• Featuring GMHBA ambassador Cameron Ling
  • Finish on the same finish line as the professional cyclists to the cheers of the Geelong Cats cheer squad.
  • Ride with local celebrities and personalities in the ‘local legends hot lap’ before having a family photo on the GMHBA podium
  • Lots of street entertainment for the kids

GMHBA Family Ride
Friday, 27 January 4PM*

Free Event

The GMHBA Family Ride provides kids, mums and dads, the opportunity to ride a closed 1.25km looped hotdog section of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road course along the Eastern Beach waterfront with Cadel Evans, and experience the thrill of riding through the Finish gantry to the enthusiastic cheers of the Geelong Cats cheer squad.

“The GMHBA Family Ride is one of my favourite parts of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. I love seeing the kids’ enthusiasm for a sport that has and always will be a huge part of my life.” — Cadel Evans

Across a two hour period, you can ride for as little or as long as you like, experiencing the excitement of riding on the course and under the finish gantry for one lap or 10 laps.

  • Recommended age for kids participating in the GMHBA Family Ride is 4 to 12 years old
  • Toddler seats and bike carriages welcome
  • No racing cyclists
  • Ride with GMHBA ambassador Cameron Ling
  • Family photo on the GMHBA Podium
  • Lots of street entertainment for the kids, including a roving disco
*Times are subject to change, registed participants notified by email.

More Information


15:00Registration tent opens, Steampacket Gardens
16:00GMHBA Family Ride
18:00Official Teams Presentations, Steampacket Gardens


What you needed

  • Bicycles must be in good condition
  • An Australian Standards approved helmet must be worn by all riders

This free event is proudly brought to you by:


GMHBA is an Australian not for profit health fund with more than 80 years’ experience. Through our personalised approach and exceptional customer service, we put the health and wellbeing of our members and communities first.

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