Held on fully closed roads, the ToC Gran Fondo is the only authentic continental style mass participation race and ride on English shores. Whether you want to race or to be part of UK cycling history and test yourself against other riders on closed roads, you can participate and feel the experience of a pro rider. Not only that, but the ToC Gran Fondo also UKs qualifier event for the UCI GF World Championships. Finish in the top 25% of your Masters Age Group and qualify to represent your country in the UCI GF World Championships, which are being held in Poznan, Poland in 2019.
The Gran Fondo is a mass participation event, with all riders starting together to ride the qualification route. Riders do not have to hold a race license to take part in the ToC Gran Fondo or to qualify for the World Championships.
With over maximum field of 5,000 riders starting across each of the Masters Age Groups, we have riders from all over the world who travel to compete for the rainbow jersey.
Race like a professional around the traffic-free roads of Cambridgeshire, with spectators lined up around the route, a highly produced start and finish.