FAQ

When do entries open / close for the 2014 MARS® Cycling Australia Road National Championships?

Entries will open mid November 2013 and close late December.

When will the course details be released?

The course details were released in late November. Read more here.

When will the final entry lists be released?

They can be found here.

How do I volunteer?

If you want to be a part of the 2014 MARS® National Road Championships, volunteer today.

Will the event be on television?

SBS will show the Men’s Road Race live from 2pm from Buninyong on Sunday 12 January.

Hosted by Michael Tomalaris with David McKenzie, with commentary from Phil Liggett and Scott McGrory and reporting from Alex Hinds. Cycling Central will also be broadcast live from the Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships.

How do I follow the event online?

During the event, we will have results on this site, plus you can catch all the action through our social media accounts.

How do I apply for media accreditation?

Media wishing to cover the 2014 MARS® Cycling Australia Road National Championships must be accredited by Cycling Australia. Apply here.

How do I get to Ballarat for the event?

Ballarat is situated approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes drive from Melbourne via the Western Freeway. More Info

Is there accommodation available for the event?

Staying in Ballarat gives you a wealth of options. From magnificent fully restored 19th century buildings through to grand guesthouses and country homesteadsquaint B&Bsboutique hotels and motelsrestored cottages and premier holiday parks. More Info

What is the best way to watch the event live?

The three events in the 2014 MARS® Cycling Australia Road National Championships; the Time Trial, the Criterium and the Road Race; are each run in different parts of the City of Ballarat and its surrounds. There are a number of great vantage points to take in the action – see Viewing Guide.

What about Road Closures – how will they affect me?

To read all the information about changed Traffic Conditions, click here.