2023 Dragon Ride Ballot

Ballot must close Monday 16 January

The iconic Dragon Ride returns on Sunday 18 June 2023, once again starting in south Wales and including stunning cycling through the Brecon Beacons and beyond. Places into this extreme challenge are always very popular, and only 5,000 can be released each year. A ballot to apply for a places is currently open for a short time.

The majority of places were filled last summer. This second opportunity allows us to release extra capacity over the four distance options, although we expect this to be oversubscribed. Entering the ballot today gives you the best chance to ride this June. You pay nothing unless you are successful, with fifteen of those people also receiving a free entry into our sibling event, L’Etape du Tour de France.

In addition to huge bragging rights, each rider receives:

🚴 Option of 4 distances (100km-300km) with total ascent up to 4,600m

📮 Key items posted in advance, no need to register the day before

🏅 Accurate chip timing, results text, and 2023 medal

🛠️ Multiple feed stations on route. Plus access to medical & mechanical support

🚗 All-day car park included