Eastern Cycling Club
Eastern Grand Prix

Details
Date
Sat, 4 Apr 2020
Course
Casey Fields
Entries open
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 6:00 PM AEDT
Entries close
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:59 PM AEDT
Pay online by
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:59 PM AEDT

About

******** 17/3/20 UPDATE - RACE CANCELLED *********

It is with much regret that the organisers of the Eastern Grand Prix have decided to cancel the race, in the light of the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. This is in the interest of our whole community. All current entrants will receive a refund shortly. We hope to run this event in the future.


Eastern Cycling, supported by Croydon Cycleworks and Snooze, are bringing to you an event for women in a fun new format.

Current racers of all levels welcome. New racers are invited to challenge yourselves to try racing in a safe supported environment.


Format

  • 3 races: hot lap, criterium and elimination (details below)
  • Grades: A to D

Course

Casey Fields criterium track, a purpose built fully-closed bitumen track, 2.2km length

Cranbourne East, 45km/1hr from CBD, Melways ref


Schedule

0900 Registration opens
1000 Race 1 Hot Lap. Each rider races for <1 minute
1100 Race 2 Croydon Cycleworks Criterium. Duration 40-60 minutes depending on grade
1230 Race 3 Snooze Elimination Finale. 3-10 minutes each grade
1300 Presentations

Eligibility:

Women only, 30 yrs+

Riders need a current AVCC licence (either full 12 month or trial rider) (hyperlink https://memberdesq.sportstg.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main&OrgID=10244 ) or (download trial rider form here: hyperlink http://ausvetcycling.com/pdf/2019/AVCC%20Trial%20Ride%20Form%202019%2009.pdf)

Note 1 Trial riders - please sign up via entryboss, plus bring your completed form or complete it on the day. Under AVCC rules, trial riders are not eligible for prize-money but can compete with everyone else and will be eligible for many other prizes.

Note 2 Unfortunately Cycling Australia (CA) licence holders will still need to obtain a AVCC licence (12 month or trial).

Note 3 Equipment - standard road bike required, no special aero equipment allowed


Race Details

Race 1 - Hot Lap: 1 timed lap of 2.2km circuit. Riders set off at 30 second intervals from a standing start. Times from this race will assist validate gradings for the other races. No special TT equipment allowed (tri-bars, skinsuit, aero helmet etc).

Race 2 ā€“ Croydon Cycleworks Criterium: Signature event of the day

Graded scratch races. Ride marshals will accompany D grade.

A & B grades: 60 minutes + bell lap

C grade: 45 minutes + bell lap

D grade: 40 minutes + bell lap

Race 3 ā€“ Snooze Elimination: Short race on 700m circuit, grades run separately. 3 Neutral laps then 1-2 slowest riders eliminated per lap, final 3 compete for placings.


Notes on Entries

Pre-enter only, no on-the-day entries

Registration includes entry to all 3 races. It is expected you compete in all races.

Riders who fall behind or are lapped in race 2 will NOT be made to withdraw. You may still do race 3 if you donā€™t finish race 2.


Cost

$25 Includes entry to all 3 races.

Refreshments will be available for purchase at moderate cost.


Prizes (cash and goods)

  • Hot Lap: first 10 places

  • Criterium: first 3 places in each grade

  • Elimination: first 3 places in each grade

  • Plus overall champion, best efforts by newcomers and random prize draws.


Further information

Eastern Cycling website including event FAQs https://easterncycling.com/

Direct your questions here mailto:secretary@easterncycling.com

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular entry
$25.00
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