Condev Construction Junior Tour
We are delighted to once again bring you the Gold Coast Junior Tour, this year, thanks to the generous support of our naming rights sponsor, Condev Construction, expanded to a 2-day, 5-stage competition. Details of the Tour can be found below, and registration can be made here via EntryBoss. Come and join us for a weekend of excellent racing and great family fun!
Condev Construction Junior Tour
Saturday 12 June 2021
|Stage 3||Road Race||Nerang||Kermesse||Nerang|
Sunday 13 June 2021
|Stage 4||Criterium||Runaway Bay||Road Race||Guanaba|
|Stage 5||Criterium||Runaway Bay||Criterium||Runaway Bay|
Medals will be awarded to the 1st-3rd place getters on each of the 5 stages. General Classification podiums will be presented with trophies, and the General Classification winners will each receive a Tour Winner’s jersey, proudly sponsored by Jakroo Australia.
No one goes home empty-handed, however, as at the completion of the event, on the Sunday afternoon in Runaway Bay, we will have our traditional prize table. The names of all competitors will be drawn out of a hat, raffle-style, and in that order, athletes will have their pick of the wide range of goodies from the table.
Venue catering: We will have a coffee van at the Gold Coast Cycle Centre in Nerang on Saturday as well as in Guanaba for the Road Race and at the Luke Harrop Cycle Track in Runaway Bay on Sunday. We will also be running a canteen in Nerang on the Saturday.
Travelling from regional Queensland or from interstate? Looking for somewhere to eat after racing? Why not try the Nerang RSL, another of our wonderful sponsors? They have a variety of food and beverage options to fill the stomach of any hungry athlete, and are just up the road from our Saturday venue!
Cadence Cafe, situated on Nerang Connection Road is also only a hop, skip and a jump from the Gold Coast Cycle Centre and serves a great breakfast!
There are also plenty of food outlets in Runaway Bay both on Oxley Drive and on Lae Drive, for those looking for a spot of lunch on Sunday. (However, we do ask you support the coffee van on site in the first instance.)
If you’re needing accommodation whilst on the Gold Coast, we recommend staying somewhere in the northern or central parts of the city. Saturday’s racing is in Guanaba and Nerang, Sunday’s racing in Guanaba and Runaway Bay.
Saturday – Guanaba Prologue (U15-U17) – Stage 1
Start/Finish: Guanaba Creek Road
Course: Turn left onto Stewart Road, follow Stewart Road until the turnaround point at Aloisi Place, then return to the finish along Stewart Road.
Finish: Stewart Road, just before the intersection with Guanaba Creek Road.
Saturday – Nerang Prologue (U9-U13) – Stage 1
Start: At the bottom of the hill nearly in line with the Scouts’ driveway
Course: One ‘hot lap’ of the short (lower) circuit)
Finish: Along the straight, in front of the clubhouse.
See above flyer for further details of Stages 2 and 3.
Sunday – Guanaba Road Race (U15-U17) – Stage 4
Start: Tarata Road (Guanaba Reserve); 1st lap – turn right from Tarata Road onto Guanaba Creek Road
Course: Circuit – Guanaba Creek Road / Lynwood Drive / Coomera Valley Way / Stewart Road / Guanaba Creek Road
Finish: Final lap – turn right onto Collaroy Road
CAUTION RIDERS: There is a sharp left-hand turn onto Stewart Road at the bottom of the fast descent from Coomera Valley Way. We urge all athletes to exercise due care when entering this intersection. We will have marshals and signage at the top of the descent making riders aware of the upcoming corner, however, athletes are encouraged to do a course recon before the race start. TAKE CARE… the race will not be won on this corner.
See above flyer for further details of the U15-U17 road races.
Sunday – Runaway Bay Criterium (U9-U13) – Stage 4
Start/Finish: northern end of the eastern straight
Course: Turn right, race east along the straight toward the Runaway Bay sports super centre, turn around at the hairpin, return up the straight adjacent to the cricket fields, turn left and race south along the straight to the turn around point, then return to the finish line.
See above flyer for further details of Stages 4 and 5.
** U15-U17 Prologue – Cliff Bird Park, Corner of Maudsland and Guanaba Creek Roads, Maudsland **
From there, walk or ride down to the start area, on Guanaba Creek Road. (Please do not leave any rubbish behind!)
** U9-U13 Prologue & Criteriums / U15-U17 Criterium & Kermesse – Gold Coast Cycle Centre, 1 Hope Street, Nerang **
Please note that there is only limited parking along Hope Street, and participants may need to find parking along Martin or Stevens Streets (perpendicular to Hope Street) or in the carpark on the other side of Nerang Connection Road. This carpark is only a very short walk from the cycle centre, across the intersection. Please take care when crossing the roads, and ensure that young children are accompanied by an adult when doing so.
** U15-U17 Road Race – Guanaba Reserve, Tarata Road, Guanaba **
Use the driveway adjacent to the Guanaba Rural Fire Brigade to enter Guanaba Reserve. No parking will be allowed on the asphalt in front of the fire brigade and entry to the fire brigade must be provided for at all times. This includes the setting up of rollers for warm-up. Please do not leave any rubbish behind. Garbage bins will be provided.
** U9-U17 Criteriums – Luke Harrop Cycle Track, Oxley Drive, Runaway Bay **
Please use the carpark entered via Oxley Drive only. A cricket tournament will be underway on the other side of the Runaway Bay West Sports Precinct and participants of that event will be using the carparks accessed via Sports Drive.
Thank you to Veloshotz for the race photos used on this webpage.
Start Lists and Results
Start lists and live results will be available via AusCycling Results.