The Spin Sisters present... 
Alberta Cup Mountain Bike Race

The Race

2017 marks our seventh year running this race! The event will be capped at 200 participants. Stay tuned for more details, which can be found in our Tech Guide. 

Click here to register for the race: https://zone4.ca/reg.asp?id=15344


ALL RACERS MUST REVIEW the 2017 Tech Guide. This very very important document probably contains the info you are looking for! 

Click the link below to read the Mountain Maiden XC Tech Guide

Remember that ALL racers must have bear spray!

Details here

Race Contacts

Email mountainmaiden@spinsisters.ca

June 3, 2017
Canmore Nordic Centre

Why Volunteer?

The Mountain Maiden is an important race in the Alberta circuit, and a showcase for the Spin Sisters. This is one of the most well attended XC mountain bike races in Alberta, and it's the most important race for the SS race team. Most of the women in our Learn To Race program will do this as their first ever race! Our club is starting to show up on the podium in many women's categories. Hosting this race allows Spin Sisters to give back to the mountain biking community, and is great promotion for our club. But we need lots of volunteers to make this event a success!

Volunteering gives racers a chance to give back to the cycling community, and innocent bystanders a chance to witness the mayhem firsthand. There will be great food and prizes drawn for volunteers as well so come on out!

Remember that volunteers DO NOT have to be members of Spin Sisters so drag your friends and family along with you too!

Please sign up for this event so I know what positions are filled and what is still available. Thank you!

   Click here to sign up!   


Email mountainmaiden@spinsisters.ca

What volunteer positions need to be filled?

Sign-On: Help set up the sign-on table, as the athletes arrive check names and give out race packages

Course Set-Up: People are needed Friday afternoon to set up the course tape and markings in the stadium area.  One person needed on Saturday morning to ride the course checking signage and condition.

Volunteer Coordinator: Be on-site to direct various volunteers to their required places. Communicate with volunteers on the day of the race, to ensure all course marshals are in place. 

Starting, Timing & Results: Sit at the timing tent and help with racer identification and timing.

Course Marshalls: You will be stationed on the course, watching racers come through and calling for help in case of injury or other emergency. This is the most entertaining volunteer job since you usually get to watch the most technical sections of the race.

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