The Velothon Wales will return to south Wales on Sunday 22 May, 2016.

The Velothon is a Welsh Government cycling event and will be delivered on their behalf by Run 4 Wales, the events team behind the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon and the forthcoming IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016.

It is hoped that up to 18,000 riders will be taking part along a 140km route on completely closed roads through south Wales.

The Route

Full details of the route can be found on the Velothon Wales Website. The race is will start in Cardiff before travelling through Newport, Monmouthshire, Torfaen and Caerphilly, and finish back in Cardiff city centre.

The route through Monmouthshire has changed and organisers have taken into consideration some areas that were affected last year.

To see the new route go to the website and find out more

Interactive Route Map – 2016 Route — Velothon Wales


Think you maybe be affected?  

Organisers Run 4 Wales will be delivering letters for residents and businesses to provide more information on the route.

Letter 1

Velothon Resident Leaflet.pdf

Letter 2


We are sharing this information to raise awareness of the event so please make an effort to accommodate these road closures to minimise disruption for yourself and your family. You may also wish to come out and support the cyclists participating in the sportive.

Want to get involved?

We hope to work with organisers to host community events so we can promote the event and celebrate how great our beautiful county is to cycle in and get more people out on their bikes.

Join the Race….

Or if you would like to participate you can register via the website:

Register for Velothon Wales 2016 — Velothon Wales

Got any questions?

There is a list of Frequently Asked Questions on the Velothon Wales website.

FAQs — Velothon Wales

If you would like more information on the route or taking part you can call or email Velothon 2016.

All details are available on the website: Start — Velothon Wales

Call:  02921 660 790.


Route Queries and road closures:

Participating in the event: