Graded road race held in Colyton, aimed to keep schools riders race fit over summer.
Meet at Colton hall – SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER
Registration 8.30 to 8.45
A grade 9.00am (50km)
B grade 9.05am (50km)
C grade 9.10am (35km)
D grade 9.15am (25km)
Any cancellation will be posted on the Manawatu Schools Cycling Facebook group and the BikeManawatu Website 8am Sunday morning.
Race course will be out and back from Colton hall and up Spur road for the A and B grades (watch this space for a race map).
The aim is to target all school riders and to race in mixed fields to encourage competition and ability for riders to race where they or there coaches/parents feel they will get the most benefit.
Parents and outside adult riders are welcome along to join in their relevant grades.
Guide to grades:
A Grade our elite male riders and top under 17 boys.
B Grade our elite female riders and top young male/female riders.
C Grade strong intermediate school riders and female under 17’s.
D Grade Intermediate riders and beginners that can ride with the company of adults where required.
With this the first event it will be a bit of a beading in period for the grades in relation to ability.
This will allow adult riders to join in with great young athletes for all cyclist to benefit.
All age grade riders to comply with cycling NZ rules.
Under 19 7.93m
Under 17 7.00m
Under 15 6.00m
Objective of this event is to carry on the momentum of our local schools cycling so you all can get ready for cycling NZ races starting with our Novice Tour in December.
Volunteers please reply if you are able to assist on the day. Does not matter if you are new to the cycling scene we welcome your support.
Mike Groube has again kindly offered to complete the traffic management for this event again.
Any questions please do not hesitate to contact.
John Stewart 027 4513362
Mike Craine 021 2049405
Pass the message onto other who may be interested.