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Max's Big Ride is partnering with Mattamy Homes to present the fourth annual Max's Big Climb - to raise money for a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go to help find a cure for DMD via the registered charity Jesse's Journey

One hundred years ago the route up Sydenham Hill was known as Horse Kill Road and was 'a climb that taxed the strength of oxen but was beyond the strength of horses '.

More recently Sydenham has been made famous by decorated Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes and been ridden over 27,600 times on Strava

Join us on Saturday, July 20, 2019 to make your own mark on Sydenham Hill in Max’s Big Climb - The Race Against Time.

This year's race will have an individual time trial, King and Queen of the Mountain winners across multiple categories and once again be a stage in the NCCH Franklin Templeton Investments Youth Tour.

All proceeds from registration and 100% of donations will go to help us in our own race against time to help find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Make your own mark on Sydenham!


The Race Against Time - Individual Time Trial

Riders will race the hill individually against the clock. Each rider will be given two chances to race the hill against the clock. All riders will be professionally timed and ranked according to their gender and age groups. The three fastest in each age category will qualify for the Kings and Queens of the Mountain finals as detailed below. 

Age Categories

under 19
20 - 24
25 - 34
35 - 44
45 - 54
55 - 64
65+


The Kings and Queens of the Mountain

The fastest three riders in each age category from the Individual Time Trial will race off in head to head finals to determine our age category Kings and Queens of the Mountain. 

The fastest four men and women overall from the Individual Time Trial will also race off in head to head finals to determine our overall King and Queen of the Mountain for 2019.

Fundraising

We are encouraging all riders to gather pledges from their family and friends to help fund this all important research. Your efforts could help make Max's generation the first to survive this fatal disease. 

All riders who fundraise $50 or more will receive a limited edition Max's Big Climb - The Race Against Time t-shirt as a show of our appreciation.

Registration fees

Individual Time Trial

Race the hill against the clock. You will be professionally timed and ranked within your age category. Each rider will get two attempts at the hill. The 3 fastest riders from each category will race off for the age group King and Queen of Mountain titles.

  1. CA$39.95
    Feb 28 - Jul 19
    Register

Event Schedule

  • July 20 6:00 AM EDT - Course opens for practice

Contact Information

Event Location

Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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