Spring racing in the Capital! The sweeping climbs, rocky descents and flowying trails at Stromlo mean that it gets you into a rythm that makes it one of the most fun and rewarding races you’ll ever do.
We can’t wait to see you smashing it! Remember, your race photos are included in your entry. Be sure to download them after the race and share your stories using:
ABOUT THE VENUE
Stromlo Forest Park, Canberra, ACT – Opperman Avenue near main car park
For a list of trails in the circuit, visit the LOCATION tab on the website.
A few showers are forecast for the weekend but mainly at night. Temps will be cool but good for racing.
You can Choose Your Own Challenge with the options to ride the Single, Double, Triple or Miler
In this circuit race the distance challenges are on a 25 – 28 km loop:
Triple: 3 laps for the full marathon challenge
Double: 2 laps – the most popular distance
Single: 1 lap for a relatively quick but still hard race
Miler: 5 laps which has a small but very dedicated following of hard racers
The traditional start is a mass gun start for the first three classifications and there is usually a short addition to the race circuit, an extra bit of firetrail, to avoid congestion on the first lap. Start time for the 100miler is 5am to give you that rewarding morning lap and let’s you finish with the crowd. After each lap the times will be recorded at the event centre; the fastest rider in each category wins. Male and female age categories offered include Junior, Elite, Master and SuperMaster.
4:00-5:00 pm Registration open to pick up your number plate early.
4:00-4:20 am Registration for Miler racers
4:30 am Race Start Miler
6:00-7:30 am Registration open to pick up your number plate
7:45 am Rider briefing, be race ready
8:00 am Race start Triple, Double, Single
approx. 10:00 am Kid’s race. No need to register them beforehand. Just sign them up at the start of the race.
from approx. 12:00 am Presentations. As soon as we have a full podium in each category we will call you up and hand out certificates and prizes
2:00 pm You must start your last lap before 2pm in order to be in the results
Race plates with passive timing chips, automatic race timing and LIVE results online all day.
EVENT FACILITIES & SERVICES
- Event centre: near main car park
- Coffee & Food: The Handlebar
- Tech Support: Fizo Cycling
- Toilets & hot showers: On-site near main car park
- Water: Drinking water taps are on site.
- MEDICAL: On site in the event centre and roaming out on track. The Race Director mobile number is available on your race plate for any issues out on track.
- TEAM TENTS – Are welcome – no spikes allowed – need weights/sand/water containers
Skratch Labs Refuel Station
Located out on course, look out for the Skratch Labs Refuel Station!
Still looking for accommodation?
Check out our Destination Guide! Click here.
RIDER LIST AND RESULTS:
All weekend you can find links to Rider List and LIVE Results via the drop-down menu from the event page on our website! Before the race day the page will display the RIDER LIST and from the race start onwards it will switch to LIVE then on Sunday after the race to final results. You can check these now and throughout the weekend via your mobile devices – to reduce touch points we will not have any public display computers on-site.
WHAT YOU’RE RACING FOR:
There will be rolling podium presentations as category 1-2-3 placings are confirmed. Various product prizes and Rocky Trail race vouchers will be presented.
You don’t need to be a member of any cycling association to race with Rocky Trail. Some offer great insurance packages which are worthwhile checking out and you are in charge of your own health insurance when racing with us.
ROCKY TRAIL MERCHANDISE:
- Rocky Trail Jerseys designed by Dharco ($75-$85)
- New in: Rocky Trail X Sendy Hoodies $65 and T-shirts $35
- Socks $15
- Mudguards $20
- Rocky Trail hats made from recycled materials “eco-choice” – $30
- Available from the Rocky Trail rego desk all weekend!
Outer Image Collective photographers will be on site to snap that action photo you have been dreaming about.
Rocky Trail is always looking for crew to support the riders. If you can lend a hand, complete our online form https://rockytrailentertainment.com/home/volunteering/ or contact Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org to be part of the team. Riders luv seeing supporters at our events.
EVENT UPDATES DURING THE RACE / WEEKEND:
We always announce any major updates including any new COVID restriction announcements mainly via the FB event page, as well as our news blog and email newsletters. Please feel comfortable to register knowing we will refund or transfer your entry if QLD tips upside down like the other states.
COVID-SPECIFIC EVENT GUIDELINES
Rocky Trail Entertainment has all required Covid Safety plans and requirements in place.
We ask that if If you are showing any signs of the cold or flu or have a fever, that you please NOT come to the race. Please contact us immediately and we will transfer or refund your entry.
NOW, GET READY!
Do you have any questions?
Talk to us via our online chat – click on the orange circle symbol on your bottom right screen corner and we’ll be right with you! (We always love talking bikes, racing and riding!)