The Time Trial will be held on Friday 23 March at Evandale in Northern Tasmania. Evandale is less than 5 minutes from Launceston Airport and only 20 mins drive from Launceston City.
The Time Trial will be run on a fairly flat, out and back course. The road will be fully closed however riders do have to remain on the left hand side of the road as it is an out and back course.
First rider - U19W will start at 10:01AM
Distances will be the following U19W - 15.4km, U19M - 26.2km, Elite & U23 Women - 26.2km, Elite & U23 Men 40km.
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**** Note altered Road Race course due to Road Works****
The Road races will be held on Saturday and Sunday 24 & 25th of March and start and finish at Railton in the North West of Tasmania. All races will be run with a rolling road closure and Tasmania Police support. The rolling road closure will be limited to 10mins - riders outside the envelope must obey all road rules and remain on the left hand side of the road.
The circuit will be raced anti clockwise - starting in Railton - climb up Sheffield Road, turn left into Bridle Track Road - turn left on Railton Road back to the start/finish in Railton. The loop circuit is 26.3 km.
Railton is 20 minutes drive from Devonport City & Devonport Airport and 50 minutes drive from Launceston.
Saturday 24th will host the U19 Men starting at 10AM and the Elite & U23 Women at 2PM in the Afternoon - both races will be over 105km and include 4 laps of the circuit listed below.
Sunday 25th will host the U19 Women at 10AM and they will race over 79 km and include 3 laps of the circuit.
The Elite Men & U23 Men will start at 1.30PM Sunday afternoon and compete over 158km including 6 laps of the circuit.
Please note that the Sunday afternoon Road Race is expected to finish after 5PM - so flying out of Tasmania on Sunday Evening will be very difficult.
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