Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France

Sunday 11th June 2017

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Dragon Devil

Gran Fondo

Medio Fondo

Macmillan 100

Event Features


Alpine-like riding

Sweeping climbs through stunning South Wales scenery

Tour de France experiences

Including ride numbers, finish podium experience and more

Timed closed-road climbs

King and Queen of the Mountains climbs where you can win VIP Champs-Elysées tickets

Pre- and post-ride fuelling

Enjoy a pasta party and French-themed food stations


Yellow Jersey bullet  Cycletta 100km (women only) £47.50
Yellow Jersey bullet  Macmillan 100 100km £47.50
Yellow Jersey bullet  Medio Fondo 153km £52.50
Yellow Jersey bullet  Gran Fondo 230km £57.50
Yellow Jersey bullet  Dragon Devil 305km £92.50

*All distances are approximate and prices exclude an online transaction fee

Yellow Jersey bulletEntering in a group of 10 or more? You could save up to 25% – click here for more information.
Yellow Jersey bulletIf you would like to enter as a corporate group, click here for booking and enquiries.
Yellow Jersey bulletTo personalise your medal, order an iTaB engraved with your name and finish time, and make your fantastic finish medal even more special. You can order your iTaB during the entry process or using this link.

The South Wales event will once again start from the picturesque Margam Park, Port Talbot, having moved there successfully in 2012. 2014 saw the introduction of a mammoth Dragon Devil distance, then in 2015 a 3 day Tour was created with the Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales as the finale. Both will once again be part of the offering for 2017.

About the event

Human Race and ASO bring you Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by le Tour de France! As one of the most iconic sportives in the UK (returning for its 14th year in 2017), Dragon Ride has been selected by ASO as the perfect representation of the world’s most famous cycle event, and will offer the same inspiring le Tour de France riding experience to UK cyclists.

“Following the extraordinary reception Le Tour de France riders enjoyed in the United Kingdom over the last few years, it is a true honour to bring Le Tour de France’s spirit to Wales. This spirit of course remains in the passion for cycling and Le Tour de France itself but it is also linked to an ideal sportive course and Wales’ incredible nature and landscapes. The Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France has a route reminiscent of one of Le Tour de France’s most magnificent stages.” – Christian Prudhomme, General Director of le Tour de France

Route maps clickable

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Join Team Macmillan and fundraise to help people affected by cancer. If you haven’t set up a fundraising page yet you can do so quickly and easily here. The top fundraiser will be awarded a coveted Macmillan spotted jersey and there will be plenty of other prize draws and giveaways for fundraisers throughout the year.

MacmillanLeaderboard1904Be one of the top 10 fundraisers by event day to claim a free Dragon Ride cycling cap.

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