November 8, 2020

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race 2021 CANCELLED

Due to the ongoing global pandemic, a number of UCI WorldTour teams have made the decision to stay in Europe due to uncertainty around international travel conditions and logistics of quarantine requirements.

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is a UCI WorldTour cycling event held along Australia’s most iconic coastal region.

The full event schedule is cancelled:
• UCI WorldTour Elite Men’s Road Race
• UCI Women’s WorldTour Deakin University Elite Women’s Road Race
• TAC Race Torquay
• Swisse People’s Ride
• VEGEMITE® Family Ride

Plans are already underway for a bigger and better 2022 – including a reunion party to celebrate 10 years since Cadel’s Tour de France victory.

Visit Victoria is also working on exciting experiences for riders of all ages and abilities for this summer to encourage people to stay connected, fit and healthy. Stay tuned to @cadelroadrace on the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race’s social channels for more details.

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“We’re devastated we won’t be opening the UCI WorldTour one day racing season in January. But this decision has been made by putting the health and safety of our riders, event partners, spectators, workforce, volunteers and broader community first.” Cadel Evans AM

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