Sunday 9th Oct

Gran Fondo

Sunny Coast Century

Half Century
Max. Elevation
Max. Elevation
Start - `100
Start - 60

Take on the challenging and fully timed 100km or 60km course around the stunning Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

Departing from the USC Race Village riders will head out through the historic town of Palmwoods before taking on the coasts most iconic climb at Montville – A twisty turning road of 6km at 5.5%.

For those on the Half Century you’ll take the same route as the Century until reaching the top of the climb at Montville where you’ll begin the treacherous decent of Hunchy, then back through Palmwoods to USC.

For those completing the full century, you continue on across the hinterland to tackle one the Coasts most notorious climbs, the ‘Dulong Hill’ – 7km long at 6.5% with some pinches over 12%!

This non-elite mass participation event is open to all ages – it’s a tough ride though, so riders would be expected to have an intermediate level of fitness. 

Both rides are not competitive races but fully timed.

Post event, stay on to watch Australia’s best men and women NRS riders compete in the final stage of USC Cycle Sunshine Coast.

Get ready to Crank the Coast this October on the inaugural Sunny Coast Century.

Sunny Coast Century 100 = 2300m altitude gain

Sunny Coast Half Century 60 = 1400m altitude gain

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