* Please read the RACE BRIEFING in advance – this will be updated on the day with any new hazards.

* Bring your NUMBER if you have one.

* We will take on the day entries, but please arrive in plenty of time to sign in and be added to the  handicap.

* PRIZE GIVING will be at the Normanby Tavern following the race, timing expected to be between 2.00-2.30pm.

* The JUNIOR race will start at Waitati at 1.00pm. Please meet at the Fire Station for briefing and race start.

* See you at Palmerston from 11.15am for sign on. Briefing at 11.45am for a 12.00pm start – we will be prompt.


Palmerston to Mt Zion, May 12th.

One of the premiere handicap races on the Cycling Otago calendar and the last hit out before the winter season.

Hammer it to the Karitane hills and then hold on to your group for dear life! Hit State Highway One and smash it to the hill then see what you’ve got on the famous Mt Cargill climb! Approx. 50km.

Report at 11.15am for race briefing at 11.45 and race start at 12.00pm
Start: Palmerston Rest Area, Tiverton St.

Junior race – Waitati to Mt Cargill, meet at the Fire Station for a 1.00pm start.

Course:   Check full details on strava https://www.strava.com/routes/333661

All online entries by May 10th for handicapping. Entry fee: $15 members, $20 non members.

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