Our 35km course is perfect for those new to cycling or mass participation rides. And, if you love the fun and fitness that accompanies rolling out with mates on the weekend, this one is for you!
Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the group start in Geelong, before taking on the predominantly flat course to Armstrong Creek and back through Grovedale.
Cross the famous Geelong waterfront finish line, and celebrate at the Steampacket Gardens Event Village. Kick back with friends for the Deakin Women’s Race – the first UCI Women’s WorldTour event in the southern hemisphere!
Whatever your goal, you are guaranteed to love the entertainment and atmosphere at our famous waterfront start line. Join Cadel and thousands of passionate cycling friends in a sea of coastal blue as we countdown to the start of the 2020 Swisse People’s Ride!
Just a few kilometres in you will see why Geelong is a stunning place to ride. You will head along the waterfront and around the point to Foreshore Bay, before following the same outbound route as the longer courses.
Turning right at Warralily Boulevard, the course takes you through to Horseshoe Bend Road. Head back into town passing South Barwon Reserve and set your sights on the exciting Eastern Park segment.
If you have a kick left in your legs, open up while riding west along Eastern Beach Road and Brougham Street. Cruise around the Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus, and enjoy a final push to the finish! There’s no better sense of achievement than crossing the finish line and catching up with friends at the post-ride event village.