Audax Awards

Single Season Awards – Defined Rides

Australian Super Randonneur

1,500 km minimum, comprising one ride each of the following distances:

  • 200 km
  • 300 km
  • 400 km
  • 600 km

The rides must be completed within a single season and 3 of the 4 rides must be completed within Australia.  Riders may substitute a longer ride for a shorter ride.

Australian Interstate Super Randonneur

1,500 km minimum, comprising of each of the following distances ridden in a different State or Territory of Australia:

  • 200 km
  • 300 km
  • 400 km
  • 600 km

The rides must be completed within a single season within Australia.  .  Riders may substitute a longer ride for a shorter ride for any of the distances.

Gran Turismo Super Randonneur

1,500 km comprising the Gran Turismo Super Series which is a specific series of Audax Australia calendared events and ridden within a 9 day period.  This designated series is not necessarily held every year.  No substitution of rides or distances permitted.

  • 200 km
  • 300 km
  • 400 km
  • 600 km

Year Round Randonneur

One ride of at least 200 km each calendar month from November to October.  This award encourages consistent riding throughout the year. Nine of the 12 rides required must have been completed in Australia. Riders must apply for this award.  This award can be claimed once only per riding season and may not be claimed in the same season as a Petit Year Round Randonneur.

Petit Year Round Randonneur

One ride of at least 50 km each calendar month from November to October, with a ride season total of at least 1,200 km. This award encourages consistent riding throughout the year. Nine of the 12 rides required must have been completed in Australia. Riders must apply for this award. This award can be claimed once only per riding season and may not be claimed in the same season as a Year Round Randonneur.

Dirt Series

205 km minimum comprising one Brevet Dirt ride of each of the following distances:

  • 35 km
  • 70 km
  • 100 km

The rides must be completed within a single season and within Australia.  Riders may substitute a longer ride for a shorter ride for any of the distances.  The award is available to Members and non-Members.

Nouveau Randonneur

300 km minimum comprising one ride of each of the following distances:

  • 50 km
  • 100 km
  • 150 km

The rides must be completed within a single season and within Australia.  Riders may substitute one longer ride up to a maximum distance of 200 km for any of the distances.  This award can be claimed once only per riding season.  The award is available to Members and non-Members.

Single Season Awards – Cumulative Distance

Audax Australia Annual Award (AAA Award)

This award recognises the cumulative total of Audax kilometres ridden in a single season.  Award distances are as follows:

  • 1,000 km
  • 2,500 km
  • 5,000 km
  • 7,500 km
  • 10,000 km

Only the nominal distance of a completed ride counts towards the cumulative distance.  As these awards recognise total riding achievement, all brevet types (with the exception of Brevet Raid) are accepted.  Up to 50% of the kilometres claimed may have been ridden overseas as part of events homologated or recognised by RM, ACP or UAF affiliated clubs.

One award per season only (e.g. 8,500 km total earns the 7,500 km award only).  Riders may only apply for the highest award for which they are eligible.               

Multi-Season Awards – Defined Rides

Woodrup 5000 Award

The Woodrup Award recognises the achievements of long distance record-holding Audax Australia member, Graham Woodrup.

5,000 km minimum of road rides within 4 continuous seasons, ridden in Australia. These must comprise:

  • Fleche Opperman All Day Trial (nominal distance of 360 km only counted)
  • Super Randonneur (200 km, 300 km, 400 km and 600 km rides in a single season)
  • 1,000 km ride
  • 1,200 km ride (Paris-Brest-Paris not permitted)
  • 950 km of other road rides homologated by the Audax Club Parisien. For clarity, this award does not include BA, BP, Dirt Series or Brevet UAF rides.

Ultra Randonneur

Fifty road rides without time limit.  These must comprise the following:

  • 10 × Super Randonneur (200 km, 300 km, 400 km and 600 km rides in a single season. The full award description is above for each of the different types of Super Randonneur available)
  • 10 × rides of at least 1,000 km

In recognition of outstanding ultra randonneuring achievements over time and distance, up to 25 of the 50 required rides may have been ridden overseas as part of events homologated or recognised by RM, ACP or UAF affiliated clubs.  Consistent with the requirements for all Audax Australia awards, the rides must not have been used for similar cumulative awards given by other clubs.

Notes:

  • the onus is on the rider to prove their tally. In some cases, a rider’s brevet history may go back before there were records kept by Audax Australia.
  • if a Super Randonneur has been achieved, but not claimed, the rides may be used towards the award providing the rider can show evidence.

Multi-Season Awards – Cumulative Distance

Australian Randonneur Award

This award recognises a minimum of 25,000 km in lifetime riding achievements. No time limit applies.  Awards will be given for:

  • 25,000 km
  • 50,000 km
  • 75,000 km
  • 100,000 km
  • 125,000 km
  • 150,000 km
  • 175,000 km
  • 200,000 km

Only the nominal distance of a completed ride counts towards the cumulative distance. As these awards recognise total riding achievement, all brevet types (with the exception of Brevet Raid) are accepted.

In recognition of a lifetime of randonneuring achievements, up to 50% of the kilometres claimed may have been ridden overseas as part of events homologated or recognised by RM, ACP or UAF affiliated clubs.

Riders should apply for the award distance that is currently applicable. An additional 25,000 km of homologated rides is required to apply for the next level.

Note:

The onus is on the rider to prove their lifetime tally.  In some cases, a rider’s brevet history may go back before there were records kept by Audax Australia.