TIm Lynch and Jay Zorn 'racing' COTN 2016. Photo by Paul KmmTIm Lynch and Jay Zorn ‘racing’ COTN 2016. Photo by Paul KmmThe Cross of the North cyclo-cross race will be taking place at New Belgium Brewing from 8:00am until 4:20pm Saturday and Sunday November 11th and 12th. Specific details can be found below. 

Cross of the North Web and Social Media links: 

Facebook race page: https://www.facebook.com/CrossOfTheNorth/
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/147663885836752/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/crossofthenorth
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crossofthenorth/
Volunteering: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4aadae2aa5ff2-cross
Website: http://www.crossofthenorth.com/
Registration: day of only

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USAC regulation course of approximately 3km with challenges for every rider: sand pit, run-ups, off-camber, tight turns, and power sections. One two-way pit will be located midway through the course.

Venue Map

Course Preview Video 


Who’s racing?


8:00am until 4:20pm Saturday and Sunday November 11th and 12th. Check the event flyer for race times. 


Address – New Belgium Brewing, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524. 
​From I-25, take exit 269B Mulberry Street/CO-14 west for 2.9 miles. Turn right on Lemay, go 0.8 miles, then turn left on Buckingham. Follow signs/volunteer instructions to parking.

Spectator Information: 

We will have Corndoggies and BuzzThru coffee in our expo area, and the Lickskillet burger cart will be out on course. We will also have another food truck each day in the usual location at New Belgium. LAZO will be at the front of the house on Saturday, and Mac’n will be there on Sunday. Target will be accepting donations for hurricane relief – see our Facebook post for more info on that. And we will have a cool race-involved drawing to go along with the donations, with prizes from Topo Designs and New Belgium.

Kids race: yes, kids race! 12:05pm on both days, on a separate course, for free, with medals for everyone. This is designed for kids under 10. Register on-site. Kids age 10 and up can race on the big boy course, with no race fee.

Course Preview schedule: 

Course will be open for preview 7-8:00 a.m. and 12:05-12:30 p.m. each day, and when the green flag is displayed per BRAC protocol. Riders inspecting the course who pass any rider still competing may lose their call up position and/or be disqualified.