EVENT: You Yangs Yowie

State: VIC

Cat: xcm

  • Location

    You Yangs Regional Park - Kurrajong area
    Little River, VIC

  • When

    Sat 10 October, 2015

  • Format

  • Description

    You Yangs Yowie

    33, 66 or 99km XC marathon event

    Have you seen the Yowie?? The You Yangs Yowie is a mountain bike challenge around the fantastic You Yangs trails through Kurrajong & Stockyards. The competition is not only against other racers but against the terrain, the clock and yourself.

    You can enter as a solo for the 33km, 66km or 99km event for only $1 per kilometre (plus $20 Day Licence for those without an MTBA racing licence)

    Or enter our ‘Teams’ category for the 99km event. Get together in a team of 2 or 3 to tackle the challenge. Each team member must do at least one full lap of the course and it’s $99 per team (plus Day Licence fee for each member without an MTBA racing licence) .

    GMBC adheres to the MTBA Junior policy:
    13 & 14yr olds can enter the 33km race or compete in the 99km Team event and ride one lap only
    15, 16 & 17 yr olds can enter the 33 or 66km race or compete in the 99km Team event
    Under 18’s are not eligible to enter the 99km event as a solo.
    No entrants can be under 13yrs of age, but 4-12yr olds can participate in the Dirt Squirts Yowie!


    Entries are now open at Entryzone

  • Entries Open

    Entries are closed.

  • More Info

    Visit http://gmbc.com.au/ for more information.

  • Getting There

    How to get to the event:
    From Melbourne
    Take the Princes Hwy to Geelong. Take the Little River exit, and head northwest
    on Little River Rd approx 2.8km take a slight right to stay on Little River Rd.
    Little River Rd then turns slightly left and becomes River St. Turn right over the
    railway lines and then the first left onto You Yangs Rd. Heading along the You
    Yangs Rd you will reach a T intersection, turn left onto Farrars Rd. Travel for
    approximately 1.6km and turn right onto Branch Rd. Follow Branch Rd approx
    4.8km to the Park Entrance (on your right). Park outside the main gate along
    Branch Rd
    From Geelong
    Head north towards Melbourne on the Princes Fwy. Take the Lara exit onto
    Forrest Rd. Continue straight ahead at the second round about at Station Lake
    Rd (or turn left at the round about to stock up on some food from Rods Bakery).
    Follow Forrest Rd Nth for 6.5 km and turn right into Branch Rd. The Park
    entrance is just on your left. Park outside the main gate along Branch Rd
    Start location: Main Entrance area, near Duck Ponds School building,
    You Yangs Regional Park.
    Melways key map 11.
    Approximate travel times to event from:
    Melbourne - 50 -60 minutes, Geelong - 20-25 minutes.

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