20km ride

Route description:

The 20km ride starts in Alexandra Gardens, travels to Elwood Park along Beach Road before returning back the same way you came and finishing at Alexandra Gardens.

Closed Roads:

For the first time in Around the Bay’s 24 year history, the entire 20km route will take place on closed roads, so you can enjoy the ride safely without any traffic to worry about. This makes the 20km ride a perfect option for families and those who are new to riding to get involved in Around the Bay. 


Click here to view the route in Google Maps for more detail.*

Click here to download the 20km route map so you can upload to your compatible mobile app or GPS device to follow on the day.**


A fun way to spend a morning with your family and friends as you pedal to Elwood Beach and back! 

Key times & locations:

  • Start: First wave departs 8:00am from Alexandra Gardens
  • Rest area: Elwood Park
  • Finish Location: Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne
  • Price: $37.00 (early bird), $40.00 (standard)

Your Rest Areas:

Get dressed up to WIN!

Are you riding the 20km option this year? Want to win a FREE family entry into Around the Bay 2017? All you have to do is dress-up! The Smith Family will be on the look out for the best dressed at the Elwood Rest Area.

VIDEO: Tips on Riding in a Mass Participation Event


*You do need a Google account to get the extra detail. You can create a free Google account here.

**Route is subject to change without notice. During the event, please always follow route signage or instructions of our route marshals.