Cardiff Cyclothon, 26.2 mile fun cyclothon in Whitchurch Cardiff

CARDIFF 26.2 Mile Cyclothon 2021

Welcome to the first ever CARDIFF 26.2 mile Cyclothon

We are delighted to bring this unique event to Whitchurch Village a leafy suburb of Cardiff.

Nestled in the village is Whitchurch High School which has produced a host of Welsh Sporting hero's including "2018 Tour De France" Winner Geraint Thomas, so it seems quite apt for a cycling event to be staged here!

The first CARDIFF 26.2 - Cyclothon will take place as a Virtual Event with the intention for it to arrive as a real time cycling event in 2022.

This years Participants will be able to Ride the 26.2 mile marathon distance route of their choice, anytime, any place, anywhere they feel safe to do so, between Saturday 26th June & Sunday 18th July to coincide with the 2021 Tour De France.

It's a Fun Ride to be enjoyed on cycle routes and open public roads, not a race or sportive, just a ride!


You can ride your chosen route for the challenge of completing the marathon distance and just for fun or take part to raise funds for your chosen Charity; the choice is yours.

Cardiff Cyclothon 2021

We would love you to send us videos and pictures of your very own Cyclothon to Support @ for us to share through all our social media outlets; it could make you famous!

Ride For A Charity

If you would like to ride for a charity and raise sponsorship, we recommend supporting Noah's Ark Charity.

Noah's Ark Sponsorship

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or to set-up Your Fundraising Page

"Here at the Noah’s Ark Charity we believe passionately that all children in Wales should get the best possible hospital care.

Our mission is to create brighter todays and better tomorrows, ensuring the best outcome and experience possible for the children of Wales.

Every year 73,000 children, from across Wales, receive specialist and life-saving treatment at the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital in Cardiff and in communities across the nation.

Having raised more than £23 million to build and equip the hospital, today the charity work hand in hand with the NHS, providing funding for the most up to date equipment, facilities and support services for families like the play specialist team, who help children be children, despite the difficulties they are facing.

We would love to see the cycling community helping us towards our fundraising goal of £10,000!"

How To Enter


ALL Riders who Enter will receive:

The Unique Limited Edition Names "Cardiff 26.2- We Ride The Streets" Technical T-shirt which features the names of all those who enter

ALSO a FINISHERS MEDAL to wear with pride as a participant in the first ever CARDIFF 26.2 - Cyclothon - We Ride The Streets

PLUS the chance to Win this fantastic Frog 70 - Tour De France Road Bike

Win A Frog Bike
Win A Frog Bike

Win a Frog Road 70 bike.

Damian Harris Cycles
Damian Harris Cycles

Our Principal Supporting Partner


Ride the first Cardiff 26.2 - Cyclothon on a @nextbikeUK and receive these wonderful discounts!

  • nextbike will provide a 3-month free membership for those completing the Cyclothon (First 100 Entries )
    Please email Support @ with a picture of you wearing your Cardiff Cyclothon Event T-shirt and on your Next Bike to receive your discount code.
  • nextbike will provide a discounted monthly membership (£8 for the first month only, then £10 monthly) to all who enter
Ways to Complete your Cyclothon
Ways to Complete your Cyclothon

You can complete your cyclothon on your own, or with Friends and Family in many different ways.

Outside on a Bicycle or Electric Bike:

  • Plan your route and ride the full distance in one go, or
  • Split your ride up into stages during the day, arranging rest points during the ride and adding each stage distance up to complete the 26.2 Marathon distance, or
  • As above but do each stage over a number of days between Saturday 26th June & Sunday 18th July to coincide with the 2021 Tour de France

Inside on a Static Bike or Turbo Trainer:

  • Ride the distance in your gym, leisure centre, or in the luxury of your own home, or
  • Use one of the many training systems like Zwift / Peloton or similar,
  • Completing the 26.2 miles in one go, or in stages over a number of days between Saturday 26th June & Sunday 18th July to coincide with the 2021 Tour de France
Route Planing Apps
Route Planing Apps

There are lots of apps that can help you to plan your own route and tell you how far you've ridden

A quick internet search will mention apps like:

  • Bicycle Route Navigator
  • Cyclers Navigation
  • Bike Citizens
  • Bikemap
  • Komoot
  • Google Maps
  • Strava
  • Map My Run
  • Pacer
  • Runkeeper
Cycle Routes
Cycle Routes

There are many routes available that include large sections that are off the main roads

A quick internet search will find routes like these:

June Mace
Featured Rider & Fundraiser

June Mace

Former international racing cyclist June Mace (née Bolt) is taking part in the first ever Cardiff 26.2 - Cyclothon.

June Bolt (later Mace) is one of Cardiff Ajax Cycling Club's "AJAX WOMEN", becoming their "Top Lady" during the 1950s.

The first Tour de France Féminin was raced in 1955.

June also held many Welsh Road Race titles and set many Time Trial records, until retiring from racing to raise a family with fellow cyclist Derek.

Please help us support June on her latest challenge for, Noah's Ark Charity and all the wonderful work they do, via


  • 1. Cyclothon Standard Collected Entry £12
    You Collect your Riders Pack on Saturday 26th June at Event HQ in Whitchurch Village
  • 2. Cyclothon Optional Postal Entry £17
    (discount on multiply entry)
    Your Race Pack is posted to you on or before Friday 25th June


This year entry fees are subsidised by our wonderful Supporting Partners from your local community, to encourage entry and maximise fundraising opportunities for The Noah's Ark Charity.

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Supporting Partners

This year entry fees are subsidised by our wonderful supporting partners from your local community, to encourage entry and maximise fundraising opportunities for The Noah's Ark Charity. We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to them all.

Cardiff Cyclothon 2021 Poster
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Cyclothon Hall of Fame

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What you can expect in 2022
  1. All the excitement and theatre of a Grand Tour Start and Finish
  2. Pre Start Caravan Parade
  3. Fantastic challenging 26.2 mile marathon distance route Starting and Finishing in Whitchurch Village.
    Its a fun ride to be enjoyed on open public roads, not a race or sportive, just a ride !
  4. Rest Stop on Route
  5. Limited Edition Tech Jersey and Finishers Medal for all riders
  6. Secure Bike Parking & Bag drop
  7. Live Big Screen Cycling
  8. Cycling Expo & Activities
  9. Artisan Food and Drinks Festival
  10. Live Music Stage
  11. All this wonderful village has to offer including the Local Shops, Pubs, Restaurants and Cafes

Contact Us

Support @

Event HQ Address:
Merthyr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1XQ

Race HQ:
Outside Barclays Bank CF14 1XQ

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Event Organiser

The Cardiff Cyclothon is organised by K & M Sports Events

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