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 Event Information - Husky 100

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Event Centre

The Event Centre is located at the Callala RSL Country Club, Callala Beach Rd.

Race Registration will be open from 5:30pm until 9pm (sharp) on Friday the 12th of December. Competitors are encouraged to register for the event on Friday. Late registration will be open for a brief period on Saturday the 13th of December.

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:

  • 1730 - Registration Opens
  • 2100 - Registration Close

 

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Saturday:

  • 05:15 - Late Registration (100km) opens
  • 06:00 - Late Registration closes
  • 06:10 - Riders assemble at start line, self graded
  • 06:15 - Rider briefing (100km)
  • 06:30 - Husky100 Start
  • 06:45 - Late Registration (50km & 20km) opens
  • 07:30 - Late Registration closes
  • 07:40 - Riders assemble at start line, self graded
  • 07:45 - Rider briefing (50km & 20km)
  • 08:00 - Husky50 Start
  • 08:20 - (Approx.) Husky20 Start (immediately following the 50km)
  • 10:00 - (Approx.) First finishers - 50km Event
  • 10:45 - (Approx.) First finishers - 100km Event
  • 14:00 - Race Presentation

 

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Schedule is subject to change.  Final schedule will be released in the Event Program on the 3rd of December.

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Bike Repairs

Bike mechanics from Spearman Cycles in Wollongong 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

The sub-branches of the RSL club will have a BBQ working around the clock within the event centre to cater to all of your needs. The RSL club kitchen will be in operation during standard operating hours, and the bar will be open for all of your refreshment requirements.

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.

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Accommodation

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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.
  • Bay N Beach B&B:  Just up the road from the RSL Country Club, backing onto the trails used during the event.

For participants staying at Huskisson, or areas to the south of Currambene Creek, please note that it is a 25-30 minute drive around to the event centre at Callala Beach.  One alternative to consider is the Husky Ferry, which puts on a special 5:30am service on event morning for those travelling from Huskisson to Myola.  More information can be found on the Husky Ferry website.

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 Callala Beach RSL Country Club.

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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 2014, there will be four feed-stations situated on the course at approximately the 20km, 40km , 60km and 80km marks (one feed-station at the 25km 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 2014, 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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