Vanier Park Cyclocross 2016
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2016 Vanier Park Cyclocross Classic

Presented by West Coast Cycling and Trek Red Truck Racing Team


October 2, 2016

Registration open!
The 2016 Vanier Park CX Classic is proud to be a part of both the Vancouver Cyclocross Coalition series AND the Cycling BC Premier CX series.
Event Schedule (subject to change, please check back prior to event for any updated information)
  • 8:30am - Check-in and Registration opens for Beginner (C) race
  • 10:00am - Practice Open
  • 10:30am - Beginner (C) race start
  • 10:30am - Check-in and Registration opens for Elite(A) race
  • 11:15am - Beginner Podium
  • 11:30am - Elite (A) race start
  • 11:30am - Check-in and Registration opens for Intermediate(B) race
  • Free BBQ for all registered racers - yum!
  • 12:45pm - Steed Cycles Kid's Race, small course grouped by run bikes/bikes with no gears/geared bikes, age 7-11 option for lap of full CX course
  • 1:15pm - Intermediate(B) race start
  • 2:15pm - Final Podium
Event Categories


Categories Race Duration
Elite (A)

Elite Men - 60 minutes

Elite Women - 45 minutes

Master Men 40+  - 45 minutes

Intermediate (B)

Men - Intermediate, U17, U19 - 45 minutes

Women - Intermediate, Master 40+, U17, U19 - 45 minutes

Single Speed - 45 minutes 

Beginner (C)

Men - Novice - 30 minutes

Women - Novice - 30 minutes

U15 Men & Women, U13 Men & Women - 30 minutes

Steed Cycles Kids Race

Laps of modified small course, or option (ages 7-11) for 1 lap full CX course




  • Mountain bikes allowed in all races except for Elite categories.  Only cyclocross bikes per UCI regulations are allowed for Elite races.
  • Bring your cloth bib numbers and timing chip from the other Vancouver Cyclocross Coalition series events. Technology and services for timing and results powered by Escape Velocity.
  • Racing age is determined as of age on 31 Dec 2017 in accordance with UCI rules.


Registration open!


Co-organizers West Coast Cycling and Trek Red Truck Racing would like to thank our list of excellent sponsors and partners who are supporting the 2016 race plus provided a bevy of prizes for all categories.


Titanium Sponsors
Carbon Sponsors
Steel Sponsors
Team Sponsors


Open to any of the following
  • UCI, USCF and CCA (incl. Cycling BC) license holders or Cycling BC Citizen license holders.
  • Cycling BC Citizen license holders are eligible to race Beginner and Intermediate categories.
  • Elite racers must hold a UCI race license.
  • One-day license from Cycling BC is available for $10 adult ($5 for U17 and younger)
  • Kids Cross entries FREE - NO pre-registration required. (Kids age 12 and under).
  • Please note: Medical coverage is not available at the event for non-BC racers, and should be acquired in advance from a suitable provider.


Entry fees and registration
  • Take advantage of our "Fast Lane" express check-in on site at race day (for racers who already have 2016 VCXC bib number and timing chip) by registering online until Friday, September 30th at 11:59 PM.

  • Online registration: adult $30.00 CAD, or youth (U19 and younger) $15
  • Race day registration $35.00 CAD/USD, or youth (U19 and younger) $25
  • Racers from Vancouver Island and the U.S. are welcome to stay overnight. Please contact us (see the Contact Information section below) and we will arrange accommodation.
  • One-day event insurance for non-license holders, available at day-of registration or via online registration
  • Kids' Cross entries FREE, no pre-registrion required.
  • Race Day registration closes 15 minutes prior to each start, NO EXCEPTIONS!


Contact Information

Race Director: Sven Sturm
Email: sturm.sven (at) yahoo (dot) (com)
Phone: 604-984-6835

Who is West Coast Cycling ?

West Coast Cycling  is a community cycling club operating as a not-for-profit society run entirely by volunteers from within its membership. Various outdoor and indoor cycling programs are run by West Coast Cycling year-round for mountain bikers, road riders, and cyclocrossers. West Coast Cycling has also organized many other events such as the Cardiac Classic Cross Country event and the West Coast Super D.


About 2016 Trek Red Truck Racing Team

The Trek Red Truck Racing Team is committed to develop young cyclists to reach their fullest potential in their cycling endeavors and as individuals. Through our sponsors and friends' support, we provide an environment where our young athletes can compete at the highest level while still maintaining their educational pursuits.


Course and Venue Map

The tentative 2016 course is the same as last year's and we are always working on improvements. Updates to the course will be posted as they become available.

Click on map below for large zoom view.


Location, Driving Directions and Parking

Since we share the same venue with the Bard on the Beach festival, feel free to use the Directions and Parking on their website.
Click on interactive map below or View Larger Map.




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