Donkey Cross

We are pleased to present DonkeyCross (now part of the Vancouver Cyclocross Coalition Series), returning to Port Coquitlam’s Castle Park, located just minutes from Vancouver. We are thrilled to once again partner with the City of Port Coquitlam and are hugely grateful for their excellent support of active use of their community parklands.

Where / when:

2017 Race date: Saturday September 16. More information to come.


Castle Park in Port Coquitlam, just off the Mary Hill Bypass.

Please leave extra time for registration and sign-on if this is your first race of the VCXC Series, or if you are completing day-of registration.

We suggest arriving at least one hour before your start time.

Race Day Schedule

Registration and sign-on opens


Registration and sign-on closes

20 min. before each race time

Course open for practice


Beginner (C) - 30 min. race

(Novice Men, Novice Women, U13, U15)


Beginner Podium



Elite (A) - 60 min. race

(Elite Men, Elite Women, Master Men 40+)

Kid's Race TBD

Intermediate (B) - 45 min. race

(Intermediate Men, Intermediate Women, U17, U19, Single Speed)

Final Podium TBD

How Much:

Race Fees

Adult (pre-registered)


Adult (day-of)


Juniors (U19)

Youth (U17, U15, U13)


Single Day License


VCXC Season's Pass



In case of injury or illness, refunds for race entry fees may be considered at the discretion of the organizer, but only if the request is received before midnight the day before the race.

The Spring Series race payment system has an administrative fee of $5 per refund which will be passed onto the rider; the refund will be the value of your original race entry fee, less $5.

Please contact us with your request by midnight the day before the race.


All races are sanctioned by CyclingBC and are governed by CBC rules.

Bicycles in the Elite (A) races must conform to UCI Cyclo-cross Regulations (PDF). For all other categories, run what you brung.

For EV-specific race rules, please refer to the EV Race Bible (PDF).

All lapped riders will finish on the same lap as the first place rider.  If there are 45+ in a category, lapped riders will be pulled by the commissaire.

Licensing / Race Groups:

All racers must hold a valid UCI, CyclingBC Provincial, USAC, or USCF license.

Single-day licenses can be purchased at Registration for $10.

Category Upgrades:

If you have 2 wins or 3 top-5 finishes in races within your specific region (Island, Lower Mainland, Interior), you will be required to up-grade to the next category level.

Prizes and Podiums:

Equal prizing for Elite (A) men and women











Merch and swag for top-3 Intermediate (B) and Novice (C) categories.

  • Podium ceremonies and prize distribution will be held 30 minutes after each race at the race trailer unless otherwise noted.
  • All riders receiving awards are required to be present for the podium, and be in proper podium attire (clean cycling kit).
  • Failure to abide by these rules will result in forfeiture of prizes.