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Markham Cycling Day

Markham Cycling Day


Now in its 11th year, Markham Cycling Day is York Region’s largest public cycling event. There will be 3 different cycling routes available: a Family Friendly 15km, 30km and 60km. 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.

Location

Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard

  • Please be aware there is NO parking on site.
  • Additional parking is available at 200 & 206 Town Centre Boulevard (Markham Executive Centre)

Online Registration 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

If you were not able to register in time, you are still encouraged to join us! Head to the REGISTRATION AREA when you arrive to check Tour de Markham & Children Bike Race availability.

Tour de Markham Registration (7:45 a.m.  Registration Opens)
Tour de Markham allows you to choose from a 15km, 30km and 60km route.

Children’s Bike Races Registration (9:00 a.m.  Registration Opens)
[SOLD OUT  Space may become available on event day. Contact cyclingday@markham.ca for details.] 
These bike races are for children from ages 3 to 10 years.

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


 7:45 a.m.  Tour de Markham REGISTRATION OPENS
 8:00 a.m.  Exhibitor Booths OPEN
 8:15 a.m.  Opening Remarks  Tour de Markham Kick-Off
 8:30 a.m.  60 km Bike Tour Departs
 8:45 a.m.  30 km Bike Tour Departs
 9:00 a.m.  15 km Bike Tour Departs
 Children Bike Race REGISTRATION OPENS
 9:30 a.m.  Opening Remarks  Children Bike Race Kick-Off
 9:45 a.m.  Children Bike Races Begin
 12:00 p.m.  BBQ Lunch Opens
 1:00 p.m.  Raffle Draw
 1:30 p.m.  BBQ Lunch Closes
 3:00 p.m.  Event Ends

    Tour de Markham Routes*

    There will be 3 different cycling routes available: a Family Friendly 15km, 30km and 60km.

    Route Map for Short Route (15km)

    Route Map for Medium Route (30km)

    Route Map for Long Route (60km)

    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

    Sponsors

    Thank you to all of our sponsors. This event is only possible with your support.

    GOLD Sponsors


    SILVER Sponsors
    BRONZE Sponsor

    REST STOP Sponsors

    COMMUNITY PARTNER Sponsors

    IN-KIND Sponsors