Event Schedule

REDBACK EVENT PROGRAM: The window below displays the Event Program for the 2022 Redback MTB Stage Race and is essential reading for all event attendees and covers details like event schedule, course descriptions, maps, rules and all else.

Read it ONLINE HERE

Download a PDF copy from HERE


WEDNESDAY 17 AUGUST 2022

ALL DAYAIRPORT TRANSFERCompetitors arrive and airport shuttle operates. (Pre purchased only)
3:00pm – 6:00pm                         REGISTRATIONRegistration at Alice Springs Convention Centre Courtyard (next to Crowne Plaza Lasseters) Note – ALL competitors must register during this time.
3:30pmSOCIAL RIDESocial ride, leaving from Convention Centre Courtyard
6:00pmRACE BRIEFINGRace briefing and official welcome at Convention Centre Courtyard
6:30pm onwardsHAPPY HOURJuicy Rump Lasseters invite you to Happy Hour and live music!
 DINNERJuicy Rump Lasseters bar and restaurant will be open for meals and drinks during and after these presentations.


THURSDAY 18 AUGUST 2022

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.
6:30pmPRESENTATIONS Stage 1 and 2 presentations on ANZAC Hill immediately after Stage 2.


FRIDAY 19 AUGUST 2022

9:00amSTAGE 3Eastside XC 46km Race START from Cnr Tuncks Rd and Barrett Dve
6:00pmPRESENTATIONS        Presentations for Stage 3
from 6:30pmDINNERMid event dinner at Juicy Rump – Crowne Plaza Lasseters


SATURDAY 20 AUGUST  2022

9:00am          STAGE 4Stage 4 STARTS from 9:00am from Crowne Plaza Lasseters – Individual Time Trial
6:15pm   PRESENTATIONS      Presentations for Stage 4 at Alice Sprigs Golf Club (prior to Stage 5)
6:45pmSTAGE 5Stage 5 Night Race START from Alice Springs Golf Club
from 7:00pmDINNERDinner at Alice Springs Golf Club (dinner specials for Redback competitors)


SUNDAY 21 AUGUST 2022

9:00am       STAGE 6Eastside XC 49km Race START – from the Schwarz Cres /  Todd River crossing.
from 5:00pmHAPPY 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 Crowne Plaza Lasseters
6:00pm – 7:00pmPRESENTATION CEREMONYPresentations for Stage 6 and Official Race Presentations at Alice Springs Convention Centre Courtyard (next to Crowne Plaza Lasseters)
7:00pmRACE FINALE DINNEREveryone is invited to join us for a huge outdoor buffet at Alice Springs Convention Centre Courtyard (next to Crowne Plaza Lasseters) to celebrate the end of the race. $45 for dinner tickets


MONDAY 22 AUGUST 2022

ALL DAY          AIRPORT TRANSFER     Airport shuttle bus operates from Crowne Plaza Lasseters to the airport (pre-purchased only)

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