For the Club, the Mardi Bartlett Classic is more than just another race. Friends and teammate of Mardi not only remember her passion for the sport, but her spirit for women’s cycling.

Mardi was tragically killed in a collision with a truck while riding on Lytton Road in Murarrie in 2014.

Beloved daughter, sister, friend, engineer, bassist, cyclist and labrador nut – Mardi loved people who pursued their passion.

Her wish was for a competition that allowed women to challenge themselves against their peers. The Mardi Bartlett Classic continues in her spirit as an event for women to race in a competitive, collegiate and fun atmosphere.