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October 3/13 9:01 am - Durham Cyclocross Classic Returns with New Venue

Posted by Editor on 10/3/13

On Sunday, October 13th, the 13th annual Durham Cyclocross Classic will be taking place at Enniskillen Conservation Area in Clarington, Ontario. Now in its 13th year, the Durham Cyclocross Classic is the longest, continuous running event in the Southern Ontario Cyclocross series.

"The event has continued to grow each year and draws participants with all levels of skill and experience," says Danny Salter, Event Promoter, "It's a great atmosphere, with great sponsors and a unique course that requires the rider's attention throughout."

With a new venue, comes a new course requiring technical bike handling skills with sections of gravel, asphalt, grass, wood chip and sand. This is no 'cookie cutter', ride around the park course!

Event Highlights Include:

• Minimum of 900.00 in Cash and $1000.00 in Prizes and Draws
• Challenging Course and varied terrain,
• Categories for All Levels & Ages,
• Indoor registration and covered viewing,
• Only 45 minutes East of Toronto,
• Donation to the Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority and local cycling projects,
• One-day licenses and series permits will be available at this event,
• Online pre registration, with reduced pricing, through the OCA website.

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of our race sponsors;

Bicycles Plus of Oshawa
CRCS Contracting of Oshawa
Cycles Lambert
Shimano Canada
Outdoor Gear Canada

Enniskillen Conservation area is located 45 minutes from downtown Toronto, 10 minutes off Hwy #401 in Clarington, Ontario.

This is an OCA sanctioned event, following designated OCA rules and start times.

About the Durham Cyclocross Classic
The Durham Cyclocross Classic was resurrected by Dan Salter in 2001 based on 'Cross events that took place in the 1980's in the community. Dan Salter was an accomplished Road, Mountain and ‘Cross racer until 2006. Dan fell in love with 'Cross racing in 1998 and has seen it grow quickly from infancy in Ontario. Dan's goal is to introduce newcomers to the fun, adventure and personalities involved with cyclocross racing.

For more event information, visit:,, or call (905) 438-8669.


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