Audax Alpine Classic

Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

28 Jan 2017 to 27 Jan 2018

Every January, cyclists flock to Bright for the challenge and camaraderie of the Audax Alpine Classic. Whether you are a novice or a hardened climber, this event with nine rides of 60-320 kilometres has a course to suit.

For those who want a more leisurely ride, the Alpine Raid with its overnight stay in Omeo showcases the best of the Victorian Alps in two glorious days of cycling.

The Audax Alpine Classic offers a range of climbing and distance challenges, from the shorter courses with about 1200 metres of climbing to the original classic 200 with well over 3000 metres. Finally, there’s the longest of them all, the 320 kilometre ultimate, which includes four of the ‘7 Peaks’ climbs in one day.

Howitt Park, the event’s headquarters is transformed by Bonjour Bright, a two-day festival of French-themed entertainment and activities. Situated on the Ovens River with its shady banks and safe swimming, food stalls and plenty of no-cost entertainment, this an ideal location for families and friends to welcome the return of their conquering heroes and heroines.

Facilities

Bar Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Disabled access available Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet Shop Sports Wheelchair access

Nearby Accommodation

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Creekside setting

Westwood Lodge Apartments

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Living room and dining alcove

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Nearby Things to Do

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Platform on former Bright railway Station

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Tour Of Duty Bright

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