Update 28/5/22: Due to adverse weather at the end of day 1, the Under 11 Girls Criterium will now be held 9:30am on Sunday morning.
Port Macquarie Cycling Club in conjunction with AusCycling is once again hosting the annual Junior two-day tour later this month on 28th and 29th May on the Burrawan Forrest State Drive Circuit situated on the western side of the Pacific Highway around 5 kilometres south of the doughnut. The event will attract hundreds of participants and supporters from throughout New South Wales.
The Port Macquarie club hosts a long history of hosting top level race events in the Hastings Region, also producing world level cyclists, Lauren Kitchen, Morton brothers Angus and Lachlan are just a few that have become household names in many areas of the globe.
The Percival Property - Port Macquarie 2 Day junior tour is a mini version of the famous Tour De France and caters for junior riders throughout NSW and Queensland. This type of event is considered by many to be where young riders gain knowledge and experience to assist them with their future cycling endeavours.
The 2022 2-day tour will be the 20th running of the event and is offering three stages over the 2 days including on Saturday, an Individual Time Trial and criterium race, Sunday is the road race event.
Please note schedule is tentative and will be confirmed when entry numbers are finalised
Individual Time Trial Stage
|8:00am||Sign On opens||PMCC Club House|
|8:45am||Rollout opens. U9-U11 priority|
|9:00am||Individual Time Trial U9-U11||Criterium Track - 3.2km (4 laps)|
|9:30am||Individual Time Trial U13||Course 7 - 6.25km|
|9:45am||Individual Time Trial U15||Course 1 - 8.2km|
|10:00am||Individual Time Trial U17||Course 4e - 13.5km|
U13, U15 and U17 time trials will start from the Northern Gate.
U9-U11 Road Race Stage
|11:00am||JG11 Road Race||Criterium Track||10 laps - 8km|
|11:20am||JB11 Road Race||Criterium Track||10 laps - 8km|
U13-U17 Criterium Stage
NB: All Criterium start times approximate, please arrive well before your start time
Course: Criterium Track
|12:30pm||U13||15min + 3 laps|
|1:05pm||JM15||20min + 3 laps|
|1:35pm||JW15||20min + 3 laps|
|2:05pm||JM17||25min + 3 laps|
|2:40pm||JW17||25min + 3 laps|
Presentations for ITT and Criteriums take place upon completion of each criterium
U9-U11 Criterium Stage
|JB11||10min + 3 laps|
|3:45pm||JG11||10min + 3 laps|
|4:10pm||U9-U11||U9-U11 Presentations (Club House)|
U13-U17 Road Race Stage
|8:00am||U13||16.4km (2 laps)||Course 1|
|8:50am||JM15||39.6km (3 laps)||Course 4e|
|8:55am||JW15||39.6km (3 laps)||Course 4e|
|10:30am||JM17||65km (5 laps)||Course 4e|
|10:50am||JW17||56km (4 laps)||Course 4e|
All Sunday Road Races will be marshalled and neutral start from the Criterium Start/Finish Line. Race will commence riders enter the course from the Southern Gate.
Events will be run according to AusCycling Technical Regulations
The event will proceed as planned unless the conditions are deemed to be unsafe by the Race Organiser and Chief Commissaire on the day of the event.
By entering my child into this event, I, as the child’s parent or guardian.
Please note that photographs and videos of competitors may be taken during the event. Please advise AusCycling by e-mail at [email protected] if you do not give permission for the promoter and / or AusCycling to keep, publish and display photographs and videos of your child from this event.