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.
https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=244765

Sunday - Velo Vixens - Women (and girls) only
Starting on Sunday 13 June we will be running a women and girls only track session from 3 to 4pm on a Sunday afternoon. The session will be 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=244266

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.
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

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Thursday, 15 April 2021
A strong Southland contingent will be lining up alongside nearly 550 cyclists from the all across New Zealand as cyclists descend on Rotorua this week for the Vantage Age Group Road National Championships. Read Article
Friday, 22 January 2021
The international cycling focus remains on New Zealand with the UCI 1.2 Gravel and Tar event for men and women in Manawatu on Saturday. Read Article
Thursday, 12 November 2020
Riders with ten World Championship rainbow jerseys between them will compete in the exciting Vantage Criterium Nationals around a 1km circuit alongside the Avon River on Sunday 15 November. Read Article
Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Cycling New Zealand has announced that Natasha Hansen is leaving its High Performance Track Programme. Read Article
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Wanaka’s Mikayla Harvey will be the first of the Vantage Cycling New Zealand team in action when the re-arranged UCI Road World Championships begin in Italy overnight. The 22-year-old, who turned cycling heads with a top-five finish in the Giro Rosa last week where she won the young rider classification, will join Commonwealth Games medallist Georgia Williams in the women’s individual time trial. The pair will be joined by 21-year Niamh Fisher-Black for the weekend road race. Read Article
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