Covid-19 response: Alert Level 2

Level 2:

With the return to Covid Alert Level 2 as of 12pm Wednesday 12 August, limits to social gathering sizes are back in play, with a limit of 100 people for outdoor venues (that would include road races) and venue specific limits for indoor venues, to be clarified with Stadium Southland as soon as possible. However, public facilities like Stadium Southland (and therefore the SIT ZeroFees Velodrome remain open under Level 2, so until further notice track training sessions will go ahead).

Guidelines for exercise under Level 2:

Although sport and recreation activities are allowed, it is subject to conditions on gatherings, record keeping, and physical distancing where practical.
*Where possible avoid physical contact and keep some level of social distancing, so where practical avoid any training drills where physical contact is likely to occur.
*Keep a diary of where you were and when, so it is possible to contact trace should there be a second wave of Covid-19 infections.
*Please maintain good hygiene - go to the back of the group before clearing your nose. Better yet, take a hankerchief, blow your nose, and dispose of appropriately at home. 

ILT Stadium Southland and SIT Zero Fees Velodrome: 

We will update any limits to number of riders allowed per session or Stadium Southland hours as soon as we have the infomation. We still require registration through Webscorer to ensure contact tracing and to help our coaches plan their sessions.

Stadium access: 

There may also be changes to requirements for entering the venue - under the previous Level 2 restrictions only the main entrance of Stadium Southland was to be used, with the Stadium's own contact tracing / occupancy management system. We will update should any of these requirements come back into play. Access to the velodrome is currently possible through the velodrome entrance for those with a swipe card. Those without a swipe card should still use the main entrance of Stadium Southland. If would like to get a swipe card, please contact the Cycling Southland office.

TODAY'S TO DO

Road racing - Saturday
Welcome to the eleventh event of the 2020 Cycling Southland Winter Road Race Season!
The event will start from  Dacre Hall and is a graded race on teh Dacre loop. A, B & C Grade - 70km, D Grade start Springhills, via Grove Bush – Mabel bush – Woodstock to Dacre over 32km, E Grade - start Grove Bush Hall, via Mabel Bush – Woodstock to Dacre over 20 km. Entries here via Webscorer, closing at 12pm Friday.

Club Race Night
Club Race Night is back this week - head on down to the track Tuesday from 6-8pm for some fun racing. Entries via Webscorer here.

Track training
The weekly track schedule (with Webscorer entry links) can be found here

Yunca entries are OPEN
Entries are open for the 2020 Yunca Junior Tour of Southland, from 2 to 4 October. More information on the event here, and entries here.

Zwift racing - Wednesday
Cycling Southland Wednesday Worlds p/b GreenMonkey is now an official Zwift event - thank you to Daniel Carruthers of GreenMonkey for his invaluable contribution when it came to making this happen. For more information on the event, click here, and enter via the Zwift Companion app. Racing on Wednesday evening, 6:30pm, with A, B, and C grades.

Newsletter
The latest edition of Cycling Southland's newsletter can be found here.

2020 King House Removals Omnium Series

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The King House Removals Omnium Series takes place over six nights (and one fun Sunday afternoon) from 29 July to 27 September, and provides a great enviroment for building skill and speed in preparation for the National Schools Track Championships, National Track Series, and Southland Track Championships.
For more information and links to the results, click on the King logo above.

Geo W Wilson and Sons Limited Gore to Waikiwi Classic

Gore Waikiwi 2020

 
 
 

News and Results

Friday, 28 February 2020
Corbin Strong took a silver medal as part of the NZ mens team pursuit team at the UCI World Championships, while Natasha Hansen broke her own national record in the women's sprint qualifying. Read Article
Thursday, 27 February 2020
New Zealand will chase gold in the men’s team pursuit after a record-setting effort on the opening day of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin. Read Article
Thursday, 27 February 2020
Welcome to the 25 February edition of On Your Bike - Cycling Southland's weekly newsletter Read Article
Wednesday, 26 February 2020
Hunter Gough put in a sterling effort to take out A grade in the Bennetts Footwear Repairs graded race over the weekend. Read Article
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Five Southland riders form part of the Vantage New Zealand team that will be chasing more than just rainbow jerseys at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships, starting on Thursday 27 February in Berlin. Eddie Dawkins, Natasha Hansen, Corbin Strong, Kirstie James, and Nick Kergozou will be working to help the team secure spots in all the events on offer at the Tokyo Olympic Games taking place later in the year. Read Article
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