The Course

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Over 5 days and 670km, or 3 days and 380km, discover for yourself why South Australia has become the nation’s cycling mecca.

Savour a stunning course designed by local cycling royalty and Smiddy legend, Annette Edmondson, striking a perfect pitch between challenging and cruisy. Experience for yourself the famed ‘teamwork, spirit and mateship’ of a Smiddy Challenge event while soaking in everything South Australia has to offer—both on and off the bike.

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Challenge South Australia

A unique 3 or 5 day cycling adventure that pairs stunning vistas, beautiful climbs and intoxicating long, rolling valley roads with an inspiring group of individuals. Experience it all, and earn lifetime memories and friendships, as part of Challenge South Australia. This is everything you want in a multi-day cycling challenge. Supported by Smiddy’s renowned support crewexperience a safe, inspiring and luxury bike tour with a little extra heart and soul. Best of all, you’ll be contributing to a game-changing impact for cancer research at Mater.

3 Day Challenge Option -  380 km

21—23 March 2024

5 Day Challenge Option - 670 km

19—23 March 2024


Adelaide to McLaren Vale


Essential stats

Distance:  130km

Elevation: +1925m


McLaren Vale to Victor Harbour Loop

Essential stats

Distance:  158 km

Elevation: +1623 m


McLaren Vale to Barossa Valley

Essential stats

Distance:  136 km

Elevation: +2021 m


Barossa Valley Wineries Loop

Essential stats

Distance:  109 km

Elevation: +1036 m


Barossa Valley to Adelaide

Essential stats

Distance:  134 km

Elevation: +1492 m

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