Double Banger 2013

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This event will be run over two days, with each day having separate sanctioning. 

The trails are typical coastal forest terrain - pine needles, gravel, some sand etc. Trails are mainly flat with some slight undulations, along with some long straight sections for all classes. 

Timetable

(All times are temperature dependant and subject to change) 

Friday 12th July

6:30pm: Mushers meeting held at the Spencer Park Café. Please let us know if you are unable to make this meeting so we can proxy for you.

Saturday 13th July

6:30am: Gates open
7:00am: Trail boss available for trail description, for those were unable to attend the Musher's meeting
7:15am: Gates close
7:30am: Rig classes start

On completion of rig classes, the following classes will be held in the order given here:

  • Single dog scooter
  • Two dog scooter
  • Bikejoring
  • Pee-wees

11:00am (approximately): Café brunch following by prize giving for the Double Banger I at Spencer Park CafeMusher's meeting for Sunday (Double Banger II), you or your proxy must attend. 

Sunday 14th July

6:30am: Gates open
7:15am: Gates close
7:30am: Rig classes start

On completion of rig classes, the following classes will be held in the order given here:

  • Single dog scooter
  • Two dog scooter
  • Bikejoring
  • Pee-wees

11:00am (approximately): Café brunch following by prize giving for the Double Banger II at Spencer Park Cafe

Locations 

A: Chaney's Forest - Race headquarters

B: Spencer Park Cafe - Musher's meeting & prizegiving

Classes & Distances

  • 6 and 4 Dog Rig: 8km 
  • 3 and 2 Dog Rig: 6km 
  • 2 Dog Scooter: 4km 
  • Single Dog Scooter: 4km
  • Canicross: 2km 
  • Bikejoring: 4km
  • Pee-wee: 500m

The starting intervals for rig class will be one minute. 6 & 4 dog classes will start first, followed by a 5 minute gap, then 3 & 2 dog rig classes. The starting intervals for the single dog and 2 dog scooter races will be thirty seconds. Canicross and bikejoring will be a mass start. The pee-wee fun run will have 15 second intervals.

Other Important Information

  • The on call vet for the race is Total Veterinary Services. 03 3894564 (10am - 2pm Sat/Sun) 021701889 (after hours).
  • Helmets will be compulsory in all classes except canicross. Any musher arriving at the start line without a helmet will not be permitted to race.  
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