About The Wales Sportive


Saturday morning is an early start for the second event of the weekend. Athletes meet at the Saltern's car park in Tenby to compete in The Wales Sportive. There will be a staggered start for cyclists, with the longest distance riders going first and the shortest distance last. The longest course totals 112 miles, with the middle distance of 70 miles and the short distance being 42 miles.

Please note - photographic identification will be required at registration. Athletes without this may not be registered by the start time of the event.


Competition Dates
Saturday 12th July

Competition Venue
Pembrokeshire – Tenby start

Number of Medal Events
One: Sportive

Number of Competitors
No maximum number of competitors across all three distances – mixed gender event.

Field of Play
The course is a 42 mile, 70 mile or 112 mile sportive, depending on entry level.

Competition Format
The Wales Sportive can be entered by anyone who feels they are capable of completing the distances. There is no gender separation, so men and women both compete for first place in the event.

Officials
Officials are assigned along the majority of the route to ensure safety for cyclists through the traffic and also manning feed and water stations. There will be a sweep vehicle to pick up anyone still on the course. Most members of the crew are volunteers – if you wish to volunteer to help during the course of the weekend, click here.