Tour of the Great South Coast

Tour of The Great South Coast

Tour of the Great South Coast

August 15 – 19 2018

Wednesday  August 15, Stage 1

Mt Gambier

Criterium – 30 laps of a 1.2 km CBD circuit at Vansittart Park.

Distance:  36 kms.

Intermediate sprints:  11

Hill climbs:  0

Start: 10.45 a.m.

Finish:  11.30 a.m.  (approx)

 

Wednesday August 15, Stage 2

Mt Gambier

Road race – 10 laps of 6.5 km Blue Lake and Reidy Park Primary School circuit

Distance: 65 kns.

Intermediate sprints: 4

Hill climbs: 4

Start: 1.30 p.m.

Finish: 3 p.m. ( approx )

 

Thursday August 16, Stage 3

Port McDonnell

Road race, – 5 laps of a town and rural circuit, starting and finishing in Port McDonnell

Distance: 128.5 kms.

Intermediate sprints: 9

Hill climbs: 3

Start: 11 a.m.

Finish: 2.10 p.m. (approx)

 

Friday, August 17 Stage 4

Heywood to Casterton

Road race – via Hotspur, Digby, merino, Paschendale, Henty, Sandford.

Distance: 92.9 kms.

Intermediate sprints: 4

Hill climbs: 5

Start 12 noon

Finish 2.20 p.m. (approx)

 

Saturday, August 18, Stage 5

Cape Bridgewater

Road race – 4 laps of a 29 km bushland-lakes circuit, incorporating Bridgewater Lakes, Portland Airport and Cashmore, with the start finish line at the Portland Lifesaving Club.

Distance: 121.4 kms

Intermediate sprints: 7

Hill climbs: 8

Start: 12 noon

Finish: 3 p.m. (approx)

 

Sunday, August 19, Stage 6

Portland

Criterium – 30 laps of the 1.6 km town and waterfront circuit.

Distance: 48 kms.

Intermediate sprints: 11

Hill climbs: 0

Start: 12.30 p.m.

Finish: 1.45 p.m. (approx)

 

Total Distance: 491.8 kms

Total number of intermediate sprints: 46

Total number of hill climbs: 20

 

Host Municipalities:

City of Mount Gambier (SA)

District Council of Grant (SA)

Glenelg Shire (Vic)

 

Lots of local events and markets in Portland on the fore shore on the Sunday

 

A great family event

 

 

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August 15 - 19 2018