The Blue Cycles 6 Hour is a timed event. Ride as many laps as you can in the time available. Form a team of friends to share the load! There are also 1 hour and 3 hour options available.
Updated start times:
3 Hour race starts at 9am
1 Hour race starts at 11am
Hit the link for full race details
|When:||Sunday 24 August|
|Register:||5:15am (Save money and time by pre-registering online)
There’s spot prizes for registering online
|Where:||Charles Darwin National Park(click map link below)|
Course distance of 9 Km in a clockwise direction.
Designed to be ridden by intermediate riders in 30 – 35 mins
View Full Blue Cycles 6 Hour map
DORC / MTBA / CA members:
$5 online pre-registration via MTBA site (including payment by credit card)
$10 registration on race day.
$30 $25 online pre-registration
$35 Race day registration
(Fees cover race entry + day licence/MTBA insurance)
Riders registering online are still required to sign in and collect race numbers from registration on race day.
Junior training rides: Gold coin donation.
Instead of shelling out $25 or more for each race you enter, consider DORC/MTBA membership before the race! MTBA now have a 2 month free trial period.
Regulations and Rules:
Riders should carry puncture repair kits, water, mobile phone(with first aid numbers) and food with them whilst riding. Helmet must be worn at all times whilst riding. It is also advisable to have gloves and eye protection as well.
Lights are required for all riders starting at 6:00am.
At any time a competitors comes across a follower rider needing assistance you shall render any assistance that is required.
Sunday, 24th August 2014
5:00 am. Charles Darwin National Park gate opens
5:15 am Registration opens
5:50 am Registration Closes
5:55 am Rider briefing
6:00 am Race start
12:00 Course closed
BBQ will be running while the race is running and drinks will be available as well.
If you’re considering entering your first MTB race event, and would like some more information, check out our Race Ettiquette (or why should I race?) page.
Helping hands are always welcome at our events, assistance at race control with registration and timekeeping, or help with the bbq. It’s volunteer help that makes the event possible, and turns it from an average to great event.
Posters. Please feel free to take a poster and share with friends or put it up at your workplace.