New date: SHIMANO MTB Grand Prix - Round 1

Event Details

New date: SHIMANO MTB Grand Prix - Round 1

Time: March 29, 2014 from 9am to 4pm
Location: Awaba MTB Park
Street: Mount Faulk Road, Cooranbong
City/Town: Cooranbong/Newcastle (NSW)
Website or Map: http://www.rockytrailentertai…
Phone: 02 4353 3961
Event Type: xc, endurance
Organized By: Rocky Trail Entertainment
Latest Activity: Feb 28

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Event Description

Race the Mountain Bike series that rocks!

Race Australia’s best mountain bike endurance riders and compete for four or seven hours. Race solo or in teams – the choice is yours! Experience a fantastic endurance race and that signature Rocky Trail event atmosphere.

Round 1 takes you to the fantastic Awaba Mountain Bike Park trail network – the single track heaven just outside of Newcastle that will make any mountain biker’s heart miss a beat!

Great for spectators to see the mountain bike racing action up close, the Shimano Mountain Bike GP is also hosting the official JetBlack NSW/ACT Bike Shop Trophy.

Further series dates include:

Round 2 James Estate Winery :) 26 April 2014
Round 3 Ourimbah 21 June 2014
Round 4 Mt Annan 9 August 2014
Round 5 Stromlo Forest Park 13 September 2014

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Comment by Juliane Wisata on February 28, 2014 at 7:43am

SHIMANO MTB Grand Prix

Awaba is under water. The race is postponed - new date is March 29.
As event organisers we thought we'd seen it all when it comes to weather but that a forecast of "isolated rain" is actually isolated ONLY around the event venue, that's a first for us. The closest weather station to the Awaba MTB Park shows close to 200mm of rain in the past 12 hours (as of 7am) and we don't expect the rain to stop falling today or tomorrow.

We have no other option but to postpone this race and the new date is Saturday, 29 March 2014 at Awaba MTB Park.
Your entry will automatically be transferred to this new date. If you can't make it to this date you can transfer your entry to any other Shimano MTB GP Round in 2014. Please send us an email no later than Wednesday 5 March and let us know which round you would like to transfer the entry to.

Apart from the sections that are under under water the track would probably hold up allright, but with that much rain we would be struggling to get cars in and out of the venue.

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing you on the new date.

Juliane and Martin

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