A new and free MTB race series will run in 2015. With the generous support of the Albury Wodonga Mountain Bikers Club, this series for youths aged up to 16 years of age will be run for free. Seven races from March 28th to October 31st will be run over a course at Range Road on Nail Can hill Reserve. Each event will begin at 2:00pm on a Saturday and will finish at approximately 3:00pm. To participate each rider must hold a current MTBA Competition membership, which provides 24/7 cover on the bike, including personal accident and public liability. So go to http://www.mtba.asn.au/membership to join.
Cycle Station, formerly Pushys Bike Warehouse, are the major sponsor for the series. Providing randomly drawn spot prizes for each round, a bike maintenance night in-store, and a major prize of a Giant MTB. Each race entry gains the participant a chance of wining the bike. So the more races entered, the greater the chance of winning the bike. Each race entry also gains a point in the inaugural Schools Cup which will be awarded at the end of the series to the school with the highest level of participation.
Monumental Ice Creamery will continue to support both the Kids and Youth Series with 2 for 1 vouchers for every participant. Mmmmm.
Please note new dates for the series are Race 1: Saturday 28th March; Race 2: Saturday 18th April ; Race 3: Saturday 30st May; Race 4: Saturday 27th June; Race 5: Saturday 25th July; Race 6: Saturday 29th August; and Race 7: Saturday 31st October.
Six categories of 12 and under, 14 and under and 16 and under boys and girls will be run. Times and places will be recorded for the whole series. Trophies will be awarded to place getters at the end of the series. 12 and under will complete 2 laps of a course in a separate race. 14 and under will complete 3 laps and 16 and under 4 laps of the same course together, but with a staggered start.
So look forward to seeing you on the 28th of March, come early to avoid the rush. Online entry here https://www.registernow.com.au/mtba/ERegister.aspx?E=2357