Ride the Fitz’s Challenge and experience one of Australia’s toughest and longest-running cycle challenge events, celebrating thirty years of exhilarating riding in 2021!
With seven rides of varying distances, there’s something to test every rider from the eager novice to the seasoned climber.
Sea Otter Australia and Pedal Power are pleased to announce that the Fitz’s Challenge is back this year! The event has been postponed by three weeks to Sunday 24 October, to allow us to offer you a high-quality and Covid-19 safe event.
If you have already registered for the event, we will automatically transfer your registration to the 24 October event. You don’t need to do anything but train for your ride. If you cannot ride on October 24, no problems -we will offer you a refund (see below) just contact email@example.com
Early Bird rates run until 31 JULY.
ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION:
EVENT POLICY: CHANGE RIDE, TRANSFER ENTRY OR CANCEL ENTRY
- A Rider may change ride options after registering by advising Pedal Power ACT and paying the difference in the entry fees between the original ride registered for and for the new ride plus an administration fee.
- A Rider may transfer their entry to another person, provided Pedal Power ACT is advised at least one week before the event date. The other person must complete an entry form and submit it to Pedal Power ACT, and pay an administration fee.
- If a rider chooses to withdraw from the event, the refund rules are:
- 75% refund if cancellation occurs three weeks or more before the event
- 50% refund if cancellation occurs after three weeks before the event and before ten days before the event
- No refund if cancellation occurs after ten days before the event.
- Contact Pedal Power ACT if a refund is required.
- If the event is cancelled or postponed, the event organiser will provide you with either a full refund (less an administration fee), or a credit voucher to be used for a future event.
The administration fee for this event will be $15.
COVID-19 CANCELLATION POLICY
Riders will have the option to receive a refund on their entry fee, minus the administration fee, if:
- Pedal Power cancels the event due to Covid-19, or
- State border closures or other Covid-19 restrictions prohibit riders from attending, or
- The rider is unable to attend because they are displaying Covid-19 symptoms, and/or were required to undertake a Covid-19 test and are awaiting results.
Any merchandise purchased will not be refunded.
COVID SAFETY PLAN
Pedal Power is working with the ACT Government and following advice from ACT Health to deliver a Covid-19-safe event. Pedal Power will follow all ACT Public Health Directions. Additionally, you can be reassured that the following Covid-19 safety protocols will be enacted:
- Smaller waves of riders at the start line
- Social distancing will be encouraged for all event staff and event participants at start and finish lines, event hub area and at all rest stops
- All event staff and participants will be required to sign in with the Check In CBR app
- Food servers will wear disposable gloves
- Hand sanitiser stations will be available at the event hub and all rest stops.
- Common use surfaces and areas (such as toilets) will be sanitised at regular intervals
- Staff, volunteers and officials will be briefed on event Covid-19 practices
- A Covid-19 marshall will be appointed on event day
All participants must download the Check In CBR app, and we recommend using the COVIDsafe app.
You must not attend if unwell.
Fitz's Challenge 2021 Entry Fees
|Routes||Early Bird -||Standard -||On day register|
|Tidbinbilla Challenge 50 km||Member||$65||$80||$90|
|Tharwa Challenge 105 km||Member||$100||$120||$135|
|Corin Challenge 130km||Member||$110||$135||$150|
|Fitz's Classic 165km||Member||$120||$150||$165|
|180km Fitz's Challenge||Member||$135||$160||$180|
|Fitz's Epic 210km||Member||$155||$190||$210|
|Fitz's Extreme 255km||Member||$190||$230||$255|