Eastern Cycling Club
Eastern Grand Prix - Women's Event

Details
Date
Sat, 1 May 2021
Course
Casey Fields
Entries open
Now
Entries close
Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:59 PM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:59 PM AEST
Pay online by
Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:59 PM AEST

About

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.


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 1349G


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 AusCycling Race licence ($250 12 months hyperlink https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/race-all-discipline or free 4 week trial licence hyperlink https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/other/free-trial)


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 – 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.


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 don’t finish race 2.

All riders (even trial riders) are eligible for all prizes.


Cost

$25 Includes entry to all 3 races.

Refreshments will be available (donation optional)


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/events/eastern-grand-prix-2021/

Direct your questions here mailto:secretary@easterncycling.com

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular entry
$25.00
Location
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Donation info

Optional Refreshments Donation

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.

Thanks.