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MSC – Kairanga

Manawatu Schools Cycling Event

Kairanga Individual Time Trial OR Team Time Trial
Registration 8.15am – Please meet at the Kairanga School 1099 Kairanga Bunnythorpe Road for registration – Course start area will be opposite the Horizons Yard –  1117 Kairanga Bunnythorpe Road (Horizons Yard)
Race briefing 8.40am – all riders must attend
Start Time / First Grade off at 9:00am

***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 – If you are unable to make it please let your schools coordinator or cycling coach know – alternatively please post on the Manawatu Schools Cycling Facebook group****

Entry Fee: All MSC riders race registration fees are part of your term registration fee which is collected from your school at the time of registration.
If the race is combined allowing club riders to race too the adults will pay per race $5 for Bike Manawatu members $10 non members


First Team off 9:00AM
This is a 12km CourseTeams of up to 5 riders p/team
Teams will be let off in 30 second OR 1 minute intervals
A rollout check will be completed starting with the first team checked at 8:45AM
Roll Out
Under 20 – 7.0M
Under 16 – 6.61m
Year 7/8 – 6.61m


  • All parking is to be well off the road, Parking will be available outside Kairanga School– please respect the Kairanga residence and their nature strips I.e please don’t park on the soggy verge, or across driveways
  • A toilet may be available within the School Grounds


  • Please take care at the cross roads while crossing to registration
  • Registration will be located either at the Kairanga School / near the Horizons Yard
  • 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. (Please note Time Trials will more than likely be manual timed, therefore transponders will not be required)
  • *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 MSC race number please remember to bring this to all events.
  • Please remember to continue to practise social distancing IF covid levels require us to do so
  • Let early riders register ahead of later starters if covid levels require us to do so


  • The course is 6km out and back
  • The turn will be marked by a cone in the road.
  • The finish line is approx 100m before the start line
  • Obey the priority on the 1 way bridge and be prepared to give way to oncoming traffic
  • Do not cross the centre line unless safe to do so.
  • We are on narrow quite 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
  • We RECOMMEND the use of a rear light
  • Roads are open and all normal road rules apply
  • Marshals are provided for direction only
  • Riders must give way at all junctions as required.
  • This is an Individual Time Trial. If you are passed by another rider you must not draft that rider. It is the rider that has been passed to drop back from the other rider.

Course Notes Below
0.00 Starting outside the Horizons Yard on 1117 Kairanga Bunnythorpe Road
3.52 km Kairanga Bunnythorpe Road turns into Lockwood Road *There is also a one way bridge here – Cyclists to Give Way and follow road rules at all times*
6.1km – Turn Around Cone (marshal present) just after 892 Lockwood Road
8.5km Lockwood Road turns into Kairanga Bunnythorpe road *There is also a one way bridge here – Cyclists to follow road rules at all times*
12km  Finish on Kairanga Bunnythorpe Road at the Finish Line