Visit Victoria has appointed Sport Projects as the event management supplier for the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, for 2018 and 2019.
Visit Victoria General Manager, Major Events Mr Damien de Bohun congratulated Sports Projects.
“We’re delighted to appoint a highly experienced and respected company to deliver one of Victoria’s most important major events, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race,’ Mr de Bohun said.
‘Sport Projects offers international experience in delivering cycling events, and knows the rigour required for delivering a major event in a public space, using public roads‘.
Steve Peterson, Managing Director of Sport Projects, said: “We are excited at the prospect of taking on the organisation of this world class event. Our experienced and dedicated team look forward to working hard to achieve the event’s objectives over the next two years, helping to position the event to further develop, grow and innovate into the future.”
The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race was established in 2015 and has quickly grown into one of the most popular events on Australia’s sporting calendar. Featuring one day in Melbourne and two days in Geelong, the event has grown into an iconic weekend of international cycling, featuring a UCI World Tour men’s race and UCI 1.1 women’s as the feature events.
The event features a true festival of cycling appealing to all ages and abilities.
With Belgian kermesse style racing on the iconic Formula One circuit at Albert Park, a Family Ride along the beautiful Geelong Waterfront, a People’s Ride and two days of action-packed ‘classics’ racing across the Geelong and Surf Coast regions, the event allows all cyclists, novice to elite, to share the roads in a celebration of cycling.
For more event details, check out the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race www.cadelevansgreatoceanroadrace.com.au
For more details on the event management services supplier, Sport Projects, check out their new website at www.sportprojects.com.au