Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Manitoba Mountain Bike Cup #5: Swan River

Manitoba Mountain Bike Cup #5: Swan River

Forecast: Sunday Sunny. Low 9. High 21.

Host Club: – Tread The Thunder Bike Club

Race Organizer: Randy Schenk

Date: July 11, 2010

Location: Thunderhill Ski Lodge

Driving Directions: From Main Street and Highway #83 in Swan River go 11 km south to PR #487, proceed 18.5 km west to the access road to the Ski Area (watch for the Tread The Thunder trails sign). Follow the access road to the ski lodge (approx. 1.8 km). From Benito, MB, head north on HWY 83 – 2.5 km, Continue on Provincial Rd 588 – 3.5 km, Turn left – 0.7 km, Turn right – 4.6 km. Arrive at: Sign to Thunderhill Ski area and Tread The Thunder Trail Head (NOTE: You will be approaching the back of the sign)
Turn left


    Registration: 9:30 – 11:00 (10:00 for the U9, U11, U13)
    Event #1: U9, U11, U13 – 11:00 p.m.
    Event #2: Elite and Expert, male and female – 12 p.m.
    Event #3: Comp, male and female – 12:05 p.m.
    Event #4: Sport, U15, U17, Citizen, male and female – 12:10 p.m.

Registration: Registration and waiver forms are available online and at the race site. Please download the form and waiver, fill out and bring the completed form and waiver to the race.

Cost: $25 pre-registered. $35 on-site.
Cash or cheque.
Make cheques payable to Tread The Thunder.
Non licensed riders are not allowed at this event.

Parking: Parking is available at the site.

Courtesy and Safety:: The course is open and the public can access the course at any point. Signs will indicate that bike race is in progress , but be aware that marshals do not have authority to prevent people from entering the course. Keep your head up at all times. Be courteous to others.

Washrooms: Washrooms will be open and are inside the chalet.

Organizers and Volunteers:
Organizers and volunteers will be be wearing ID badges, please respect them and do as they ask, they are there to help make this an enjoyable and safe event for everyone. If you have any questions or complaints please ask to speak to the organizer or organizer’s assitant and they will do their best to help you.

Concession will be available onsite

Free camping is available onsite

1 comment:

  1. We need to get the MCA comissaire kit to the race. Dave will you be heading out Saturda?

    Please email me at