Elite Women's Open




14th Nov

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The Elite Women's Open is open to licensed elite women riders. Compete for significant prize money at each year’s BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

Course TBC


Start Time 6:15am
Start Line Kinloch Domain
Finish Line Tongariro Street, next to Taupo’s Great Lake Centre
Age Open to U19 or Senior riders only. Junior riders under 17 years are not eligible to enter unless you hold a 2020 or 2021 Under 19 Licence


  • Women only.
  • Entrants must have a 2020 or 2021 Cycling New Zealand licence – overseas entrants must obtain an International Licence from their country’s cycling association.

Please NOTE:

Any rider failing this automatic qualifying criteria is invited to submit any relevant performance details to amy@cyclechallenge.com. Acceptance will be determined by the event organisers and Cycling New Zealand, and their decision shall be final.


Women's Race
1st Place $5000
2nd Place $2000
3rd Place $1000
4th Place $500
5th Place $250
6th Place $200
7th Place $150

Race managed  by Cycling New Zealand officials Commissaires.

Elite Race is run under Cycling New Zealand Road & Track Rules https://www.cyclingnewzealand.nz/media/3997/3997.pdf

Outside support permitted at the top of Kuratau, Waihi & Hatepe Hills only.

An official neutral support wheel wagon is provided.

Podium presentation will take place at 1pm on the Main Stage