It’s electric. Hectic. Strategic. On an F1 circuit built for excitement, only cycling’s most skillful sprinters will prevail. Entry is free at Albert Park for the elite men’s and women’s criteriums. Gates open at 12.00pm.
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Start time: 4:20pm
Distance: 12 laps x 5.3km circuit. Total of 63.6km
Average speed: 39km/h
2018 winner: Annette Edmondson (Wiggle High5)
Start time: 6:20pm
Distance: 14 laps x 5.3km circuit. Total 74.2km
Average speed: 47km/h
2018 winner: Sam Bennett (BORA – hansgrohe)
This closed-circuit format at Melbourne’s world famous Formula 1™ Grand Prix track is UCI sanctioned. Watch for strategic breakaways, sprint trains and a high-octane finish.
Entertain clients, staff and friends in your own private marquee trackside at Towards Zero Race Melbourne. Located in the final 100m of the circuit, the corporate suites offer guests an unrivalled view of all the race action, plus great food and drink throughout the evening.
In 2019, families and riders of all ages will once again experience the buzz of cycling the official Towards Zero Race Melbourne course before the Elite Women’s and Men’s criterium on Thursday 24 January.
Enjoy the flat 5.3km circuit with closed roads, pass under the official start/finish gantry and be cheered on by the crowds.
Bike storage is available within the Village so you can easily stay on to watch the pros while enjoying great food, drinks and entertainment.Register now
Riding towards zero deaths and serious injuries on our roads The Transport Accident Commission’s Towards Zero vision is for zero deaths and serious injuries on our roads; we believe in a safer road system for all road users.
Each and every one of us, as motorists, motorcyclists, pedestrians and cyclists has the shared responsibility to use our road system safely and with respect for each other.
Together we can ride towards a future where every journey is a safe one.
Parks Victoria is the statutory authority of the Victorian Government that manages Victoria’s national and state parks, and other land and waterways of environmental or cultural significance.
We are proud to welcome Towards Zero Race Melbourne to Albert Park and the rest of the event to Victoria’s spectacular coastline.