Final Event Info

Thanks for registering for “King & Queen of the Cog”, we’re looking forward to having you! Here’s some final event info/reminders for you:


Road Race – Thursday 6 March

* Parking is at Kumeu Community Hall

* Toilets & changing rooms available in hall, no cleats inside please!

* Registration 5pm-5:30pm + goodies pick up

* Compulsory briefing 5:45pm

* Race start 6pm in age category waves, starting 30 seconds apart (some may be combined if low numbers)

* No aid station

* Please join us after the race for a quick drink at The Fireplace in Kumeu shops to check out your time, placing and to have a yarn about the mtb race on Saturday. Also a good time to ask any questions about the course. They are providing free hot chips for us and it’s a regular club hangout so they are used to full lycra-clad people in jandals 🙂


A few rules for the road race which will be reiterated at the briefing:

* All road rules must be obeyed as it is an open road

* No going over the centre line

* Only 2 abreast

* Kept as far left on the road as is safe

* Must wear a helmet in accordance with NZ safety standards

* Bike must be in road worthy condition

* Listen and obey all marshals out on the course


MTB Race – Saturday 8 March

* Event base is in the picnic area, drive right on through the first forest gates then turn left

* Registration 8am – 8:30am

* Compulsory briefing 8:45am

* Race start 9am (mass start)

* One aid station at 9km mark with water and lollies, or leave your own fuel there prior

* Prize-giving and spot prizes soon after the last person comes over the line; approx 12 noon

* There will be no refreshments available to buy at the event base and no shops nearby, so bring drinks/food to keep you going


New Age Categories

We have decided to combine some race categories to better reflect participant numbers as follows.


Open (any age can enter this)

Masters 40+


Also, can anyone give a competitor a lift to the mtb race from Avondale? If so, please email me or leave a message on the event Facebook page.


See you all soon! And it’s not too late to register online if your mates want to tag along…


Sarah Natac

021 278 9726

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