FAQ


WHEN IS THE EVENT?

Saturday, 28th November, 2015

WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT START?

The event will start at 6:00am with start line check in open at 5:00am

WHERE IS THE EVENT HELD?

Loop ride 205km, 3,700+ climbing, Devonport return through some of the most picturesque scenery in the world.

HOW DO I ENTER?

Entry is online.  Click here to enter.

WHEN DO ENTRIES OPEN?

Entries open 1st Feb 2015

WHEN DO ENTRIES CLOSE?

Entries close Midnight 21st Nov 2015

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ENTER?

Entry is $165 for Cycling Australia members and $180 for non members

WHAT DOES MY ENTRY FEE PAY FOR?

Our event proudly supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation by raising awareness of its cause and donating a percentage of each entry to assist them in their vital work of granting wishes to sick children and their families.

As well as fund raising for our charity, we want to provide participants with real value for money. This is what you will receive for your entry fee:-

  • Numbering kit
  • Luggage Tag
  • Plastic Bag
  • ID Wrist Band(s)
  • Finisher’s Gift
  • Cycling cap
  • Cycling pouch
  • Post event massage
  • On course catering
  • Your individual time up on the website
  • Cycling Jersey

 

TIMING

As the eventis not a race, timing is not really necessary. However, your safety is our number one priority, so for this purpose, as well as for your own information we will manually time the event and set up critical safety and timing check points along the course to ensure we are aware of your progress throughout the day and that you cross the line by cut off time.

CAN I REGISTER NOW AND PAY LATER?

No, payment is required when entering. Your entry will not be processed until payment is received.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I AM ENTERED?

Online entrants will receive an electronic invoice, If you have not received an email or your name has not appeared on the Official Entry List within 10 days of registering, contact us at info@ccsportsandevents.com.au

HOW DO I GET MY EVENT PACK?

Packs need to be collected when checking-in on Friday 27th November at the Devonport Surf Life Saving Club, Bluff Beach, Bluff Rad, Devonport.

WHAT WILL I RECEIVE IN MY EVENT PACK?

Your pack will contain the following:-

  • Cycling Jersey
  • Cycling cap
  • Bike Number
  • Helmet Number
  • Bib Number (to be pinned to the back of your jersey)
  • Luggage Tag
  • Plastic Bag
  • ID Wrist Band(s)
  • Sponsor promotional products

 

HOW DO I CHANGE MY ENTRY FORM DETAILS?

To change any of your details on your entry form simply email us at info@ccsportsandevents.com.au  with the applicable changes.

CAN I CHANGE DISTANCES?

Yes. You can change distances at any time. Please email us at info@ccsportsandevents.com.au with the applicable information and be sure to confirm with officials at check-in that we have the updated information for timing purposes.

CAN I GET A REFUND ON MY ENTRY FEE?

Yes, refunds will be granted up to 8 weeks out from event day. Please note that a $10.00 cancellation fee will apply.

We understand that injury can occur closer to event day, but by this stage your event packs, event gift, timing chips, volunteers, SES, on course refreshments, police presence, etc. have already been arranged and paid for. We cannot get a refund on these items so therefore cannot offer one to you.

CAN I TRANSFER MY ENTRY FEE?

Entries can be transferred to another person by written request via email to info@ccsportsandevents.com.aubefore 6pm on Monday 16th November 2015.

Please note: Transfers are ONLY valid for the year of the event.

WHERE CAN I PARK?

Please see parking information in the Event Manual.

HOW MANY AID STATIONS WILL THERE BE AND WHAT DO THEY STOCK FOR MY NUTRITIONAL NEEDS?

There will be 6 aid stations, all with toilet facilities, rubbish bins and various nutrition and hydration products. Course markers and product information is detailed in the Event Manual, which can be downloaded.

WHAT OTHER MEALS ARE PROVIDED FOR?

No other meals are catered for in your entry fee. However, Cradle Coast Sports and Events are in the process of organising the After-Burn post event function at a cost of approximately $35.00. Please stay tuned for information on this.

CAN MY FAMILY FOLLOW ME IN THEIR CAR?

Yes, but please be aware that Tasmania Police request family members abide by normal traffic rules and speed zones when following cyclists along the route to avoid causing delays to general traffic flow, i.e. in the instance of an incident with a loved one, you must indicate and pull over to the side of the road to allow traffic to pass and take due care when within range of the cycling pack.

WILL THE COURSE BE CLEARLY MARKED?

We suggest you view the course maps on the website (under course description ) so you have a good idea of the course layout. However, there will be plenty of support vehicles on the course throughout the day as well as lead and tail vehicles. There will also be plenty of signage in high risk areas alerting you of any road hazards up ahead.

WILL THERE BE MANY TOILETS ON THE COURSE?

Yes, there will be toilets at the start line, every food zone and the finish line.

CAN I USE MY IPOD/MP3 PLAYER?

No. Our event is conducted on an open course with normal road rules applying so you need to be aware of traffic around you at all times.

CAN I USE TRI-BARS?

Yes, but under no circumstances are you to ride with tri bars while riding in a group/pack. Failure to comply with this rule may result in you being removed from the event.

WILL THERE BE FIRST AID AVAILABLE?

Yes, there will be fully qualified medical officers on the course, both mobile and stationary units as well as at the finish line.

WILL PHOTOS BE TAKEN ALONG THE COURSE?

Yes, there will be photos taken throughout the day and you will be notified via email when images are available to view and how you can go about purchasing one within a few days of the event.

WHEN WILL RESULTS BE ON THE WEBSITE?

We will endeavour to have results online by Sunday evening.