The first question on your lips is going to be: 'What on earth is the Buderim 9 Challenge Ride?' Yep, that was my first question too.
What is the Buderim 9 Challenge?
Proudly presented by the Sunshine Coast Cycling Club,Argon Law and the Cerebral Palsy League, the Buderim 9 Challenge is a thrilling annual 76km community cycling event covering nine hills around Buderim. The cycling challenge is only for three hours and is held on the last Sunday just before Christmas of every year.
This year it's taking place on Sunday 18 December 2016.
The challenge is on - take up the challenge and become a member of the exclusive Buderim 9 Club and help the Cerebral Palsy League support Queenslanders with cerebral palsy and related physical disabilities.
Proceeds to a worthy cause, Cerebral Palsy League - Image: Buderim 9 Challenge Ride FB page
The challenge is to climb all nine hills in three hours! Cyclists get to ride the hills through picturesque areas of Buderim, following the event map and all registered riders receive an event jersey and a certificate to indicate the number of hills accomplished. For an idea of the course, have a look here.
For training tips from Warren McDonald, an elite coach with over fifteen years experience, on how to get you through the Buderim 9, click here.
Registration costs are $100 including the event entry which includes a jersey (if you register before the cut-off date) - 12 December 2016. You can register here.
Complete the nine hills within the three hour time frame to join the exclusive Buderim 9 Club; Refreshments along the course; Certificate of Completion;
Riders jersey included (if you register before the cut-off date) - Entries close 12 December 2016
Are you up to the Challenge? - Image: Buderim 9 Challenge Ride FB page
Registration is at 4.00am Briefing is at 4.30am Challenge 5.00am - 8.00am
If you're not riding, but would still like to donate to the Cerebral Palsy League, click here.
What an incredible challenge! The Hills of Buderim will come alive with the sound of grunting, cheering and whizzing wheels - come on cyclists let's see what you've got! Why not cycle for an excellent cause and enjoy your effort all at the same time.
How many can you complete in three hours? - Image: Buderim 9 Challenge Ride FB page