ENDURO

Enduro is a style of racing where the overall race time is the sum of multiple timed stages.  It offers a bit more casual approach to racing as the uphill sections are not timed, only the downhill.  Don’t let that fool you though, there’s plenty of fitness an pedaling required to excel at this discipline. 

On Vancouver Island, course designers do their best to show off the most fun descents that the riding areas offer.

2022 ENDURO RACE SCHEDULE

  • April 24 Duncan
  • May 1 Errington
  • June 18 Hornby Island
  • July 2 Langford
  • July 17 Powell River
  • Aug 21 Mt Washington
  • Sept 4 Cumberland
  • Oct 2 Duncan

April 24th Mt Tzouhalem

Located in Duncan near Maple Bay. Registration SOLD OUT
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May 1st Hammerfest

Located in Erington at the Englishman River Campground.
Registration SOLD OUT
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June 18th Hornby Island Enduro

Located on Hornby Island.
Registration SOLD OUT in 8 Hours
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July 2nd Live like Jordie Enduro

Located in Langford, just north of Victoria.
Registration Record SOLD OUT in 2 Hours 20 minutes
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July 17th Powell River Enduro

Located in Powell River, a short ferry ride from Comox.
Registration OPENS June 17th at 11:59am (Noon)
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August 21st Mt Washington Enduro

Located at the Mt Washington Bike Park.
Registration OPENS July 21st at 11:59am (Noon)
More details will be posted Mid July

September 4th Dodge City Enduro

Located in Cumberland.
Registration OPENS August 4th at 11:59am (Noon)
More details will be posted Late July

October 2nd Mt Prevost Enduro

Located in Duncan.
Registration OPENS September 2nd at 11:59am (Noon)
More details will be posted Late August
*Date and race location subject to change

Coal Town Throwdown Womens Enduro

This is a separate UROC event on June 4th 2022. Not part of the island Cup series but still an awesome event to get out and enjoy! Visit the UROC Website for registration and more details.

NANAIMO WOMENS ENDURO

This is a separate NMBC event on May 28th 2022. Not part of the Island Cup series but still an awesome event to get out and enjoy!
Registration is now OPEN, click on the header to head to the registration page.

ENDURO RACING FAQS

Youth (Usually 1 Stage) Riders under 12 can choose this category if they want the shortest distance. 

U19 (Usually 2 Stages)
For youth 18 Years and younger, first time racers, and less experienced riders.
If you are a faster youth racer you can register for Jr Expert to get a longer more competitive course.
 
JR Expert (Usually 3 Harder Stages)
For the faster riders under 19.  This category will challenge you technically but will be shorter that the Expert race.
 
Sport. (Usually 3 Stages)
If you are 19+ and want a less competitive category.  Could be your first race or maybe you aren’t too competitive but want to get out and enjoy some racing.   Abilities in this category can vary a lot but if you think of yourself as an intermediate rider you should probably race the sport category.
 
Masters 40+ (Usually 4 Stages)
The Masters will be racing a slightly shorter distance than the Expert riders. This will still be a challenging course.  If you’re 40+ and not up to the longer distance you are welcome to race Sport.
 
Expert (Usually 5 Stages)
This is our most competitive category.   Most racers in this category have raced a bunch, or at least ride a couple times a week for the past several years. Or maybe you’re a young ripper that is training to take on the Enduro World Series one day.  You can always register for this category if you just want the longest race possible. 
 
Notes for all: If you placed in the top 3 consistently last year in your category (or in the overall) you should move up to the next category.
 

No. While the Island Cup Series is a Cycling BC sanctioned event, participants are NOT required to purchase a race license. After registration, participants should go to – here – to register for Cycling BC’s single event license for insurance purposes. By selecting this, riders will be covered under Cycling BC’s Sport Accident Coverage. We pay for your license so you don’t have to! Please help us by completing this online waiver before race day! Even though it’s free all participants must complete this in order to race. 

There are 8 races in the enduro series and racers get points for each race that they participate in.  The series is a best 6 of 8 races so if you miss a race you can still receive full points.  If you make all 8 races you will drop your lowest points toward your overall.  We will award the top 3 in each category for the overall at the final race.  Points per race are awarded to the top 30 as follows:
PlacePoints
1500
2450
3420
4400
5390
6380
7370
8360
9350
10340
11330
12320
13310
14300
15290
16280
17270
18260
19250
20240
21230
22220
23210
24200
25190
26180
27170
28160
29150
30145

That’s a hard no… for now.  As the popularity of E-Bikes grows we will consider adding E-Bike categoies but for now many landowners do not permit the use of E-Bikes on the trails.

Registration closes on the Friday before the race.  Don’t wait till the last minute, previous years almost all of the races sold out well before the cutoff time.  Registration will be capped at 200-250 riders in 2022 depending on the venue.

Due to the demand for Enduro for 2022 we are not offering refunds. 

We are also not offering transfers. 

In the event of a major catastrophe please reply to your registration confirmation and we will see what we can to to help.  In most cases you should consider your registration fee a donation to the good people that build and maintain the trails that you love.

To make changes to your registration, please read your registration confirmation email.