A 60km women’s only handicap road race, around the picturesque Hanging Rock area, 1 hr from Melbourne. This novel race format is all about teamwork: anyone who enters can win! Be a part of this celebration of women’s cycling!
Proudly supported by Melbourne Bicycles, Hawthorn Cycling Club and Change our Game, an initiative of the Victorian Government.
Open to CA race licence holders - anything with the word 'race' in the title (includes 7 day, 2- month and 3-race if its within the time limit)
Females only, 15yrs+
The course incorporates 2 laps of the Newham/Lancefield circuit, with additional start finish close to Hanging Rock.
Total distance 64km, 555m total elevation https://www.strava.com/routes/15852656
NEW! Concierge service for new racers - make yourself known at the rego desk.
Red light policy as per CV - on steady mode, leave room for your transponder behind the seatpost (see pic below)
Please provide the handicapper with useful information such as where you think you sit within your grade, who else is at a similar level (this is probably the most useful), how you fared in recent races, especially in handicaps - just do your best and we will try to make it as fair as possible.
WATER - Please note the water available at the rego location is not suitable for drinking. Please fill your water bottles at home. Limited delicious Melbourne water will be available on site. Potable water is available at Newham Primary School.
In the event of a CODE RED fire danger rating day, the reserve will be closed and the race will be cancelled/postponed. An extreme weather policy will apply on other high fire danger days (race may be cancelled at the discretion of the organisers).
Special Event - Miranda where are you?
Please go to Area A. Click image below for printable PDF version.
Cash prizes for 1st to 7th across the line (will pay down to 10th if enough entries) plus fastest time
Massive prize pool of >$1000, 1st place at least $250 and unique trophy
Other prizes and giveaways.
This race will be transponder timed with live results published as you finish.
Transponders and Race Numbers need to be returned after racing (bring race licence or driver's licence)
All live results are provisional until confirmed by Commissaires.
Check out this handy guide to handicap racing - https://tinyurl.com/handicapsFAQ
Facebook event on SheRace: https://www.facebook.com/events/560489957745410/
Phone: Race Director Alison Skene 0427542100
A payment card fee of $0.30 will be applied.
This race will be donating to the Newham Primary School (located on the course for the handicap race).
Please consider making a donation (which will be added to your cost of entry, with 100% of your donation going directly to the school)