Medium sportives

Medium sportives

Mass-participation road cycling events suited to confident first timers and cyclists with more experience.

85 Medium sportives in the UK

Medium distance sportives are mass-participation road cycling events over distances of between 40-70 miles. Events are typically well sign-posted with feeding stations and mechanical support along the route and so are popular with all levels of cyclists looking for a ride out in an organised event. Select your location for sportives in your area or scroll down to browse events.

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Medium sportives in 2024

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An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £41.85
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs | Classic

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 70 miles road cycling + 931 m ascent
This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer | Dakota Route

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs.

  • 63 miles road cycling + 4000 ft ascent
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 5 May
  • £41.85
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Classic

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 73 miles road cycling
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for  an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 19 May
  • £32.85
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise | Classic

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 65 miles road cycling
A sportive that starts moderately hilly then ramps up the mountain passes! Features the Back O’Skiddaw, Buttermere and Newlands House Pass. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sun 19 May
  • £60-£65
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | Back O’Skiddaw 100K

A sportive that starts moderately hilly then ramps up the mountain passes! Features the Back O’Skiddaw, Buttermere and Newlands House Pass. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 100 km road cycling + 1625 m ascent
A great event for cycle sportive enthusiasts looking for a half-day ride that's occasionally furious on the climbs! Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sun 19 May
  • £45-£50
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | Back O’Skiddaw 72K

A great event for cycle sportive enthusiasts looking for a half-day ride that's occasionally furious on the climbs! Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 72 km road cycling + 650 m ascent
This unique ride sees participants pedal past impressive London landmarks and through picturesque rural Essex – all on traffic-free roads. Ideal for newcomers to RideLondon.
  • Sun 26 May
  • £55
  • 5 charities
London, UK

RideLondon-Essex 60

This unique ride sees participants pedal past impressive London landmarks and through picturesque rural Essex – all on traffic-free roads. Ideal for newcomers to RideLondon.

  • 60 miles road cycling
Classic and beautiful rides around Norfolk and the surrounding countryside. Starting from City Hall and taking in the edge of the Broads, the coast and more, to finish with food, drink and a medal.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £26-£28.50
Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Norwich 60

Classic and beautiful rides around Norfolk and the surrounding countryside. Starting from City Hall and taking in the edge of the Broads, the coast and more, to finish with food, drink and a medal.

  • 60 miles road cycling + 796 ft ascent
Marking 70 years of Action Medical Research, the Classic Route takes riders into Nidderdale AONB with its rolling dales and friendly villages. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £32.85
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales | Classic

Marking 70 years of Action Medical Research, the Classic Route takes riders into Nidderdale AONB with its rolling dales and friendly villages. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 70 miles road cycling + 396 m ascent
Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £32.85
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE | Champion

Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.

  • 74 miles road cycling
Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £32.85
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE | Classic

Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.

  • 46 miles road cycling
Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.
  • Sun 16 Jun
  • £28-£55
  • 16 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Bike Ride

Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.

  • 54 miles road cycling
Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £40
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK

ATW Chiltern Endurance Weekend | 90km Cycle Sportif

Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!

  • 90 km road cycling
Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • £40
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK

ATW Chiltern Endurance Weekend | 100km Cycle Sportif

Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!

  • 100 km road cycling
This route through Cornish countryside certainly lives up to it’s namesake. With plenty of ascent, it offers a hearty challenge but is achievable with the right mindset and a commitment to training.
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £35
Padstow, Cornwall, UK

Coast and Clay Sportive | Challenge 45 Miles

This route through Cornish countryside certainly lives up to it’s namesake. With plenty of ascent, it offers a hearty challenge but is achievable with the right mindset and a commitment to training.

  • 44 miles road cycling + 3650 ft ascent
Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.
  • Sat 6 Jul
  • £20
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Round the Harbours Bike Ride | 54 Mile

Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.

  • 54 miles road cycling
The intermediate route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive, expertly brought to you by Parkinson's UK, heading across Flanders Moss, past Lake of Menteith and up to the Carron Valley Reservoir.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £45-£50
Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive | Challenge 50 Mile

The intermediate route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive, expertly brought to you by Parkinson's UK, heading across Flanders Moss, past Lake of Menteith and up to the Carron Valley Reservoir.

  • 50 miles road cycling + 998 m ascent
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Classic route, part of the RIDE Series, is a great challenge.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £41.40
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex | Classic

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Classic route, part of the RIDE Series, is a great challenge.

  • 64 miles road cycling + 1985 ft ascent
A great route showcasing the amazing Cornwall coast road! Each rider will receive a Gold, Silver, or Bronze medal based on the completion time for their appropriate age and gender category.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £41.50
Marazion, Cornwall, UK

Lands End 100 | Medium

A great route showcasing the amazing Cornwall coast road! Each rider will receive a Gold, Silver, or Bronze medal based on the completion time for their appropriate age and gender category.

  • 72 miles road cycling + 4850 ft ascent
Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £55
  • 15 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.

  • 55 miles road cycling
Explore the quiet roads of Dartmoor and surrounding area on this medium-long sportive. Chip timed, fully supported with KOM/QOM challenge and supreme views.
  • Sun 29 Sep
  • £43
Exeter, Devon, UK

Moor to Sea | Challenge

Explore the quiet roads of Dartmoor and surrounding area on this medium-long sportive. Chip timed, fully supported with KOM/QOM challenge and supreme views.

  • 64 miles road cycling + 5700 ft ascent
The Mezzofondo features many of Dartmoor's most iconic climbs without having to complete the Dartmoor Legend Ultra also taking place that day!
  • Sat 2 Aug 2025
  • £42.50
Yelverton, Devon, UK

Dartmoor Legend Sportives | Mezzofondo

The Mezzofondo features many of Dartmoor's most iconic climbs without having to complete the Dartmoor Legend Ultra also taking place that day!

  • 92 miles road cycling + 9000 ft ascent

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