Information for the local community about the Mudgee Classic on Sunday, 3 May 2020.

About the Mudgee Classic

The Mudgee Classic is a road cycling event that takes place in the beautiful wine region of Mid-West NSW. The ride incorporates three routes, passing through Mudgee to Rylston, the Bylong Valley, Lou and more.

The centre of activity on the day will be the Mudgee Classic Event Village at Lawson Park, Mudgee. Please come along and cheer the riders as they cross the finish line during the day.

The Event Village will be open from 10am-4pm and will include live music, market stalls, children’s activities, cycling exhibitors and more.

Riders from all over Australia have registered for the inaugural event. Many will be staying in Mudgee over the weekend boosting tourism and bringing considerable economic benefits to the local region.

A special thank you to Mid-Western Regional Council, Destination NSW, and NSW Police for their ongoing support and assistance.

When is it?

The Mudgee Classic is on Sunday, 3 May 2020.

The inaugural cycling event includes three courses, the 170KM Maxi Classic, the 120KM Challenge Classic, and the 35KM Social Classic.

The ride starts on Church St, Mudgee (outside St Marys Catholic Church) between 7:00am and 8:00am.

The first riders will return to Lawson Park, Mudgee at 10am. The last riders are expected to cross the finish line around 4.00pm.

Mudgee Classic Event Village

The Mudgee Classic Event Village is at Lawson Park, Mudgee.

When: 10.00am to 4.00pm, Sunday 3 May 2020.

What: The Event Village will be a lively centre of activity and entertainment as riders cross the finish line throughout the day. All welcome!


• Live music

• Gourmet food stalls

• Beer, wine, soft drink

• Children’s activities and entertainment

• Cycling expo

• Cheer the riders as they cross the finish line with your free Mudgee Classic bell

Note: The Event Village will be open in a limited capacity on Saturday (1-4pm) and Sunday (5am to 7.30am), mainly for rider kit collection. A limited number of cycling exhibitor stalls will be open on the Saturday.

Event Village parking

There will be limited parking within Lawson Park.

Parking map to come.

There is plenty of street parking around the start line and village area.

Start line

Cheer on cyclists as they depart from Church St, Mudgee between 7:00am and 8:00am.

7:00am – 7:25am: 170KM Maxi Classic riders cross the start line and head north.

7:30am to 7:50am: 120KM Challenge Classic riders cross the start line and head north.

8:00am to 8:10am: 35KM Social Classic riders cross the start line and head north.

Finish line

Riders will cross the finish line at Lawson Park between 10am and 4.00pm.

Cheer them on with your free Mudgee Classic bell!

Road closures

TBC for 2020

Cycle routes

To be confirmed for 2020. 

Course descriptions are available at the following links:

If you are driving on any of the roads which are being used for the event, please ensure that you take care and be watchful for cyclists.

Police will be patrolling the course throughout the day to ensure cyclists and motorists observe all road rules.