Event Details

FINAL EVENT INFORMATION: We encourage all riders to download and read the 'Event Program' before race weekend. This contains all the final event information like schedule, course maps, race rules, and more… and is essential reading for competitors. CLICK HERE FOR MORE

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday 8th March, 2019

4:00pm - 7:00pm Rider REGISTRATION in the Village Square
  Sponsors expo and entertainment
6:00pm onwards            WELCOME drinks at The ABOM Bistro - nothing formal, just rock up and meet other competitors

Saturday 9th March, 2019

7:00am – 12:00pm Rider REGISTRATION in the Village Square
8:00am - 4:00pm Sponsors' expo open in the Village Square
9:00am RACE START: Thule Epic Trail point to point 46km
9:00am - 4:00pm RACE STARTS... Saint ABOM Downhill racing ON
10:00am - 5:00pm PRACTICE: XTR Gravity Enduro course open for practice
2:00pm - 4:00pm Rider REGISTRATION in the Village Square
3:00pm START: Kids Village Ride 
4:30pm - 6:00pm ATC Slopestyle event ON
6:15pm - 7:00pm 16” Dual Slalom ON
7:00pm                        PRESENTATIONS Day 1 racing @ Dual Slalom finish line

Sunday 10th March, 2019

7:00am - 2:30pm Rider REGISTRATION marquee opens
8:00am RACE START: Michelin Corn Hill Grand Prix 20km
8:30am Rider BRIEFING for the XTR Gravity Enduro
8:40am - 5:00pm WAVE STARTS... XTR Gravity Enduro 
12:00am - 6:00pm Picnic in the Park festival at Mirimbah
2:00pm - 4:00pm WAVE STARTS: DHaRCO Super D 
7:30pm PRESENTATIONS Day 2 (Buller Cinema)
8:00pm onwards FREE MTB movie in the Buller Cinema

 

COMPETITOR REGISTRATION

All riders for each event must collect their race number plate and timing chip from the registration marquee in the Village Square at Mt Buller before you start your race. (Note: a friend can also collect on your behalf).

Provisional registration times:

  • Friday 8th March, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Saturday 9th March, 7:00am - 12:00am   and   2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Sunday 10th March, 7:30am - 2:30pm Friday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Timing Chips

We will be using ‘active’ timing chips for all races in 2019. All riders must securely attach their timing chip to your bike’s forks before starting. Use th esame timign chip for all races you compete in - so if you change bike then you need to move your timign chip (and number plate). Please return the timing chip after racing - lost or forgotten chips will be charged at $100 each!

Event Shirts 

Participants entered into either Gravity Gods or the XC Whippets categories before 4th February will receive a event t-shirt as part of your entry fee. Shirts must be collected from the registration marquee (they will not be posted).

Kids Activities

We have a whole host of activities lined up for kids to do throughout the weekend. So bring your kids to the mountain and get them excited about all the kid-friendly bike events included over the weekend.

Saturday

  • Jumping Castle: Free all day in the Village Square
  • Kids Village Ride (5km or 10km) @ Village Square. A fun MTB event for capable kids who can complete 1 or 2 laps of the 5km course. More details below.
  • Summer Session Events: They are welcome to watch the Slopestyle and Dual Slalom events.


Sunday

  • Jumping Castle: Free all day in the Village Square
  • Picnic in the Park: 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ Mirimbah. Fun for the whole family to enjoy with special kids’ acts and entertainment. Kids under 18yrs are FREE.

 

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