Cyclists get ready for downhill race

The Copper Mountain Wild Descent will take place Sept. 4 on the lower Thornhill Mountain Trail.

The Copper Mountain Wild Descent will take place Sept. 4 on the lower Thornhill Mountain Trail.

The down hill race is an annual event where competitors race down the trail from the top, with the top riders typically reaching the bottom in less than four minutes.

There are youth as well as adult women and men categories.

Entry is $4 with TORCA/Cycling BC memberships, which can be purchased on the race day.

Registration takes place from 10 a.m. – 12 a.m. in the parking lot of Thornhill Mountain. Races begin at 1 p.m.