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Velothon Wales

July 08 2018
Cardiff, Wales, UK

Combining a closed road sportive alongside a UCI sanctioned professional race, the 2016 Velothon Wales promises to deliver a truly spectacular weekend of cycling.

On Sunday 22nd May 2016, up to 18,000 riders will roll across the start line in the heart of Cardiff and embark on a completely closed road cycling sportive that takes in some of Wales’ most breathtaking scenery. Offering a challenging route, Velothon Wales is a superb opportunity to test your endurance and also fundraise for a worthy cause.

Taking place after the sportive, the professional race is likely to attract some of the world’s best teams and riders. Watching the pro’s fly into Cardiff city centre and across the finish line is guaranteed to provide a dramatic climax to a truly memorable day of cycling. More information on the professional race will be announced as soon as the 2016 UCI calendar is released at the end of September.

Velothon Wales

Routes: 140km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 18,000
What's Included?

Up to 18,000 riders
Challenging route with spectacular scenery
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
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 route

Free Parking
Support for Participants
First Aid
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Closed Roads (Super Prestige)
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Feed / Aid Stations
Event Size
5000 +
Start Address: Cardiff, Wales
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