COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Information for the local community about the Mudgee Classic on Sunday, 2 May 2021.

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 three routes, passing through Mudgee to Rylstone, the Bylong Valley, Lue and more.

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

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

Riders from all over Australia have registered for the inaugural event. 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, 2 May 2021.

The inaugural cycling event includes three courses, the 170KM Maxi Classic, the 120KM Challenge Classic, and the 35KM Social Classic.

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

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

Mudgee Classic Event Village

The Mudgee Classic Event Village is at Glen Willow Regional Sports Stadium, Mudgee.

Saturday, 1 May 2021

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, 2 May 2021

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 (1-4pm) and Sunday (5.30am to 7.30am), 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 7:30am and 8:30am.

7:00am to 7:25am: 170KM Maxi Classic riders cross the start line and head north.

7:30am to 7:50am: 120KM Challenge Classic riders cross the start line and head north.

8:00am to 8:10am: 35KM Social Classic riders cross the start line and head north.

Finish line

Riders will cross the finish line at Glen Willow Regional Sports Stadium, Mudgee between 10am and 4.00pm.

Cheer them on with your free Mudgee Classic bell!

Road closures

Lue Rd will be closed from 6:30am – 4:00pm on Sunday, 2 May 2021. 

Between Ulan Rd and Bylong Valley Way, use Castlereagh Hwy.
Local traffic only permitted – photographic ID will be required to be shown for entry.
Speed limits will be reduced to 60km for the entire road during event time.
Police will be patrolling the road at all times, please be considerate of cyclists and only overtake when safe to do so.
Cyclists will be travelling in both directions.

Cycle routes

Course maps to be released shortly.

Course descriptions 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?

Subject to change in 2021.

Church St, Mudgee: Start line (170km, 120km, and 35km riders)
First riders:  7:00am
Last riders: 8:00am

Lawson Park: Finish line (170km, 120km, and 35km riders)
First riders: 10:00am
Last riders: 3:00pm

Eurunderee (170km and 35km riders)
First riders: 7:05am
Last riders: 10:40am

St Fillans (35km riders)
First riders: 8:25am
Last riders: 9:30am

Cooyal (170km riders)
First riders: 7:35am
Last riders: 8:40am

Munghorn (170km riders)
First riders: 7:50am
Last riders: 9:05am

Wollar (170km riders)
First riders: 8:15am
Last riders: 10:15am

Bylong (170km riders)
First riders: 9:00am
Last riders: 11:15am

Growee (170km riders)
First riders: 9:45am
Last riders: 12:50pm

Rhylstone (170km & 120km riders)
First riders: 8:45am
Last riders: 11:45am

Kandos (120km riders)
First riders: 9:00am
Last riders: 11:00am

Lue (170km & 120km riders)
First riders: 8:15am
Last riders: 2:30pm

Parking

Parking spots are available at these areas:

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

This is the recommended parking spot as it is the Finish Line and Event Village location, there is also a cycle path direct to the Start Line on Church St.
Distance to the Start Line is less than 2km.
Parking at Glen Willow is open from 4am-5pm on Sunday, 3 May.
Gates will be locked at dusk.

Mudgee Council Carpark
51 Short St, Mudgee NSW 2850

This parking spot is 500m from the Start Line and less than 2km from the Event Village at Glen Willow.
This site is expected to fill fast so please be aware you may need to park elsewhere.

To view the Parking Map click here.