Form a team or ride solo.
When: Sunday 25 August
Race Start: 6:00am
Where: Charles Darwin National Park
Difficulty: As fast as you want to go
Course: 10km loop, ride as many (or as few) laps as you want.
Form a team, just come along and participate.
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DORC / MTBA / CA members:
online registration only available on race day.
Junior training rides: Gold coin donation
NON-DORC Members: $35 (Covers race entry + day license/MTBA insurance)
Instead of shelling out $35 for each race you enter, consider DORC/MTBA membership before the race! Check out the details and benefits.
Race HQ (Registration, Timing, Start/Finish, Feed Zone)
Location: large shed below public lookout area (see map inset)
Access: via city view side service road or stairs
Toilets: public lookout area (top car park)
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.
A front white light will be required to be carried on the first lap of the day and it must be of an intensity that enables the rider to safely ride at night. A rear red light is to be carried, preferable non – flashing.
At any time a competitors comes across a follower rider needing assistance you shall render any assistance that is required!
Car parking is available at the picnic area at Charles Darwin Park near the start/finish line.
Riders will be permitted to go out on a final lap at any time before 12:00.
05:15 Registration opens
05:55 Rider briefing
06:00 Race start all riders
09:00 Three hour riders start
12:00 Course closed
12:30 final rider should be finished
Presentation will be held 12:45 the prizes will be give out at random to some lucky participants of the race. So if you finish early please hang around, as you may be a winner. The winners will have bragging rights!
BBQ will be running while the race is running and drinks will be available as well.
6 Hour course is a mixture of fire road and single track. Riders should be aware there are some technical sections and should only attempt these sections in accordance with their skill level. Special mention, beware of the loose gravel around the course.
The ride is a six-hour event, but you may finish the prior to the six-hour mark. If you decide to finish prior to the six hours, please tell the timing people that you have finished!
View DORC 6 Hour in a larger map
As always with Charles Darwin National Park, bring mozzie repellent and sunscreen.
For more details about race DORC race events, see our Race Information Page
Volunteers are always welcome!
If you’re coming down to support your favourite DORC or just want to hang out with bike riders. Please consider helping out with the timekeeping, registration, sausage turning, or anything else that can help turn a good event into a great event.