Eastern Cycling, supported by Croydon Cycleworks and Snooze Nunawading, 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.
Casey Fields criterium track, a purpose built fully-closed bitumen track, 2.2km length
Cranbourne East, 45km/1hr from CBD, Melways ref 1349G
|1000||Race 1 Hot Lap (1 lap of the big circuit).||Each rider races for <5 minutes|
|1100||Race 2 Croydon Cycleworks Criterium (big circuit).||Duration 40-60 minutes depending on grade|
|1230||Race 3 Snooze Elimination Finale (small circuit).||3-10 minutes each grade|
Women only, 30 yrs+
Riders need a current AusCycling Race licence ($250 12 months https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/race-all-discipline or free 4 week trial licence https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/other/free-trial)
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 – 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 – 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.
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 don’t finish race 2.
All riders (even trial riders) are eligible for all prizes.
$25 Includes entry to all 3 races.
Refreshments will be available (donation optional)
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.
Eastern Cycling website including event FAQs https://easterncycling.com/events/eastern-grand-prix-2021/
Direct your questions here mailto:email@example.com
Please consider making an optional donation towards the cost of refreshments (suggested amount $5).
This will be added to the cost of your race entry.