170km MAXI CLASSIC: THE RACE
2830m elevation 

RIDE THE SNOWY MOUNTAINS ON FULLY CLOSED ROADS!

Starting by the shore of Lake Jindabyne, you will head out of town over the Jindabyne Dam wall, towards the Rocky Plain loop and onto your first rest stop at Berridale. Anyone who has driven to the snow fields in the Kosciuszko National Park from Sydney, Canberra, or Cooma, has driven through Berridale. This pretty little town, with its poplar-lined main street, has long been the crossroads of the NSW Snowy Mountains.  

From Berridale, you will head towards Dalgety that is set on the banks of the Snowy River. Dalgety is a quaint town that packs a punch when it comes to history and scenery. Surrounded by stunning landscapes, the tranquil town features lush views from the alpine peaks to the rolling, boulder-dotted Monaro Plains. Here you will have a chance to fill up your water bottles before you tackle the first KOM/QOM of the day- the Beloka Climb!  

This KOM/QOM will get your blood pumping and have you short of breath at the first turn, with a total 296m climbed over 3.1km and an average grade of 10.6% and a max of 14.7%! 

Over the climb you will undulate your way down towards Jindabyne. On your way back out towards Perisher ensure you stop at the main rest stop for some food ‚Äď you are about to tackle the final, and long, KOM/QOM for the Snowy Maxi Classic. The constant climb up Kosciuszko Rd to the peak of Perisher is 21.9KM and 985m in elevation!¬†

You have a chance for a quick water top up before you head back to the Event Village, winding your way down the climb you just conquered. 

In Jindabyne the Event Village awaits you. Top off what will be an amazing ride with a delicious meal and cold drink while you relax on the comfy beanbags and enjoy the live entertainment.  

KEY INFORMATION

  • Date:¬†Saturday, 26 March 2022
  • Start Time: 7:30am (Mens A grade /Elite) and 7:35am (Womens A Grade / Elite)
  • Start / Finish Line Location: Kosciuszko Rd, Jindabyne
  • Event Village Location: Banjo Paterson Park, Jindabyne (adjacent the Start & Finish Lines)
  • Minimum Age: Male Participants for the 170km Maxi Classic (THE RACE) must be born in the year 2005 or earlier and Females in the year 2003 or earlier. All participants must hold a valid AusCycling Race All Discipline membership which must be entered upon registration.
  • Entry Cap: 150 riders per category (male and female)
  • RACE Entry Inclusions:¬†
    • Maxi Classic (The Race) is a mass-start event sanctioned by AusCycling.
    • The Race riders will have their own support crew (mechanical and first aid services) and designated rest stops, that are adjacent to the other Gran Fondo rest stops.¬†
    • Riders will compete for KOM/QOM Points that will lead to the KOM/QOM Prize, and prize money for first riders to the cross the Finish Line.

RACE CATEGORIES
There will be two categories in the Maxi Classic (THE RACE):

  • Male (A grade / Elite)
  • Female (A grade / Elite)

PRIZE MONEY
The prize money for THE RACE will be as follows, with separate prize pools for male and female winners. A grade and Elite riders will compete for the same prize pool.

  • 1st Place: $1,000
  • 2nd Place: $800
  • 3rd Place: $500
  • 4th Place: $400
  • 5th Place: $300
  • KOM/QOM: $300
  • 1st Place Local Ride: $500
  • 1st Team:¬†$1,000
    TOTAL PRIZE POOL: $10,000 ($5,000 male, $5,000 female)

Maxi Classic (THE RACE) is managed in partnership with AusCycling. Registrations are to be made via the AusCycling website. Click the link below to register.

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