Kapiti Cycling Club July Strava Challenge

The second in the irregular monthly Strava cycling challenges will pit the speed merchants over three local Strava segments.

The Challenge will start on 1st July and finish on the 31st July. The three segments are Pukenamu Rd Sprint, Mangaone South Rd Climb and Huia St Climb, all three are regular KCC segments. Only the Strava segments identified in this document are eligible.

The rules are simple and straightforward:

  • · The Challenge is open to current Kapiti Cycling Club members only
  • · The climbs can be attempted as many times as you wish, your fastest time as at close of play on the 31st July will count
  • · Segments must be attempted alone, i.e. not paced or in a group
  • · Point scoring will be:

o   25 points for each fastest ride – total of 75 if fastest on all three climbs

o   23 points second fastest

o   21 points third fastest

o   19 points fourth then 18-17-16-15 etc

o   All riders will receive 5 points if outside top 17

  • · The challenge is based on bona fide attempts – no further explanation required
  • · Only attempts recorded on the Strava website under KCC leader board will be valid
  • · Riders must complete the three climbs to be eligible for points
  • · The Club Captain plus one other will validate the Strava results
  • · There are three categories, riders ages as at 31st July
  •   Women (limited club numbers)
  •   Open Men (up to age 45 years)
  •   Master Men 45+
  • · Check out the progress/results on the dedicated Strava/KCC website page
  • · Strava Segments:

o   Pukenamu Rd Sprint:                https://www.strava.com/segments/3457001

o   Mangaone South Rd Climb:       https://www.strava.com/segments/3649001

o   Huia St Climb:                             https://www.strava.com/segments/3807101

Any queries, comments etc to be directed in the first instance to the Club Captain