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Isle of Wight Randonnee 2017

April 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


The 2017 Randonnee will take place on Sunday 30th April.

This year’s rides will be in a clockwise direction and there will be a choice of 100km and 55km rides. The Event starts at 9am and finishes at 6pm.

No entry fee. Registration required online prior to the event this year and will be open in the New Year

  • Randonnee has been running for over 30 years
  • It’s a family event on open roads. It’s not a sportive or race.
  • The event is FREE to enter
  • Around 3000 Cyclists take part in the event each year
  • You must pre-register for the event to avoid queues on the day
  • Start at any of the checkpoints on the day
  • The 100km event follows the round the island route in a Clockwise Direction
  • The 55km event, geared more for families, follows a route on the East Side of the island, taking in Cycle Route 23 also in a clockwise direction
  • All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult and participants under the age of 18 must have a signed parental consent form;

Distances Between Checkpoints
From To Distance (Miles)
Bembridge Wootton 10.5
Wootton East Cowes 4.8
East Cowes Yarmouth 16
Yarmouth Whitwell 19.16
Whitwell Alverstone 9.9
Alverstone Bembridge 5.7
Total 66