The two-day 2019 Canadian Cross-Country Mountainbike Championships invaded Hardwood Ski and Bike Saturday.
Despite blistering heat and challenging trails, hundres of athletes participated on the opening day of the two-day event.
Hardwood Ski and Bike is a world-class Nordic skiing and mountain-biking facility located just off Old Barrie Road between Barrie and Orillia. It has hosted provincial, national and international events.
Spectators are welcome to attend the event, which concludes Sunday.