X S Storage Bannockburn MTB Classic 2019December 30, 2019 Bannockburn Bannockburn Road Bannockburn Cromwell, New Zealand 9384 View Map Organized by Cromwell & Districts Promotion Group
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BannockburnBannockburn Road Bannockburn Cromwell, New Zealand 9384
Fun, summer holiday MTB events - a variety of distances to cater for all riding levels.
Event details and schedule
Saturday 30 December 2019
This is a festive holiday-period ride for all classes and ages. Take to the hills around Bannockburn and enjoy the stunning scenery while participating in one of the three ride options.
The Bannockburn MTB Classic forms part of the action packed Cromwell Summer Series that comprises this event plus another MTB ride, a half marathon, a duathlon/ triathlon and a road cycle race.
54km of hard riding (2000 verticle metres) for the rider who wants a real challenge, you must be fit and able to handle a real challenge a must do for those wanting an endurance hit out! Note this race 2 hrs ahead of the Classic races. (2pm start)
Approximately 35km of great mountain terrain, including metal roads and undulating 4WD tracks with a climb of about 600m. Estimated ride time 1.5 - 3.0hrs.
Approximately 22km of great mountain biking including metal roads and 4WD tracks with a climb of some 350m. Estimated ride time 0.75 - 1.75hrs.
Approximately 10km of gravel road/farm tracks. Ideal for first-timers or families with children over ten years. Estimated time 0.5 - 1.0 hours.
The race starts at the Bannockburn Hotel on Bannockburn Road. Registration is from 12.00pm but please try to register before 3.30pm. You will be given a number at Registration. Briefing will be at 3.30pm adjacent to the hotel. Competitors must listen carefully at the briefing, and note that an ‘Event Plan’ will be available for inspection. Copies of the ‘Race Briefing’ will be available at the Registration Desk. Note that persons who do not sign the ‘Entry Form’ nor attend the ‘Race Briefing’ will not be allowed to enter the race. Parking, refreshments and social facilities are available at the Bannockburn Hotel.
Note: The event involves riding on metal and sealed roads and tracks. Riders are to keep as far to the left side of the roads as possible and NORMAL ROAD CODE RULES APPLY! No roads have been closed for the event.
The races will commence at 4.00pm.
Contact the Race Director Bill Godsall via email@example.com or 021 442 626