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2024 Road, Gravel, and MTB PRELIMINARY race calendars are now online!

Ontario Cycling is pleased to announce the 2024 preliminary calendar for the disciplines of Road, Gravel, and Mountain Bike. Please continue to check our calendar for updates as we will be adding more events as they are sanctioned throughout the season. Races will be taking place in some of Ontario’s most stunning landscapes and terrains, and this year’s race season promises to be full of new challenges and excitement. With options ranging from charity rides to our entire Ontario Cup race series and plenty of regional events, there is something for everyone – from beginner cyclists to experienced riders. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to challenge yourself at a local OC Sanctioned Event.

OUR PRELIMINARY Road Calendar Includes Road Races, Time trials, Criteriums, Charity Rides, and Cycle Tours

For the 2024 OCup Road Series, Ontario Cycling is pleased to announce its partnership is renewed with Greg Rawson of Performance Driven Events, with four OCups & three Provincial Championships (Time Trial, Crit, and Road). The Ontario Cup (OCup) series will kick it into high gear during the summer starting with the first Road OCup in April.  Returning to similar locations as 2023, at Henderson, Lansdowne, Harrisburg, and North Bay. New this year for our Provincial Road Championships will be run over 2 separate weekends – our ITT Provincials in July, with the Crit and Road Provincials in August.

“I am pleased to be partnering with Ontario Cycling again for the 2024 competitive road cycling season and am looking forward to expanding the series, adding a new event and location for the upcoming  season.” said Rawson “We are excited to announce that the 2024 Provincial Championship events will be taking place in the Niagara region, including the return of an iconic road race loop as well as a new Crit and ITT location.”

Returning to our road calendar, are Clarence Rockland Classic (May 5), Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour (June 8), Preston Street Criterium (June 16), Thousand Islands Gran Fondo (September 8), and 7 Days – Pancreatic Cancer (May 27-June 2).

 

 

OCup/ Provincials Road
Regional Road
Regional Gravel

April 21, 2024

OCup #1 – Henderson

May 11, 2024

OCup #2 – Lansdowne

June 9, 2024

OCup #3 – Harrisburg

July 6 & 7, 2024

OCup #4 – North Bay Crit & Road Race

July 21, 2024

Provincial Championships ITT Grimsby

 

August 31 – September 1, 2024

Provincal Championships – Niagara Region Crit & Road Race

May 5, 2024

Clarence Rockland Classic

May 27 – June 2, 2024

7 Days – Pancreatic Cancer

June 8 – 9, 2024

Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour

June 16, 2024

Preston Street Criterium

September 8, 2024

Thousand Islands Gran Fondo

August 10, 2024

Tour Di Via Italia

 
 

April 28, 2024

Paris 2 Ancaster

June 23, 2024

Melrose Gravel Tour Boondocks

 

OCup/ Provincials MTB
Regional MTB
Regional CX

May 4 – 5, 2024

OCup #1 – Woodnewton

May 17 – 19, 2024

OCup #2/ Trek Store Canada Cup (XCC/XC) – Hardwood

May 25 – 26, 2024

OCup #3 – Mansfield Outdoor Centre

June 15 – 16, 2024

OCup #4 – Sault Ste. Marie @ Hiawartha Highlands

June 29 – 30, 2024

OCup #5 – Highlands Nordic

August 9 – 11, 2024

Provincial Championships – XCC & Pre-Ride Team Relay & XCO

April 27, 2024

Hardwood Single Track Classic MTB Marathon

June 2, 2024

Tour of Kincardine

June 8, 2024

Women’s 4 Hour MTB Relay

July 27, 2024

Summer Epic 8 Hour MTB Relay

September 21, 2024

Fall Epic 8 Hour MTB Relay

October 6, 2024

Hardwood ‘Cross

 

Weekly Series

May 8 – August 28, 2024

Every Wednesday

Hardwood Wednesday Night MTB Races P/B Trek


Come Be Part Of The Spirit Of Gravel

Mark your calendars for the 30th anniversary of Paris to Ancaster (April 28). On the calendar once again will be the Melrose Gravel Tour Boondocks (June 23) held in Belleville!  More to come as we get closer to the season!

MTB OCups/Provincials to feature short track & team relay

This year’s mountain bike (MTB) calendar will see the return of classic events, with more being added over the coming weeks.   Whether you are a fan of watching or competing yourself, it appears 2024  will be an exciting year for MTB riders in the province! The 2024  Ontario Cup MTB Series, will see local clubs and organizers hosting the events, with four OCups confirmed in the series (Woodnewton, Hardwood Ski & Bike, Mansfield Outdoor Centre, and Highlands Nordic). Ontario Cycling will be hosting the Mountain Bike Provincial Championships on the weekend of August 9-11 at a location to be confirmed in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

“We are pleased to be hosting two of our Ontario Cup events – one at Mansfield Outdoor Centre and the other at Highlands Nordic.” said Erik Lehmann on behalf of the Collingwood Collective Race Team “These events will feature an entire weekend of fun racing with short track for all ages on Saturday, Fri/Sat overnight camping, a vendor market, draw prizes, reduced entry fees and unique XCO courses with new technical features!”

Returning to the calendar in 2024 is the suite of Hardwood events including the Single-Track Classic Marathon (April 27), Wednesday Night Race Series p/b Trek (May 8 – August 28), Women’s 4 Hour Relay (June 8), Summer Epic 8 Hour (July 27), and Fall Epic 8 Hour (September 21).  And be sure not to forget the Tour of Kincardine, once again taking place on the trails and paths that weave throughout the Town on the Huron ( May 26).

More Races To Come

Our initial calendar release is just the beginning of what will be an exciting season, with more events being added throughout the 2024 year. With events popping up across the province, it’s hard not to get excited about the season ahead and the thrill of experiencing new locations and challenges. Whether you’re an experienced rider or just starting out, you’re sure to find a race that will get you excited about the season ahead. Come discover Ontario Cycling!

Expression of interests can still be submitted please contact our Events Department [email protected]