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 Event Information - Husky 100

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Event Centre

The Event Centre has moved to an area adjacent to the Coondoo Trails in the Nowra State Forest.  More information and maps will be released in the Event Program on the 18th of February 2015.

Race Registration will be open from 5:00pm until 7:30pm on Friday the 27th of February, and on the day of the event approximately 1 hour prior to the start of your event.

Sponsors marquees will be set up around the event centre for the entire weekend. The sponsors are the backbone of any great event. Not only does it prove that they are passionate about their chosen industry, it also proves that they believe in their product and want to see it being used. Please support all event sponsors as they are truly what make these events possible.

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Schedule

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Friday:

  • 1700 - Registration Opens
  • 1930 - Registration Close

 

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Saturday:

  • 05:45 - Registration (100km) opens
  • 06:30 - Registration closes
  • 06:45 - Riders assemble at start line, self graded
  • 06:50 - Rider briefing (100km)
  • 07:00 - Husky100 Start
  • 07:15 - Registration (50km & 20km) opens
  • 08:00 - Registration closes
  • 08:15 - Riders assemble at start line, self graded
  • 08:20 - Rider briefing (50km & 20km)
  • 08:30 - Husky50 Start  (Approx. time only, but not before 8:30am,  time is dependant on final 100km riders passing the 18km feed-station, located at the event centre)
  • 08:40 - (Approx.) Husky20 Start (immediately following the 50km, see red note, above)
  • 10:30 - (Approx.) First finishers - 50km Event
  • 11:15 - (Approx.) First finishers - 100km Event
  • 14:30 - Race Presentation

 

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Schedule is subject to change.  Final schedule will be released in the Event Program.

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Bike Repairs

Bike mechanics from Batemans Bay Cycles will be in attendance at the Event Centre throughout the event, and on-course during the event for emergency repairs.

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Catering

On event day, Fired Up Pizza will be cooking up a frenzy in their pizza oven, with a fantastic range of pizzas to choose from.

Dash Coffee will be in attendance for the duration of the event. Please be kind to them on Sunday morning, as over 1000 riders and spectators trying to get their caffeine fix from the one place could turn very ugly.

The Nowra Lions Club will be on hand with an extensive breakfast & lunch menu on event day, including bacon & egg rolls, hamburgers & sausage sandwiches.

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Accommodation

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Note that the new Event Centre is half way between Callala Beach/Bay, and Nowra.  This should open up a lot of new accommodation options.

There are a number of accommodation options for your stay over the weekend.

Property One offer luxurious and affordable homes for your weekend away. Perfect for a family or a group of mates attending the Husky 100 that are after a little more comfort.

Property One have promised all competitors staying on the Husky weekend the following:

  • Guaranteed ability to transfer your accommodation to a later date in the event that the Event is rescheduled.
  • If the same house isn't available, they will find you a similar house for the same price.
  • Full refund of accommodation costs in the event that, for a genuine reason, you cannot attend the rescheduled Husky event.

Other accommodation options:

  • Myola Tourist Park: There are a number of camping spaces available at the park. The park is a 2-3km flat ride from the event centre. Ph: (02) 44465534.

NOTE:  Camping at the Event Centre is not available in 2014.

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Distances

The Stevens Bikes Husky100 consists of a 100km and a 50km single-loop MTB Marathon and a 20km participation ride, starting and finishing at the same location - the Event Centre adjacent to Coondoo.

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Categories

A Category will only be formed when their is 4 or more riders in that category that start the event. In the case of no category being formed, riders will be moved into the category of the next age group down.

100km Marathon50km Marathon
  • Open (16-29)
  • Veterans (30-39)
  • Masters (40-49)
  • Super Masters (50-59)
  • Grand Masters (60+)
  • Singlespeed
  • Cyclocross
  • Junior (13-15)
  • Open (16-29)
  • Veterans (30-39)
  • Masters (40-49)
  • Super Masters (50-59)
  • Grand Masters (60+)
  • Singlespeed

 

The Husky20 is a participation ride for those riders aged 7 and up.  Riders under the age of 11 must have a designated parent or guardian also registered for the Husky20, and riding with them for the entirety of the event.  The Husky20 is designed as a participation ride and therefore should not be ridden by those intending to "race" the event.  Husky20 riders will be given their own number plates so that they can feel a part of the days action.  There will be no age categories - everyone will be a winner in the Husky20!

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Feed Stations

In 2015, there will be four feed-stations situated on the course at approximately the 18km, 40km , 73km and 92km marks (two feed-stations at the 18km & 41km mark for those doing the 50km course). You will be able to refill water bottles and bladders with water, or why not drop a Shotz Hydration tablet?

There will be some other goodies available including bananas and lollies for those feeling a little the worse for wear. We strongly encourage all riders, however, to be self-sufficient with their race nutrition, as there is no guarantee that there will be any goodies left by the time you arrive.

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First-Aid

St. Johns Ambulance service will be in attendance to see to any niggles, scrapes or scratches that you may have before, during or after the event.

We also have 2 mobile paramedics roaming the course, acting as a first point of contact in the case of a more serious injury or ailment that may occur.

We strongly advise riders to carry a mobile phone throughout the event in your backpack or jersey pocket, incase you happen upon a serious injury. Course marshals will also be on course at frequent intervals, and have the ability to contact first-aid or an ambulance in an emergency.

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Equipment to carry

We recommend that each rider considers carrying the following items:

  • Hydration pack or two full bidons.
  • Energy foods.
  • First aid kit.
  • Pump.
  • Spare tube and/or patches.
  • Tyre levers.
  • Multi tool.
  • Spare chain link (to repair a broken chain).
  • Sunglasses or eye protection.
  • Mobile phone, we will have two mobile medics on course and will supply their numbers in the final race instructions.
  • In adverse weather conditions, a riding jacket and warm clothing.

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Prizes

Cash prizes will be awarded to the first 3 male and female solo 100km riders past the post, irrespective of Category. See Entry page for details. NOTE:  Cyclocross riders are ineligible for cash prizes.

In 2015, there will be a Stevens Bike gift voucher given away during the event presentations. 

Hand-crafted Trophies will be awarded to age group place-getters, and a heap of spot prizes will be awarded for deeds done, fancy costumes of impressive battle wounds.

Category Winners will receive an exclusive Husky Maillot Jaune, proudly presented by OnTheGo Sports.

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