19 May 2020
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.
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.
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.
Rider PacksOn Saturday the 18th of May between 2pm and 4pm rider packs will be available for pick up at Stromlo Forest Park.StartThe 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 BriefingAt 7.50am we will provide a safety briefing and then roll out at 8am.
LocationThe ride starts and ends at Stromlo Forest Park.AccommodationTFE Hotels are offering accommodation deals for the Giro d'Canberra.15% off the fully flexible rate at all Canberra hotels for Giro.
The weather in Canberra in May can start off cold and then warm up to a comfortable temperature. Layers are recommended for the day.
Please reach out to the event organiser for more information on volunteering
NutritionThe 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.InsurancesCycling 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 RoadWe will be riding on open roads, so all road rules must be obeyed.