The Mt Wellington Challenge returns in 2020 as part of Bike Week on Sunday 1st March 2020.

The race will commence at Longley and proceed to the Pinnacle of kunanyi/Mt Wellington with the option of a shorter ride to The Springs.

The event will be held on closed roads from Pillinger Drive to the Summit.  The road will be open to vehicles on Huon Road.

Photo Credit: Donovan Simpkin 

Race Details:

Individual Hill Time Trial

Race Start –

Longley International Hotel and proceed up Huon Road towards Neika and onto Fern Tree.

Riders will then turn left on to Pillinger Drive and onto Pinnacle Road

Race Finish –

The Springs (14.1Kms) or The Pinnacle (21.6Kms)





Event entry will be available, through the “Book Now’ link which will appear on this page. 

Entry is online only and will close at 6:00pm Thursday 27 February. 

If you are not a member of an affiliated club that’s fine just please write ‘no club’ or ‘day permit’ in the club field in entry boss.

No entries will be accepted on the day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please click this link to read some of the questions we think you may have  k:MTWC 2020 FAQS (updated 15FEB20)

This contains important event information.



Food and Coffee

Longley Hotel will be selling breakfast on the day competitors are asked to indicate if they are interested through the registration process.

Lost Freight Cafe, at The Springs,  will be open from 8:30 am.

Book Now


Event entry – $30

Riders without a current CA Race or Ride licence will need to purchase a day permit – $12


Sign on between 6:15 – 6:45 am

Rider Briefing at 6:45 pm

Race start time from 7 am

Riders will commence in groups these will be allocated by race organisers.  There will be questions in the entryboss system to help allocation.

Riders must pre-register please follow the link on this page once available.


Riders must have a current Cycling Australia License or purchase a day permit through the rego system.

Information is available here:

Getting There

Race starts at the Longley Internation Hotel Longley.


Results will be available here as soon as possible after the race.

Pinnacle results –

Springs results –