Melbourne to Warrnambool to restart Australia’s National Road Series

Riders in action at the 2019 Melbourne to Warrnambool
(Image credit: Con Chronis)

The 267 kilometre Melbourne to Warrnambool marks the restart of the Australia’s National Road Series calendar on Saturday, with Australia’s oldest race delivering the first round of racing since the Santos Festival of Cycling in January after COVID-19 clusters led to the deferral of both the Victorian event and the Tour de Brisbane.

The women’s racing in the top Australian road race series will resume a week later, with the long-running Grafton to Inverell on May 8 including a 136.6 kilometre women’s National Road Series (NRS) event for the first time. The men will also front up for another long-range battle at the 60th edition of the race to Inverell in New South Wales, with a 228 kilometre course.

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