The Orecrusher XC is a multi-lap classic cross-country mountain bike race through the Cheekeye Fan single-track trails of Brackendale. The Orecrusher is the first race of the year and a great warm up for the mountain bike race season.
FINAL RACE ** APRIL 16, 2016


Volunteer for the OreCrusher

Hello Everyone,

ORECRUSHER – Yes, it is that time of year again!! YAY

I’m Darcy Reimer and I am the Race Director for OreCrusher.  As always these events could not happen without individuals like yourselves.

This year’s OreCrusher is happening Saturday, April 16th. Below is information regarding an upcoming volunteer’s meeting, how to volunteer, and categories/areas where volunteer’s are needed. We are always in need of people who are willing to lead a category/area, perhaps you would consider leading this year, after all you have the experience!  : )  BELOW are the various categories.

Volunteer Meeting:

Thursday March 17th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm  at The Nest Restaurant.  Come for some beer and pizza on us!

Please invite your friends and family to come along to this information/sign up night.

We would love to hear your questions and divide up roles and responsibilities.

How to volunteer:

You can volunteer a few different ways.  Firstly, by emailing Darcy directly (darcyr@intheriver.ca), secondly, by texting Darcy 604-848-8007 and thirdly, via the Test of Metal website (testofmetal.com).  Click on ‘OreCrusher’, then click on ‘volunteers’ on the left-hand side of the page.The website people have assured us that the website will be updated with this option soon!
Categories/areas to volunteer:

Friday night – We will need people Friday night, prior to the race to set up the finish line.

Saturday (race day) – We are in need of

In-Field Course Set-Up

Setting up Barricades

Race Course Marshals

Refreshment Team for Marshals

Food Station Support

Parking Attendants for Eagle Run Village

Marshals for Government Road intersection and Race Start


Course Marking

Course Clean-up

Finish Line Tear Down

Race Day Check-in

Race Day Registration

The Volley After Party will be at the Race Director’s house (41371 Kingswood Road Brackendale) at a later date, yet TBA. It will be a Sunday evening BBQ likely around 5:30 pm – please bring your own lawn chair! Food, drinks and SWAG will be provided!


Volunteer for the OreCrusher