TODAY'S TO DO

New General Manager Appointment

On behalf of the Executive, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Foggin as the new General Manager for Cycling Southland. Chris has mostly recently worked for Cycling New Zealand as the Education Manager where he led the national strategy for coach, instructor and officials’ education and development. He also has his own coaching business, the Performance Effect where he works as a sports education consultant providing coaching and coach development services.

Chris commences on Monday 21st June and will be working in a part-time capacity, spending a few days in the office in Invercargill and then working remotely from his home base in Alexandra.

We are thrilled to be welcoming Chris onto the team and believe his skills and experience will be a real asset to Cycling Southland.

Regards

Nicola McAra

President, Executive Board

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All Plumbing Teretonga Stage Race

The Winter Road Race Season will kick off with a bang on Saturday 26 June with the All Plumbing Teretonga Stage Race.
Racing will take place across five grades (A,B,C,D,E) with riders taking part in a road race, a criterium, and a time trial.
The day will start with the road race at 10am, with A, C, and E first to start.

Riders are to use the same bike and same helmet for all races, and no TT add-ons at all for the TT.
The entry fee is $10 for the junior grades (D and E) and $15 for the open grades.
Enter using the Webscorer link below. Payment will be by card at the time of registration. From 12 noon on Friday, a late entry penalty of $5 will apply, pushing the enty fee up to $20 for A, B, and C grade, and $15 for D and E grade. Webscorer registration will be open until 10am on race day.
https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=244765

Sunday - Velo Vixens - Women (and girls) only
We are running a women and girls only track session from 3 to 4pm on a Sunday afternoon. The session is coached by Nicola Stevens and Sonya Barton, with the focus on a fun, friendly atmosphere for building skill and confidence on the track.
https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=245330

Wednesday Night Club Racing
Wednesday Night Club Racing will hit the track again this week - come along for some friendly competition and great graded racing. The programme will feature a mix of endurance and sprint events.
https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=244776

Wednesday - Zwift racing
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.

Track training
Keep an eye on the track schedule (with Webscorer entry links) here for updates.

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

Upcoming Major Events

Covid-19 response: Alert Level 1

Level 1:

With the return to Covid Alert Level 1, there are no restrictions on gathering sizes. Please continue to pay special attention to hygiene and using the Covid tracer app to scan QR codes when visiting the SIT Velodrome or Cycling Southland office.
We ask that everyone continues observing good hygiene and using the Covid tracer app when entering Stadium Southland.

Guidelines for exercise under Level 1:
*Keep a diary of where you were and when, so it is possible to contact trace should there be another wave of Covid-19 infections.
*Use the Covid Tracker app and scan the QR codes when entering Stadium Southland.
*Please maintain good hygiene - wipe down equipment after use.

ILT Stadium Southland and SIT Zero Fees Velodrome: 

Please scan the QR codes avialable throughout Stadium Southland.
We still require registration through Webscorer to ensure contact tracing and to help our coaches plan their sessions, and all riders, coaches, and officials will need to ensure their names are on the sign-in sheet for each session.

 
 

Cycling Social - Bowling night 26 June

social bowling

 

News and Results

Monday, 10 February 2020
Hamish Keast produced an epic ride to take the Invercargill to Browns road race over the weekend in a fight all the way to the finish. Read Article
Monday, 10 February 2020
Mitchel Fitzsimons has been named to the New Zealand team for the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships to be staged in Cairo in August. Read Article
Monday, 27 January 2020
Southland may have been travelling to the Vantage Elite and U19 Track National Championships in Cambridge this year, but the team looked right at home on the track. It was a great outing for the team of 29 riders, claiming eight gold medals, eleven silver medals, and 13 bronze medals. Read Article
Friday, 24 January 2020
Cycling Southland riders dominated the first day of the Vantage Elite and U19 Track National Championships in Cambridge on Thursday. The team claimed four gold, two silver, and three bronze to lead the points shield standings at the end of day one. Read Article
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
The country’s best track cyclists, including the squads competing in next month’s world championships, will line-up for titles in the Vantage Elite and Under19 National Championships in Cambridge this week. Read Article
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