September, 2019

07SepAll Day15Ride for Homeless TBC maybe 2020A challenging ride from Sydney to BrisbaneSydneyState:NSW,QLD,VICDiscipline:RoadTerrain:Mixed,UndulatingDistance:121-160 km,160+ km,81-120 kmType Ride:Charity,Multi-day,Recreational

Ride Details

Ride for Homeless will test your endurance as you ride from Sydney to Brisbane.

Note: Dates for the 2020 event are TBC.


Ride for Homeless is a challenging ride from Sydney to Brisbane, that covers 1060km and many mountains over 9 days.

2019 ride details have yet to be released.

This ride is unique in that

for the 2019 details. nothing released yet, sounds like a private club activity; not open to the public.

A partnership between The Salvation Army Brisbane Streetlevel Mission and Nanna Fitty’s Fruit Cake Cycling Club, cyclists are riding from The Salvation Army Streetlevel in Kings Cross Sydney arriving at The Salvation Army Streetlevel in Fortitude Valley Brisbane 9 days later. The whole team is passionate about making a difference to those impacted by homelessness.

Day 1: Sydney to Central Coast Distance: 109km Total Climb: 1800m; Hard day of riding; starting in Kings Cross, ride over the Sydney Harbour Bridge before the undulation and climbs heading towards Gosford.

Day 2: Central Coast to Raymond Terrace; Distance: 113km Total Climb: 956m; Solid day of riding;  going via Tuggerah Lakes, Belmont for lunch and up the shore of Lake Macquaire. Over the tricky Hexham Bridge and on to Raymond Terrace

Day 3: Raymond Terrace up to Taree; Distance: 142.5km; Total Climb: 1510m; another solid day, starting to feel the fatigue in the legs. on to the main road of the A1.

Day 4: Taree up to Kemsey; Distance: 142km Total Climb: 1164m , another solid day. up the coast with a detour through Port Macquarie for lunch.

Day 5: Kempsey to Coffs Harbour; Distance: 118km Total Climb: 1151m, SOlid Day;

Day 6: Coffs Harbour to Grafton via the Orara Way (Summerland Way); Distance: 88km Total Climb: 1165m; short but a solid day. a hard climb straight out of Coffs Harhour, then undulating back down for the remainder.

Day 7: Grafton to Lismore; Distance: 137km Total Climb: 1101m, “The sting is in the tail” is at the end of the day. with the climb up into Lismore.

Day 8: Lismore to Southport in the Gold Coast; Distance: 137km Total Climb: 1308m,

Day 9: SOuthport to Brisbane streelevel; Distance: 84km, Total Climb: 670m ; shortest day of the ride and the most rewarding.


raising money for those who are Homeless.


You’ll find other great cycling events, like Ride for Homeless, in our online Cycling Event Calendar.



Ride for Homeless will test your endurance as you ride from Sydney to Brisbane.


7 September - 15 September


Sydney, NSW


Extra Information

  • Hydration/Water
  • Meals/Food/ snacks
  • SAG Wagon
  • Mechanic
  • Medic
  • Jersey
  • Accommodation
  • Fundraising min $5,000 (TBC)

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