The Vantage Age Group Road National Championships including the Para Cycling Championships will be held in Timaru from 26 – 28 April 2019.
This event will see the best Age Group (Youth, Junior, Senior, Masters and Para) riders compete for Time Trial and Road Racing titles.
The 2019 event format will be held over a 3-day format and features a Time Trial event and a Road Race.
All serious recreational riders are encouraged to get behind this event and support the Club riding system.
The U19 event is a UCI Category event with a National Jersey to be awarded.
The event is organised by Cycling New Zealand with support from host club – Cycling South Canterbury.
If you’re making your way to Timaru, please take note of the following points…
▶️ Make sure your license is current! Check your entry here: https://bit.ly/2XtAOnM
▶️ Time Trial start lists will be posted on the event website on Thursday after the confirmation of starters has taken place.
▶️ The event manual is available to read online: https://bit.ly/2UsIKnf. This contains information to assist with your planning prior to and while at the event including rules, courses maps, programme, parking and spectator information!
▶️ A compulsory Team Managers meeting will take place on Thursday, 5pm at St Joseph’s School, Pleasant Point. Race pack collection will be available from 4pm. Race packs will only be distributed to Team Managers, not individual riders. Check who your Team Manager is here: https://bit.ly/2GrCaIT
▶️ Live streaming of the Time Trial finish line and some of the road race course (reception dependent) for selected races will be available to watch from the Cycling New Zealand Facebook page. This will also be shown on the big screen at the Event Village.
A huge thanks to our awesome team of sponsors Vantage Windows & Doors, South Canterbury Toyota, Placemakers Timaru & Twizel / Pink Batts, Alpine Energy and Trust Aoraki Limited for your support of this event. Bring on Friday!
Thank you very much to Tim Lloyd & Mike Craine who are sharing the Team Managers Role
If you are heading down and need to get in contact with our team managers – all team managers details can be found here
Riders Packs will be distributed to one club representative (usually the Team Manager), not to individual riders. Riders should contact their Team Manager to arrange collection. Club Packs will be available for collection from 4.00pm at St Joseph’s School, Pleasant Point.
All the very best to all our Bike Manawatu riders heading down to compete and do our club proud this weekend.
Ride Hard and have fun!