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Giro d’Canberra

8:00am Sun 19th May 2019
Stromlo Forest Park, Opperman Ave, Stromlo ACT 2611, Australia
Bike 130km
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While the pros are battling it out in the Giro d'Italia, challenge yourself in the Giro d'Canberra and make a difference for your chosen charity. Whether you're in it for a fun day out, or to achieve a personal best, make every second on the course count by fundraising as part of your ride.

The Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak will be running Giro d'Canberra and looks forward to supporting all the riders completing the course. The Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak will use proceeds from the registration fees to support Rotary projects.

Distances in this event

  1. 130k

    Bike 130km
    8:00am Sun 19th May 2019
    AUD $120
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What’s Included
There will be a food and water station before climbing to Corin Dam and at Corin Dam.
We will have several support vehicles, including a SAG wagon.
Course Details

Giro d’Canberra is a challenging 130 km ride with 2500m of killer climbs.  It takes in some of Canberra’s best cycling roads and has spectacular scenery.

Raceday Logistics

Rider Packs

On Saturday the 18th of May between 2pm and 4pm rider packs will be available for pick up at Stromlo Forest Park.

Start

The ride starts at Stromlo Forest Park and all riders should aim to arrive at 7.30am in preparation for a 8am start.

Depending on numbers riders will be sent off in waves.

Rider Briefing

At 7.50am we will provide a safety briefing and then roll out at 8am.

Travel
Location
The ride starts and ends at Stromlo Forest Park.

Accommodation
TFE Hotels are offering accommodation deals for the Giro d'Canberra.
15% off the fully flexible rate at all Canberra hotels for Giro.
Kit List
The weather in Canberra in May can start off cold and then warm up to a comfortable temperature. Layers are recommended for the day.
Volunteers

Please reach out to the event organiser for more information on volunteering

FAQs

Nutrition

  • The event is a long ride and all riders will be required to carry sufficient food and water.
  • There will be a Food and Water Station at the start of Corin Road and at Corin Dam.
  • When you arrive back at Stromlo Forest Park, the Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak will be cooking up a storm on the BBQ, so please have a sausage sandwich and let us all know how the ride went.

Insurances

  • Cycling is dangerous and we recommend you be covered by insurance specifically for bike riders.
  • Organisations like Cycling Australia, Pedal Power and the Bicycle Network offer insurance through their memberships.

Open Road

  • We will be riding on open roads, so all road rules must be obeyed.
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Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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  • Did the 130k in 2019

    Tremendous event. Challenging. Really well sign posted. Great volunteers (Rotary). Thank you for the sustainable at the aid stations. Great atmosphere. Well done everyone.

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