Event Schedule

EVENT DATE: 20 – 23 AUGUST 2021

THURSDAY 19 AUGUST

ALL DAYAIRPORT TRANSFERCompetitors arrive and airport shuttle operates. (Pre purchased only)
3:00pm – 6:00pm                         REGISTRATIONRegistration at the Double Tree hotel (Event Centre and Event Hotel) Note – ALL competitors must register during this time.
3:30pmSOCIAL RIDESocial ride hosted by James Downing. Leaving from the Double Tree
5:00pm – 6:00pmHAPPY HOURThe Double Tree invite you to Happy Hour and live music!
6:00pmRACE BRIEFING                       Race briefing and official welcome at Double Tree.
 DINNERThe Double Tree bar and restaurant will be open for meals and drinks during and after these presentations.


FRIDAY 20 AUGUST

9:00am      STAGE 1                Westside XC Stage 1 START from Scout Hall on Larapinta Dve – XC racing stage.
4:30pm – 6:00pm   STAGE 2Rapid Ascent Stage 2 STARTS – up Anzac Hill in Central Alice Springs.
6:00pmPRESENTATIONS Stage 1 and 2 presentations on ANZAC Hill immediately after stage 2.


SATURDAY 21 AUGUST

8:30amSTAGE 3Eastside XC 47km Race START from Cnr Tuncks Rd and Barrett Dve
6:00pmPRESENTATIONS        Presentations for Stage 3
from 6:30pmDINNERMid event dinner at Double Tree hotel


SUNDAY 22 AUGUST 

9:00am          STAGE 4Stage 4 STARTS from 9:00am from Lasseters – Individual Time Trial
6:00pm   PRESENTATIONS      Presentations for Stage 4 at Lasseters (prior to Stage 5)
6:45pmSTAGE 5Stage 5 Night Race START from Alice Springs Golf Club
from 6:30pmDINNERDinner at Alice Springs Golf Club (dinner specials for Redback competitors)


MONDAY 23 AUGUST 

8:30am       STAGE 6Eastside XC 51km Race START – from the Schwarz Cres /  Todd River crossing.
from 4:30pmHAPPY HOUR(S)Everyone is welcome to meet up nice and early to share a drink and a few stories from the week of racing over some live music at the Double Tree’s poolside bar
6:00pm – 7:00pmPRESENTATION CEREMONYPresentations for Stage 6 and Official Race Presentations at the Double Tree hotel
7:00pmRACE FINALE DINNEREveryone is invited to join us for a huge outdoor buffet at the Double Tree to celebrate the end of the race. $30 for dinner tickets


TUESDAY 24 AUGUST

ALL DAY          AIRPORT TRANSFER     Airport shuttle bus operates from Double Tree to the airport (pre-purchased only)

 *times may be subject to change (slightly) closer to the event