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Giant Wellington PNP

Spring Series – Race 1

Aug 29, 2020

Cancelled

Giant Wellington PNP Spring Series Race 1 – Pre-ride Cancelled

We will not run a pre-ride in Level 2.  Please read course descriptions and pre-ride at your own time.

Sep 05, 2020

8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Giant Wellington PNP Spring Series Race 1 – Wainuiomata

Waiu Trail Park. Entries close Wed 2 Sept.

Sep 05, 2020

5 Race Series

Giant Wellington PNP Spring SERIES Entries

2020 5-Race Series Entry

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Covid Level 2 Impact

At level 2, gatherings are limited to 100 people.  To enable us to proceed this event has been split into two events. Youth + Social (registration at the MTB Park) and Open + Masters (registration at Parkway Family Playground, on Parkway Rd). Please read the amended timetable and instructions carefully. 

 

There are to be NO SPECTATORS allowed in the park.  Please organise to drop off and collect children accordingly.  

There will be no prizegiving afterwards.  Please vacate the park as soon as racing is completed.  Results will be available online.

There will be no small kids race at the base park.

 

Wed 2 Sept: Online entries close.  You must enter online.  There are NO LATE ENTRIES.

R1A: Youth & Social

8:00 – 8:45am: Registrations & Race plate pick-up at Waiu MTB Park

9:00am Race briefing.

9:15am Races starts in waves.

11:00am Park cleared for next event.

R1B: Open & Masters

10:00 – 10:50am: Registrations & Race plate pick-up at Parkway Family Playground

Please stay at the Parkway Family Playground until Waiu Trail Park is cleared.

11:15am Race briefing.

11:30am Races starts in waves.

1:00pm Park cleared.

Ride notes

Courses will be made up of long loops and/or short loops. Please see your age group below to determine your course and the number of short and/or long loops you will be doing.

NOTE: The short loop is the same loop that will be used at the Cycling NZ Schools National Championships.

The U11 group will have a delayed start and take two shortcuts to skip the 'diversions' into Beeline/Directa then 2nd Star/Nga Tuna.

 

Long Loop description

Start at Waiu Hub  with loop on the grass then left into JUNGLE GYM and head uphill
Turn right at the 5-way intersection into lower BEELINE and ride to the end
Keep left into WETLANDS LOOP on the western side (clockwise direction)
Turn left into DIRECTA, heading uphill
Turn right at the 5-way intersection into JUNGLE GYM (upper) and ride uphill to the end.
At the top, turn right into LABYRINTH keeping left at the intersection 100m later.
(Note: this is where the SHORT loop splits off)
Stay on LABYRINTH and continue uphill to SPOONHILL HUB
Turn right, continuing on LABYRINTH RETURN, downhill, until you join onto SNAIL TRAIL
(Note: the SHORT loop re-joins at this point)
Continue down, and at the end of Snail Trail turn sharp left into WETLAND LOOP
Turn left (uphill) into 2ND STAR 
(Note: Do NOT take the U11s shortcut!)
At the top, continue straight into NGA TUNA (downhill)
At the bottom turn sharp left into WETLAND LOOP again
Turn left at the 'T' intersection to return to the park base.
(Caution: The U11s re-join the main track at this 'T' intersection)
Continue out onto the park base, passed the carpark to complete the lap.

 
Short Loop description

Note: The National Schools race will have a start loop clockwise around the Wetland Loop
into Red Track.  This PNP race is only doing a short start loop on the grass.

 

Start at Waiu Hub  with loop on the grass then left into JUNGLE GYM and head uphill.

Turn right at the 5-way intersection into lower BEELINE and ride to the end
(Except: U11s who are allowed to short-cut straight ahead up Jungle Gym)

Turn left into WETLANDS LOOP on the western side (clockwise direction)

Turn left into DIRECTA, heading uphill

Turn right at the 5-way intersection into JUNGLE GYM (upper) and ride to the end.

At the top of Jungle Gym, turn right into LABYRINTH and ride for 100m to an intersection

(Note: At this point the Long Loop splits off)

Take the right fork into SNAIL TRAIL and continue down to the end.

(Note: The Long Loop re-joins half way down Snails)

At the end of Snail Trail turn sharp left into WETLAND LOOP (clockwise direction)

Turn left (uphill) into 2ND STAR 
(Except: U11s who are allowed to short-cut straight ahead)

At the top, continue straight into NGA TUNA (downhill)

At the bottom turn sharp left into WETLAND LOOP again

Turn left at the 'T'  intersection to return to the park base.
(Caution: The U11s re-join the main track at this 'T' intersection)

Continue out onto the park base, passed the carpark to complete the lap

Age-groups and courses

NOTE: Your age is based on the age you will be as at 31 Dec 2020 and distances are approximate

R1B: Open & Masters

Open Men 2 long loops, 1 short loop (22.9 km)

Open Women 2 long loops, 1 short loop (22.9 km)

Masters Men 1 (30-39 years) 2 long loops, 1 short loop (22.9 km)

Masters Men 2 (40-49) 2 long loops, 1 short loop (22.9 km)

Masters Men 3 (50-59) 2 long loops, 1 short loop (22.9 km)

Masters Men 4 (60+) 2 long loops, 1 short loop (22.9 km)

Masters Women (40+) 2 long loops (16.2 km)

R1A: Youth & Social

Social Men (Open age group) 2 short loops (13.4 km)

Social Women (Open age group) 2 short loops (13.4 km)

U19 Men 3 short loops (20.1 km)

U19 Women 3 short loops (20.1 km)

U17 Men 3 short loops (20.1 km)

U17 Women 2 short loops (13.4 km)

U15 Boys 2 short loops (13.4 km)

U15 Girls 2 short loops (13.4 km)

U13 Boys 2 short loops (13.4 km)

U13 Girls 2 short loops (13.4 km)

U11 Boys 1 extra-short loop (4.5 km)

U11 Girls 1 extra-short loop (4.5 km)

Child (beginners 3-9 years) There will no race for our youngest riders, sorry.  This is partially due to Level 2 restrictions and also due to a shortage of any volunteers to run this as an event.

Series entry and discounts

We encourage riders to enter the series, rather than entering race by race, or leaving it to enter on the day. This will make our morning's on race-day quicker and less stressful for everyone. It also means that you will get your race plate on Race 1, and get to keep it throughout the series. To sweeten the deal, all those who enter the series receive a 20% discount.

Individual race entry fees

PNP member adult riders – $25 per/race (using code: PNP)

PNP U19 riders – $20 per/race (using code: PNP U19)

Non-PNP member adult riders – $35 per/race

Non-PNP U19 riders – $25 per/race (using code: U19)

Discount codes

PNP – for all PNP Members (19 Yrs+) enter "PNP" for $10 off per race (=$25)
PNP U19 – for all U19 PNP Members enter "PNP U19" for $15 off per race (=$20)
U19 – for all U19 Non-PNP Members enter "U19" for $10 off per race (=$25)

Series codes to be used if entering all 5 races (get 5th race free)
PNP Series – for all PNP Members (19 Yrs+) enter "PNP Series"

PNP U19 Series – for all U19 PNP Members enter "PNP U19 Series"

Series – for all Non Members (19 Yrs+) who want to race the series, enter "Series
U19 Series – for all U19 Non-PNP Members enter "U19 Series"

For more information
Email pnp@pnp.org.nz

CONTACT US

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PNP@PNP.ORG.NZ
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