105km Challenge Ride

For those looking for the challenge of riding a century, this route takes in the best of the City along the Sydney City Ride route before taking riders through the Inner West, Parramatta, Prospect Dam, Western Sydney Parklands and into Sydney Olympic Park.

Ride Facts

• Distance: 105km
• Average Speed: 20-35kms per hour
• Start Time: 6:30am
• Start Location: St Leonards Park, North Sydney
• Finish Location: Cathy Freeman Park, Sydney Olympic Park
• Entry Fees: Please visit our ride prices page here to access ride pricing.
• Age Restriction: Children are not permitted on this ride. All riders must be 16 years or over to participate in the 105km Challenge Ride.

Cut Off Times

If you have not passed these points within the specified time, you will not be able to complete the ride under event conditions. The cut-off times are as follows:

• North Sydney Railway Station – 06:30am
• St Leonards Park Start Venue – 06:45am
• Harbour Bridge on Ramp - 06:50am
• King Street & Sussex Street, Sydney – 07:15am
• Murray Street & Darling Drive, Pyrmont – 07:20am
• Johnstons Creek Bridge – 07:35am
• Richard Murden Reserve – 07:50am
• Halliday Park – 08:10am
• Observation Tower Cycleway, Sydney Olympic Park - 08:30am
• Silverwater Bridge, Ermington – 09:15am
• Pavillion Flat, Parramatta Park – 09:35am
• Rita St & Morgan St Grass, Merrylands – 10:00am
• Pipeline Shared Path, Guildford – 10:15am
• Prospect Highway & Lower Canal Cycleway – 10:50am

Each ride is equipped with Route Marshal Volunteers, Ride Crew Bicycle Mechanics, a Sweep/Support Bus, Police, Qualified Traffic Controllers, First Aid Response Teams and a Last Rider to assist you throughout the ride.

Route Map

Rest Stops

There are six Rest Stops along the route. All Stops have water and toilets. Most venues have first aid and some of the venues will also have bike mechanics and food. They are situated approximately every 15 to 25km.

Stop Location From Start From Finish Venue Open Venue Close
Start Venue St Leonards Park(Miller St North Sydney) 0km 105km 6am 8:30am
Rest Stop Richard Murden Reserve (Haberfield) 20.0km 85.0km 7:00am 10:00am
Rest Stop Meadowbank Park (Meadowbank) 35.5km 69.5km 7:30am 12:30pm
Rest Stop Rita St & Morgan St (Merrylands) 53.5km 51.5km 8:00am 1:15pm
Rest Stop The Dairy Picnic Area (Western Sydney Parklands) 76.5km 28.5km 8:45am 11:45am
Rest Stop Rita St & Morgan St (Merrylands) 95.5km 9.5km 8:00am 1:15pm
Finish Venue Cathy Freeman Park (Sydney Olympic Park) 105km 0 km 8:15am 2:00pm