3 Day Velo Entry Info


Velothon Sunshine Coast returns with the event to be held from 19-21 July, 2019.

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.

Entries open Wednesday 5 September 11am

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Entry Fee Inclusions

VeloSC 2018 Merch Jersey Socks

3 Day Velo includes:

  • Ride entry to the 3 Day Velo - 363km of stunning riding, gaining 5340m of elevation across the 3 days*
  • Velothon Official Cycling Jersey and Socks - from our partner Blackchrome Sportswear. Check out our new and improved 2018 jersey!
  • 5 Sprint sections - 'Green Zone' race conditions
  • 5 King of the Mountain sections - 'Green Zone' race conditions
  • 5 on course Feed Stations - refuel along the way
  • 6 on course Hydration Stations - top up your water bottle
  • Medical Services - first aid treatment on course and at the Velo Clubhouse
  • Basic Mechanical Services - mechanics on course and at the Velo Clubhouse
  • Daily Awards - held in the Velo Clubhouse each day at 4:00pm.  Daily Stage Winners, Leaders Jerseys, Sprint Jerseys and King of the Mountain Jerseys will be awarded
  • Daily General Classification Results - compare your results with your mates each evening in the Velo Clubhouse
  • Massage - Access to qualified massage therapists – $1/minute, pre-booking essential (available closer to event)

Please note distance is subject to change.


Pricing

Individual Pricing

Event Super Earlybird
5 Sep 11am -
8 Nov 11:59pm
Earlybird
9 Nov 12am -
28 Mar 11:59pm
Regular
29 Mar 12am -
6 Jun 11:59pm
Late
7 Jun 12am -
until sold out
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3 Day Velo Solo $440 $475.20 $465 $502.20 $490 $529.20 $510 $550.80

Every Athlete will be required to purchase a Cycling Australia One Day Membership, if they are not an Annual Member.
One Day Membership is $5 and will be added to the end of your registration form.

Active Fee is the total process fee imposed by The ACTIVE Network, LLC, or its applicable subsidiary, (collectively ACTIVE) including sums charged by ACTIVE as consideration for providing its software and services (including without limitation promotional and marketing services) to the activity organsier. The sums, as part of the total processing fee, are in addition to any actual costs incurred by ACTIVE from third party providers for each transaction.

Team pricing

Event 5Sep 11am -
8 Nov 11:59pm
9 Nov 12am -
28 Mar 11:59pm
29 Mar 12am -
6 Jun 11:59pm
7 Jun 12am -
until sold out
  Price Price incl 8% ACTIVE Fee Price Price incl 8% ACTIVE Fee Price Price incl 8% ACTIVE Fee Price Price incl 8% ACTIVE Fee
Team Captain $440 $475.20 $465 $502.20 $490 $529.20 $510 $550.80
Team Member $440 $475.20 $465 $502.20 $490 $529.20 $510 $550.80

Every Athlete will be required to purchase a Cycling Australia One Day Membership, if they are not an Annual Member.
One Day Membership is $5 and will be added to the end of your registration form.

View 1 Day Velo Pricing

Active Fee is the total process fee imposed by The ACTIVE Network, LLC, or its applicable subsidiary, (collectively ACTIVE) including sums charged by ACTIVE as consideration for providing its software and services (including without limitation promotional and marketing services) to the activity organsier. The sums, as part of the total processing fee, are in addition to any actual costs incurred by ACTIVE from third party providers for each transaction.

Pre-Purchased Packages

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Pre-Purchase your FinisherPix Photo package during registration: 
3 Day Photo Pack - $59.99

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Entry Categories

The 3 Day Velo has the following entry categories:

Solo Classification

Age as at 19/07/2019

CategoryCategory CodeGenderMinimum AgeMaximum Age
Under 23 MU Male 18 22
Under 23 WU Female 18 22
Open MP Male 23 39
Open WO Female 23 39
Masters MM Male 40 49
Masters WM Female 40 49
Grand Masters MG Male 50 -
Grand Masters WG Female 50 -

Team Classification

Riders can enter in teams of 4 with the fastest 3 times accumulated across each stage counting towards the Team Classification Prize. Each Team Member (4) must start and finish each stage to be eligible for awards.

Team Category
Men Team
Female Team

Mixed Team
*Mixed Teams will need to include a minimum of one Female time to be valid for Classification Prizes.


Prizes

prize winners

Daily Awards will be held at 4:00pm each day in the Velo Clubhouse. The following awards will be presented:

MEDAL PRESENTED TO DAILY STAGE WINNERS: 

U23 - Male

U23 - Female

Open - Male

Open - Female

Masters - Male

Masters - Female

Grand Masters - Male

Grand Masters - Female

Team - Male

Team - Female

Team - Mixed*

JERSEY TO OVERALL LEADERS:

U23 - Male (White)

U23 - Female (White)

Open - Male (Yellow)

Open - Female (Yellow)

Masters - Male (Yellow)

Masters - Female (Yellow)

Grand Masters - Male (Red)

Grand Masters - Female (Red)

Team - Male (Blue)

Team - Female (Blue)

Team - Mixed* (Blue)

GREEN SPRINT JERSEY**:

Male

Female

POLKA DOT KING OF THE MOUNTAIN JERSEY**:

Male

Female 

*At least one female time will be included in the cumulative mixed team time

**All cyclists (Solo and Team) are eligible to compete for the Sprint and King of the Mountain Jersey

Each Team Member (4) must start and finish each stage to be eligible for awards.


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 as at Stage 1 of the race. 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’
  • 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.