Here is everything you need to know about whats on in Ballarat during the 2020 Federation University Road Nationals
2020 Federation University Road Nationals Community Schedule:
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
So, make sure you’ve got your bike ready for a great day on two wheels!
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 discount entry into the Sturt St Hill Climb Challenge
Ride departs Sturt Street at 6am
Arrives back at Sturt Street at 8am for breakfast and coffee
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!
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
You can’t miss this great night for the whole family under the stars!
Sunday 12th January - Ballarat Champions Ride
Learn from the best on the famous Mt Buninyong Road Race course on Sunday 12 January
Leaving Lake Wendouree from Pipers by the Lake, roll the 14.7km ride in to Buninyong with one of Australia's greatest cyclists and talk tactics on how to approach the Mt. Buninyong course.
Once you arrive on course you'll put all the knowledge to good use as you take on the iconic climb in a one off hot-lap around the 11.6km Road Race course!