8:00   CQ Cross Country Series 2017 Round 1
Race Details:

What – Round 1 CQ Cross Country Series 2017
When – Sunday 12th March 2017
Where – Gladstone Mountain Bike Reserve, Koowin Drive Kirkwood.
How - https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3594
Race start time – 8.00am
Race number allocation – 7.00am – 7.45am
Riders Briefing 7.50am

On Line Entry Cost – $25 Snr (Elite, Masters, Sport, Female, Novice), $10 Junior
On line entries only - on the day not available.
MTBA competition licence required or Day Licence available for additional $25 (purchase on line during your entry) for non MTBA members ages 19+, $15 for non-members 19 years; $15 for a MTBA recreation member upgrade.

Close of On Line Entries - 8.00pm Saturday 11th March

Lap numbers and lap distance
• Elite – 4 laps x 8.3 km, about 33 km
• Masters (40 yrs and over) - 3 laps x 8.3 km about 25 km
• Sport – 3 laps x 8.3 km, about 25 km
• Ladies - 4 laps x 3.3 km, about 13 km (easier course)
• Novice – 4 laps x 3.3 km, about 13 km (easier course)
• Junior (Under 15 as of 31 Dec 17) – 3 laps x 3.3 km about 10 km (easier course)

Long Loop – Start at Presentation Area, up Valley fire trail, left into Carthubie Crawl, right onto EZ Up, along fire trail then left down Joker, sharp right up Gambler, left onto fire trail up Stairway to Hell, around ridgeline right onto Griller, down Rusty Barrow, Wild West, Valley Maze over The Rock, left onto Valley fire trail, out gate onto Creek 3, Lo Flo, Stump Link right onto Valley fire trail past timing tent. 8.3km.
Short Loop (easier course) - Start at Presentation Area, up Valley fire trail, left into Creek 2, right through creek crossing along EZ Lower left onto Gambler Lower through creek right onto Creek 1, Stump Link straight onto TWiNN (short version), Stump Link right onto Valley fire trail past timing tent. 3.3km

Sausage sizzle and drinks available for purchase.

This is Round 1 of a 5 Round Central Queensland XC series (Rockhampton and Gladstone MTB). Series points will be awarded for all places, series winners will be decided from the best 4 placings across the 5 rounds. Rocky & Gladstone MTB Club members who chose to work a round will receive average points for that round (limited to one round only).

No cash or sponsors prizes will be awarded for podium finishers, all entry fees will go towards building new club trails this year. A random draw may be held after the race if there are sufficient sponsors prizes.

Check Rocky or Gladstone MTB Facebook pages for race cancellations (only likely in the event of heavy overnight rain). It is a requirement that you remove your own rubbish from the site. No camping permitted for this event.

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