BM Race 7 – Essex Cup

When: Saturday 7th December 2019
Course: https://nz.mapometer.com/cycling/route_4813693.html

Sign On: 2:15pm
Race Briefing: 2:30pm
Start: 2:45pm

Pre Register 

Essex Cup -  – Ashhurst / Pohangina Race

Harry Essex was a publican who sponsored cycling in the 1950’s. This was a
Traditionally a Handicapped road race from Ashhurst – Pohangina (totara reserve) through the gravel and back approx. 50km

Presented to the winner of the handicapped race

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https://nz.mapometer.com/cycling/route_4813693.html

https://www.strava.com/routes/10950212

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Course Notes:

Course – Pohangina – towards Ashhurst – Left onto Pohangina Valley East - Highland home – Churchill Road – Gravel section – Pohangina
1 lap – approx 30km

Grades and handicaps will be determined on the date and subject to numbers

ESSEX CUP:

Start & Meet & Finish at the Pohangina Village

Entry Fee: $5 for Members $10 non members - All welcome  (Only members are eligible for the trophy which will be presented at prize giving)
Sign on 2.15pm at HQ – Bike Manawatu Timing Van – Pohangina Village
Race briefing 2.45pm - all riders must attend
Graded Handicaps
40km course – 20km out and back
First grade start 3pm

Traffic management will be in place, but this is to warn other road uses that we are there, the roads are open and riders must obey NZ road rules at ALL times.
Please be courteous to other road users

Volunteers Required:

Race Manager:
Assistance Race Manager / Registration:
Timing
STMS
Traffic Set Up
Marshal – 
Marshal -
Marshal -
Marshal –
Lead Car
Service / Sag Vehicle
First Aid
Please head on over to the Volunteers Document to learn more about these positions.
If you find yourself in a position to help out please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Every effort is very much appreciated.