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Indoor Winter Training Program - Week 10
The Hawthorn Cycling Club coaching team (Mathew Marques, Nick Chadderton and Angelo Gasparini) is running a 10 week indoor training program for club members. The sessions will be held on Thursday evenings commencing on 17 July and running until 18 September 2014. The sessions will be held at the Hawthorn velodrome pavillion in Robinson Road, Hawthorn from 7.00 pm.
For a copy of the flyer outlining the program details and cost or to register, contact email@example.com
Northern Combine Racing - NC Championships (Metcalfe-Redesdale)
HCC is part of the Northern Combine of clubs who race over winter. The racing fixture for the 2014 season is now available from the Northern Combine website.
Online entries for the races usually opens on the Monday before race day on the Northern Combine website home page.
Riders racing in the Northern Combine have volunteering responsibilities. Further information about volunteering for the Northern Combine can be found here.
Our current Northern Combine Club representative is Mark Bailey and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the Northern Combine and the clubs that are involved, refer to the Northern Combine website.
Hawthorn Cycling Club Championships - Gisborne South
For HCC Members only. Entries close Sunday 21st September, 9pm.
Click here for online race entry.
Time: 8:00am registration, racing starts at 9:00am. Rec ride meets at 8:00am and leaves at 8:30am
Registration Location: Pitruzzello Estate Olive Grove and Winery, Gisborne South
Race and Rec Ride Entry Fee: $25 (This includes lunch catered by Pitruzello Estate)
Race Entry, Rec Ride Entry and Lunch Orders close Sunday 21st September at 9pm.
Racing Format: Racing will be conducted in A, B, C and D grades for men and A, B and C grades for women. The male and female club champions will be the winners of the A grade races. Any rider may enter A grade. Medals will be awarded for all grades. Some grades may be combined if entries are low.
Note: Juniors (J17 and J19) are permitted to race subject to each junior entry being verified and placed in the appropriate race by the handicapper. Medallions will be awarded to the first non-placed junior in each race.
Mens: A 85km, B 77km, C 68km and D 60km
Womens: A 68km, B 51km and C 42km
Course details: Gisborne South course
Course profile: http://www.cyclingprofiles.com.au/HTM/NC/NC_GisborneSth.htm
Race start location: Entry gate to Pitruzzello Estate Olive Grove & Winery
The Rec ride will be in the Gisborne Macedon area and will return to join racers for lunch at Pitruzzello Estate.
HCC Winter Track Racing - The Sunday Roast (2 - 5 pm)
Hosted by the Hawthorn Cycling Club at the Darebin International Sports Centre (DISC) in Thornbury. Previous years' reports & results can be located here.
All licensed riders with some track racing experience are welcome. Note that Junior riders are welcome but they must be experienced and have permission from their club/coach to participate.
The Sunday Roast On Wheels is offered as endurance track training for experienced track riders to practice racing over Championship distances. Riders are split into two divisions and depending on numbers, up to three races are offered: scratch (30 to 40 laps), elimination and points (80 to 120 laps). Riders are permitted to be lapped and can remain in the race until the finish. The main objective is to provide an opportunity to test your abilities under race conditions. In order to minimize costs and given the maximum number of riders is 24 per race, the race fee ($10 for up to 3 races) is set to only cover the facility hire and hence no prize money will be offered.
Extra information and all calendar dates can be found here.
HCC Wednesday Evening Criteriums - First Races of Summer Season
Every Wednesday during Daylight Savings, weather permitting. All course and start time details here.
Hawthorn Cycling Club Annual Dinner
Click here to download the invitation (154kB).
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