Medio Fondo (157KM)

*Please note the below information relates to the 2023 event. Information regarding 2024 will be updated in due course.*

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Race Director Difficulty rating: 8/10

Don’t let the name fool you, the “Medio” Fondo is still considerably tougher than most other sportive’s longest routes, coming in at 157km and 2396m of climbing. You’ll take on some of the most famous climbs the Dragon Ride has to offer and the sweeping scenery and quiet roads of Bannau Brycheiniog (the Brecon Beacons).

As well as reversing the route, compared to 2019 we have added 2 new sections which has added 1 more cat 4 climb and 1 more cat 5 climb.

You will tackle the following major climbs:

  • Sardis Hill (3/10)
  • Glynneath Hill (6/10)
  • Bwlch Bryn-Rhudd (5/10)
  • Devils Elbow (8/10)
  • Rhigos (6/10)
  • The Bwlych (7/10)

Medio Fondo - Route Profile