Woolworths Cup 2019
Feilding - Halcombe Loop
Start & Meet Bike Manawatu Timing van on Makino Road near the top of Leighbridge Street
Cyclists to assemble on verge with parking towards town against railway line.
Handicap start with individual times, maximum 3 starters at once.
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 2.00pm at HQ – Bike Manawatu Timing Van
Race briefing 2.30pm - all riders must attend
43km Course – Hanicapped
Race Start 2.45pm
No Laps – All riders same distance
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
0.00km Starting at the Bike Manawatu Timing van on Makino Road near the top of Leighbridge Street
Follow Makino Road for 4.91kms
4.91km turn LEFT onto Mangaone Road
13.80km changes to Monteith Street
13.91km turn RIGHT onto Willoughby Street - Cyclists MUST give way to traffic and obey road rules
14.35km at the round about turn RIGHT onto Stanway Road - Cyclists MUST give way to traffic and obey road rules
Continue to Stanway Road
21.61km Cyclist give way / stop to traffic, obey Marshals - Right onto Makino Road - Cyclists MUST give way to traffic and obey road rules
24.73km Left onto Short Road
28.12km Cyclists to give way / stop to traffic, obey marshals - Right onto Cheltenham Cross Road - Cyclists MUST give way to traffic and obey road rules
32.78km Cyclists to STOP, obey marshals - give way to traffic- Right onto McKays Line
35.82km Left onto Makino Road, give way to traffic - do not cross center line
43.44km Finish on Makino Road at the corner of Reids Line West, at the Bike Manawatu Timing van. – for timing purposes only
Cyclists to tour back to start in Feilding
**Cyclists MUST obey NZ road rules, all roads are open to the public normal road rules apply. Cyclists must give way / stop at right turns - No crossing center lines, riding 2 abreast only - Riders who bring a volunteer / road marshal ride free.
It is extremely important all riders obey these rules**
Trophy- Palmerston North Amateur Road Cycling Assn
In 2018 to be run as a graded handicap but traditionally run as a sealed handicap
Traditionally this was the first race of the racing season with a sealed handicap so handicaps could be worked out for subsequent races
This was raced from Tremaine Ave to Rongotea
Assistance Race Manager / Registration:
Traffic Set Up
Marshal – Start / Finish
Marshal – Makino Road / Stanway Road - on corner to ensure cyclists give way / stop to Makino Road traffic
Marshal – Short Road / Cheltenham Cross Road – on corner to ensure cyclists give way / stop to traffic
Marshal – Cheltenham Cross Road / McKays Line – on Corner to ensure cyclists give way stop
Marshal – Makino Road / McKays Line – on corner to ensure cyclists give way / stop to traffic
Service / Sag Vehicle
Please head on over to the Volunteers Document to learn more about these positions.
Every effort is very much appreciated.