Cycling Victoria OPEN EVENT
Jason Spencer of Blackburn CC crosses the line in triumph having conquored the KOM Challenge
photo courtesy of Aurora photography - Marisa Farrell.
The 3nd Annual Wa De Lock Stratford to Dargo King of the Mountain Challenge.
A Grade PHOTOS - Courtesy of Zoom Video
1st Jason Spencer (Blackburn) 3:29:29 LEIGH ATKINS - Blog
2nd Rowan Dever (Int(GBR)) MARISA FARRELL - Photos - thank you!
3rd Trent Morey (CCCC) JUDITH DOVE - ACTIONPACTPIX blog -thanks Judith
4th James Boal (Wangaratta) 8 minute You Tube Video - Gerard Donnelly on S2D
1st Kyle Thompson (CCCC) 3:44:30
2nd Brendan Dean ( Alpine)
3rd Shaun Grogan (CCCC)
4th Mathew Marques ( Hawthorn)
1st Miranda Griffiths (St Kilda) 3:46:30
2nd Stephanie Ives (CCCC)
3rd Lucy Coldwell (CCCC)
4th Kristy Glover (Wellington)
1st Elisabeth Rubie (kooragang) 4:06:48
2nd Deborah Chambers (CCCC)
3rd Elisabeth Hall (Hawthorn)
4th Marlena Klaic (St Kilda)
1st Gabriel Carey (St Kilda) 3:38:53
2nd Jason Laird ( Coburg)
3rd Sean Wilkinson (CCCC)
4th Wayne Fling (CCCC)
1st Ciaran Jones (CCCC) 3:38:24
2nd Timothy Kirkam (Footscray)
3rd Adrian Sinnott (Blackburn)
1st David Sturt (CCCC)
2nd Daniel Abotomy (Sunbury)
3rd Michael Villani (Hawthorn)
4th Olaf Heeremans (Kooragang)
Combined Masters 5+
1st Anthony Chandler (Blackburn)
2nd Tim McGrath (St Kilda)
3rd Pete Knight (St Kilda)
4th Roldand Eldson ( Latrobe)
1st Geoff Thompson (Warragul)
Paul Balchin (Southern Vets)
Wellington Rider times for the S2D
Leigh Atkins 4:11:14
Ben Dowsett 4:19:57
Shane Dove 4:23:37
Kristy Glover 4:17:23
Congratulations to the Wellington riders who finished the race - Ben Dowsett, Shane Dove, Leigh Atkins and Kristy Glover (4th Womens A). Finishing is an achievement in itself!
Race organiser Mike Renehan would like to thank the many club members who helped with the event and the sponsors Wellington Shire, We-De-Lock Cellar Door, Be Bliss Yoga, Dyers Transport, Office Choice, The Dargo Hotel and Budget Hire.
Wellington Cycling Clubs quickest KOM rider 2011: Leigh Atkins.
A 105 km Road Race from Stratford on the Gippsland Plains to Dargo, gateway to Victoria’s High Country.
The entire race profile on Map my Ride
Race Date: Saturday November 5th 2011
Race Start: 9.30am from the Stratford Bowls Club. If coming from Melbourne turn right one street before the roundabout and park on the left, behind the bowls club. The bowls club will be open for admin, toilets and changing. Coffee available at Wa De Lock.
Race Entries: Check the CV website
Race Entry Fee: $50
Race Details: Masters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6plus. Masters 1 & M19/W19 will race with the elite grades.
So that is Men A, B, C, Women in one field (unless lots of entries) Masters 2, 3, 4. Masters 5 & 6+. Prizemoney for all masters divisions.
Covers 105km with 3 Major climbs from Stratford to Dargo via Beverley’s Rd finishing at Hibernia Road, 16km North of Dargo on the High Plains Road. The final 10.58 km rises 918m with an average incline of 8.3%.
Feed Zones, (own support required), will be located on the race route at approx 60km from the start and again in Dargo where Neutral Water will be available prior to the ascent to the finish.
Return transport: From Dargo to Stratford will be available at a cost of $10 per rider but this must be booked and paid in advance direct to Wellington Cycling Club.
Prize money: $3000 Minimum. Presentations post race at the historic Dargo Hotel.
Further Information: Mike Renehan on 5145 6813 (a/h) or 0407 304 170
Visit the CV website to enter.
“Do you have what it takes to conquer the Mountain”?
An article written by Judith Dove and photos has appeared on Cyclingtipsblog.com website about the annual Wad-de-Loc Stratford to Dargo KOM race.
click here for more.
For accomodation please use the accomodation booking service provided by the Wellington Visitor Information Center
Phone 1800 677520 or mobile 0408 057772
web address http://www.tourismwellington.com.au/
Photos thanks to Judith Dove click here