VELOTHON Wales

Cardiff, Wales TBD 2019

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Event Info

VELOTHON Wales gives cycling enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the thrill of closed road cycling, whilst taking in some of Wales' most breathtaking scenery.

There's something for every level of ability or ambition, with 140, 125 and 60KM routes on offer. 

Host to a UCI sanctioned professional race in 2015-17, the carnival atmosphere along the route will leave you feeling like a Pro. The Welsh communities who come out in force to support help deliver a truly special atmosphere that will inspire you to the finish. 


Check out this short video to give you a taster!




VELOTHON 140 Key Facts

  • Date: Sunday, 8th July 2018
  • Start Time: From 7am
  • Location: Cardiff, South Wales
  • Distance: 140KM
  • Elevation: 1798m / 5898ft
  • Completely closed roads, ensuring a safe cycling experience
  • Spectacular scenery and challenging climbs - The Tumble & Caerphilly Mountain
  • Iconic city centre start & finish


VELOTHON 125 Key Facts

  • Date: Sunday, 8th July 2018
  • Start Time: From 7am
  • Location: Cardiff, South Wales
  • Distance: 125KM
  • Elevation: 1398m / 4586ft
  • Bypassing the Notorious Tumble climb
  • Completely closed roads, ensuring a safe cycling experience
  • Spectacular scenery and challenging climbs - The Tumble & Caerphilly Mountain
  • Iconic city centre start & finish


VELOTHON 60 Key Facts

  • Date: Sunday, 8th July 2018
  • Start Time: From 10am
  • Location: Usk, South Wales
  • Distance: 60KM
  • Elevation: 517m / 1696ft
  • Point-to-point route, starting in Usk and finishing in Cardiff
  • Completely closed roads
  • Parking/drop off zone available in Usk
  • Return transfers from Usk to Cardiff available
  • Completely closed roads, ensuring a safe cycling experience
  • Grandstand city centre finish


What's Included

    • Race pack postage - no need to arrive early to collect race essentials
    • Cycle Club Competition and Prizes
    • 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 route
    • Celebratory food and drink zone at the finish
    • A finishers medal for every cyclist
    • Finish line freebies