2018 CQ XC Series Rd 4

2018 Central Qld XC Series Rd 4

2018 CQ XC Series Rd 4 - Sharp right off Zaras Crossing then a climb up Jackhammmer

Race Summary

Round 4 of the 2018 Central Queensland XC Series was held at First Turkey MTB Reserve, Rockhampton on Sunday 16 September 2018.

This was the final round in this year’s cross-country series. 47 riders took place on the start line with many travelling from Gladstone, Bundaberg and Emerald for the event.

The club would like to thank everyone who made this year’s XC series such an amazing experience and we look forward to seeing you all again in 2019.

Race Results
Drone footage

The Event

Event Name: 2018 Central Queensland XC Series Rd 4

Event Organiser: Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club Inc.

Event Sponsor: TBA

Date: Sunday 16th September 2018

Location: First Turkey Mountain Bike Reserve, Norman Gardens

** REGISTRATIONS OPEN – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER **

Race start time: Sunday 8.00 am.

Race number allocation: from 7.00 am to 7.45 am at German St car park.

Riders Briefing: 7:50 am.

Online Entry Cost: $25 Senior (Elite, Masters, Sport, Super Masters, Female Elite and Sport, Novice), $10 all Juniors.

Online Entries only: On the day NOT available.

MTBA competition licence required or Day Licence available for additional $30 (purchase on line during your entry) for non MTBA members ages 19+, $18 for non members <19 years; $185 for a MTBA recreation member upgrade.

Visit our Membership page for more information.

Registrations close: 6pm Saturday 15th September 2018

Course:
Senior Course: start at car park > Sunset Trail > Moore’s Creek Crossing > walking track > up Lower Pig to Lighthouse Hub > down Whip Snake > back along walking track > Creek Link > lower Finley’s > Enzo’s Link > down lower Scrub Turkey > Horseshoe > Zara’s crossing > finish at car park.
[ Senior Course on Trailforks ]

Junior/Novice Course: start at car park > Sunset Trail > Moore’s Creek Crossing > walking track > up Lower Pig to Lighthouse Hub > down Whip Snake > back along walking track > Creek Link > Horseshoe > Zara’s crossing > finish at car park.
[ Junior Course on Trailforks ]

Course is subject to change at Event Directors discretion.

Lap numbers and lap distance:
– Elite – 4 laps of senior course (approx 32.8 km)
– Sport – 3 laps of senior course (approx 24.6 km)
– Ladies Elite – 3 laps of senior course (approx 24.6 km)
– Masters (40 yrs as of 31 Dec 17) – 3 laps of senior course (approx 24.6 km)
– Super Masters (50 yrs as of 31st Dec 17) – 2 laps of senior course (approx 16.4 km)
– Ladies Sport – 2 laps of senior course (approx 16.4 km)

– Novice – 3 laps of junior course (approx 20.4 km)
– Junior U19 (ages 15 to 18 as of 31 Dec 17) – 2 laps of junior course (approx 13.6 km)
– Junior U15 (ages 12 to 14 as of 31 Dec 17) – 2 laps of junior course (approx 13.6 km)
– Junior U12 (ages 9 to 11 as of 31 Dec 17) – 2 laps of junior course (approx 13.6 km)

Event Description: The 2018 Central Queensland XC Series Rd 4 is the final round of this year’s Cross Country MTB race series. Series points will be awarded for all individual places, and club points will also be awarded.

Series winners will be decided from the best 3 placings across 4 rounds. Rocky MTB or Gladstone MTB club members who choose to work a round will receive average points for that round (limited to one round only). No cash or sponsors prizes will be awarded for podium finishers.

All entry fees will go towards building new club trails this year. A random draw may be held after the race if there are sufficient sponsor prizes.

Check Rocky MTB Facebook page for race cancellations (only likely in the event of heavy overnight rain).

It is a requirement that you remove your own rubbish from the site. No camping permitted for this event.

Sausage sizzle and drinks available for purchase on the day.

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