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Fitzs Challenge

Fitzs Challenge

October 23 2022
Canberra, ACT, Australia
Status: The date for the event has not yet been confirmed.
Fitz’s Challenge, one of Australia’s toughest hill climbing events, returns on Sunday 24 October 2021 to the picturesque Brindabella Ranges in the ACT.
This legendary Pedal Power ACT event offers five epic hill rides – 50 km, 105 km, 130 km, 165 km, 185 km, 210 km and 255 km – with something to challenge every rider, from the eager novice to the seasoned climber.
Whether it’s the 50 km Tidbinbilla Challenge with 880 m of climbing or the 5000 m climb of the gruelling 255 km Fitz’s Extreme: prepare to be challenged like never before.

Fitzs Challenge

Routes: 50, 105, 130, 165, 185, 210, 255 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: F - Ultra Distance and Climbing for events well over 100 miles
Start Times / Itinerary

6:00 am – 255 km Fitz’s Extreme
6:30 am – 210 km Fitz’s Epic
7:00 am - 185 km
7:30 am – 165 km Fitz’s Classic
8:00am - 130 km
8:30 am – 105 km Tharwa Challenge
9:00 am – 50 km Tidbinbilla Challenge


$58 - $185

What's Included?
Water and nutrition at checkpoints
Support vehicles patrolling the courses to assist with repairs (no private support vehicles are permitted)
Police presence and motorbikes on patrol on the course
Ambulance/first aid on stand-by
Emergency phone number of event organisers
Signage to provide direction on courses
Toilets located at checkpoints
Lunch for cyclists riding the 165 km,185 km, 210 km and 255 km
Packet Pickups

Rider packs can be collected on Saturday 23 October from 2 - 6 pm at  Stromlo Forest Park, 10 Bowes St Woden 

Prize / Race Categories

Fitz's Challenge is a personal challenge, not a race. The event offers seven hill rides – 50 km, 105 km, 130 km, 165 km, 185 km, 210 km and 255 km.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Free Training Rides
Post Ride Shower
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
Two Hill Climbs
Three Hill Climbs
Four Hill Climbs
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: Canberra, ACT, AU
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