1 Day Velo Entry Info


Entry Fee Inclusions

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Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or newbie to cycling, we can't wait to welcome you to the Velothon Sunshine Coast start line, whatever your ambition or ability level. From start to finish, an incredible route and unforgettable experience awaits you.

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1 Day Velo includes:

  • Ride entry to the 1 Day Velo - choose between a 155km or 95km course
  • Velothon Official Socks
  • 2 Sprint sections - 152km course.  'Green Zone' race conditions
  • 2 King of the Mountain sections - 152km course.  'Green Zone' race conditions
  • 1 Sprint sections - 90km course.  'Green Zone' race conditions
  • 1 King of the Mountain sections - 90km course.  'Green Zone' race conditions
  • 2 on course Feed Stations - 152km course
  • 2 on course Hydration Stations - 152km course
  • 2 on course Feed Stations - 90km course
  • 1 on course Hydration Stations - 90km course
  • Medical Services - first aid treatment on course and at the Velo Clubhouse
  • Basic Mechanical Services - mechanics on course and at the Velo Clubhouse
  • Awards - held in the Velo Clubhouse at 4:00pm.  Stage Winners, Sprint Jerseys and King of the Mountain Jerseys will be awarded
  • General Classification Results - compare your results with your mates
  • Massage - Access to qualified massage therapists – $1/minute, pre-booking essential

Pricing

Individual Pricing

Event Price
1 Day Velo - 152km  $149 + 8% Active Fee = $160.92AUD
1 Day Velo - 90km $99 + 8% Active Fee = $106.92AUD

View 3 Day Velo Pricing

Pre-Purchased Packages

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Pre-Purchase your FinisherPix Photo package during registration: 
3 Day Velo - $59.99AUD
1 Day Velo - $39.99AUD

Read more about Official Event Photography here


Entry Categories

The 1 Day Velo has the following entry categories:

152km

Age as at 16 July 2017 

CategoryCategory CodeGenderMinimum AgeMaximum Age
Under 23 MU Male 18 22
Under 23 WU Female 18 22
Open MO Male 23 39
Open WO Female 23 39
Masters MM Male 40 -
Masters WM Female 40 -

90km

Age as at 16 July 2017

CategoryCategory CodeGenderMinimum AgeMaximum Age
Under 23 MU Male 16 22
Under 23 WU Female 16 22
Open MO Male 23 39
Open WO Female 23 39
Masters MM Male 40 -
Masters WM Female 40 -

Prizes

Daily Awards

1 Day Velo Awards will be held at 4:00pm in the Velo Clubhouse.  The following awards will be presented:

 

1 DAY WINNERS 152km and 90km:

U23 - Male

U23 - Female

Open - Male

Open - Female

Masters - Male

Masters - Female

 

SPRINT JERSEY 152km and 90km:

Male 

Female

 

KING OF THE MOUNTAIN JERSEY 152km and 90km:

Male

Female

 

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Conditions of Participation

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The Velothon Sunshine Coast event is open to aspiring amateur and professional road cyclists from around the world. Entrants must be 18 years of age for the 152km and 16 years of age for the 90km, as at event date (16 July 2017). The race features challenging distances and terrain including lots of climbing.  It is the rider’s responsibility to arrive at the event with the necessary fitness and stamina level to participate.

All riders are required to sign a waiver form when entering.


Mandatory Gear

The mandatory gear list contains what we believe is the absolute minimum to keep you safe in the environment. The weather is can be unpredictable in the at times, so its best to be prepared.

Mandatory Gear

  • Bicycle - TT bikes not permitted 
  • Two Water Bottles
  • Puncture Repair Kit (incl. spare inner tubes)
  • Rear Tail Light
  • Helmet (Australian Standard AS/NZ2063)
  • Provided Bike Seat Sticker
  • Provided Wristband

Recommended Gear

  • Food and Sports Nutrition
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm Clothing/Rain Jacket
  • Small Portion of Money

Ride Rules

  • Velothon Sunshine Coast is a ride, not a race unless in a designated ‘Green Zone’. Refer below for Green Zone description. 
  • Cyclists must maintain a 22km/h average speed.  If the tail vehicle travelling at this speed overtakes a cyclist, this cyclist is then unsupported until such time this cyclist catches the tail vehicle and re-joins the ride envelope
  • Cyclists are bound by Queensland Road Rules:
    • Ride as close as possible to the left side (or on the road shoulder) on a single lane road.  Or, you may take up any position within the lane on a multi-lane road
    • Ride to the left of any oncoming vehicle
    • Not overtake another vehicle on the left if that vehicle is indicating and turning left
    • Not overtake another vehicle on the left if it is not safe
    • Not ride with more than 2 riders side by side unless you are overtaking another rider
    • Ride no more than 1.5m apart, if travelling beside another rider
    • Helmets are compulsory
    • For more detailed Queensland Road Rules and information on fines please visit: www.qld.gov.au/transport/safety/rules/wheeled-devices/bicycle/#riding and www.qld.gov.au/transport/safety/fines/demerit/cycling/
    • Police and event organisers urge riders to adopt a single file approach where possible and give due consideration to other road users to avoid incidents
    • Cyclists will be given the opportunity to contest for Sprint Champion and King of the Mountain (KOM) sections at various points across the different stages.  These are classified as ‘Green Zones’, the road will be closed, in the direction of ride, to vehicular traffic (other than Queensland Police and Event Personnel vehicles).  All due care must still be taken by individual cyclists.  Green Zones will be under race conditions.

 

 


Entry Policy

Minimum Age Requirments

1 Day Velo: 

152km Riders must be 18 years as at the 16 July 2017

90km Riders must be 16 years as at the 16 July 2017

 


Withdrawal & Cancellation Policy

Athletes confirmed in the race who wish to withdraw, must do so in writing to the race office via email at velothonaus@ironman.com.  It is the athlete's responsibility to ensure the race office has received any communication.  All requests will be responded to.  If you do not receive a response from the race office within 10 days of the request, it should be assumed that it has not been received and you should contact us by phone on 1300 761 384.  The following Refund or Transfer Policies apply to all athletes withdrawing from the event.


Refund Policy

We know that sometimes your plans change or you get injured so we are able to offer you a partial refund. Make sure you send an email to velothonaus@ironman.com to confirm your withdrawal, details below: 

  • Any requests received before 5pm – 21 April 2017 (12 weeks) will be eligible for a 50% refund of event entry fee paid.
  • Any requests received before 5pm – 2 June 2017 (6 weeks) will be eligible for a 25% refund of event entry fee paid.
  • Any requests received after 5pm – June 2017 (6 weeks) will not be eligible for a refund under any circumstances.

ACTIVE Fees, FinisherPix Fees and any additional purchases paid at the time of entry are non-refundable at any time.


Transfer Policy

Transfer to a Friend

For Velothon Sunshine Coast, participants can transfer their race entry to someone else up to the close of online entries or until the event is Sold Out.  They must use the approved transfer process through Active works.  A transfer fee of $25.00 will be charged to the withdrawing athlete.

It is not permitted to transfer your race entry to someone else other than through this process, including on Race Day.  It is very important for health and safety reasons for us to know the correct identity of every athlete on course, and accordingly it is strictly prohibited to race under another person's race bib.  Any athletes caught doing this will be disqualified and may be prevented from entering future events.

Transfer to the 3 Day Velo

If a rider is transferring from 1 Day Velo to the 3 Day Velo, the rider will be required to pay the difference. You can transfer via contacting us at velothonaus@ironman.com. All transfer requests will need to be made prior to 5.00pm 7 July. After this time we can assist you during Check-in Hours. 


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