The closed-loop nature of the route allows for intense racing, with riders skillfully navigating the twists and turns of the course.
Loop the Lighthouse
The Wollongong Lighthouse Criterium is a thrilling cycling event that takes place in the beautiful coastal city of Wollongong, Australia. Nestled between the stunning Illawarra Escarpment and the glistening Pacific Ocean, this criterium ride offers both cyclists and spectators a unique and picturesque experience.
The criterium circuit is set around the iconic Wollongong Lighthouse, which stands proudly atop Flagstaff Hill. The route encompasses a challenging yet exhilarating course that combines fast straights, tight corners, and sweeping bends.As the riders navigate the circuit, they encounter thrilling moments, including high-speed sprints, tactical manoeuvres, and intense cornering. The course demands a blend of power, speed, and agility, challenging the participants’ skills and endurance.