Inspired by the prestigious Spring Classics of Europe, the elite one day race format delivers high excitement and intense competition, and the 2015 elite men's and women's races highlighted the fierce competitiveness of one day cycling.
With some of Victoria's most spectacular coastal scenery as its backdrop, the challenging race will start in Geelong, travel through Cadel's home town of Barwon Heads and pass by Thirteenth Beach, Torquay, Bells Beach and the rolling hills around Moriac with a dramatic finish on Geelong's Waterfront.
The weekend features the Momentum Energy People's Ride on Saturday, where participants will have the chance to ride shoulder to shoulder with Australian icon, Cadel Evans. The showpiece for Saturday will be the Elite Women's Road Race scheduled to take place after the People's Ride.
On Sunday, tens of thousands of people will line the streets to experience the passion and intensity of world class cycling at its finest as UCI WorldTeams and some of Australia's best teams go head-to-head to take line honours. The Men's Race has received 1.HC classification from the L'Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), this is one level below UCI WorldTour and a significant achievement in only the event's second year.
2016 Event Schedule
Saturday 30 January
Momentum Energy People's Ride
Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race - Elite Women
Sunday 31 January
Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race - Elite Men's
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