25 Mar 2019

About the race

The Garden Ring race is the most popular amateur cycling race in Russia. It is held in the center of Moscow annually, and it has a secular history. Involvement in the Garden Ring means to be part of amateur cycling’s history.

The organizer of the race is the National association of amateur cycling. The race is included in the calendar UCI.

The Garden Ring is amateur tournament. It means only NON- professionals cyclists can be in on. Participation is possible on any bikes except recumbent, tandem and time trial bikes. More details about participation requirements and technical requirements for the bike in regulation.

The race track is circular and passes through the Garden Ring. Starting village located on Sakharov Avenue.

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There are 2 formats of participation – Road Race (EXPERT) and Cycling for All.

 Road Race (EXPERT)  Cycling for All
For trained participants with high competition For those, who want to try their hands on the race
Up to 109 km depends on category 47 km for all participants
Start in separate blocks in accordance with their category Common start for all participants
The inner side of the Sadovoe Ring road The outer side of the Sadovoe Ring road

If you participate in the Road Race, you will compete only with the same gender and age group. To determine your category, please, use the table:

Gender

Category

Distance

Men

M1 (19 — 34 y.o.)

109 km (7 laps)

Men

M2 (35 — 39 y.o.)

109 km (7 laps)

Men

M3 (40 — 44 y.o.)

109 km (7 laps)

Men

M4 (45 — 49 y.o.)

109 km (7 laps)

Men

M5 (50 — 54 y.o.)

109 km (7 laps)

Men

M6 (55 — 59 y.o.)

109 km (7 laps)

Men

M7 (60 — 64 y.o.)

78 km (5 laps)

Men

W8 (65+ y.o.)

78 km (5 laps)

Women

W1 (19 — 34 y.o.)

78 km (5 laps)

Women

W2 (35 — 39 y.o.)

78 km (5 laps)

Women

W3 (40 — 44 y.o.)

78 km (5 laps)

Women

W4 (45 — 49 y.o.)

78 km (5 laps)

Women

W5 (50 — 54 y.o.)

78 km (5 laps)

Women

W6 (55 — 59 y.o.)

47 km (3 laps)

Women

W7 (60 — 64 y.o.)

47 km (3 laps)

Women

W8 (65+ y.o.)

47 km (3 laps)


The Road Race is time limited; it must be finished at 11:00. So there is a rule that a cyclist, lagging behind the leaders in his category on the one circle, must be withdrawn from competition as soon as he reaches the finish line. If you are not confident, that you can maintain the pace 30-50 km/h, it is better to choose the format of Cycling for All.

To take a participant in the event you also need to provide a qualifying medical certificate to practice competitive cyclist. Russian Cycling Federation license holders must provide the medical certificate too. You can get it in any sports health center. More about medical certificate. You won’t be able to get the certificate at the start of the “Garden Ring”, please take care about it in advance.

The entry fee is started from 5000 RUR up to 7000 RUR in dependence on registration date. The sooner the cheaper.

You can pay the entry fee here.

For 65+ category the entry fee is 1000 RUR. To get a promo code for participation at this price, please send a copy of your passport to info@cyclingrace.ru

All registered participants of the Garden Ring race will receive:
- Welcome pack, including personal number and bonuses from partners;
- Chip for electronic recording of results;
- Access to warm equipped locker and storage rooms in the starting village;
- Meal, soft and warm drinks;
- Medical insurance;
- Medal for each finisher;
- Opportunity to take part in online broadcast of competition;
- Opportunity to compete for valuable prizes.

Also, you can take part in VIP-format with start in special block and priority parking.

The welcome packs will be issued from 16 to 18 may at Krylatskaya street, Moscow 10 Opening hours: 10: 00 – 19:00 (Please, be able to show a passport)

On the day of the competition (May 19, 2019) participants have to arrive at the starting village on Academica Sakharova Avenue no later than 7:30.

Competition program:
07:00 – Launch of starting village work, gathering participants, preparation for the race, entertainment program
07:50 – Start of Road Race & Cycling for All
11:00 – Awarding ceremony
11:30 – The end of the event

Starting village map
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If you have any questions please contact us: tel:. +7 (932) 323-56-43 e-mail: info@cyclingrace.ru

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