Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2012
Posted by: Cycling Southland


Start Order and Distances for Southland Time Trial Champs – at Branxholme

U13 Boys                             10km

U13 Girls                              10km

U15 Boys                             10km

U15 Girls                              10km

5min break

U17 Boys                             20km

U17 Girls                              20km

Elite & U23 Men                     40km

U19 Boys                             20km

U19 Girls                              20km

5min break

Masters Men 35-44           20km

Masters Men 45 +              20km

Masters Women                20km

Elite Women                        20km


Time Trial Start at Makarewa Freezing Works 10.30am report for an 11am start - Turn around for U13/U15 at 5km mark and for everyone else at 10km mark (just before Forbes Road intersection).  Elite Men will do 2 laps of the course.

We will have a prizegiving following the event at the Start / Finish Area

Southport Bluff Hill Climb and Criterium

This weekend is a pearler for racing!  After the Time Trial Champs on Saturday we have an awesome day of racing on Sunday in Bluff.  Southport are sponsoring our Sunday Hill Climb and we also have the last Criterium in the Summer Series.  We are keen for everyone to enter both races  - whether you love hills or not, it's a good story to tell the grandchildren about the day you raced up Bluff Hill! Register for these events online click_here

The Hill Climb has a 10.30am report with start time at 11am, from the intersection with Pearse Street (at the top of town before you head up the hill).  Rather than a Time Trial, we are going to race up the hill in bunches:

A Grade will start at 11am

B Grade - 11.03am

C Grade - 11.06am

Juniors Div 1 - 11.09am

Juniors Div 2 - 11.12

Juniors Div 3 - 11.15am

There will be a trophy for the fastest time up Bluff Hill.  With Southport on board there will also be prize money up for grabs!

The final Criterium in the summer series will start at 1.30pm (1pm report) at Athelney Street (by the Argyle Park & Camping Ground). The Criterium will be raced around the Athelney, Burrows, Parrett and Gregory Streets Circuit. Juniors Div 3 will race for 10mins + 2 Laps Juniors Div 2 will race for 15mins + 2 Laps C Grade and Juniors Div 1 will race for 20 mins + 3 Laps B Grade will race for 30 mins + 3 Laps A Grade will race for 30mins + 3 Laps

The presentation will take place afterwards at the Anchorage in Golden Age Tavern.

See you all there!!!

A BIG welcome thanks to any willing volunteers who can help out with any or all of these events being held this weekend. Please holler to Melissa if you can. You know we’re ever-thankful!



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