The Ride Of Champions

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Event Details

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24 November / 5:00 am

About the event

The Ride of Champions is Qatar’s largest mass participation event, and the official flagship community event of Qatar Cyclist and Qatar Cycling Federation. The aim is to include the entire cycling community of the country, by offering various route distances for young and old, families as well as novice to experienced cyclists.


Festival of Cycling ‘For Families, Beginners and Little Cyclists' is aimed at the riders that wants to participate as a family, young riders or riders new to the sport of cycling. This route will be a 5,8km loop, safe and secure, in the beautiful environment around Qatar Foundation and Al Shaqab Arabian horse breeding area. Riders can complete as much as they would like to until 11:00am

Additionally, there are kids’ events for the under 8-year-old boys and girls who would like to ride in a special Qatar Foundation Oxygen Park. Kids will be able to ride and compete against each other in short races around Oxygen Park, under the supervision of their parents or guardians.

Road Events:
Long Route - 137,5 km - For the “experienced cyclist” able to average at least 30km/h (19 - 99 Ages)
Standard Route - 78 km - For the “fit cyclist” able to average at least 20km/h (16 - 99 Ages)
Short Route - 48 km - For the “aspiring cyclist” able to average at least 16km/h (16 - 99 Ages)

Festival of Cycling ‘For Families, Beginners and Little Cyclists'
Family & Youth: 5,8km laps in QF
Kids (Ages 6 -8): 2 km (2 laps) in Oxygen Park
Kids (Under 6): 1 km (1 lap) in Oxygen Park

Provisional Start Times:
06:30am - 137,5 km
06:35am - 78 km
06:40am - 48 km
09:00am - Family & Youth Ride & Kids Ride

Please note this is a RIDE experience and not a race. There will however be official start and finish/cut off times and participants ride times will be recorded and published online. As we celebrate the day together as Champions there will be no official prize giving/podium winners.

Entry Fees - 137,5km, 78km, 48km:
SUPER EARLY BIRD (until 1 Nov.) 99 QAR
EARLY BIRD (2 Nov. - 12 Nov.) 150 QAR
LATE ENTRY FEES (13 Nov. - 20 Nov.) 200 QAR

Entry Fees - Family & Youth Ride & Kids Ride:
SUPER EARLY BIRD (until 1 Nov.) 25 QAR
EARLY BIRD (2 Nov. - 12 Nov.) 50 QAR
LATE ENTRY FEES (13 Nov. - 20 Nov.) 100 QAR

Included in your entry fee:
- Limited Edition #rocdoha2017 Santini Cycling Jersey (on first come first serve basis) *Only available for kids 9 years and older
- Race Number
- Official ride time published online
- Aid Stations, Support Vehicles, Medical support on route
- Finisher Medal.

As the event is aimed at celebrating cycling, there will be no prizes for coming first, the organisers point out.
However, there will be over 100 spot prizes giveaways on the day!