Bike North

Parramatta River Run

Hills Showground Metro Station Concourse, , AUSTRALIA
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This is a ride along the full length of the Parramatta River. We start at the Hills Showground Metro Station and use roads and cycleways to Quarry Creek. We follow Quarry Creek down to Toongabbie Creek and onwards crossing both creeks 10 times, the last time just upstream of the junction with Darling Mills Creek - the start of the Parramatta River. We then follow the Parramatta River along to Meadowbank crossing it 4 times, the last crossing taking us from Meadowbank to Rhodes. Next we track along the river before skirting around harbour bays and foreshores.

The ride then takes on a grand bridge theme in the last 10km crossing the Anzac Bridge, Pyrmont Bridge and the grand finale, the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

We return to Hills Showground via train and metro from North Sydney.

Notes: Cancelled if raining. Check BN website

Pre-registration is required through the Bike North website link

Ride LeaderMarjorie Au
Distance (km)56
approx. 17-19 kms/hr
Metres Climbed 671.556
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SuitabilityFit adult riders with on road riding experience.
FeaturesRide the length of the Parramatta River system from the headwaters and onto the harbour with the culmination of crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Coffee stopUsually a coffee shop at Breakfast Point or Mortlake
Expected duration4.5 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
For more information including ride map and profile, and any pre-registration options please check the Calendar Entry on the Bike North Website


As a participant in this dangerous recreational activity, you may be exposing yourself to a significant risk of harm. Bike North, the ride organisers and leaders wish to warn you of the risks and hazards that are an inherent part of cycling, and to take care to prevent putting yourself, your fellow participants and/or others into danger. By registering for this ride, you accept the warning as to risk, and you agree to ride in a safe and responsible manner and to obey all Australian Road Rules.


Event date: 24/05/2023
Time:  08:30:00

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  Hills Showground Metro Station Concourse, 
0414 478080