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The Course: The race will begin on Liberton Road (near Stone Road) for 300m before travelling up Old Northam Road with some rolling climbs.
Riders will continue on to Government Road before a left on Needham Road and another left back onto Liberton Road where they will again be met by some challenging climbs before rolling down to the finish.
Race type: Graded
Schedule: see table below
|A Grade Men||108km||6 laps||9.00am|
|B Grade Men||71km||4 laps||9.03am|
|C Grade Men||54km||3 laps||9.05am|
|A Grade Women||71km||4 laps||9.10am|
|B Grade Women||54km||3 laps||9.12am|
|D Grade Men||45km||2.5 laps||9.20am|
|E Grade Men||27km||1.5 laps||9.20am|
|C Grade Women||35km||2 laps||9.22am|
|D Grade Women||35km||2 laps||9.22am|
|Under 13's||17.8km||1 lap||9.25am|
|Under 11's||8km||0.45 lap||9.26am|
Rego Opens: 7.30am
Rego/Hub Location: Chidlow Primary School, 450 Lilydale Road, Chidlow 6556
Parking: Side/rear of Chidlow Primary School only, please do not park at the front of the school
Toilets: public park opposite Chidlow Tavern or at Chidlow Primary School
Catering: There will be a coffee van at the Hub and there is a bakery and Tavern in Chidlow centre.
Race Start Times: from 9am, please see table for specific grades/timings
Race Briefings: All grades must be in Stone Road for race briefings 15 minutes before their race starts.
Grades may be combined dependant on numbers.
Finish Line Area: It is important to keep all finish lines free from congestion. If spectating please park at the Primary School and walk down to the start/finish at Liberton Road/Stone Road. Spectators are requested to watch from roadside vantage points and not follow bunches in vehicles.
Racing Incidents: Safety is important. Please report all race incidents to the Chief Commissaire or Race Director. Incident reporting is an important feedback loop and helps improve safety going forward.
Scratching: You can withdraw your entry with a self-serve, automated refund via EntryBoss if you are within the scratching cut-off time (please see above). Please return to the EntryBoss Race Listing and use the 'Scratch' button.
No Licence, No Race: - riders need a current race licence (or proof of renewal email) to race. Cycling Australia licences only. New racers can obtain a free trial membership direct from Cycling Australia https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/other/free-trial If you are racing on a temporary licence, please bring a paper copy.
Junior Roll Outs: All U11/13/15/17 riders will be required to have roll outs. Please attend roll out before registering.
U11 & U13's: All U11/U13 riders will need to supply adult supervision for their race. Name of chaperone to be supplied to Race Director at registration.
U17 & U15's. All U17 riders may enter B Grade or lower. U15 Riders may enter D Grade or lower.:
On-the-day Entries: Sorry, on the day entries are not accepted.
Course Map: - Please see the new course map here: