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Santos Tour Down Under

Santos Best Dressed Town Competition: Adelaide Hills comes out on top!

Our district was highlighted in the Santos Best Dressed Town competition over several days of the 2020 race, with the overall winner for this year being announced for the township of Woodside! Congratulations to all of the volunteers from Love Woodside SA who worked on decorations and made the town colourful and welcoming for our visitors, and to all of the participants who represented the hills as part of this annual tradition.

Our amazing winners:
Overall Best Dressed Town: Woodside
Third place Best Dressed Town: Stirling
Overall Best Dressed Private Property: Fordyce property, Summertown

 

Best Dressed Town WTDU stage 2: Woodside
Best Dressed Commercial Property WTDU stage 2: Pomegranate Cottage, Birdwood
Best Dressed Residential Property WTDU stage 3: Hortle Residence, Woodside
Best Dressed Commercial Property WTDU stage 3: Lobethal Bakery
Best Dressed Town TDU stage 2: Stirling
Best Dressed Commercial Property TDU stage 2: Mylor General Store
Best Dressed Residential Property TDU stage 2: Hortle Residence, Woodside
Best Dressed Town TDU stage 3: Paracombe
Best Dressed Commercial Property TDU stage 3: Lobethal Bakery
Best Dressed Private Property: Fordyce property, Summertown

Check out the winners for all stages, as well as all your Santos Tour Down Under news, at the TDU website.



​Woodside
​Stirling


​Fordyce Property, Summertown
​Lobethal Bakery


Hortle Residence, Woodside

​Pomegranate Cottage, Birdwood


Spectator and community information

Our Community suffered devastation in the Cudlee Creek bushfire but still managed to host a fantastically successful Santos Tour Down Under in 2020!

Click below to see the full details of each stage or visit the Santos Tour Down Under website for news on the Tour.

CONTENTS
Council hosted stages 2020
WTDU Stage 2 Finish: Birdwood
WTDU Stage 3 Finish: Stirling
TDU Stage 2 Start: Woodside
TDU Stage 2 Finish: Stirling
TDU Stage 3 Finish: Paracombe


COUNCIL HOSTED STAGES 2020 (click on a stage for more details)



Santos Women's Tour Down Under Novatech Stage 2 Finish:
Birdwood 
Fri 17 Jan 2020

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Santos Women's Tour Down Under Subaru Stage 3 Finish:
Stirling
Sat 18 Jan 2020



Santos Tour Down Under Novatech Stage 2 Start:
Woodside
Wed 22 Jan 2020

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Santos Tour Down Under Novatech Stage 2 Finish:
Stirling
Wed 22 Jan 2020




Santos Tour Down Under Subaru Stage 3 Finish:
Paracombe
Thu 23 Jan 2020





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Friday 17 January 2020
Santos Women's Tour Down Under
Novatech Stage 2 Finish – Birdwood

Road closures from 7:30am (click here for more road closure information, including a map)
Event from 11:30am at the National Motor Museum (includes free entry to the Museum from 10:00am)

Starting their day in Murray Bridge, riders will make their way across the plains of Monarto and into the Hills through Oakbank, Charleston and Mount Torrens. Watch the riders sprint through the centre of Birdwood at 12:30pm before they double back through Kersbrook and fight to the finish line on Shannon Street at 1:30pm. Join us at the podium to celebrate the winner as they receive their award. Visitors can enter the Museum for free from 10:00am, so bring your family and friends to explore.

The LinkSA bus stop at Birdwood Post Office will not be serviced during road closures. For detailed information visit the LinkSA website. 

Accessibility:
Disabled car parking available - National Motor Museum via Church Street
Accessible toilet available - National Motor Museum

Click here for all details on the Santos Tour Down Under official website
Explore the Stages - Novatech Stage 2

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Saturday 18 January 2020
Santos Women's Tour Down Under
Subaru Stage 3 Finish – Stirling

Road closures from 7:30am (click here for more road closure information, including a map)
Event from 11:30am on Stirling Oval

We're excited to welcome back the Women's tour for a second year and riders will be put through their paces again with two circuits through Heathfield and Aldgate, including an unsealed road section, before finishing at the Stirling Oval. Join us at the Stirling Oval from 11:30am to enjoy food, drinks and activities and to watch the riders fly by before their big fight to the finish at 1:00pm. Then gather around the podium as we celebrate the winner and watch the awards ceremony.

Adelaide Metro stops 36, 37 and 38 will be closed during the road closures. Temporary stops will be installed at the South Eastern Freeway on and off ramps. Visit the Adelaide Metro website for detailed information. 

Accessibility:
Disabled car parking available - Coventry Library
Accessible toilet available - Coventry Library and Stirling Oval

Click here for all details on the Santos Tour Down Under official website
Explore the Stages - Subaru Stage 3

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Wednesday 22 January 2020
Santos Tour Down Under
Novatech Stage 2 Start - Woodside

Road closures from 6:00am (click here for more road closure information, including a map)
Event from 9:30am along Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside

Starting in the centre of Woodside riders will complete multiple laps of the township, flying down the main street three times before turning for Oakbank and eventually on to Stirling. Come along for a hearty breakfast and watch all of the teams on the start line as the excitement builds, then stay on for the laps as you get prime position to see how the lead takes shape early.

Adelaide Metro stops 65 and 66 will be closed during the road closures. Stop 67 will temporarily be moved north of Jacaranda Drive and serviced during the road closures. Visit the Adelaide Metro website for detailed information. 

Accessibility:
Disabled car parking available - by prior arrangement, email us
Accessible toilet available - Woodside Institute

Click here for all the details on the Santos Tour Down Under official website
Explore the Stages - Novatech Stage 2

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Wednesday 22 January 2020
Santos Tour Down Under
Novatech Stage 2 Finish – Stirling

Road closures from 6:00am (click here for more road closure information, including a map)
Event from 11:00am along Stirling main street

Riders are returning to tackle three loops of the famous Stirling circuit through Heathfield, Mylor and Aldgate, passing through Stirling three times before battling it out to a climb finish at the Stirling Oval. The festivities will be in full swing along the main street of Stirling and on the Coventry Library Lawns from 11:00am with food and drink, market stalls, roving entertainment and activities until the final battle to the finish at 2:30pm. 

Adelaide Metro stops 36, 37 and 38 will be closed during the road closures. Temporary stops will be installed at the South Eastern Freeway on and off ramps. Visit the Adelaide Metro website for detailed information. 

Accessibility:
Disabled car parking available - Coventry Library
Accessible toilet available - Coventry Library, Steamroller Park and Stirling Oval

Click here for all details on the Santos Tour Down Under official website
Explore the Stages - Novatech Stage 2

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Thursday 23 January 2020
Santos Tour Down Under
Subaru Stage 3 Finish - Paracombe

Road closures from 6:00am (click here for more road closure information, including a map)
Event from 11:00am along Paracombe Road and on Paracombe Oval

Join us in the township of Paracombe and enjoy local food and entertainment for all ages. Riders will wind through the hills from Unley before beginning four laps of Inglewood, Houghton and Paracombe. After looping back through Cudlee Creek the peloton will battle King of the Mountain on Torrens Hill Road to take the stage in a dramatic finish.

Accessibility:
Disabled car parking available - Paracombe Hall, approach from the west of the Oval (turn off Lower North East Road at Highercombe Golf Club)
Accessible toilet available - Paracombe Oval

Click here for all details on the Santos Tour Down Under official website
Explore the Stages - Subaru Stage 3

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Visit the Santos Tour Down Under official website for race timings, route maps and general event information. 


ROAD CLOSURES: WESTPAC CHALLENGE TOUR PRESENTED BY THE ADVERTISER
Friday 24 January 2020
Tackles the Stage 4 route from Norwood to Murray Bridge with start locations in Norwood, Williamstown, Mt Torrens, and Mannum. This is a public challenge event with a large number of participants affecting regular traffic (over 4,000 cyclists are anticipated).

Gorge Road from Bermuda Court, Athelstone, to Redden Drive, Cudlee Creek, from 6:00am to 9:30am (click for more)
Terlinga Road from Onkaparinga Valley Road, Mt Torrens, to Randell Road, Tungkillo, from 7:00am to 12:30pm (click for more)
Mount View Road, Mt Torrens, from 7:15am to 12:00pm (click for more)

Click here to learn more about participating in the Westpac Challenge Tour presented by The Advertiser.

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