Kapiti Cycling Club November Climbing Challenge

In the first of irregular monthly cycling challenges, November kicks off with a three-hill climb challenge based on Strava KOM/QOM times.

The Challenge start on 1st November and finishes on the 30th November. The three climbs are Hadfield, Akatarawa and Maungakotukutuku, two at least are regular KCC climbs.  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 30th November will count
  • · Climbs 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 30th November
  • § Women (limited club numbers)
  • § Open Men (up to age 45 years)
  • § Master Men 45+
  • · Prizes: TBC – Check out the results on the dedicated website page
  • · Strava Segments:

o   Hadfield:                                       https://www.strava.com/segments/2743320

o   Akatarawa:                                   https://www.strava.com/segments/1231395

o   Maungakotukutuku:                 https://www.strava.com/segments/1780766

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