Le Mans Criterium Race


This event will take place on Friday 18th December at Manfield Circuit Chris Amon, which is located at Manfield Park in Feilding, only 20kms north of Palmerston North. (59 South Street, Feilding)

  • The long bike lap (shown in green below) is 3km long
  • 70m run to bike transition & 70m run to finish line
  • Both runs have a left-handed corner to negotiate
  • Transition will be constructed in the pit lane area
  • Compulsory pre-event bike checks on site – athletes will get a sticker that TO’s will check before you’re allowed into transition.
  • All race briefings will be online


  • U16: 70m run / 12km ride (4 laps) / 70m run
  • U19 & U23/Open Elite: 70m run / 18km ride (6 laps) / 70m run


  • 12pm – 2:30pm: Registration packs can be collected – The Rec Room, 88 Aorangi Street, Feilding
  • 12pm: Crit check-in – same location as Registration pack collection
  • 2:30pm – Registration pack collection and Crit check-in closes
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Track open for warm up
  • 3:30pm – 4:15pm: Transition open
  • 4:25pm: Athlete Safety Briefing
  • 4:30pm: U16 Male crit race (30 mins)
  • 5:00pm: U16 Female crit race (30 mins)
  • 5:35pm: U19 Female crit race (35mins)
  • 6:10pm: U19 Male crit race (35 mins)
  • 6:45pm: U23/Open Elite Male crit race (35 mins)
  • 7:20pm: U23/Open Elite Female crit race (35 mins)
  • 7:55pm: Transition open for gear collection