Geelong Mountain Bike Club
2024 Victorian Schools MTB Series - Round 3 Geelong MTB

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Date
Sun, 4 Aug 2024
Course
GMBC - Drysdale Rd Carpark
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At GMBC, we consider the safety and wellbeing of children to be extremely important in all our events. Please see the Juniors page for more details on what we do to achieve this.


2024 Schools MTB Series - Victoria - Round 3 You Yangs

Proudly presented by Geelong Mountain Bike Club

Location: You Yangs Regional Park (Drysdale Rd)

Date: 04 August 2024

Entry fee: $30 Registration

Start Times: Registration will open at 8:00am. The first race will begin at 9:10am, detailed schedule below.

Round three of Victorian Schools MTB series will be run on the trails on the Stockyards side of the You Yangs. There will be a Long Course for the older age categories and a second shorter course will be provided for the younger categories. Parking is available on site via Drysdale Road, with a short walk from there to registration. Riders are expected to race on a roadworthy bike, we will have two bike mechanics on hand performing bike checks. Riders can choose to enter one of two categories in their chosen age category:

Novice category is suitable for a rider who is new to MTB racing, or has limited experience racing before.

Racing category is suitable for a rider who is experienced and raced at either Club, State or National levels.

Age categories and intended race distance for the series (individual courses will determine actual race distance):

U9 - approx 2.4kms

U11 - approx 5kms

U13 - approx 7.5kms

U15 - approx 12kms

U17 - approx 15kms

U19 - approx 20kms

Parking

Entry to the event is via Drysdale Rd, there is a carpark onsite and also some parking outside on the entrance road just outside the gate.

Coffee Van and BBQ. A coffee van will be on site from 8am.

You Yangs Long Course - 3.9 km, Elevation gain - 76m

You Yangs Short Course - 2.4 km, Elevation gain 42m

Long course - https://www.strava.com/routes/3245947884653590038

Short course - https://www.strava.com/routes/3245948295409497622

Race start time schedule (Subject to change):

8:00am – 9:00am Official Course Practice. (Unofficial Practice outside this time is available at riders own risk )

9:10am: Under 9 Boys and Under 9 Girls, Race & Novice divisions.

9:20am: Under 11 Boys and Under 11 Girls, Race & Novice divisions.

9:40am: 13 Boys and 13 Girls Novice divisions.

10:10am: U13 Boys and Under 13 Girls Race divisions.

10:40am: Under 15 Boys Novice division

10:45am Presentations for Under 9 - Under 13 races

11:30am: Under 15 Boys Race division

12:15pm: Under 15, Under 17, Under 19 Girls, Race & Novice divisions.

1:00pm: Under 17 and Under 19 Boys Novice division.

2:00pm: Under 17 and Under 19 Boys Race division

3:00pm: Presentations for Under 15 - Under 19 races

The event will be supported and run by the Geelong MTB Club. For any Geelong Mountain Bike club, venue information, or to volunteer to help out on the day please contact: geelong.mtb.club@gmail.com

Contact for any Round 3 Schools MTB Series - Victoria entry queries. geelong.mtb.club@gmail.com

The 2024 Schools MTB Series Guide which contains important information including race distances and series results, is available on the AusCycling website: click here www.auscycling.org.au


Contact

geelong.mtb.club@gmail.com


Special thanks to Parks Victoria

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular entry
$30.00
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