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Italian Social Club, Tatura

SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

When is the Tatura 200 Charity Bike Ride & Walk?

The tenth Tatura 200 Charity Bike Ride & Walk will take place on Saturday 28th October 2017.

When do registrations open?

Registrations open Tuesday 1st August 2017.

When do registrations close?

Early bird registrations (which includes a jersey or running shirt) close on Sunday 10th September 2017.

Registrations can still be made after this date, including on the event day at the Start/Finish Site however these registrations will not include a jersey or running shirt.

How much is the registration fee?

The registration fee structure is as follows;

200km | $135.00

100km | $125.00

50km | $55.00

44km Cross Country | $50.00

25km | $45.00

25km Family | $70.00

10km Walk | $40.00

10km Family Walk | $50.00

What is included with my registration fee?

Your registration fee includes:

  • Official Tatura 200 jersey or running shirt (if registration is made prior to Sunday 10th September 2017)
  • Participant Pack
  • Egg & Bacon rolls for breakfast (for 200 km and 100km ride events only)
  • BBQ and salad rolls for lunch
  • Water, soft drinks and sports drinks
  • Snacks including cakes, bananas, lollies and chocolate bars
  • First Aid and massage if required
  • Feel good feeling of helping out organisations and groups in our local community
When and where can I pick up my Participant Pack?

Participant Packs will be ready to collect the week prior to the event day. Notification will be sent out via email and text message.

Participant Packs can be collected from reception at:

Tatura Milk Industries
236 Hogan Street
Tatura, Victoria, 3616

Can I get a refund or transfer my registration?

Notifications of cancellations received by Wednesday 30 August 2017 will be eligible for a full refund. The participant must notify the Event Manager via email at tat200@tatura.com.au.

For more information please refer to the Tatura 200 Charity Bike Ride & Walk Terms and Conditions of Entry.

The Course

What can I expect from the course?

The longer ride events are flat and undulating and take place on sealed roads. The courses offer scenic routes amongst local orchards and dairy farms, country townships, the occasional Goulburn River crossing and views of Waranga Basin.

The 44km Cross Country Bike Ride follows minor roads, bike paths and formed bush tracks through the Goulburn River and its surrounds. Riders should be aware of uneven surfaces, puddles, rocks, falling branches and steep banks. This course is not recommended for children or thin-wheeled bikes.

The 25km route is flat with long, straight sections. This course is suitable for families.

Is it a race?

The Tatura 200 is a ride, not a race! No timing will be carried out.

Is there drink stations throughout the course?

In addition to the Start/Finish Site there is four drink stations located along the 200km course at Pine Lodge, Mooroopna, Murchison and Rushworth. A fifth drink stop will be added at Waranga in the event of higher temperatures. All drink stops have water, cold drinks, snacks and a first aid kit. Some drink stops have toilets.

Is there road closures for the event?

The Tatura 200 Charity Bike Ride & Walk does not include closed road courses. The 44km Cross Country Bike Ride takes place predominantly off road, however a small section of the ride occurs on shared roads.

Follow Police, marshalling and traffic management instructions at all times. Please obey road safety rules and event signage to ensure a safe ride.

How safe is the course?

Participant safety is very important to us. Please follow Police, marshalling and traffic management instructions at all times. Obey road safety rules and event signage to ensure a safe ride. Lead and tail cars, First Aid, traffic marshals and volunteers on hand to assist you throughout the course of the rides or walks.

What if I can’t continue during the ride?

Over 50 volunteers will be working along the various routes and at the Start/Finish Site, along with First Aid officers. They are on hand to provide assistance in the event of a breakdown, injury or illness. We do recommend that you have your bike serviced prior to the ride. All riders must carry spare tubes and a pump, and know how to repair a puncture.

In the event you cannot complete the ride we will ensure you and your bike are delivered back to the Start/Finish Site.

Will the event be called off in the case of inclement weather?

The event will go ahead rain, hail or shine and regardless of the weather forecast as long as it is safe to do so.

Start/Finish Site

Where do the rides and walks begin?

The Start/Finish Site is at:

Tatura Italian Social Club
45 Martin Street
Tatura, Victoria, 3616

What is the start time for my event?

Please note registration check in opens 30 minutes prior to each event.

200km Ride | 7:00am

100km Ride | 7:00am

50km Ride | 9:30am

25km Ride | 10:00am

25km Family Ride | 10:00am

44km Cross Country | 10:15am

10km Walk | 10:30am

10km Family Walk | 10:30am

Is there parking available at the Start/Finish Site?

Parking is available at the venue and on surrounding streets.

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