Winnipeg will host the 2014 Cyclo-Cross Canadian Championships on October 25 and 26, 2014 at The Forks.
“We are thrilled to host the Cyclo-cross Canadian Championships in the heart of the prairies, in the beautiful city of Winnipeg. This event will be a great platform for the development of cycling in Manitoba, said Mathieu Boucher, Performance Development Director at Cycling Canada. “Given the quality of the bid, we know the project is led by passionate and dynamic people. We are certain that the people of Manitoba will welcome with open hearts our cyclo-cross riders in Canada for what promises to be a great event at an ideal location.”
Cyclo-cross is a form of bicycle racing that typically take place in the autumn and winter. It consist of many laps of a short (2.5km – 3.5km) courses featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills and obstacles requiring the rider to quickly dismount, carry the bike while navigating the obstruction and remount.
This should be a great event to watch! More info is available at CyclingCanada.ca.