Posts by Hilde Grande

CORC XC Race postponed

XC Race Postponed

XC RACE THIS SUNDAY POSTPONED! We have decided that it is prudent to postpone this Sunday’s XC race at West Kowen by a week. There is currently a Total fire ban in place until midnight Friday 31 January 2020, which has restricted our access to prepare the course. This ban is likely to be extended…

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CORC XC season starts this Sunday

The first club xc race of the season is coming up this Sunday 2 Feb at West Kowen (Sutton Road). The course is looking great, thanks Nathan! It is a fun, fast, shortísh lap with plenty of shade – perfect for summer racing. Don’t worry if you have lost some of your fitness over summer,…

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CORC XC #5 in Stromlo


The last club XC race of the season is coming up on Saturday 9 November. This will be an afternoon race, with rego starting at 4pm and racing starting at 5pm. We will have a fast and fun course similar to what we ran at this event last year. Being the last race of the…

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CORC 3 hr race in Stromlo

CORC 3 hr Solo & Pairs Race

Come and join CORC to celebrate Spring with a fun 3hr Solo or Pairs race Sunday 15th September. Rego opens 9am with racing starting 10am. The race start & finish will be located on the fire-trail between Old Duffy and the end of the Downhill course – the course heads up towards Blackberry Climb. More…

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Cape Epic

Brendan Johnston and Cameron Ivory in Cape Epic

Canberra Elite Rider Brendan Johnston and team rider Cameron Ivory are competing in the world famous Stage Race Cape Epic in South Africa. The Shimano Australia team is currently number 23 in the General Classification after 5 stages are completed. Scott-SRAM MTB-Racing with Nino Schurter and Lars Forster from Switzerland are leading with Cannondale Factory Racing’s…

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Elite Men Podium

Bec & Dan won the Elite XCO Tier 1 Race in Stromlo

Bec McConnell won the Women’s Elite Tier 1 XCO Race 8 minutes ahead of Katherine Hosking, while Dan McConnell won the Men’s Elite Race that was held in Stromlo Forest Park. Dan was 2 minutes ahead of Reece Tucknott in second place with Cameron Wright in third. Sebastian Jayne had the best overtaking of the…

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Corey Smith

Tier 1 XCC done and dusted

Tier 1 XCC is done and dusted and many CORC racers claimed the podium after tough and close racing in Stromlo Forest Park. Corey Smith and Zoe Cuthbert both won the Junior Under 19 Male and Female categories, while Dylan Mason won the U13 Boys category. Ally Durr won the gold medal in Expert Women,…

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XCO Tier 1

Get your entries in for XCC and XCO

Remember to enter this coming weekend’s MTBA National Cup Tier 1 in XCC & XCO, including UCI XCO Junior Series for U19 in Stromlo Forest Park. XCC entry link is here: XCC entries close this Thursday at 4:00 PM AEDT. XCO and UCI XCO Junior Series for U19 entry link is here: XCO…

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The Willo 2019 elite men leaders

Big turn out of CORC racers for the Willo

CORC racers of all ages turned up to race the Willo Enduro yesterday in memory of James Williamson. James died in his sleep (from an previously undiagnosed heart condition) early in the morning of March 23 2010, before the start of stage 3 of Cape Epic that he participated in with his friend Shaun Lewis.…

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