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2016 Mount Keira Challenge Cycle Climb featuring NSW Southern Region Hill Climb Titles


R15116: Mount Keira Challenge Cycle Climb (click here to visit website) featuring NSW Southern Region Hill Climb Titles

Event Date: Sunday 25th September 2016

Promoter: Activate Events

Venue: Edmund Rice College, Mount Keira Rd, Mount Keira NSW 2500

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st September 2016

Please note: Late entries will be accepted on day and will incur an additional $6 late entry fee. 

Start Time:

  • 7:00am - Registration
  • 8:00am - Race Start


  • Road: OPEN, 12-19 (U20), 20-34, 35-45, 46-55, 56+ based on age on day
  • Teams: Open Team (any mix of genders) fastest four combined times recorded.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All riders participating in the event must hold at minimum a current 2016 Cycling Australia RIDE membership.
  • One Day RIDE Memberships may be purchased by non-members and are included in the Non-Member entry fee.

Entry Fee:

  • CA Member: 
    • $25 - Junior (12-17)
    • $35 - Adult (18+)
  • Non-Member:
    • $32 - Junior (12-17)
    • $42 - Adult (18+)
  • Team:
    • Each Individuals Entry Fee x Number of Riders

Prize Money:

  • KOM: Quickest male and female - $400+ prize value and medal
  • TOP 3 Overall Male and female – award
  • 1st KOM per Age and gender: Medal and award
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Medals per age category for NSW Southern Region members
  • Club Team Award: Top four combined times from same club $200 cash/prize value
  • Barrel draw award for all who enter!
  • Championship medals per age category for NSW Southern Region members.

Schedule: (click here)

Time Event Type Details
7:00am - 8:00am Cycle Climb Registration Edmund Rice College School Gates
8:00am Cycle Climb Starts Recreational/Junior U20 Male
8:02am Cycle Climb Starts Female All Road
8:04am Cycle Climb Starts Male 56+ Road
8:10am Cycle Climb Starts 20-34 & 45-55 male
8:13am Cycle Climb Starts 35-45 male
8:16am Cycle Climb Starts Open
10:00am Presentations    

Course Map: (click here)

  • Mt Keira Road is newly sealed and mostly smooth surface, an excellent and safe surface for riders.
  • Recent road works have ensured additional safety measures as road widening, lane marking and side barriers.
  • The average gradient is less than 6% making it achievable for most levels.
  • NOTE: *The final 1km is more narrow and somewhat a poorer surface with two sharp (15%) hills- be prepared!
  • The cut off is 70min.
  • Children aged 12-15 must be escorted both ascending and descending with an adult



Official sanctioning, road closures, traffic controls, rider bibs identification, insurance, cycle mechanic services, refreshments, course management, awards, and prizes

Cycle Suitability: 

Riders are permitted to use Road, Triathlon, Mountain, Hybrid/Fitness and Tandem* bicycles that meet normal Australian safety guidelines, all riders MUST wear an Australian standard approved helmet. BMX, bicycles without proper fitted brakes and motorised bicycles are NOT allowed.

Transport and Parking:

  • Ride to the event- The start is only 2km from city centre!
  • Park at the rear off Edmund Rice College (car park) and walk/ride 200m to the start
  • Park on Mount Keira Road before the start line
  • There are no provisions for parking at the finish but riders can easily descend from finish or be picked up from summit after the road reopens at ~12.30pm.

More Information: Please visit the official event website (click here) for more detailed information.

Accommodation: Click here to find accommodation with Choice Hotels Australasia ™ 


Event Information:
General Enquires

Event Entries:
Cycling NSW
Ph: (02) 9738 5850


Event Details


Edmund Rice College, Mount Keira Rd, Mount Keira NSW 2500

Event Date:

Sunday 25 September 2016
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