Free Kids’ events

Sign up for the kids’ races –> here. Free kids’ skills clinic and races at Donkey Cross will put on by the certified coaches of Cycling BC’s iRide program through the generous support of KazLaw.  Plus Springsteen – the adorable miniature donkey who loves to be patted — will return!

Kids’ Event Schedule

10:30 AM to 11:55 PM: Registration for all kids.  Sign up is on the day of, at the kids’ course in Castle Park. Register in advance to avoid the crush and let your kid have extra time to learn and practice. On the day of, all kids’ require a signed waiver to use either the mini-course or the full course.

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM: FREE cyclocross skills training and races for all children and youth

  • Free skills session begins for kids 12 and under.
  • Free training for youth aged 12 to 18 years old.

12 PM onwards:

  • Kids 8 years and under, ride a mini-race on the pint-sized ‘challenge’ course
    • Kids Race #1 (age 2-4). 5-minute race on Kids’ Mini-Course.
    • Kids Race #2 (age 5-6). Kids’ Mini-Course.
    • Kids Race #3 (age 7-8). Kids’ Mini-Course.
  • Kids aged 8 to 12 years old:
    • Leave from Kids’ Mini-Course at 12 PM.
    • Kids Race #4 (age 8-12).  Race a single lap of the modified cyclocross course.
  • * NEW* Youth Beginners aged 12-18 years old
    • Race a full lap of the cyclocross course.
    • Leaving from the Kids’ Mini-Course at 12 PM.
Photo courtesy of Alison Sydor