bike

Register Now HERE
Registration extended until Friday at 5:00 pm

See TECH GUIDE here for full information.
Updated Course Map 2023 CX Course
Updated Schedule Here schedule hcx

Hardwood is excited to invite all riders to participate in our annual cyclocross race!
This race allows riders to test themselves against other riders in the same age group, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Hardwood Cross is a staple in the Cyclocross season, and we look forward to welcoming many new and returning racers, family, and friends.
There are no licence or bicycle requirements. All riders are welcome to participate.

Online Pre-registration only.
Registration is available through www.zone4.ca until Thursday, September 28th at 11:59 pm (Midnight). No Exceptions will be made for missed entries.
Access Registration here https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=32734
Early bird prices are in effect until Sept 14th at midnight. Prices increase as of Sept 15th.

2023 Hardwood Cross Categories – all categories are age based

(age as of Dec 31, 2024)
Early Bird Price
(Until Sept. 14th at 11:59pm) 
Regular Price
(Sept. 15th until Sept. 28th at 11:59pm)
U13 Men and Women (8-12 yrs) $40 $50
U15 Men and Women (13-14 yrs) $40  $50
U17 Men and Women (15-16 yrs) $40  $50
Junior Men and Women (17-18 yrs) $50  $60
*Sportif/Beginner Men and Women (17+ yrs) $50 $60
Open/Elite Men and Women (19+ yrs) $50  $60
Master A Men and Women (35-44 yrs) $50  $60
Master B Men and Women (45-54 yrs) $50  $60
Master C Men and Women (55-64 yrs) $50  $60
Master D Men and Women (65+ yrs) $50  $60
**SingleSpeed (17+ yrs) $50 $60

* Category selection. New adult racers should select the Sportif/Beginner level category unless they can prove ability from previous races.
** Riders may race a second time as SingleSpeed. It will require a second entry to be completed.

Schedule: Saturday Sept 30  – Hardwood Cross

Time   Age Laps approx. race time
8:00 Race Office Open
8:00 – 9:15 Course open for pre-ride    
9:30 U15, U13 Men 8-14 yrs 40 min
9:32 U15, U13 Women 8-14 yrs 40 min
9:33 Sportif/Beginner Men and Women 17+ yrs 40 min
10:00 – 10:25 Course open for pre-ride    
10:30 Master B Men  45-54 yrs 45 min
10:32 Master C, D Men  55-64, 65+ yrs 45 min
10:40 Awards – U13, U15 Men and Women
Sportif Men and Women
11:30 – 11:55 Course open for pre-ride    
12:00 Open Women 19-34 yrs 45 min
12:02 U17 Women, Junior Women 15-18 yrs 40 min
12:03 Master A, B Women 35-44, 45-54 yrs 40 min
12:04 Master C, D Women 55-64, 65+ yrs 40 min
12:10 Awards – Master B, C, D Men
12:55-1:25 Course open for pre-ride    
1:30 Open/Elite Men 19-34 yrs 60 min
1:32 U17 Men, Junior Men  15-18 yrs 40 min
1:34 Master A Men 35-44 yrs 45 min
1:35 SingleSpeed 17+ yrs 45 min
2:45 Awards –  Women – Open/Elite, U17, Junior,  Master A, B, C, D 
3:00 Awards  – Open/Elite, U17, Junior,  Master A Men, SingleSpeed

Course Details
The Hardwood CX Course is approx 3 km in length with various natural obstacles, sandy sections, tight corners, and steep run up climbs.
See course map HERE.

Course Pre-ride
The course will be open for inspection as of Wednesday Sept 27th, and will be used for the Wednesday Night Cross race.
The Course will be used for Wednesday Night CX Race on Sept 28. See details and entry info for Wednesday Night race HERE
Riders must purchase pre-ride tickets online in advance to preview the course on Thursday or Friday. Discounted pre-ride tickets are available HERE.

Team Support Area.
Registered Teams and Clubs may request Tent space in the Stadium by Start/Finish.
Email [email protected] to request a team tent space. Include exact space request in the email. (ie 10×20).
There is no additional cost, but space is limited.

Timing, Results and Awards
Timing will be done using the Zone4 GO active timing chips. Each rider will be assigned a new chip each day.
Live results will be available at www.zone4.ca
Awards will be given for top 3 riders in each category.

First Aid
Hardwood Bike Patrol will be on site to administer first aid. They will be located near start/finish if not responding to an emergency on course. If you need to report an incident: please find an official or race volunteer.

Bike Wash
There is a bike wash just beside the main chalet. The Bike wash can also be used to spray down bodies and gear. Water is not potable.

Retail/Repair Shop
The retail and service shop will be open until 5pm daily.

Food Service
There is a food provider in the main stadium area, as well as grab and go in the main chalet offering sandwiches, wraps, drinks, ice cream and other assorted snacks. Beer is also available in our fully licensed chalet.

Toilets and Washrooms
There are limited portable toilets in the parking area. Full service indoor washrooms and toilets are available in the main chalet.
Washrooms are NOT to be used as body cleaning areas.

For directions to Hardwood Ski and Bike please go to our website and download the map that is to be found under the Contacts dropdown, or simply google “Hardwood Ski and Bike”.
For more information call or visit our website.  705.487.3775  Hardwoodskiandbike.ca

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