With your help, the Powercor Tour de Depot Warrnambool 2017 raised over $65,000 for local charity, Leila Rose Foundation. 

That's a wrap

2017 Event Highlights

Time Trial Timing

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Time Trial | 20km | Cash Prizes

Starting and Finishing at Lake Pertobe the ride distance is approximately 20km. In order to make up this distance riders will need to complete 4 laps of Lake Pertobe course.

Ride features

Testing your pace along the beautiful Warrnambool waterfront and across Merri River, the Powercor Tour de Depot Time Trial is a fairly flat 20km ride, with four laps of the designated route.

There is great cash prizes up for grabs in the Male and Female categories based on fastest timings of the 20km route.

The ride starts and finishes at Lake Pertobe, travelling along Pertobe Road and over Merri River.

Start time: 8.00am

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Male prizes

1st Place – $500 cash

2nd Place – $200 cash & $200 Bicycle Network Voucher

3rd Place – $100 Bicycle Network Voucher

Female prizes

1st Place – $500 cash

2nd Place – $200 cash & $200 Bicycle Network Voucher

3rd Place – $100 Bicycle Network Voucher

Community Ride | 5km or 10km Options

A fun and family-friendly bike riding event, where participants have the opportunity to get involved in the community and support a worthwhile cause.

Ride features

The Community Ride has both a 10km and 5km option, and welcomes riders of all ages and abilities to jump on their bikes and enjoy a great day out for a special local cause.

Both the 10km and 5km ride options start and finish at Lake Pertobe, with the route a fairly flat course around the E Johnson Reserve.

Start Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Entry Fees / 2017

Family includes two adults and two kids

Members only*

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*You must be a Bicycle Network member to enter during this period.

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Community Festival

The Community Festival is open to everyone from 10:00am – 3:00pm at Lake Pertobe, and is packed with great FREE activities including carnival rides, face painting, local market stalls, food stalls and a sausage sizzle, local entertainment, and much, much more. Donations from the Community Festival will help ensure that we raise much-needed funds for our Charity Partner the Leila Rose Foundation.

There will be plenty of options available to ensure you are well fed after your ride. Make a day of the event and enjoy local entertainment, while tucking into delicious food and drinks.

Tour de Depot Warrnambool community festival

2017 Ambassador

Matt Monk

Powercor Tour de Depot Warrnambool is excited to announce the 2017 Ambassador, Matt Monk (aka Monky).

Matt has played a number of roles across the Warrnambool community, from the founding ambassador for South West Local Learning & Employment Network’s Youth Commitment Program and a mentor in the Standing Tall Youth Program, to junior and senior football coach and breakfast radio host on Coast FM.

He was most recently announced as a local ambassador for the Powercor Tour de Depot Warrnambool 2017 charity partner, Leila Rose Foundation.

Matt Monk - Tour de Depot Warrnambool ambassador


Here are the answers to your most common questions.

If your question isn’t in the list, please contact us via our website, on 1800 639 634 or via Facebook.

Click here for Terms and Conditions

How do I enter?

Register to participate in the Powercor Tour de Depot Warrnambool via the entry link, otherwise you can register at Lake Pertobe on Saturday 14 October from 10:00am – 4:00pm, or on event day, Sunday 15 October from 7:00am – 10:00am.

Is there an age limit on participation?

There is no age limit to participate in the Community Ride, and of course no age limit for the Community Festival, but the Time Trial participants must be 15 years or older.

How long is the event?

Riders taking part in the Community Ride will have the option of either a 5km or 10km ride. The ride consists of one or two laps of a loop from Lake Pertobe around E Johnson Reserve over Merri River.

The Time Trial is approximately 20km in length, starting and finishing at Lake Pertobe. The route will consist of four laps of a loop from Lake Pertobe, travelling anticlockwise and crossing over Merri River.

How much does it cost to enter?

Early Bird entry fees are: $5 for children, $15 for adults and $35 for a family of four for the Community Ride and the Time Trial entry fee is $50 per person. By registering to participate in the Powercor Tour de Depot, you are contributing 100% of your entry fee directly to the Powercor Tour de Depot Charity Partner.

For those entering into the Time Trial, you will also receive your family’s Community Ride registration absolutely free!

When does the ride start and finish?

The Time Trial will commence at 8.00am with the Community Ride starting from 10.00am, and make sure you bring the whole family along to the finish line for an action packed Community Festival with entertainment for everyone, open from 10.00am – 3.00pm.

The briefing times are commencing at:

Sunday 15 October 2017

Time Trial briefing: 7:45am

Community Ride briefing: 9:45am

Where can I park?

Parking will be available at the entrance of Lake Pertobe and along Pertobe Road.

How do I pay?

Payment can be made via the entries page and payment must be made in full at the time of registration. If paying on the day of the event, both cash and EFTPOS facilities will be available.

How do I fundraise?

By registering to participate in the Powercor Tour de Depot, you are contributing 100% of your entry fee directly to our Charity Partner. However, the Powercor Tour de Depot is partnering with the charity fundraising website My Cause to allow people to take their contribution one step further. Once registered, you will be provided with the opportunity to establish your own My Cause page that will allow your family, friends and the community to sponsor you for your participation and raise additional funds for the Leila Rose Foundation.

I can’t ride a bike but am keen to get involved. What can I do?

There are plenty of ways you can get involved without having to jump on a bike. You could sponsor a family member or friend on their My Cause site, run a community based event such as a cake stall to raise money for the Leila Rose Foundation, encourage a local organisation to partner with the event or just join us at the Community Festival to cheer home those that have participated in the ride.

What do I get when I enter?

Your entry fee not only provides you with entry to the event and the opportunity to donate to a worthwhile cause – all entrants will also receive a Riders Pack including a Powercor Tour de Depot bag, t-shirt, hat, drink bottle, and additional partner giveaways.

You can collect your Riders Pack at the registration booth on Saturday 14 October at Lake Pertobe from 10:00am until 4:00pm or on Sunday 15 October between 7:00am until 12:00pm

Is the Community Festival open to everyone?

Yes, the FREE Community Festival is open to everyone from 10:00am – 3:00pm at Lake Pertobe. The Community Festival will feature an action-packed day with great activities including carnival rides, local entertainment, face painting, market stalls, food trucks and much, much more.

Donations taken at the Community Festival will ensure we raise further funds for the Leila Rose Foundation.

Charity Partner

We are excited to announce that the Leila Rose Foundation is the official Charity Partner for the 2017 Powercor Tour de Depot Warrnambool and will receive all money raised through the event. 

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Sponsors and Partners

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