Event: 2018 Rocky MTB 10th Anniversary 6 Hour – Day/Night Race
Where: First Turkey MTB Park, Cnr German Street and Sunset Drive, North Rockhampton
Host: Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club Inc.
Date: Saturday 19th May 2018, Race starts 2pm, finishes 8pm
Rules: This event is run to MTBA rules and technical regulations. An MTBA Competition Licence or Day Licence is mandatory. Riders must comply with rules advised during the riders briefing. If a team rider cannot complete a full lap for any reason (mechanical or a fall), their team mate must start the same lap again.
Entries: On Line Entries open 26th April 2017, Close Friday 18th May at 6.00pm.
Entry Fees: On line Senior $50 per rider, Junior $25 per rider. MTBA day licence if required $30 non MTBA member 19+ years, $18 non MTBA member 18 years or under, $15 MTBA recreation member upgrade.
Junior age category is 10 to 16yrs (age as of 31st Dec 2018)
Practice from 12pm to 1.30pm on Saturday 19th May 2018 for registered riders issued with a race plate only.
Riders Briefing 1.45pm
Race Start: 2pm all classes.
Lap Direction and Length: Track length is approximately 13 km for the Open track and 7 km for the Short track.
Open track – Zara’s Crossing to Horseshoe, up Jackhammer, across Wundali Trail, part way down Scrub Turkey, link to Finley’s, up to Turkey’s Nest, down Wild Pig and Whipsnake, then back along the road and Sunset Trails to the start/finish area
Short track – Zara’s crossing, along Horseshoe, around Zamia Plateau, up Lower Scrub Turkey, across Enzo’s Link, down lower Finley’s and back along the road and Sunset Trails to the start/finish area.
Race Duration: 3 person, 2 person and Solo Senior and Novice (6hr) will race for 6 Hours starting 2pm and finishing at 8 pm. Junior Teams, Junior solo and Novice (3hr) riders will only race for about 3 hours starting at 2pm and finishing at 5pm, or earlier at the organisers discretion.
All Senior Team and Senior Solo riders completing night laps must have a working headlight.
Race organisers will advise of a cut off time during the riders briefing. Most laps and fastest time wins each category.
Facilities: No camping available at First Turkey MTB Park. A portable toilet will be on site. There is one water fountain. There is no power on site so you will need battery or gas powered lights for the pit area at night.
Venue Rules: Remove all rubbish, be mindful of nearby residents with respect to noise, dust etc.
Motel and other Accommodation: Plenty available in Rockhampton.
Cash and sponsors prizes: all participants will receive one of kind merchandise as part of race entry to commemorate our 10th anniversary race