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Velofest

Event Date: 
26 March 2014 to 30 March 2014
Time: 
08:00am
Venue: 
Perth

 

Perth will play host to a series of action packed world-class road cycling races from 26th to 30th March 2014, as Velofest (previously called ‘Perth’s Festival of Cycling’) returns for the second year.

Velofest is WA’s only dedicated cycling festival, offering a variety of events for all levels of riders; ranging from professional, semi professional, masters, para-cyclists, amateurs, casual and family cyclists.

The events will attract amateur and elite riders from Australia and overseas to compete - offering  spectacular and unique spectator opportunities, showcasing the city and its broader regions to a national and international audience. Velofest gives everyday cyclists the opportunity to experience the speed and excitement of elite cyclists by riding with the professionals on the same course.

In 2013, Velofest (Perth’s Festival of Cycling) was awarded a silver medal in the Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards in the Major Festivals and Events Category, proving it to be a great success in it’s inaugural year. In 2014, Velofest is set to be even bigger and better, with new additions to the program including; a Gran Fondo, Criterium Race and paracycling two-stage race.

Events will be held from 26th to 30th March 2014 and include:

Stage 1 – Fremantle Evening Criterium (26th March)

Stage 2 – 95km road race in Perth Hills, starting and finishing in Kalamunda (27th March)

Stage 3 – 20km individual Time Trial around Rottnest Island (28th March)

Stage 4 – 114km road race around Perry Lakes and Bold Park (29th March)

  • UCI World Cycling Tour (UWCT) Perth: The UWCT is a series of UCI-sanctioned races that are held all over the world. The UWCT will comprise a maximum of 15 qualifier events, leading to the UWCT Final. UWCT Perth has established a reputation as a leading UCI-sanctioned qualifying event for amateurs and masters on the global cycling stage. The event comprises 3 stages:

Stage 1 – 20km Time Trial around Rottnest Island (28th March)

Stage 2 – up to 98km Road Race around Perry Lakes and Bold Park (29th March)

Stage 3 – 125km Gran Fondo from Fremantle to Kalamunda (30th March)

 

Join the ride. Registrations are now open for UWCT Perth. For more information, visit www.tourdeperth.com, www.uwctperth.com.au or http://www.cycling.org.au/Para-Cycling/Events

 

Organiser: 
CiC Events Management
9284 3522
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