COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Information for the local community about the Mudgee Classic on Sunday, 1 May 2022.

About the Mudgee Classic

The Mudgee Classic is a road cycling event that takes place in the beautiful wine region of Mid-West NSW. The ride incorporates four routes, passing through Mudgee to Eurunderee, Gulgong, Ulan and more.

The centre of activity will be the Mudgee Classic Event Village at Glen Willow Regional Sports Complex, Mudgee. Please come along and cheer the riders as they cross the Finish Line during the day.

The Event Village will be open from 10:00am-4:00pm on Sunday 1 May and will include live music, market stalls, children’s activities, cycling exhibitors and more.

Riders from all over Australia register for the Mudgee Classic. Many will be staying in Mudgee over the weekend boosting tourism and bringing considerable economic benefits to the local region.

A special thank you to Mid-Western Regional Council, Destination NSW, and NSW Police for their ongoing support and assistance.

When is it?

The Mudgee Classic is on Sunday, 1 May 2022.

The cycling event includes four courses- the 180KM Maxi Classic, 130KM Challenge Classic, 70km Rouleurs Classic, and the 40KM Social Classic.

The ride starts on Church St, Mudgee (outside St Marys Catholic Church) between 7:00am and 8:30am.

The first riders will return to Glen Willow Regional Sports Complex, Mudgee at 10am. The last riders are expected to cross the Finish Line around 4.00pm.

Mudgee Classic Event Village / Finish Line

The Mudgee Classic Event Village is at Glen Willow Regional Sports Complex, Mudgee.
Ulan Rd & Pitts Lane, Mudgee NSW 2850

Saturday, 30 April 2022

Open: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
What: Registration kit collection and event information. Bike mechanics will be available for basic repairs. A limited number of sponsor stalls will be open.

Sunday, 1 May 2022

Open: 10:00am to 4:00pm
What: The Event Village will be a lively centre of activity and entertainment as riders cross the finish line throughout the day. All welcome!

Enjoy:

 Live music
 Gourmet food stalls
 Beer, wine, soft drink
 Local produce and wares
 Massage tent
 Children’s activities and entertainment
 Cycling expo
Cheer the riders as they pass the Finish Line with your free Mudgee Classic bell!

Note: The Event Village will be open in a limited capacity on Saturday (1:00-4:00pm) and Sunday (6:00am to 7:00am), mainly for rider kit collection. A limited number of cycling exhibitor stalls will be open on the Saturday.

Start line

Cheer on cyclists as they depart from Church St, Mudgee between 7:00am and 8:30am.

● 7:00-7:30am: 180km Maxi Classic
● 7:30-8:00am: 130km Challenge Classic
● 8:00-8:30am: 70km Rouleurs Classic
● 8:30-8:40am: 40km Social Classic

Road closures

* Sections of Church St and Mortimer St, Mudgee will be closed from 4:00am – 9:00am on Sunday, 1 May 2022.

Church St: between Short St & Mortimer St
Mortimer St: between Perry St & Kmart Carpark entrance

* Pitts Lane, Mudgee will be closed from 6:30am – 4:00pm on Sunday, 1 May 2022.

Further road closures will be updated here once confirmed.

Cycle routes

Course maps are available at the following links:

If you are driving on any of the roads which are being used for the event, please ensure that you take care and be watchful for cyclists.

Police will be patrolling the course throughout the day to ensure cyclists and motorists observe all road rules.

Where will riders be throughout the day?

Further information to come shortly.

Church St, Mudgee: Start line (180km, 130km, 70km and 40km riders)
First riders:  7:00am
Last riders: 8:40am

Lawson Park: Finish line (180km, 130km, 70km and 40km riders)
First riders: 10:00am
Last riders: 3:00pm

Parking

Parking spots are available at these areas:

Glen Willow Regional Sports Complex
Ulan Rd & Pitts Lane, Mudgee NSW 2850

This is the recommended parking spot as there is
a cycle path direct to the Start Line on Church St.
Distance to the Start Line is 1.5km.
Parking at Glen Willow is open from 4:00am – 5:00pm
on Sunday, 1 May. Gates will be locked at dusk.
No parking along Pitts Lane within Glen Willow.

Additional parking
51 Short St, Mudgee NSW 2850

Byron Place – off Perry St, Mudgee

Both parking spots are 500m from the Start Line
and 1.5km from the Event Village at Glen Willow.
These sites are expected to fill fast so please be
aware you may need to park elsewhere.