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Markham Cycling Day

Markham Cycling Day


THANK YOU to our participants, sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers for a successful Markham Cycling Day 2017! We look forward to your participation next year!

Markham Cycling Day 2017 had over 700 participants, 100 volunteers and 14 sponsors and exhibitors. To have a look at the event photos please visit: Markham Cycling Day Photos.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this year (2018) please send an e-mail to

Now in its 11th year, Markham Cycling Day is York Region’s largest public cycling event. It features the Tour de Markham, comprising of 10km, 25km and 50km cycling routes across the City open to youth, adults, seniors and families. It also features bicycle races for children and youth ages 3-10. In addition, we provide a meal, give-a-ways, raffle prizes and entertainment. All events are FREE!

Markham Cycling Day is centered at the Markham Civic Centre and offers a safe, fun and educational experience that encourages everyone to enjoy all the City of Markham has to offer while they enhance their passion for cycling. View photos from 2017 Markham Cycling Day & 2016 Markham Cycling Day

Date and Time

  • Sunday, September 23, 2018 | 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.



Tour de Markham Registration
Tour de Markham allows you to choose from a 10km, 25km and 50km route.

Online Registration will open in June.

Children’s Bike Races Registration
These bike races are for children from ages 3 to 10 years.

Online Registration will open in June.

Important: Each participant must bring their own bicycle in good working order. Bike Rental is not available. Participants under 18 must bring a properly fitted bicycle helmet.

Event Schedule*

The event will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

**A detailed event schedule will be available closer to the event.**

    Tour de Markham Routes*

    There will be 3 different Routes available a Family Friendly 10km, 25km and 50km.

    **More details and links to all the routes will be available in June**

    Following are tips and information to help make your Tour de Markham as enjoyable as possible:

    1. Follow the rules of the road
    2. Be very careful at intersections, don't just follow the crowd across
    3. Look for intersection walk buttons to cross busy roads
    4. Follow the directional road signs and designated lead rider to avoid becoming lost
    5. Some portions of the route are gravel; reduce your speed on corners / bends appropriately
    6. Carry the equipment you require to repair flats and have a rain jacket and cell phone
    7. Assist others in need; if serious call 9-1-1


    Volunteers are needed for Markham Cycling Day in a variety of positions. Use the volunteer link to view descriptions of volunteer roles.

    **More details about where to submit applications will be available in July/August**


    If you are interested in sponsoring Markham Cycling Day please send an e-mail to

    Exhibitor Opportunities:

    We welcome not for profit organizations to exhibit their goods and services. Send an e-mail to if you are interested.

    Vendor Opportunities:

    We welcome vendors at the site to market their goods and services for a small fee. Send an e-mail to if you are interested.