FAQs

The Moggill Mt Crosby Lions Club are looking forward to welcoming you to the Ipswich100 bike ride.

This page has some brief information on the most common questions we get asked. If you have another question not covered here, please contact us here.

Healthy Reminders

  • Please do not attend our event if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms
  • Stay at home if unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue, or shortness of breath
  • Seek assistance from event officials if you become unwell at the event
  • Maintaining physical distancing requirements
  • Practice good hygiene

What times does the event start?

The Recruitment 24/7 Ipswich 100 will be held on Sunday, March 14, 2021.

  • Imperial 100 Challenge (169km) – 6.00am
  • Classic 100 (101km) – 6.30am
  • Fun Filled 50 (50km) – 7.00am
  • Family Ride (5-10km) – 8.30am

Please arrive at least 30mins before your start time to collect your race kit and check-in.

Ride Kits

Ride kits will be available for collection from the registration / check-in desks on the event date.

Please have your Tax Invoice / Receipt ready at collection.

Parking

Parking is accessed and vacated via Parker Avenue from /to Warwick Road south of the Ipswich show grounds. Ride officials will direct participants to car parking areas shown as P2, P3 P4 and P5 as required on the morning of the event. Click here to view map.

Toilets

Toilet facilities are available at all refreshment stops and signed onsite at USQ Ipswich in the buildings behind P1. Click here to view map.

Water Stations

Water is provided at the USQ site and each of the refreshment stops.

Sunscreen

Ipswich Hospital Foundation sunscreen will be provided at all rest stops and at Registration at USQ Ipswich.

Event Facilities

Event facilities such as registration, refreshments physiotherapy ride logistics and administration etc. will be located in or near P1. Click here to view map.

Ride Assemble Point

Ride events will start and finish on the USQ campus via Salisbury road. Note: There will be no access to car parks from this entry on the day.
Pre-ride assembly is on “The Crescent” up hill toward the area marked as U2. Click here to view the map.

Ride Support

If you require support please call the emergency number: 0459 593 689

Each event is supported by a lead and follow up vehicle in an effort to warn other road users of rider presence on the road.

Additional support vehicles will be on the each of the routes until the last rider is back at the USQ facility.

Each event is clearly marked to show riders the way. Signs providing directions and at times describing what is ahead, in addition to advising riders of road conditions and appropriate riding practice are placed around the routes where appropriate. These are in addition to arrows indicating a change in direction or where longer distances are involved confirming that riders are on the right route.  Marshals are strategically placed at critical road junctions.

Signs are also erected to warn motorist of the cycling event where this is needed.

Trek Bike Shop Ipswich will provide bike repair support where individuals are not able to fix unexpected breakdowns.

While riders should carry sufficient spare tube to get them through the ride support vehicles will carry a quantity of spares to assist where necessary.

Each support vehicle will carry a water supply

“Sag” wagons will be available to ferry participants and their bicycle to the nearest rest stop or back to USQ if necessary. These can be accessed via a support vehicle, at any rest stop or by calling the emergency number that will appear on the rider participation wrist band provided in the registration package.

If you require support please call the emergency number: 0459 812 386

Rest Stops

Event Number of refreshment stops Where
City of Ipswich “Espirt 25” 1 Walloon
Exact Radiology “Fun Filled 50” 2 Rosewood
Walloon
St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital “Classic 100” 3 Rosewood
Warrill View
Peak Crossing
Recruitment 24/7 “Imperial 100 Challenge” 5 Rosewood
Warrill View
Kaibar
Boonah
Peak Crossing

All Refreshment stops will provide a selection of fruit Buns and sport drink.

Raffle Prizes

To raise extra funds for our nominated beneficiaries a raffle will be conducted in the lead up to and on the day of the event.  Raffle tickets can be purchased for $10.00 during the registration process or on event day.  Great prizes are up for grabs including a Trek Bike and more!

Team Village

The team village and sponsor information stands will be located in the area in front of buildings C and D. Click here to view map.

Participants under 18 years

Age requirements

  • Recruitment 24/7 Imperial 100 Challenge is open to participants aged 16 years and older.
  • St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital Classic 100 is open to participants aged 16 years and older.
  • Exact Radiology Fun Filled 50 is open to participants aged 13 years and older.
  • Moggill Mt Crosby Lions Family Ride is open to participants aged 6 years and older.

NOTE: Participants aged 16 years or under on the event day will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times while riding in the Ipswich 100 events.

Road rules

All participants should understand and comply with Cycling Road Rules as they apply in the State of Queensland. The following links provide access to State government and Department of Transport and Main Roads documents clearly providing appropriate information on this matter.
Rules for other road users PDF
Queensland Road Rules for cyclists (PDF, 322 KB) Click here

If I cannot participate, am I able to transfer my entry?

Yes, before 5:00pm FOUR days prior to the event. Transferring your registration can only be done via request using the form on the Contact page. Changes have not been made unless you get a reply email to confirm the change has been made.

Can I get a refund if I cannot participate and cannot find anyone else to transfer my entry to?

Refunds (minus the ticketing fee) will be given up until 5:00pm FOUR days prior to the event and must be received in writing using the form on the Contact page.

What measures have Ipswich 100 put in place to make the event COVID Safe?

Ipswich 100 is working with all the relevant authorities to ensure we are able to deliver the safest event possible for everyone involved.

COVID Safe measures we will have in place on event day include:

  • An increased event site space capacity to allow for appropriate physical distancing – 2m² per person
  • Staggered start times to reduce the number of people on site at any time
  • Introduction of hand sanitising stations
  • Event cleaners to ensure all high touch point areas are cleaned frequently
  • Extra toilets to reduce queuing times

We will be monitoring all government advice and regulations regularly and will continue to work with all relevant authorities prior to the event and on event night to ensure that the event is as safe as possible.

We will communicate with all participants regularly as to any changes they should expect or any new rules and regulations around the event.

We also ask that any participant who are not feeling well or who are showing any mild symptoms such as cough, fever, shortness of breath or fatigue, to stay home and not attend the event.

If for unforeseen reasons at the time of registration, the event is cancelled the organisers will automatically refund all registrations, minus the ticketing fee.

What are the terms and conditions?