Combining a closed road sportive alongside a UCI sanctioned professional race, the 2017 VELOTHON Wales promises to deliver a truly spectacular cycling event.
110 - 140KM
Embark on the completely closed road cycling sportive that takes in some of Wales' most breathtaking scenery and starts and ends in the very heart of Cardiff. Offering a challenging route, VELOTHON Wales is a superb opportunity to test your endurance or to fundraise for a worthy cause.
Whether you're a seasoned sportive rider, an IRONMAN in training, a charity fundraiser or a newbie to cycling, we can't wait to welcome you to the Velothon Wales start line, whatever your ambition or ability level. From start to finish, an incredible route and unforgettable experience awaits you.
In addition to the sportive, Velothon Wales welcomes a UCI sanctioned professional race, attracting some of the world's best teams and riders to Cardiff. Watching the pros in action on the same course, as they fly into the city centre and across the finish line is guaranteed to provide a dramatic climax to a truly memorable day of cycling.
Key VELOTHON Wales Facts
- Date: Sunday, 9th July 2017
- Location: Cardiff, South Wales, CF10 3ND
- New for 2017! Choice of either 110km and 140km course
- Spectacular scenery and challenging climbs
- Completley closed roads, ensuring a safe cycling experience
- Top level professional race featuring some of the world’s most famous teams and riders
- Iconic city centre start and finish
- King and Queen of the Mountains challenge
- Team Challenge
- Prizes for overall 1,2,3 male and female riders
- Multiple feed stations & mechanical support along the route
- Cycling festival with expo that will welcome the biggest brands with all the latest gear
- Thousands of spectators lining the iconic routed
Event Location: Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3ND
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