Geelong - Geelong

The 2024 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is a hilly race that will take place on Sunday 28 January 2024 at 00:15.The race starts in Geelong and finishes in Geelong. Start time is 00:15 with an expected finish at 04:18 (average speed of 43 km/h).

The total distance of the race is 174.4 km. The race includes 3 categorized climbs and 3 intermediate sprints. The race has a total elevation gain of 1589.1 m with the highest altitude of the race being 166 m. The total descent of the race is -1589.1 m.

- The race will have temperatures between 20 and 25°C, with an average of 23°C.
- No rain is expected.
- The wind will come mainly from W, SW with an average of 11 km/h wind. The maximum wind speed will be 18 km/h with gusts of up to 33 km/h.

The race includes 3 categorized climbs and 3 intermediate sprints.

The neutral start for this race is 2.2 km long with an average gradient of 0.7%.

Torquay is a Sprint at 56.7 km (117.7 km to go).

Barwon Heads is a Sprint at 79.7 km (94.7 km to go).

Challambra Crescent is a Climb, which starts at 114.1 km (60.3 km to go) and ends at 115.2 km (59.2 km to go). It has total distance of 1.1 km, and an average gradient of 9.1%, going from 22 to 125 meters of altitude.

Challambra Crescent is a Climb, which starts at 130.8 km (43.6 km to go) and ends at 132 km (42.4 km to go). It has total distance of 1.1 km, and an average gradient of 9.1%, going from 22 to 125 meters of altitude.

Geelong is a Sprint at 140.9 km (33.5 km to go).

Challambra Crescent is a Climb, which starts at 147.6 km (26.8 km to go) and ends at 148.7 km (25.7 km to go). It has total distance of 1.1 km, and an average gradient of 9.2%, going from 22 to 125 meters of altitude.

The final 3 km for this race starts at 171.4 km, has an average gradient of -0.7%, and reaching 6 m of altitude.