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Age Group Road National Championships

Road & Track
22 April 2022 - 24 April 2022
Hokitika

Cycling New Zealand

events@cyclingnewzealand.nz

07 823 0716

The Age Group Road National Championships including the Elite Para Cycling Championships will be held in Hokitika from 22 - 24 April 2022. 

This event will see the best Age Group (Youth, Senior, Masters) and Elite Para riders compete for Time Trial and Road Racing titles, and in 2022 the event includes the U19 National Championships titles. The 2022 event format will be held over a 3-day format and features a Time Trial and Road Race event.

All serious recreational riders are encouraged to get behind this event and support the Club riding system.

The event is organised by Cycling New Zealand with support from host club - Hokitika Cycling Club.

FINAL EVENT INFORMATION

Click here to read all the final information ahead of this event.

Click here for the Team Managers Meeting powerpoint 

 

EVENT MANUAL

Click here for the Event Manual - published 20 April.

 

EVENT PROGRAMME

Programme updated 14th April. See Communique 1 under "Event Communiques" for Time Trial entry list. Start lists will be posted on Thursday evening after the Team Managers meeting.

Day/Event Details Distance Laps Time
Friday - Time Trial  U15 Boys & Girls 15km N/A  Communique 1
  U17 Boys & Girls 15km N/A   Communique 1
  U19 Women 15km N/A   Communique 1
  Masters Women (4 - 9) 15km N/A   Communique 1
  Masters Men (6 - 10) 15km N/A  Communique 1
  T1-T2 Para Cycling 15km N/A   Communique 1
  C1-C3 Para Cycling 15km N/A   Communique 1
  H1-H5 Para Cycling 15km N/A   Communique 1
  C4 – C5 Para Cycling 25km N/A   Communique 1
  B/VI Para Cycling 25km N/A   Communique 1
  Masters Women (1 – 3) 25km N/A   Communique 1
  Masters Men (1 – 5) 25km N/A   Communique 1
  U19 Men 25km N/A   Communique 1
  Senior Women 25km N/A   Communique 1
  Senior Men 25km N/A   Communique 1
         
Saturday - Road Race C1-5 Men / Women 65km 2 8.20am
  B/VI Men / Women 65km 2 8.25am
  U15 Boys  32.5km 1 8.35am
  U15 Girls 32.5km 1 8.45am
  U17 Boys  65km 2 9.05am
  Masters Men 5 65km 2 9.20am
  Masters Men 6 65km 2 9.35am
  U17 Girls 65km 2 11.45am
  Masters Women 3 - 4 (one start) 65km 2 11.55am
  Masters Women 5 - 6 (one start), Masters Women 7 - 9 (one start) 65km 2 12.05pm
  Masters Men 10 32.5km 1 12.10pm
  Masters Men 3 97.5km 3 12.30pm
  Masters Men 4 97.5km 3 12.40pm
  Masters Men 7 - 9 (waved start) 65km 2 12.45pm
         
Sunday - Road Race T1-2 Men / Women 21km 2 8.00am
  H1-5 Men / Women  31km 3 8.05am
  Senior/U23 Women, Masters Women 1 - 2 (one start) 97.5km 3 8.30am
  U19 Women 97.5km 3 8.40am
  Masters Men 1 97.5km 3 9.45am
  Masters Men 2 97.5km 3 10.00am
  Senior/U23 Men 130km 4 11.35am
  U19 Men 130km 4 11.50am

 

 

UCI GRAN FONDO QUALIFICATION

The World Masters Road Championship are now known as the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. Full information and race format are available here: http://www.uciworldcyclingtour.com/ or http://www.ucigranfondoworldseries.com/ 

The 2022 event will take place on 15-18 September 2022 in Trento Italy (previous dates were 1-4 September). 

For countries that do not have a Qualifying event (for 2022 this includes New Zealand), qualifying slots are offered through the National Championships or at a selection event as determined by the National Federation. 

The 2022 selection event refers to the 2022 Age Group National Championship. This will be held in Hokitika from 22-24 April.

The winner in both the Time Trial and the Road Race at the selection event in each of these categories are offered an automatic slot to take part in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship. In addition to the automatic slots offered above, there are 10 wildcard entries available. Five (5) for male and five (5) for females. Those riders wishing to be considered for the Wildcard slots shall be required to complete an online expression of interest within the application window - this has now closed. Click here for more the full Selection Regulations and details.

Additional entry fees and criteria apply for this international event.

Official event photos are available to purchase from Kirsty Wilson Photography - click here to view all photos.

Entries have now closed.

Click here for the entry list by name

Click here for the entry list by category

Click here for the entry list by club

 

Provisional Start lists for the Time Trial will be posted on Tuesday 19 April, with final start lists being posted after the Team Managers Meeting on Thursday evening.

 

ENTRY FEES

Event/Category

Early Bird Fee (until 20 February 2022)

Standard Fee (from 20 February 2022 - 10 April 2022)

Time Trial

$65

$85

Road Race

$75

$95

 


ENTRY WITHDRAWS AND REFUNDS
 

Entries are not transferable.

Refunds may be available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to Sunday 10 April. If accepted a refund of the entry fee less a $20 admin fee will be applied.

Withdrawals submitted after Sunday 10 April are not eligible for a refund. 

Email: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz

 

ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITION

Click here to view a copy of the event Terms and Conditions. 

 

 

EVENT ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA

Click here for the Entry Eligibility and Criteria.

The event is open to New Zealand and Australian riders. Note that “New Zealand riders” now includes permanent New Zealand Residents who are financial members of an NZ Club & Centre.

All New Zealand riders must have a current 2022 Cycling New Zealand Adult (or Youth for U15, U17 and U19 categories) licence and be a paid member of an affiliated Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Club. More on how to get a Cycling New Zealand Licence here. All New Zealand riders are required to represent their Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Club. All entries will be required to be endorsed by the club.

All Australian riders must have a current 2022 Cycling Australia domestic license and appropriate travel insurance to cover riding and racing while in New Zealand. Riders must be prepared to provide proof of insurance if required. 


Place getters, regardless of nationality, shall receive relevant medals.
The first placed New Zealander shall be acknowledged as the Champion for the event.

 

LICENCING

All riders, team managers and officials are required to hold a 2022 Cycling New Zealand Licence. Riders will race in their 2022 category.

 

Click here to purchase a Cycling New Zealand licence.

2022 COURSES

 

TIME TRIAL

Short Time Trial course 

Long Time Trial course 

The exact Time Trial turnaround will be marked by a single cone with a white cone cover. The short course will be 15.3km and the long course will be 25.2km.


Click here for a list showing which course each category will race on.

 

ROAD RACE

Road Race course 

Riders will complete one to four laps of this course - for a provisional list of distances, please click here

H1 - 5 & T1 - 5 Para cycling Road Race course 

Riders will complete two - three laps of this course - for a provisional list of distances, please click here. 

 

RIDE THE COURSES ON FULGAZ

Check out the courses for the 2022 Age Group Road National Championships in Hokitika on the virtual cycling platform; FulGaz

Click here for the courses and instructions - including details for a 30 day free trial.

Under 15 - 13-14 years as at 31 December 2022
Under 17 - 15-16 years as at 31 December 2022
Under 19 - 17-18 years as at 31 December 2022
Under 23 - 19-22 years as at 31 December 2022
Senior - 23-34 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 1 - 35-39 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 2 - 40-44 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 3 - 45-49 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 4 - 50-54 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 5 - 55-59 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 6 - 60-64 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 7 - 65-69 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 8 - 70 - 74 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 9 - 75- 79 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 10 - 80+ years as at 31 December 2022
Para - T1 -2 Men & Women
       - H1 - 5 Men & Women
       - C1 - 5 Men & Women
       - B/VI Men & Women   
All Clubs are required to nominate a Team Manager (can be a rider or non-rider). All Team Managers must hold a 2022 Cycling New Zealand License (Technical or Racing license)

 

Please email events@cyclingnewzealand.nz to appoint your Team Manager.

 

What's On Time Place

Race Pack collection

Riders Packs will be distributed to one Club representative (usually the Team Manager), not to individual riders. Riders should contact their Team Manager to arrange collection.

from 5.00pm on Thursday 21st April  Westland High School Hall, Hokitika.
Team Managers Meeting 5.30pm on Thursday 21st April  Westland High School Hall, Hokitika.
  

 

The role of the Team Manager includes (but not limited to):
  • Officially representing the club at the event
  • Connecting with all riding club members
  • Ensuring that all riding club members have a current licence
  • Managing the relationship with Event Officials on behalf of club members
  • Attending the Team Managers meeting
  • Collecting and distributing Race Numbers to club members
  • Circulating Event Information to club members
  • Ensuring place getters attend the Medal Ceremony
  • Ensuring club members have the required information to help them have a safe and fair race.
 

TEAM MANAGERS CONTACTS:

 
Club Team Manager Name Team Manager Email Team Manager Phone
Athletics & Cycling Masterton Peter James

jageno@hotmail.com

020 4029 9198
Auckland Central Cycling Club Richard Justice richardjustice@richardjustice.com 021 223 4741
Auckland Schools Cycling

James Bower

jimmy_bower@hotmail.com

021 556 711

Bike Manawatu Cheryl Murphy cherylmurph@gmail.com 021 242 6766
Canterbury Time Trial Association Inc. 

Annie Zwimpfer

annie.zw@xtra.co.nz

027 442 6331

Canterbury Track Cycling

Heidi Crawford

crawfordheidi76@gmail.com   027 432 5721
Central Otago Wakatipu

Patrick Harvey

patrick@hss.co.nz 027 287 7420
Counties Manukau

Penny Pawson & Tim Pawson 

pennypawson@gmail.com & 

tim@prv.co.nz 

 

021 672 906 & 

021 486 285

Cycling CHB

Wayne Ewing

wewing@ruahinemotors.co.nz

027 422 2992

Cycling Marlborough

Graham Henderson

go.hendo13@gmail.com

027 821 2379

Cycling New Plymouth

Paul Duynhoven

duynie@hotmail.com 021 191 6711
Cycling Otago

Ray Dunstan

ray@cycleworld.co.nz

021 275 5545

Cycling Rotorua Trevor Cameron  tnc@richwoodhouse.co.nz 021 272 5008
Cycling South Canterbury

Lisa Blackler

lblackler@scdhb.health.nz 022 658 2619
Cycling Southland Richard McIvor rbmcivor@outlook.com 027 311 7963
Cycling Southland Richard Erwood richard.erwood@xtra.co.nz 027 569 9427
Far North Flash Cycling Club

Phil Gibbs

farnorthflash@hotmail.co.nz 021 229 1481
Forestland Wheelers Jim Mcmurray jimm@farmside.co.nz 021 650 376
Hamilton City Cycling Club Wayne Attwell wayne@boldhorizon.co.nz 021 721 101
Leeston Cycling Club

Alex Mann

alex@bigboywebsites.co.nz 027 277 6659
Morrinsville Wheelers Tiffiney Perry tiffiney.perry@perry.co.nz 021 522 735
Papanui Cycling

Derrick Nelson

derrick.nelson1953@gmail.com 022 502 6181
Pegasus Cycling Incorporated Derrick Nelson derrick.nelson1953@gmail.com 022 502 6181
PNP Paul Wrigley paul.wrigley@gmail.com 021 352 477
Ramblers Cycling Club

Carol McCallum

 
cd.mccallum@xtra.co.nz 027 230 9641
Tasman Wheelers  Trevor Cameron trevor.cameron55@outlook.com 021 272 5008
Taupo Cycling Club

Rachel Bartells

rbartells@hotmail.com 027 484 1550
Tauranga Road Cycling Club Rick Stone rstone10@hotmail.com 027 296 4443
Te Awamutu Sports Cycling Club 

Grant Tuffery

grant.tuffery@transpower.co.nz

021 390 597

Tinwald Cycling Club Shona McGrath

mcproctor@xtra.co.nz

027 427 1089
Waimate Cycling Andrea Atkinson 274andrea@gmail.com 027 646 0754
Whangarei Marsden Wheelers Andrea Knott andreaknott1@gmail.com 022 473 7400
Wanganui Cycling Club Patrick Johnstone patrickjohnstone72@gmail.com 027 751 3973
Wellington Masters Cycling Club Tony Gestro farmer401@hotmail.com 021 295 2241
 

Racing will be conducted under UCI regulations and Cycling New Zealand Road & Track racing rules.

 
As all events take place on open roads, it is a condition of racing that New Zealand traffic regulations are adhered to. It is also mandatory that helmets are worn at any time a rider is on their bike. Riders must keep left and where marked, must not cross the road centre line at any time.

 

 

SANCTIONS

The UCI scale of penalties will apply.
 
Any fines issued are on the Club and are payable by the Team Manager to the Commissaires Secretary at the event or Clubs will be invoiced post event.

 

 

EQUIPMENT

Bicycles must conform with current UCI regulations. 
 
Helmets must be compliant with appropriate NZ Transport Agency Standards for use on open roads, including those used in the Individual Time Trial and must be worn at all times when riding your bike.
 
All riders will be required to attach timing transponders to their bikes, to enable the electronic timing to operate. These will be provided in the race pack.

 

 

RACE KIT
The following apparel will be accepted to ride in:
 
1. Club shorts
2. Club shorts with personal sponsors only if detailed on the rider’s Cycling New Zealand Membership.
3. Trade Team shorts if rider is registered on a NZ Trade Team and the sponsors are detailed on the rider’s Cycling New Zealand Membership. 
4. Plain Black shorts.
5. Jackets, if worn, must be either in the approved club uniform design or be clear (see through). 
6. Arm warmers and leg warmers are permitted, but must be a plain colour.
7. Club skinsuit.
8. *Exception: In accordance with UCI Reg 1.3.063 - Until the day before the world championship of the following year, the world champions must wear their jersey in all events in the discipline, speciality and category in which they won their title.  In this event, any rider who won a world title at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship in 2017 must wear the world champions jersey in the event in which they won (and the appropriate club shorts).  
 
A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.
 
If you have any queries over this matter, please contact: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz 

Event Communiques is the official distribution of event information. Please check here regularly for updated Communiques.

Communique 9 - Decision of the Commissaires Panel 

Communique 8 - Road Race Information - Sunday

Communique 7 - Road Race start Lists - Sunday

Communique 6 - Decision of the Commissaires Panel - Time Trial & Road Race Information

Communique 5 - Road Race start lists - Saturday

Communique 4 - Time Trial start lists

Communique 3 - Road Race day 2 entry lists

Communique 2 - Road Race day 1 entry lists

Club Shield Points after Day 2

Hokitika is a Cool Little Town situated on the West Coast, New Zealand. The West Coast celebrates untamed, natural wilderness, authentic experiences and friendly characters. Hokitika is all that and more. Come and explore Hokitika – ‘The Place of Return' click here for more.

Check out our Hokitika Deals & Discounts tab below for your special deals available to you for being a competitor!

Beachfront Hotel

Thanks to the team at the Beachfront Hotel, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Please phone the reservations team on 03 755 8344 or 0800 HOKITIKA, or email them on reservations@beachfronthotel.co.nz using the promo code: Road Nationals 2022.

The Beachfront Hotel is a hotel, so only tea and coffee facilities available in room, no cooking, but there is a restaurant on site. There is a bike shed available, Free WIFI, Free onsite parking all subject to availability.

The special rates for entrants are:

  • $125 including gst per room per night based on 2 people in Driftwood room, room only
  • $165 including gst per room per night based on 2 people in Oceanview room, room only
  • $255 including gst per room per night, on 4 people in 2-bedroom 1-bathroom, room only
  • $275 including gst per room per night, on 4 people in 2-bedroom 2-bathroom, room only
  • Extra person - $30 per night
  • $325 including gst per room per night based on 2 people in Penthouse, room only. (Strictly 2 people occupancies in this room)
  • $19.50 including gst per person for a full buffet breakfast
  • $15 including gst per person for a continental buffet breakfast

 

Stumpers Hokitika

Thanks to the team at Stumpers bar & cafe accommodation, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms at more than 10% off the normal rates. Please email the reservations team on enquiries@stumpers.co.nz using the promo code: Road Nationals 2022.

Stumpers has premium hotel ensuite rooms with kitchenettes, and standard hotel ensuite rooms with tea & coffee-making facilities. There are laundry facilities, free wifi and secure bike storage. There is also a self-contained house on site which sleeps 10 and is ideal for groups.

The cafe and bar is open from 7am until late with great coffee and cabinet food.

 

Glacier Country Helicopters

Thanks to the team at Glacier Country Helicopters entrants can receive a special 25% off scenic helicopter flights. Email the team using the promo code Road Nationals to receive your discounted rates: bookings@gch.nz

 

Air Safaris Franz Josef

Thanks to the team at Air Safaris Franz Josef entrants can receive a special 20% off scenic flights. Email the team using the promo code Road Nationals to receive your discounted rates: franz@airsafaris.co.nz

 

Glacier Helicopters Franz Josef

Thanks to the team at Glacier Helicopter Franz Josef, entrants can receive a special 20% off scenic flights. 

When you select the product you wish and the date, (between the 15th of April and the 5th of May 2022) it will take you to the information and payment page and there is an option for "Add Promo code/voucher". Select this button and type in the code ROAD NATIONALS to receive the 20% discount.

This discount can be for any of the following products:

Franz Josef

20 min: was $280 special $224

30 min: was $360 special $288

40 min: was $490 special $392

 

Fox Glacier

20 min: was $280 special $224

30 min: was $360 special $288

Fox and Mount Cook: was $360 special $288

40 min: was $490 special $392

Email the team with any questions: franz@glacierhelicopters.co.nz or fox@glacierhelicopters.co.nz

 

Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Thanks to the team at Franz Josef Wilderness Tours, entrants can receive a special 15% off their booking. Present this voucher here or email the team using the promo code Cycle to receive your discounted rates: info@franzjoseftours.co.nz

Fish for salmon or trout, or relax on a scenic cruise of Lake Mapourika. Explore the hidden waterways & kiwi sanctuary on a kayak adventure. 

 

West Coast Scenic Waterways

Cruise, stay & play with us at the West Coast Scenic Waterways Retreat. Experience the 'untamed natural wilderness' of the West Coast. Soak in our wood-fired hot tub, while star gazing, and enjoy delicious wholesome food produced on-site. Take time to recharge.

We are an eco-tourism business providing accommodation, wholesome food, eco cruises and freedom kayak hire on one of New Zealand's most highly valued wetlands. We provide bike hire to cycle a spectacular section on the west coast wilderness trail, and hire out our wonderful hot tubs. We aim to enrich our clients' appreciation of our natural surroundings, it's unique biodiversity, and provide them a setting to relax, recharge, and restore before returning to their daily pressures of life.