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Cut Off Times

Please familiarize yourselves with the cut off times for The Herald Continental Cycle Tour 2018.

Sunday 25 February 2018 - 106km Classic 

Road Closures Road Closes at Road Re-Opens at
START / FINISH: Pollock Beach 03:00 AM 08:30 AM
Cyclists head down Marine Drive (Pollock Beach to Le Roche Dr) 04:30 AM 08:45 AM
Continue on Beach Rd (La Roche Dr to Walmer Boulevard) 04:30 AM 09:00 AM
Over Walmer Boulevard
Left onto Lower Valley Rd
Left onto Upper Valley Road
Over traffic circle
Right onto Webber Street
Left onto 1st Ave Walmer
04:30 AM 09:00 AM
Right onto Heugh Rd
Right onto Old Seaview Road
Right onto Lakeside Road
05:00 AM 10:00 AM
Right onto Kragga Kamma Road
Left onto Butterfield Rd
Right onto Lakeside Rd
Right onto Seaview Rd
Left onto Altona Rd
Right onto Draaifontein Rd
05:30 AM 10:30 AM
Turn left onto Cape Rd
Left onto St Albans Rd
Left onto Draaifontein Rd
Right onto De Stades Rd
Right onto Maitlands Rd
Right onto Seaview Rd
05:45 AM 11:00 AM
Right onto Heron Rd
Left onto Sardinia Bay Rd
Right onto Victoria Dr
Left onto Marine Dr
06:30 AM 11:45 AM
FINISH: Pollock Beach - 01:30 PM

Sunday 25 February 2018 - 55km Pursuit

Road Closures Road Closes at Road Re-Opens at
START / FINISH: Pollock Beach 03:00 AM 08:30 AM
Cyclists head down Marine Drive (Pollock Beach to Le Roche Dr) 04:30 AM 08:45 AM
Continue on Beach Rd (Le Roche Dr to Walmer Boulevard) 04:30 AM 09:00 AM
Left onto Walmer Boulevard 04:30 AM 10:00 AM
Right onto Old Seaview Road
Left onto Seaview Rd
05:00 AM 11:00 AM
Right onto Heron Rd
Left onto Sardinia Bay Rd
Right onto Victoria Dr
Left onto Marine Dr
06:30 AM 11:45 AM
FINISH: Pollock Beach - 01:30 PM

Cyclists numbers will be removed at above points should they not get there by the specified times. A vehicle following the back of the race will then transport the cyclist and his/her bicycle to the finish line.

Motorists Cross Over Points

  • 3rd Ave, Walmer
  • 6th Ave, Walmer
  • 9th Ave, Walmer
  • 10th Ave, Walmer
  • Swift Rd, Walmer
  • 17th Ave (Corner of 17th Ave & William Moffett)
  • Walter Road, Charlo
  • Melsetter Road

Notes

  • The 106km Race starts at 06h00
  • The 55km Race starts at 08h00
  • Fastest cyclists travel at an average speed of 40km per hour
  • Slowest cyclists travel at an average speed of 18km per hour
  • Roads close 1 hour before cyclists are expected at each intersection 
  • Roads re-open when last cyclist is through the relevant intersection (re-opening times are estimates) 
  • Residents will be directed in and out of their suburbs during the Road Closure Times
  • Please adhere to the directions given by the Race Marshals and Traffic Officials

Spectator Info

  • Valley Fanzone at Upper Valley Road - Leaders ETA 6:10 am
  • Sprint Hotspot at 10.7km - Leaders ETA 6:20 am
  • King of the Mountain Hotspot at 58.5km (Maitland) - Leaders ETA 7:20 am

Water Points

  • Long Barn - 15.2km
  • Lake Farm - 24km
  • Altona School - 34.3km
  • Maitland Mines - 50.6km
  • Seaview Road - 72.6km
  • The Willows - 92.6km

We apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused by road closures and ask for your co-operation as you embrace the spirit of this iconic event in our city