Road World Championships ‘blue line’ set for the Illawarra

September 22, 2023 10:56 am in by
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A blue line will soon run through the Illawarra, marking the route of the UCI Road World Championships which took place a year ago.

Over 670 cyclists from 73 countries participated in the UCI Road World Championships last year.

“UCI 2022 placed Wollongong on the global map for bicycle enthusiasts, and the installation of this route marking will provide experienced riders, the opportunity to take in the stunning surrounds and natural beauty of the Illawarra”, Wollongong MP Paul Scully said.

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The first stage between Walker Street at Cowper Lane, Helensburgh and Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Wrexham Road, Thirroul, will be carried out over three nights between 7.30pm and 5am from Tuesday 3 October to Thursday 5 October, weather permitting.