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Canberra’s toughest cycling participation event, Fitz’s Challenge, will return on Sunday 29 October 2017.

Registrations will open in May 2017.

If you would like to be added to an expression of interest mailing list for the 2017 Fitz’s Challenge, please enter your details in the fields below. You will then be notified when registrations have opened for the 2017 event.


Participant note: Participants should familiarise themselves with the event’s conditions of entry and event rules prior to registering for Fitz’s Challenge.

It is also a requirement of the event’s approval that participant’s helmets are checked for an Australian Standard sticker prior to a registration pack being provided. This is not a Pedal Power ACT policy, however must be conducted to comply with regulation. Participants need to ensure the helmet they choose to participate in Fitz’s Challenge with has an Australian Standard sticker, and be prepared to present it during helmet check.

Personal insurance for participants in Fitz’s Challenge isn’t compulsory. However, if you are planning on participating in Fitz’s Challenge and you do not have legal liability or personal accident insurance, it could be worth signing up for a Pedal Power ACT membership.

One of the benefits of membership with Pedal Power ACT is our members insurance. Pedal Power members are covered by personal accident insurance and public liability insurance 24/7 worldwide for all bike riding activities. A heavily discounted 12 month membership is being offered to participants in Fitz’s Challenge or alternatively a day membership is available for those who would like to ensure they are covered on the day of the event.

The opportunity to add one of these as an option when registering for Fitz’s Challenge will be provided to you. The special cost for a day membership and a 12 month membership for participants is:

  • Pedal Power ACT Day Membership: $10.00 with registration
  • Pedal Power ACT 12 Month Membership: $60.00* with registration (usually $75.00)

If you choose to add on a Pedal Power ACT 12 Month Membership during your registration, you will be able to access Pedal Power ACT member rates for your chosen Fitz’s Challenge distance.
* Discounted 12 month membership must be purchased at the time of registering for Fitz’s Challenge 2016 and is available to new members of Pedal Power ACT only. This membership does not include a subscription to the Canberra Cyclist magazine.


Due to the popularity of Fitz’s Challenge, a number of venues are prepared to offer Fitz’s Challenge participants special rates for the event. Discount codes for the 2016 event are available via accommodation.