The Bowral Classic is a popular cycling race held in the Southern Highlands in New South Wales each year.
There are a number of races scheduled throughout the event and those who are up for the challenge are invited to register early, as places will book out fast.
The Bowral Classic cycling event consists of four main events: The 175km Maxi Classic, the 120km Challenge Classic, the 90km Rouleurs Classic and the 35km Social Classic Ride. Each ride raises money for various charities in Australia, with over $250,000 raised over the many years that the race has been running.
The minimum age for the 175km Maxi,120km Challenge and 90km Rouleurs rides is 12 years old. Riders between ages 12-16 must hold a Cycling Australia Race Licence. The minimum age for the 45km Social Classic is 10 years old. Please note that any riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult if they do not hold a Cycling Australia Race Licence.
The ride starts will be staggered and will be from Bong Bong St, Bowral. The Finish line is located close to Eridge Park. There will be the opportunity to ride in the Velodrome after the event. For spectators, head to Eridge Park for live music, sponsor stalls, children’s entertainment, food stalls, coffee carts and merchandise.
Parking is available on the corner of Moss Vale Road and Eridge Park Road. Parking will also be available at Chevalier College from Moss Vale Road opposite Riversdale Ave. Parking areas will be signposted.
So come on down and show your support for this fantastic event and help raise some money for many worthy causes.