Rockhampton MTB Club
2024 Trek Rockhampton MTB XCM

Details
Date
Sat, 29 Jun 2024
Course
First Turkey MTB Park
Entries open
Now
Entries close
Thu, 27 Jun 2024 12:00 AM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 28 Jun 2024 4:00 PM AEST
Pay online by
Thu, 27 Jun 2024 12:00 AM AEST


Outline

XCM comes to First Turkey MTB Reserve!

Saturday 29 June 2024

Be part of history with the inaugural Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club Inc. Cross-Country Marathon Mountain Bike event, kindly sponsored by Trek Rockhampton!

To take advantage of the cool winter weather, this daytime race will be held from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 29 June 2024, which also allows riders to enjoy the scenic course, consisting of three laps of a 21km circuit with 414m elevation - 63km and 1,242m in total. Tackle it solo if you're keen or make up a team of three and do a lap each!

Check out the course at: https://www.strava.com/routes/3234356491674929636

Don't miss out on this inaugural epic event - enter now!

Rocky MTB aims to be inclusive with separate categories for a variety of ages, genders and even e-bikers!

Cross-Country Marathon (XCM) utilises a course of between 60km and 160km. The event can be run in the following formats: single loop; point-to-point; or over a maximum of three laps. In the event of a single lap format, no part of the course may be covered twice. In the event of a multi-lap event, short cuts for some classes are not permitted. https://assets.auscycling.org.au/s3fs-public/2023-12/auscycling-technical-regulations-mountain-bike.pdf?VersionId=r2rRMvLKcL.7Tkp1oTBgxzfuQM5B9l4n


Event Details

  • Where: First Turkey Mountain Bike Reserve
  • Host: Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club Inc.
  • Sponsor: Trek Rockhampton
  • Date: Saturday 29 June 2024
  • Start Time: 10am (See Race Schedule below for detailed timings)
  • Finish Time: 4pm
  • Lap Length: 21km
  • Lap Elevation: 414m
  • Number of Laps: 3 (Solo or Team of 3)
  • Course Length: 63km
  • Course Elevation: 1,242m
  • Course: Trail Head - Horseshoe - Guthrie Hub - Jackhammer - Dog Leg - Wundali - Skyline Hub - Pegasus - Zamia - Zamia Hub - Wild Pig - Lighthouse Hub - Whip Snake - Zamia Hub - Moore's Creek - Creek Link - Finley's - Scrub Turkey - See Saw Hub - Bush Chook Donut (clockwise) - Rusty Bike Hub - Low Road - Moore's Creek - Sunset - Trail Head
  • Course URL: https://www.strava.com/routes/3234356491674929636
  • Entries Close: Midnight Thursday 27 June 2024

NO LATE ENTRIES - NO EXCEPTIONS - NO CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERED INTO


Categories & Duration

Entry Category Number of Laps Maximum Duration
Juniors U15 Team of 3 1 Lap each 2 hours per rider
Juniors U17 Team of 3 1 Lap each 6 hours
Juniors U19 Team of 3 1 Lap each 6 hours
Senior Team of 3 1 Lap each 6 hours
Open Male 3 Laps 6 hours
Open Female 3 Laps 6 hours
Masters Male 3 Laps 6 hours
Masters Female 3 Laps 6 hours
Grand Masters Male 3 Laps 6 hours
Grand Masters Female 3 Laps 6 hours
Great Grand Masters Male 3 Laps 6 hours
Great Grand Masters Female 3 Laps 6 hours
Elite Male 3 Laps 6 hours
Elite Female 3 Laps 6 hours
E-bike Male 3 Laps 6 hours
E-bike Female 3 Laps 6 hours

Ages

  • Age is defined as at 31 December 2024.
  • AusCycling XCO Maximum Race Duration Age Restrictions apply and cannot be waived by Rocky MTB.

https://assets.auscycling.org.au/s3fs-public/2024-06/junior-riding-up-policy.pdf?VersionId=1YD9BG5n4_f9wwn0FbaxJ6Q9tKj2iJ5D&_gl=1*prc4j4*_gcl_au*NzMwOTU0MDY4LjE3MTc4MTMwODE.*_ga*MTE4MjA4MDUzLjE3MTc4MTMwODE.*_ga_SB27KVVQFZ*MTcxNzgyMTE5OS4yLjEuMTcxNzgyMTM5OC4wLjAuMA..


Entry Fees

  • Senior $30 per rider
  • Junior $15 per rider

Race Schedule

  • Race Plate allocation: 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Rider Briefing: 9:45am
  • Start time: 10:00am for all categories
  • Race duration: 6 hours
  • Cutoff time for starting last lap: 2:30pm

Rules

  • This event is conducted in accordance with AusCycling Policies and Rules.
  • An AusCycling Race Membership or Event Licence is mandatory.
  • Riders must comply with any additional rules advised during the Rider Briefing.
  • Fastest time wins each category.

Event Cancellation

If the event has to be cancelled due to extreme weather, a notification will be posted on the Rocky MTB Facebook page.


Parking

  • All vehicles must be parked either in the German Street carpark, on the adjacent Lyle Albert Dobbs Reserve or on the eastern verge at the southern end of German Street.
  • Do not park on Sunset Avenue.

Venue Rules

  • Care for the natural environment.
  • Remove all rubbish, including Race Plate cable ties.
  • Respect local residents.

Prizes

  • Category place getters will receive a Race Certificate.
  • There are no podium prizes other than the glory of mounting the podium and being immortalised via social media.
  • Sponsor prizes will be offered as a random draw after the race.

Sponsorship

Rocky MTB thanks Trek Rockhampton for sponsoring our XC events. If you need any servicing, parts or advice for your 2-wheeled steed, please pop in and see the team at Trek Rockhampton and they will look after you.


Scratching

  • Entered & can't make it? An automated refund is available using the EntryBoss Scratch mechanism.
  • Please note the scratch cut-off of 4pm Friday 01 June 2024.
  • DNS (Did Not Start) refunds after this time are at the discretion of Rocky MTB.

Contacts

Rocky MTB

Ray Heffer (0427 986 152)

Mick Hansen (‭‬0407 155 737)

Mark Campbell (0447 159 091)

w: https://rockymtb.org.au/

f: https://www.facebook.com/rockymtb

AusCycling

https://www.auscycling.org.au

https://www.tidyhq.com

EntryBoss

support@entryboss.cc

Race Result

https://www.raceresult.com/en-au/home/index.php

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular Entry
$30.00
Juniors (up to U17)
$15.00

Pricing is per rider. Please supply a team name at entry if racing teams

A payment card fee may apply (calculated at checkout).

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