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Glen Oroua Graded Road Race

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Registration 5.15pm – Please meet near the Bike Manawatu Timing Van at the Glen Oroua School

Race briefing 5.45pm – all riders must attend
Start Time / First Grade off at 6pm

***Please Pre Register, Its much easier to delete or DNS you from our start list if something comes up and you cant make it than to add you in while everyone is trying to register****
Entry Fee:
 $5 for members, $10 non members
All payments must be made online, please no payments on the day Bike Manawatu ANZ 01-0745-0284925-00 please use your name, race number & race name as reference


Click here to register


The Course is a 10.5 km circuit in an anti clockwise direction
A Grade 4 laps – 42 km
B Grade 3 laps – 31.5 km
C Grade 2 laps – 21 km
D Grade 2 laps– 21 km
E Grade 2 laps– 21 km
(All Course notes are below)
*Distances are subject to be changed at the race directors discretion


  • All parking is to be well off the road, please respect the local residence and their nature strips I.e please don’t park on the soggy verge
  • No Bathrooms available on this course, please ensure you are prepared. This may change



  • Please take care at the cross roads while crossing to registration
  • Registration will be near the Bike Manawatu Timing Van at Glen Oroua school
  • Payment should be made online prior to the event $5 members, $10 non members.
  • Ensure you give yourself plenty of time to register, pin your number, grab your transponder* and go to the start area awaiting the race managers briefing.
  • *It is your responsibility to ensure your transponder is on correctly if it is not it may not read on our system, therefore you may not receive a finish time.
  • Numbers are to be placed on the left hand side, rear quarter of your race top.
  • If you have been issued a Bike Manawatu race number please remember to bring this to all events.


  • The course is 10.5km flat loop course
  • The finish line is back at the school (Near the Bike Manawatu Timing Van)
  • Do not cross the centre line unless safe to do so.
  • We are on quite narrow roads when often there is no white line. Stay left
  • Riders should not exceed 2 abreast
  • Beware of tankers and agricultural machinery
  • Be courteous to other road users
  • Front and Rear lights are STRONGLY ADVISED with the fading light this time of year and for those riding home.
  • Roads are open and all normal road rules apply
  • Marshals are provided for direction only
  • Riders must give way at all junctions as required.
  • It is your responsibility to be at the start line on time.

Course Notes Below

Glen Oroua

Glen Oroua School
Glen Oroua School

The race starts opposite Glen Oroua school and goes in an anti clockwise direction.

0.00 on Sansons Road
0.15km Turn left onto Main Drain Road
1.98km Turn Left onto Saunders Road
6.09km Turn Left onto Kaimatarau Road
8.49km Turn Left onto Sansons Road
10.5km Completes the circuit
***10.52 Shows the finish line after laps completed ***

Number of Laps depend on grades *See Grades /Laps above– Finish Line is approx by the school (Near the Bike Manawatu Timing Van).

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