Lifecycle Classic

Presented by Shine Lawyers


START LIST 2023 V2 EVENT FLYER (Race Day Info)

Queensland’s richest road handicap race!

Bring on the 2024 Lifecycle Classic!

2023 RESULTS (Live Results)

PResented by

2023 Results


  1. Ben Walding
  2. Peter Jansen
  3. Ron Hewes
  4. Emily Yorkston
  5. Mhari Hughes
  6. Michelle Bond
  7. Georgina Wrigley
  8. John Chapman
  9. Katherine Cole
  10. Scott Ovenden
  11. John Nicholls
  12. Richard Watson
  13. Shaun Crossman
  14. Richard Beer
  15. Zoe Billings
  16. Shannon Ahern
  17. James Nitis
  18. Matt Haswell
  19. Andrew Michell
  20. Crispian Radburn


  1. Emily Yorkston
  2. Mhari Hughes
  3. Michelle Bond
  4. Georgina Wrigley
  5. Katherine Cole
  6. Theresa Waldburger
  7. Vanessa Nanfra
  8. Narelle Coutts
  9. Faye Goodyear
  10. Lucie Scott

Fastest Times

  1. Ryan Cavanagh – 1:31:13
  2. Justin Palmer
  3. Hunter McGovern

Fastest Woman

  1. Theresa Waldburger – 1:41:48

Course Record

  1. Not broken for men or women.

End of first Lap

  1. Peter Jansen
  2. John Chapman
  3. Ben Walding

Under 19 Men and Women

  1. Harry Schoff
  2. Luke Richert
  3. Braden Bamford

Fastest Under 19 Men

  1. Luke Richert

Fastest Under 19 Women

  1. Zoe Billings


  1. Jordan Carroll (Joris Van der Tang pilot)
  2. Alex Welsh

Hand Cyclist

  1. Alex Welsh

Wendy Pilbeam Classic
C Grade

  1. Chloe Denning
  2. Elise Mc Donald
  3. Kirsten Leech

D Grade

  1. Sanaa Gaig
  2. Alanah Hool
  3. Sharon McInnes


  1. Neve Parslow
  2. Megan Moore
  3. Isabella Potts


  1. Toby Jones
  2. Ren Han Tsen
  3. Lachlan Walters

Lifecycle Classic 1 September 2024

Location: Lowood Recreation Reserve

Categories / Format

Lifecycle Classic Handicap RR presented by Shine Lawyers

2 laps (71km)
· All Grades, Men and A-B Grade Women (U19, Elite, Masters)
· Early Bird Entry: $60 (until 12 July – NOW CLOSED)
· Regular Entry: $80 (closes 20th August)

Note: C Grade Women who wish to race in the Handicap please contact AusCycling QLD – DO NOT ENTER HERE.

Pilbeam Ladies Mini Classic

· 1 lap (35.5km)
· C and D Grade Women Scratch Race
· Entry fee: $40

Junior Handicap

· 1 lap (35.5km)
· Entry fee: $40

Para Cyclist Race

· 1 lap (35.5km)
· Entry fee: $40


General Classification
1st $2000,
2nd 1000,
3rd $400,
4th $200,
5-6th $100,
7-20 gift prizes*

Full Course Record
(if previous record broken)

$1000 men & women course record

*Fruit and Vege boxes must be claimed on the day of race.

1st 500,
2nd $200,
3rd $100 (If not in the top 3 GC)
4-10th gift prizes (if not in the top 7 GC)

Fastest Times
1st $500,
2nd $200,
3rd gift prizes
Fastest women’s $500

End of First Lap
1st- 3rd gift prizes (must finish the race)

Fastest U19 (men and women)
$100 ea.

Mini Classic (Pilbeam) 
1st $80,
2nd $50,
3rd gift prize

Para cyclists race
First to finish para race:
1st $80,
2nd $50,
3rd gift prize

First by classification rating formula*:
1st $80,
2nd $50,
3rd gift prize
*subject to numbers

1st $80,
2nd $50,
3rd gift prize

When: 1st September 2024 from 10:15am

Para Cyclist Race: 10:15

Main Race (first and last depart times): 10:30 – 10:55

Pilbeam Family Mini-classic (women’s C/D): 11:05

Juniors Handicap Classic: U17 go: 10:57* Scratch: TBA (*by handicapper)

Location: Lowood Recreation Reserve
Entries close: TBA

LifeCycle Classic

PResented by

Contact Details

Lifecycle Cycling Club

Race Director: Nathan Campbell


AusCycling Queensland

P: (07) 3184 7533

Course Map

lifecycle classic course map


  1. Start/Finish on Lindemans Rd, Lowood adjacent to Lowood Sports Club.
  2. Turn right into Clarendon Road
  3. At roundabout take Patrick Estate Road 2nd exit.
  4. Proceed 4.5km and turn left into Mahon Road. Mahon Road is narrow – follow to Coominya.
  5. At Coominya turn left into Main Street.
  6. Continue along Main Street into Coominya Connection Rd; continue for 7.2km. Relative straight road with few side roads or houses.
  7. Riders veer left at ‘Y’ junction into Mount Tarampa Road.
  8. Veer left where Mount Tarampa Road; Forest Hill Fernvale Road merge.
  9. Continue 9.3km along Forest Hill Fernvale Road to Lowood.
  10. When entering Lowood proceed up Prospect Street.
  11. Be aware of traffic on left on Park Street.
  12. Descend Prospect Street and passed Lowood School.
  13. At the intersection of Prospect Street & Glamorgan Vale Road proceed left onto Railway Street then immediately turn right onto Lindemans Road.
  14. Lindemans Rd turns into Noland St.
  15. Turn Left onto Lindemans Road; to start/finish line.

Additional Information

Refunds: Please scratch prior to advertised scratching cut-off for automated refund.

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Lifecycle Classic History Race Times

Course Record as at 25th August 2023

Male – Riley Fleming – 1hr 26:08

Female – Hayley Jones – 1hr 38:31


YearMale WinnerFemale WinnerMale FastestTimeFemale FastestTime
2002Chris Locke Stuart Cowin   
2003Darly AndersonSheree RichmondJon Cantwell1hr 50.49Liz Young2hr 07.37
2004John WhipLisa DrewTony Mann1hr 48.23Sally Cowman2hr 05.29
2005Richard MoyeJess HaynesBrendan Hil1hr 51.59Sally Cowman2hr 01.05
2006Jon CantwellJosie LoaneJon Cantwell1hr 48.24Josie Loane1hr 54.30
2007Grant IrwinMichelle MewingGrant Irwin1ht 45.11Carla Ryan1hr 53.19
2008Andrew WilcherJane WalkerGrant Irwin1hr 46.01Kirsty Broun1hr 56.49
2009Jon CantwellSimone GroundsJon Cantwell1hr 44.26Simone Grounds1hr 57.01
2010Paul SlomanZoe WattersBrad Nightingale2hr 01.38Loren Rowney2hr 15.59
2011Ian CollinsLoren RowneyJay McCarthy1hr 47.59Loren Rowney1hr 58.11
2012Damien WrightBrielle CarltonDylan Newbury1hr 45.37Emma Ferguson2hr 04.06
2013Jon OsbroughFlo MingeMalcolm Rudolph1hr 48.41Liz Young1hr 56.56
2014Anthony CollinsEllen SkerritAnthony Collins1hr 46.53Ellen Skerrit2hr 00.39
2015Jon DouglasAmy SchrammMalcolm Rudolph1hr 46.52Laurelea Moss1hr 56.52
2016Dougal WilsonLauren HooperBradley Soden1hr 43.39Jess Pratt1hr 53.59
2017Jordan KerbyJess PrattJordan Kerby1hr 40:36Jess Pratt1hr 48:25
2018Peter Dawson      
2019 Nathan CampbellHayley Jones    
2020Riley FlemingHayley JonesRiley Fleming1hr 26:08Hayley Jones1hr 38:31
2021Matthew RiceSophie MalowieckiMatthew Rice1hr 28:28Sophie Malowiecki1hr 39:31
2022Ewan McPhersonHayley JonesLiam Walsh1hr 30:19Hayley Jones1hr 40:19
2023 Ben Walding  Emily YorkstonRyan Cavanagh 1hr 31:13Theresa Waldburger 1hr 41:48

The Lifecycle Classic was first run in 2001 but these records were not available.

In 2010 the course was longer and these times can not be compared.