Event Information

DATE
Sunday 27th of July 2014

Race Format
Four bunch graded handicap.

TIMES
Sign On
Tolland Hotel 8:30 to 9:30 am
245 Bourke St, Tolland, New South Wales, 2650
Plenty of parking available and toilets are available inside the hotel.

Start
Tolland Hotel 10:00 am
245 Bourke St, Tolland, New South Wales, 2650

Estimated Arrival Times
Tolland Hotel 10:00 am
Mangoplah 10:50 am
Cookardina 11:20 am
Culcairn 11:50 am
Walla Walla 12:25 pm
Jindera 12:55 pm
Jindera Gap 1:05 pm

Finish
Lavington Hall 1:10 pm
Corner of Urana Rd and Hague Streets in Lavington

 

THE ROUTE
The race is ‘started’ by the Mayor of Wagga Wagga in front of the Tolland Hotel, Burke Street Wagga Wagga. Riders then make their way in a neutral fashion to the official start line, on Holbrook Road adjacent to Jubilee Park.
Directions to start

The race travels through Mangoplah, Cookardinia, Morven, Culcairn, Walla Walla, Jindera, before cresting the Jindera Gap and descending down to finish in front of the Lavington Hall, Urana Road Lavington.

Total Length: 135km
Race Route

Detailed Map of the Route
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/John-Woodman-Memorial-Handicap-Wagga-to-Albury

The Profile
http://www.cyclingprofiles.com.au/HTM/VicClubs/VCC_AW-Wagga.htm

CULCAIRN SPRINT
There is a sprint located in Culcairn before the railway line and it is typically take out by a limit rider. The sprint which is sponsored by Culcarin Foodworks is well signed.

DRINK STATION
A drink station for the provision of bidons (water bottles) is located in Culcairn, west of the Olympic Highway on Balfour Street. It is the rider’s responsibility to organise a supporter to pass them their bidons. It is highly recommended that you practice handing of bidons with your supporter prior to the race.

THE FINISH
When you hit the top of Jindera Gap there is just 5km of downhill riding until the finish line. When you round the roundabout it is just 800 metres until the final sprint in front of the Lavington Town Hall. To ensure the safety of participants, spectators and the public there is a full road closure for the final sprint.

LICENCE COLLECTION & PRESENTATION
Lavington Hall at the completion of the race. Lavington Hall is located at the corner of Urana Rd and Hague Streets in Lavington.

This is the place to watch the sprint finish and enjoy a nice hot coffee from the coffee van. Presentation, return of race numbers and collection of licences occurs in the Hall.

PRIZES

Place Prizes Sponsor
1st $500 + Sash + Mayor’s Shield Full Cycle
2nd $400
3rd $300
4th $200
5th $150
6th $50
Fastest $400 + Sash + Shield Hume Building Society
1st Female $300 Peta Stewart Conveyancing
1st local $200 + Trophy PowerLab
1st Wagga Rider $200 Mass-Nutrition Wagga Wagga
1st U19 $200 Mass-Nutrition Wagga Wagga and Development Squad Trophy
Sprint $100 Culcairn Foodworks

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