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Federation University Road Nationals Community Events

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The Federation University Road National Championships are back for 2020 and with it comes a brand new community festival across the 5 days!

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Along with the elite cycling there will be family friendly activities throughout the Championships.

Check out what’s on and start planning your trip now!

Wednesday 8th January - Holiday Bike Clinic

Get on your bike these school holidays!

The Federation University Road National Championships invite all young riders out there to come to this workshop on Wednesday 8 January. For $15 entry you can learn everything you need to know from expert riders so you can ride safely and with confidence around a special loop within Federation University.

The workshop will include:

  • Group ride with an expert cycling coach
  • Bike Skills Session
  • Bike Checks with expert Mechanics
  • Awesome kids’ activities and heaps more!

So, make sure you’ve got your bike ready for a great day on two wheels!

Details:

Where : Q building, Federation University, Mt Helen Campus

Time: 10.00AM - 2.00PM

Friday 10th January - Ballarat Coffee Ride

Get your ride in before the Elite Rider’s take over the middle of Ballarat on Friday 10 January!

This is your chance to sneak in a ride before the Friday Criteriums on Sturt Street take over town. Thanks to the Ballarat and Sebastapol Cycling Club, you’re invited to come on a bunch ride around the Ballarat area as part of the Federation University Road National Championships. It’s the perfect time to get out on the bike and get some k’s under the belt.

You’ll head off from Sturt Street, cruise a 50km loop around the area before coming back into town for a great breaky deal on the Criterium Course. It’s the perfect way to get ready for the afternoons racing.

This FREE bunch ride will also get you a $5 off the entry to the Sturt St Hill Climb Challenge

Details:

Ride departs Sturt Street at 6am

Arrives back at Sturt Street at 8am for breakfast and coffee ( please note this will include a charge)

Saturday 11th January - Buninyong Sprint

Here’s your chance to race down the finishing straight of the Federation University Road National Championship’s Road Race course on Saturday 11 January… And you don’t need a bike to do it!

Just bring your runners and a racing attitude and you could go home with some great prizes after completing the 1km dash.

Prizes will be available for category winners PLUS best dressed! So get ready to race!

Details:

Where: Warrenheip st, Buninyong

Time: 7.00PM

Saturday 11th January - Buninyong Community Night

As part of the Federation University Road National Championships, there will be Buninyong Community Night held on Sunday 11 January at De Soza Park, providing a FREE evening of family activities including a twilight cinema!

It’s the perfect way to cap off a great Saturday of racing and continue the fun atmosphere of the Federation University Road National Championships.

Bring the whole family down and enjoy:

  • Twilight family friendly movie on the big screen
  • Live music
  • Food vendors
  • Face painting
  • Jumping Castleand Heaps more!

You can’t miss this great night for the whole family under the stars!

Details:

Where: De Soza Park, Buninyong

Time: Live music from 6PM and the movie starts at 7:45PM

Sunday 12th January - Ballarat Champions Ride

On closed roads learn from the best on the famous Mt Buninyong Road Race course on Sunday 12 January with 3 laps of the iconic course.

The first lap you’ll learn all the ins and outs of attacking the ride; including where to attack, how to approach each corner and how to beat the climb.

The second and third lap, it’s over to you to put all that knowledge to the test and churn out two hot laps… Good luck!

Details:

Where: Buninyong De Soza Park

Time: 6am

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