COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Information for the local community about the Noosa Classic on Sunday, 10 October 2021.

About the Noosa Classic

The Noosa Classic is a road cycling event that takes in the beautiful Noosa Hinterland and surrounds. The ride incorporates three routes, extending from Tewantin to Cooroy, Imbil, Kandanga, Cooran, Kin Kin, Cootharaba and Boreen Point.

The centre of activity on the day will be the Noosa Classic Event Village at Sir Thomas Riley Park (within Noosa District Sports Complex), Tewantin. 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 and will include live music, market stalls, children’s activities a cycling exhibitors and more.

Riders from all over Australia have registered for the inaugural event. Many will be staying in Noosa over the weekend boosting tourism and bringing considerable economic benefits to the local region.

A special thank you to Noosa Council, Tourism Noosa, Department of Transport and Main Roads, QLD Police for their ongoing support and assistance.

When is it?

The Noosa Classic is on Sunday, 10 October 2021.

This event includes three courses, the 160KM Maxi Classic, the 120KM Challenge Classic, and the 65KM Rouleurs Classic.

The rides start at Sir Thomas Riley Park, Tewantin, between 6:30am and 7:45am.

The first riders will return back to Sir Thomas Riley Park from 8:45am. The last riders are expected to cross the Finish Line around 3.30pm.

Noosa Classic Event Village

The Noosa Classic Event Village is located at Sir Thomas Riley Park (within Noosa District Sports Complex), 31 Butler St, Tewantin QLD 4565.

Saturday, 9 October 2021

Open: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

What: Kit collection and event information. Bike mechanics will be available for basic repairs. A number of sponsor stalls, a coffee van and food stall will also be open.

Sunday, 10 October 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 during 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 Noosa Classic bell!

Event Village parking

Parking will be available at The Old Noosa Sunshine TAFE Complex, Tewantin. This is a short 800m walk from the Start/Finish Lines and Event Village.

Address is 24 Cooroy Noosa Road, Tewantin QLD 4565.

Marshalls will direct motorists to parking spaces.

Start Line

Cheer on cyclists as they depart Goodwin St, Tewantin, between 6:30am and 7:45am.

6:30am- 6:50am: 160KM Maxi Classic riders cross the start line and head south-west on Noosa Cooroy Rd.

7:00am to 7:20am:  65KM Rouleurs Classic riders cross the start line and head south-west on Noosa Cooroy Rd.

7:30am to 7:50am:  120KM Challenge Classic riders cross the start line and head south-west on Noosa Cooroy Rd.

Finish Line

Riders will cross the Finish Line in Sir Thomas Riley Park (within Noosa District Sports Complex), Tewantin between 8:45am and 3:30pm.

Cheer them on with your free Noosa Classic bell!

Road closures

ROAD CLOSURES

Where: Butler St, Tewantin between Poinciana st and McKinnon Dr /Cullinane St
When: Sunday, 10 October 2021 from 6:00am – 4:00pm
Why: Butler St will be closed for the Noosa Classic Cycling event. This closure will allow the riders to safely enter and exit the finish line, located in Sir Riley Thomas Park at the Noosa Pirates Rugby League complex.

Where: Gyndier Drive, Tewantin
When: Sunday, 10 October 2021 from 6:00am – 8:30am
Why: This closure will allow the riders to safely ride up Gyndier Drive.

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.

Cycle routes

160KM and 120KM courses

Riders on the 160KM and 120KM courses will start between 6.30 and 7.30am and head west on Cooroy Noosa Rd, then Gyndler Dr. They will proceed to Tinbeerwah and Cooroy.

Riders on the 120KM course will divert north on Kenilworth Skyring Creek Rd to Carters Ridge, while 160KM riders will continue on to Brooloo, Imbil and Kandanga.

The courses will merge again near Tuchekoi and continue on to Pinbarren, Cooran, Kin Kin and Cootharaba. Riders will return to Tewantin via McKinnon Drive, finishing at Sir Thomas Riley Park (within Noosa District Sports Complex) between 10.30am and 4pm.

65KM Course

Brand-new for 2021, the Rouleurs Classic offers riders the Hinterland experience of a beautiful ride that is not with out the challenge of a climb, with the Rouleurs taking on the famous Black Mountain! Riders will then head back to the beautiful town of Pomona for a chance to re-fuel before the home stretch begins back to the Event Village.

Please refer to the course pages for maps and downloadable GPX files.

160km Maxi Classic

120km Challenge Classic

65km Rouleurs Classic

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.

Sir Thomas Riley Park, Tewantin: Start line (160km, 120km, and 65km riders)
First riders:  6:30am
Last riders: 7:45am

Sir Thomas Riley Park, Tewantin: Finish line (160km, 120km, and 65km riders)
First riders: 8:45am
Last riders: 3:30pm

Gyndier Drive (160km, 120km, and 65km riders)
First riders: 6:30am
Last riders: 8:05am

Cooroy (160km, 120km, and 65km riders)
First riders: 7:00am
Last riders: 8:50am

Pomona (65km riders only)
First riders: 7:50am
Last riders: 9:30am

Carters Ridge (120km riders only)
First riders: 8:30am
Last riders: 10:00am

Imbil (160km riders only)
First riders:  8:20am
Last riders: 10:30am

Kandanga / Amamoor (160km riders only)
First Rider: 8:30am
Last Rider: 11:30am

Cooran (160km and 120km riders)
First Rider: 9:00am
Last Rider: 12:15pm

Kin Kin (160km and 120km riders)
First Rider: 9:20am
Last Rider: 1:00pm

Cootharaba (160km, 120km, and 65km riders)
First riders: 8:10am
Last riders: 2:15pm

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.

Spectator Spots

SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Sir Thomas Riley Park, Tewantin: Start line (160, 120, and 65km riders)
First riders:  6:30am
Last riders: 7:45am
Parking: Sunshine Coast Tafe, 24 Cooroy Noosa Rd, Tewantin (800m walk to Sir Thomas Riley Park)

Sir Thomas Riley Park, Tewantin: Finish line (160, 120, and 65km riders)
First riders: 8:45am
Last riders: 3:30pm
Parking: Sunshine Coast Tafe, 24 Cooroy Noosa Rd, Tewantin (800m walk to Sir Thomas Riley Park)

Gyndier Drive: off Cooroy-Noosa Rd (160km and 120km riders)
First riders: 6:30am
Last riders: 7:30am
Parking: You can park in the carpark
off Cooroy-Noosa Rd. There is no
allocated seating but there are
cleared roadway shoulders to stand
on. Please remain off the road while
riders pass.

You will need to arrive early to park
and walk up the road to get in
position. This road is permanently
closed to all traffic.

NO Spectating Areas
PLEASE DO NOT SPECTATE IN
ANY OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS/
ROADS DUE TO NARROW AND
BUSY ROADS.
Any extra cars on course will affect
the riders on course. For safety
reasons, please stay off the roads
associated with the event.
• Cooroy-Belli Creek Road
• Eumundi-Kenilworth Road
• Pomona-Kin Kin Road
• Cootharaba Road