A cyclocross race this weekend might have some additional obstacles that riders will need to watch out for – bunny rabbits.
Cross on the Rock’s Hot Cross Bunnies series stop is coming to Beban Park on Saturday (Nov. 5) as part of a Nanaimo doubleheader. The Kona Kup race will be held Sunday at Bowen Park. Organizers are anticipating upwards of 300 racers over the course of the weekend.
Cyclocross is a style of off-road bicycle racing that includes a lot of turns and obstacles like sand and stairs.
Registration for both races starts at 9:15 a.m. with beginner clinics to follow at 10 a.m. The expert races start at 2:15 p.m. There are 10 divisions of racing in all, including beginner, intermediate and masters leading up to the main-event expert divisions.
Race-day registration costs $25-35, or $15-25 in advance.
For more information, please visit www.crossontherock.com.