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CareFlight Woodford to Glenbrook Classic 2013


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By ChopStiR - Posted on 26 June 2013

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.
When: 
Sunday, 8 September, 2013 - 09:00

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Duration: 
2 hours
Come Rain or Shine: 
I'll be there, no matter what the weather.
Ride Database Entry: 
The Oaks
Meeting Point: 

Glenbrook station carpark.

Show on Google maps: Meeting point. Login or register to get directions.
Details:

Rescheduled - Additional registration will be taken from Monday 1st July through to Monday 2nd September

This year's CareFlight Woodford to Glenbrook Classic will attract over 1000 entrants! Participants will run or ride the Oaks Fire Trail through the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park from the town of Woodford down to the Euroka Clearing near Glenbrook.

Covering 25km of undulating bushland, the trail is incredibly scenic and a must for keen mountain bikers and trail runners. Participants are supported the full length of the track by Rural Fire Service crews stationed along the way, providing first aid and drinks. A CareFlight doctor and St John Ambulance volunteers will also be in support.

The event will finish with a community fair-style reception in the beautiful Euroka Clearing. Families are welcome to join in the fun, with activities for kids, food stalls and displays throughout the day.

Mountain bike riders start from 9am and runners start from 10am. Exact start times and transport and parking details will be advised closer to the event.

Registration is just $45 for adults and $20 for juniors, which only covers the cost of conducting the event. Money raised by entrants through donations and fundraising activities helps to fund CareFlight's services. Each entrant is asked to assist with this.

Teams and individuals are welcome to enter. The registration process is online and easy to follow.

Registration is now open and will close at 4pm on Friday 21 June 2013, or until the event reaches
the maximum number of participants. No entries will be accepted on the day of the event. There is
a limit of 650 cyclists, with no limit on runners.
Register

We will need a number of volunteers the day before the event to help set up and on the day itself
to help with the event.
Volunteer

Keep updated on the CareFlight Woodford to Glenbrook Classic Facebook page

If you have any questions, please contact the CareFlight events team on 02 9843 5100 or events@careflight.org

Who's in?
Chuck, ChopStiR, hathill, Ian_A, stephen, Tristania, Rocklobber (7 riders)
Chuck ChopStiR hathill Ian_A stephen Tristania Rocklobber
What Happened?

Blog entries about this meeting (as this is a race standings and times are shown, click on the title for more and to comment)...

Who Title Status Time Pos.Gen. Category Pos.Cat.
ChopStiR Forgot to enter last years results W2GC 2013 Finished 01:00:11 144 Male/30-39 35

Were you there and have a story to tell?

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Isildur's picture

Ah bummer. I still haven't received an email though! Hopefully they'll get in contact with everyone...

Or, perhaps, are you increasing your odds of placing there, my friend Eye-winkLaughing out loud

ChopStiR's picture

Its my best chance of loosing weight in time Eye-wink

The book of face gave the update, emails will be sent shortly.

Chuck's picture

Good news for me!! Smiling :) Smiling

Tristania's picture

Have two cycling events coming up so decided I could do with some running on the track, something I've ne8ver done before!

Kooleen's picture

Usually about this time of year a magpie sets up at the corner of The Appian Way and swoops riders as they head down Parker St toward Taylor Rd and the firetrail. He's been there the last few years. Poor little fella will be having a nervous breakdown by the time 600 bikes and 800 runners have gone down the hill this Sunday.

Ian_A's picture

Well done to all the BMORCers out there.
Seems like we all got through unscathed. Big effort by Pidge to ride that 90's thing so fast.
Interested to see the official results (anyone have a link to where they'll post them up?), I had a good battle most of the way down with the bloke who ended up taking me out by a few metres for the win in the 20-29 male category.

Chuck's picture

Great effort this year by all the locals. Another big effort by Noel at Lawson, he raised $7k this year.

Didn't see the Magpie Ken.

I'll hold back on commenting on my time/ride, want to confirm it first. Maybe I was delirious at the line and miss read the time.

Chuck's picture
Ian_A's picture

Thanks Mick.
45min 51sec - happy with that time. 2nd in Category, 14th overall.

ChopStiR's picture

Argh, so close! Atleast I smashed my PB.
1:00:11

Chuck's picture

Next year Timmy.

52:44 for me this year. Looking to break 50 minutes now. Smiling

hathill's picture

That goal is going to haunt you until next year Mick..........

Gilbo's picture

1 hour 5minutes = PB, but was aiming for sub 1 hour. Next year!

Chuck's picture

Well done Gilbo!

Maybe Mr Hathill, but I've already forgotten about it.

Tristania's picture

40 minutes for 25km is pretty darn fast that the winners got - averaging just under 40km/h!

As for me, did the run in just over the 4:00min/km; 1:43, getting 16th overall and being the first - and only - 15-19yo competitor. What is it with youths these days; almost nobody under 30 in either run or ride? Glad to see BLKFOZ hitting up the ranks in the 20-29 on the bike!

Ray R's picture

Like Brame who came 3rd in Elite (time of 42:44) is 16 years old! 4th place (Ben Green) and 5th place (Connor White) are both 17 I think.

WSMTB members in top 5 of Elite, and many more in the top 50.

Well done on the run time Tristan.

ChopStiR's picture

Well done on the Run Tristan, I think I saw you cross the line.

Photos are now up on marathon-photos.com

Kevin de Brus's picture

It seems everyone was pretty happy overall with their results, lots of PB's! Well done everyone! A PB for me too (my first time...) on the old shogun. Wondering how many minutes I could/can shave on the new bike! 5 mins or so would be nice! Fitness was pretty good this year, hopefully I can replicate it next year. The bar keeps getting a bit higher! Think I might start in age wave again next year and see if my time is worthy of the elite pack.

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