Saturday, January 19, 2019

For the fourth year, the Gravel and Tar Classic UCI 1.2 event will be held over the beautiful roads of the Manawatu region.

The Gravel and Tar Classic race is a 130km international elite men’s cycling race with five gravel sectors making up approximately 40km. It is gaining a reputation as the Oceania region’s hardest single day road race on the UCI Calendar. We invite eligible UCI registered Pro-Continental, Continental, and Trade teams to enter by contacting the race organiser.

This year the race starts at Feilding's Manchester Square, and once again will finish at Memorial Park in Palmerston North. The course map can be found here.

The prize purse is in excess of NZ$15K, including over NZ$9K for general (individual) classification and NZ$6K for teams classification.

Click here to download the Race Manual



Entry to the Gravel and Tar Classic UCI 1.2

contact Race Director Steve Stannard, +64 226 848 718, +64 218 095 97

Terms and Conditions of entry:

The field for the 2019 Gravel and Tar Classic is limited to 14 teams of six riders for race management and safety purposes. 
Prizemoney will be paid for individual and teams classification.  
All riders must have Elite (NZ riders) or International (overseas riders) licenses endorsed by National Federations associated with the UCI.  
All International riders must have their appropriate personal (health/accident) insurance linked to their International license.  

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