7.3 July 21 Bleat

Post date: Jul 21, 2014 10:12:28 PM

Hello Vets,

In this week's Bleat;

• Fitz's Challenge – 26 October 2014

• RMH Canberra Challenge – 19-20 September 2014

• Interstate Events

• Racing this Week

Please send me your contributions at: TheBleat@actvets.cc

Ian Morton.

ps A reminder that if your EMail address is not correct please go to the IMG system, login and update your contact details. Use this link. Same login details when you renewed your membership

Fitz's Challenge – 26 October 2014

Canberra's biggest and best known long-distance one-day cyclo-sportive participation event on sealed rural roads in hilly terrain in the southwest of ACT.

Challenge yourself over 255 km, 205 km, 165 km, 105 km or 50 km – these are serious physical challenges to test your capabilities. (The 205 and 255 km rides qualify as Audax rides for those interested).

Conducted by Pedal Power ACT (www.pedalpower.org.au)

Full details and registration at www.fitzs.com.au

RMH Canberra Challenge – 19-20 September 2014

Help the local House and have a lot of fun by joining the Ronald McDonald House Canberra Challenge!

For cycling enthusiasts, the Challenge also includes a cycling component, which will finish alongside the Walk and Run event at Rond Terrace on Saturday 20 September.

  • Take on the cycling challenge, comprising of almost 200 kilometres over 2 days.

  • Tackle riding on some of the toughest roads in the ACT.

  • Take on over 3000 metres of climbing.

  • Be a part of the National Road Series, riding on the same roads as some of the best cyclists in Australia!

  • Raise money for Ronald McDonald House Canberra!

Details at www.rmhc.org.au/canberra-challenge

Interstate Events


Saturday, 26th July – Lookout Hill/Tidbinbilla Graded Scratch

Where: Lookout Hill, Tidbinbilla Road.

When: 1:30pm

Sign on: 15 mins before scheduled start time wearing your registered number.

Race Description: Lookout Hill/Tidbinbilla map: Grades ABCD - Start, B, D, A, Finish (Lookout, short turn, Tracking, Pt Hut, Lookout) - Grades EFG - Start, B, C, A, Finish (Lookout, short turn, intersection, Pt Hut, Lookout)

Race Director: Kim Malcolm

Contact: Email d.kimmalcolm@icloud.com Ph 0418643623

Assigned Marshals

The nominated marshals for this event are;

• Craig Kentwell

• Mark Skimmings

• Brendan Byatt

Please confirm with the Race Director that you are available. If you unable to make the date that you have been rostered please find a replacement.