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Penny Farthing Festival 2020.

22 February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+11

National Penny Farthing Championships flyer 2020

Events held throughout the day include:

  – The feature race of the day, the National Penny Farthing Championship. The fastest eight riders advance through heats in to the final, which is over 4 laps of the circuit, a total distance of one mile.

 – Separate championship races for ladies, juniors (under 16), veterans 1 (50+), 2   (60+), 3 (70+).

 –  Slow race (last over the line wins)

 –  Slalom (two at a time around witches’ hats)

 –  Novice Race (first time riders)

 –  Sprint (200 metre dash)

 –  Relay (teams of 4, one lap each)

 –  Biathlon (run one lap, ride 2, run one)

 –  Miss ‘n Out (last rider on each lap eliminated)

 –  Obstacle (run, carry bike, wheel bike, sprint)

 –  Consolation (for those who haven’t won a medal.)

Entertainment will be provided by:

– A wide variety of stalls

– Displays of veteran cars

– Music, dancing, clowns

– Street entertainers

– Children’s activities; face painting, puppet show, pony rides

– Colonial costumes

– Featuring a Grand Parade at 1:30pm


Evandale, Tasmania 7212 Australia
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