Guernsey Velo Club Easter Cycling Festival
This years Easter Festival takes place on the 14th-17th April We have a change of format this year with a RR on the first and third days and TTs on the second and fourth day.
Also a new course for you all on the first day. Like last year, the GC will be decided on total elapsed time over the 4 events, both road races will also feature sprint laps with bonus seconds being awarded for the top 3 in each division.
Details below. Stage One 14 April 7:00am (Sign on 6:30am) Road Race - Mont Saint Course - Start/Finsh at Richmond End of Vazon - Sign on at Richmond Slipway Car Park - All parking at Surfers Car Park or Vistas (Please do not park at Richmond Kiosk) 10/8/8/6 Laps Including Sprint Laps for all divisions - See GVC.GG Calendar for course details)
Stage Two 15 April 7.00am(Sign on 6:30) 10 Mile Time Trial - Meet at Cobo Car Park.
Stage Three 16 April 7.00am (Sign on 6:30) Stage Four 6 April 7.30 am 8/6/5/4 Laps including Sprint Laps Road Race (52/39/32/26 Miles) Reservoir Circuit Start & Finish at St Saviours Community Centre (1 Lap TT for Under 16’s)
Stage Four 17 April 7:00am(sign on 6:30) 25 Mile Time Trial (5 Miles for riders Under 14) Meet at L’Eree Car Park.
General classification will be on total elapsed time, rather than points. Top 3 in each sprint will receive time bonuses
There is no prize money, just glory and bragging rights - all entries fees will be donated to Mens Sheds Guernsey (more info at www.sheds.gg)
You will be asked to enter your RR division on the entry form. This will be subject to scrutiny and will be adjusted if you choose a division lower than your apparent ability. Appeals will be considered once the programme has been issued. Subsidiary Race Regulations. Stages 1 and 3 will be run under Guernsey Velo Club division rules.
Non-Guernsey riders will be placed according to information available. Groups will start at one minute intervals and will not race against other groups.
Stage 2 Riders will start in reverse order to their standing in the GC - ie First place in GC will be last to start.
Stage 4 Riders will start at 30 second intervals, with the field laid out as per Stage 2.
This event is open to non-members N.B. Riders with work commitments on 15th and 17th April may start first or last on request (please notify organisers when entering). Please note this concession is only open to riders with genuine work commitments.
Riders aged 12 - 15 have their own classification, but will only ride 3 laps in the first stage and 1 lap of the third stage. Minimum Age The Guernsey Four-Day is open to riders at least 12 years of age
PLEASE COMPLETE ONE ENTRY FORM PER PERSON CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS THURSDAY 13TH APRIL