The Victorian Sprint Distance MTBO Championships is also race 1 of the 2012 Australian
MTBO Series and a selection race for the Australian MTBO
team for the 2012 World MTBO Championships in Hungary in August.
Sprint Start List
Final Information for Saturday’s Sprint and Middle Events
1. Saturday am:
Be sure to arrive at Maryborough between 8.30 and 9.00 am as Sprint
start times commence promptly at 10 am at the velodrome. Toilets will be
open at the Jack Pascoe Reserve and at the Velodrome. The ride from the
Jack Pascoe Reserve (old YMCA) along Inkerman, Napier, Brougham and
High Street of just over 2 km will take 15 minutes. Maps to reach the
start are available at Jack Pascoe Reserve. Follow the pink tapes.
Please wear high visibility clothing – bright yellow or orange vests are
great as you will be riding thru the town of Maryborough.
2. Saturday pm:
Maps to the start following the bike path south along Majorca Road,
right at Nelson Street, left at Blackmans Street, right at Trafalgar
Street are available at the Jack Pascoe Reserve. Allow 15 minutes and
follow the blue tapes – start times from 1.00 pm. Toilets at Jack Pascoe
Reserve but not at the start.
3. Lunch: the
Recreation Centre (old YMCA) is open from 9 to 12 noon with coffee and
tea and light snacks. We encourage you to visit the historic town of
Maryborough for a coffee between events for something more substantial.
the Maryborough Golf Club – north of the city centre on C277 – is
hosting the dinner from 7.00 pm (not 6 pm as previously listed). The
awards for Sprint and Middle Distance will be presented about 8.15 pm
with head cam video, pictures of riders in today’s events on the big
screen plus Joyce’s map game - an event not to be missed!
Look forward to a wintry day in Maryborough – dress appropriately.
Cheers – Mark and Blake for the Eureka Orienteers
Map: Bristol Hill (New map)
Scale: 1:5000, 5m contours
Organising club: Eureka Orienteers
Course Setter & Organiser:
Mark Valentine & Blake Gordon
Event Advisor: Jon Sutcliffe (BK)
gully terrain with some gold mining. Track network complex in some
areas with generally fast riding on a mixture of single, forest and
urban fringe tracks.
Directions: From Castlemaine CBD
follow the Midland Highway south for 1.5km, then turn west towards
Newstead and Maryborough on the A180. In the town centre of Maryborough
turn left into Inkerman St (Majorca Rd) and continue south over the
railway to Gillies St Roundabout. Turn left and then right into the
YMCA Carpark. This is the event centre for both events on Saturday.
exit Ballarat Bypass towards Miners Rest, Clunes and Maryborough.
After Clunes turn right at Dunarch onto Majorca Rd and continue into
Maryborough. Turn right at Gillies St roundabout and right again into
There will be a 10 minute ride from the assembly area to the Sprint map area.
Times: Start times from 10.00am. Entry
lists with start times will be posted on vicmtbo.com in the week before event.
| Course|| Men's classes|| Women's classes|| Non Champs classes|| Distance||Climb|
|W21E*||M/W Open 2||6.5 km||75m|
|M/W Open 3||5.6 km||70m|
|M/W Open 4||4.4 km||60m|
|W-12, W-14, |
W60, W70, W80
|M/W Open 5||2.5 km||30m|
Age as of 31/12/2012
E* AUS Team Selection Trial Class
Info on the Victorian Middle Distance MTBO Champs
Info on the Victorian Long Distance MTBO Champs