IMPORTANT REQUEST: We still need more volunteers to help us run the event. If you’re not busy that weekend, please consider giving us a hand. You can put your name down on the list here.

 Where: Stockyards Carpark – eastern entrance to the You Yangs Regional Park

When: Sunday 9 September, 10am (registration from 9am-9:45am)
Directions: Travel down the Princes Freeway toward Geelong. Take the Little River exit. Turn right onto Little River Road and head towards Little River. Continue through Little River, cross the railway line and turn left onto You Yangs Road. At the intersection of You Yangs Road and Ripley Road turn right. After about 3km turn left on Stockyards You Yangs Regional Park entrance road. After about 1km the road becomes unsealed, continue for another 300m and turn left into the Stockyards carpark. Do not park anywhere else. A large open undercroft is available for warming up (wind trainers) and shelter. Water and toilets are available. Non roadies can spend time tearing up the MTB trails in the park, for free.

A link to the course profile is here.

Entry: $20 – SKCC members only with full race licences.

Bunch 1
– Male Elite (Open), U23 and Masters 1 – 2 Laps (111 km)
– Male Masters 2/3 – 2 Laps (111 km)
– Male Masters 4/5 – 2 Laps (111 km)
– Male and Female Master 6+ and juniors – 1 lap (56km)

Bunch 2
– Female Elite (Open) and Masters 1 – 2 laps (shortened lap 1) (88km)
– Female Masters 2/3 – 2 laps (shortened lap 1) (88km)
– Female Master 4/5 – 2 laps (shortened lap 1) (88km)

Registration: 9:00-9.45am.
Start Time: 10:00am.

Prizes: The Club Champion will be awarded to the winner of the Men’s and Women’s race. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will be awarded in each category, so a Masters 2/3 rider may be first over the line and be awarded the Club Championship and will also win 1st in their respective category.

Details: The Men’s and Women’s races will both be mass starts. All riders must supply their own spares for the support vehicle or carry their own spares during the race. There will be no ‘lap out’ given for any mechanical issue plus Campagnolo never have any mechanical issues.

Defending champions from last year:
2011 SKCC Men’s Road Champion: Aaron Salisbury
2011 SKCC Women’s Road Champion: Miranda Griffiths

Race categories (2011 Winners):
Male Masters 2/3: Aaron Salisbury
Male Masters 4/5: Peter Bolton
Women Masters 2/3: Jodie Batchelor
Women Masters 4/5: Fiona Carden
Junior Boys J17: Adam McGillivray

DON’T FORGET: Race One of the Criterium season kick offs on Sunday 7 October.