Elite Energy

Shimano Wollongong Critérium

A full day of action is planned starting with support races from 7:30am and extending right through to the feature Elite Women’s and Elite Men’s events.

We’ve got something for everyone in a jam-packed racing schedule. Whether you are a novice or an experienced racer, we’ve got a race to scratch your itch.

Entry Fees

Spots are strictly limited for all grades, so make sure you don’t miss out!

  • $80 – Elite Men & Women
  • $65 – A Grade Men & Women
  • $60 – B, C, D Grade Men
  • $60 – B & C Grade Women
  • $30 – Junior U17 Men & Women

Course Maps


Start Time Category Distance
10:00am B Grade Men 45 min + 3 laps
11:00am U17s Men and Women Combined (separate prizes for men and women; lapped riders will not be removed) 30 min + 3 laps
11:45am A Grade Men 45 min + 3 laps
12:45pm Elite & Open Women Combined (separate prizes for Elite and Open grades; lapped riders will not be removed) 45 Mins + 3 laps
1:45pm Elite Men 1 hr + 3 laps

Event Information

  • U17, U19, U23M, Elite and Masters
  • Age Categories for this event are as per 2019 ages effective from 1 October 2018.
  • Financial Cycling Australia ‘Race’ members only. Valid membership card must be presented at sign-on
  • This event is not open to Day Memberships, 3 Race Permits or Regional memberships.
  • Total prize value of approximately $5,000 across the event
  • $1,000 for winner of Elite Men and Elite Women races
  • Primes will be run in each event
  • For the 2018 event the support races are club racing (not open) and are open to individual entries, not teams entries.
  • If entering the support races please enter the grade you would normally enter for Crit racing.
  • If you have not raced with us before you will be required to apply for a grade by completing this form
  • Elite mens teams is open to A grade and professional riders and is teams format only.
  • The Elite women’s race is open to A grade and professional riders, both teams and individual riders can enter.
  • Junior Men’s race open to Juniors born in 2003-2004.
  • Junior Women’s race open to Juniors born in 2003-2004.
  • Junior gearing restrictions apply.
  • CAN I REGISTER ON THE DAY? No, you cannot. You will need to register before the cut-off date.
  • SO, I NEED A RACING LICENSE? Yes, you will need to present a valid Cycling Australia racing license in order to be able to race. Licenses can be purchased online here. In addition you can purchase a day license (or 3 race license) here.
  • CAN I PICKUP MY RACE NUMBER AT THE EVENT? Yes, the event village will be open from TBA, and you will be able to pickup your race number there.
  • WHAT IF IT RAINS? Under most scenarios, so long as there is no standing water on the course, and the chief commissaire is happy for the racing to proceed, then it will proceed as scheduled (even if it is raining). However, if there is heavy rain ahead of, or during the event, such that it makes the course unsafe for racing, then the racing will be suspended (until the conditions are safe for racing again), shortened, or cancelled. We’ll keep you notified on social channels as the date approaches.

What you get

We try our best to give each participant the best possible sporting event experience.

Here is a list of the benefits that you will receive with your event entry:

  • Beautiful race venue
  • Safe and professionally managed event
  • Incredible support from local sport and charity groups – who receive a portion of proceeds from the event
  • Sanctioning, technical support and insurance through Cycling NSW
  • Bragging rights and annual stories to tell

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