Cadel Evans at Barwon Heads

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

If you love cycling then you need to be in Barwon Heads in January from the 24th to the 27th.  The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is held in the Bellarine Peninsula region. Even more exciting, it travels right past 100 Hitchcock.

Bike race through Barwon Heads right past 100 Hitchcock

What is it?

Hundreds of elite men and women cyclists from around the world participate.  However, the event includes open participation event as well. Cadel, the  Tour de France winner will once again join recreational cyclists for the 2019 Swisse People’s Ride. Choose from three ride distances – 115km, 65km or 35km. Join Cadel for arguably the best People’s Ride in Australia.

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race accommodation
Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Map

Check out the more detailed routes here. The course is designed by Scott Sunderland and Cadel Evans and travels right past 100 Hitchcock, through Cadel’s hometown of Barwon Heads.  The scenic ride covers  Thirteenth Beach, and down to Torquay. The Great Ocean Bike race also, the route runs further to Bells Beach and Moriac before ending on the Geelong Waterfront.

Great Ocean Road Race
Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race runs right past 100 Hitchcock holiday rental

What’s different about this race?

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is again attracting world-class athletes. The Elite Men’s road race reached the pinnacle of world cycling having been elevated to feature on the UCI WorldTour calendar from 2017—2019. Cadel is instrumental in bringing this elite sport to the Bellarine.

Furthermore, the Elite Women’s race was sanctioned by the UCI for the first time in 2016. It is now aspiring towards UCI Women’s World Tour classification.

Visit their web site (LINK HERE) for more information and book your stay at 100 Hitchcock.  Just park the sun lounger in the Driveway and spectate or participate in Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race.

If you are after something more adventurous, check out our blog on Skydiving at Barwon Heads here.


Map with thanks to the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race web site (LINK HERE)

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