17th Annual Shellharbour Bikeabout Event

This year’s annual Shellharbour Bikeabout will be held Sunday 23 September at Lake Illawarra PCYC.

Course starts and finish at Lake Illawarra PCYC. Registration is from 8.30am to 9.30am. The event starts at 9.30am and finishes at 12.30pm.

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy live music, food, entertainment, giveaways and activities hosted by Lake Illawarra PCYC.

Participants can also go into the draw to win a bike from Simple Cycles.

Bikeabout is joint initiative between Shellharbour City Council, Lake Illawarra PCYC, Illawarra Road Safety Group and RMS.

Shellharbour City Mayor Marianne Saliba said the free community event was held as part of NSW Bike Week and aimed to promote fun and exercise while enjoying the natural environment of Lake Illawarra.

“The ride increases awareness of safe cycling behaviour and exposes locals to the extensive shared path systems available throughout the city,” Cr Saliba said.

“The 8km course is suitable for young families and the inexperienced.

Full details and registration forms are available at www.shellharbour.nsw.gov.au or find us on Facebook.