Gravel Race

PCF Gravel race

Go Gravel!

Contrary to the popular belief, Gravel Race is not exclusive for the pros. This race welcomes everyone who digs unpaved courses. Experience a rare kind of adrenaline by passing through open gravel roads, dirt double tracks and snaking single track.

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Technical Guide

I. GENERAL INFORMATION

Name of the Event: Grand Shimano GR (Gravel Race)
Location of the Event:    Acacia Drive, Filinvest Mimosa Plus, Clark, Pampanga
Date of the Event: March 12, 2023 (Sunday)

II. CONTACT

Organizing Committee:
Contact Person within the Organization: 

1. Christian David Alacar

Race Director/Organizer

09158947693

ian.alacar@withoutlimits.ph

III. Registration

Registration Open: December 10, 2022
Registration Deadline:    March 1, 2023
Online Registration: Online via Race Roster at this bit.ly/pcf-2023
Other Relevant Info: No Group Registrations

IV. ENTRY FEES

 

Registration Period:

Early Bird:          Dec. 10, 2022 – Jan. 15, 2023

Late/Regular:    Jan. 15, 2023 – Mar. 1, 2023

 

Registration Fee:

Php 1000 (Early Bird)

Php 1200 (Late/Regular)

V. REGISTRATION FEE INCLUSIONS

 

a. Race Bib (2pcs)
b. Bike Plate
c. PCF Bag
d. Meal
e. Cycling Jersey (+300 PHP optional)
f. Finisher’s Medal
g. Trophy (for winners only – top three per category)

VI. RACE PARAMETERS

 

1. General Provision: 

 

Gravel discipline is a form of cycling that combines elements of road and mountain-bike disciplines and consists primarily of distance riding over unpaved roads.

Gravel events are competitive mass-participation events with a mass-start (or in waves with intervals between the start groups) fully timed for all participants and split results per age group and gender.

 

2. Categories

 

Note: If participants in a category are less than 10, it may be combined with the next age group or dissolved.

 

GRAVEL BIKE CATEGORIES:     

  1. Males 19 and below
  2. Male 20 – 29 years old
  3. Male 30 – 39 years old
  4. Male 40  – 49 years old
  5. Male 50 – 59 years old
  6. Male 60 and above
  7. Female Open

 

MTB CATEGORIES:                    

  1. Males 19 and below
  2. Male 20 – 29 years old
  3. Male 30 – 39 years old
  4. Male 40  – 49 years old
  5. Male 50 – 59 years old
  6. Male 60 and above
  7. Female Open

 

3. Rules and Regulations:

 

              1. Bike Specifications:

                a. Gravel Specific Bikes for Gravel Category.

                b. Mountain Bikes will be allowed but will be entered in the MTB Category.

              2. Wearing a bike helmet is mandatory. No helmet, no ride.
              3. This is a single-day event with an 80 KM distance for all categories.
              4. The event is a point-to-point race with the same start and finish area.
              5. Only registered riders are allowed on the race course. Non-participants shall be reminded and removed by organizers, marshalls, and race officials.
              6. Participants are expected to demonstrate sportsmanship and proper behavior.
              7. Participants must behave in a manner that shows respect for the environment.
              8. The responsibility of each rider is to ensure before joining and starting that he is in perfect health and capable of the physical effort required in the event they have registered for.
              9. All riders should bring their tools and spare tire or tubular to the race. Tools are also available at the Feed Zone.
              10. Winners should wear their jerseys and bike shoes and be present during the awarding ceremony.
              11. All race kits must be claimed on claiming day. NO LATE KIT CLAIMING!

VII. PRIZES

VIII. ACCREDITATION

 

If applicable: note the accreditation process and people eligible for accreditation.

  a. Feeding and Technical Zone passes

  b. Race Officials/Guest/Press/First Aid/Sponsor

IX. PRACTICE SCHEDULE + COMPETITION SCHEDULE

 

March 4, 2023 (Track Read)

Official Practice     

6:30 AM (Assembly Time)

7:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

March 10-11, 2023 (Pre-race)

Activities

Time

Participants’ Registration/Claiming

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

License Check:

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Team Managers/riders Meeting/Briefing:     

March 11, 2023 – 4:00 PM

 

 

March 12, 2023 (Race Day)

Categories

Time

Male 19 and below MTB and Gravel

6:00 AM to 6:05 AM

Male 20 – 29 MTB and Gravel

6:05 AM to 6:10 AM

Male 30 – 39 MTB and Gravel

6:10 AM to 6:15 AM

Male 40 – 49 MTB and Gravel

6:15 AM to 6:20 AM

Male 50 – 59 MTB and Gravel

6:20 AM to 6:25 AM

Male 60 and Above MTB and Gravel

6:25 AM to 6:30 AM

Female Open MTB and Gravel

6:30 AM to 6:35 AM

X. RACE ROUTE

COMING SOON!

XII. STARTING LINE:


Acacia Drive, Filinvest Mimosa Plus, Clark, Pampanga

XIII. OTHER RELEVANT INFO

AWARDING CEREMONY:       Jennielyn Dizon – 09058449059
TRANSPORT: Participants’ Personal/Private vehicle
NEAREST HOSPITAL: Clark Medical City
PARTNER HOTEL:

Quest Hotel Clark

Address: Mimosa Leisure Estate, Mimosa Drive, Pampanga, Clark, 2009

Contact Number: 8236-5040