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Markham Cycling Day

Markham Cycling Day


Markham Cycling Day is an expansion of the well established and highly successful Markham Giro Bicycle Races for children and youth only, ages 3 – 10 years, and our Tour de Markham event with 10km, 25km and 50km cycling routes. The Tour de Markham is open to all.

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 the 2016 Markham Cycling Day

Date and Time

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.



Tour de Markham Registration

  • Register online with Eventbrite
  • New this year — Family Friendly 10km route
  • Choose the 10 km25 km or 50 km tour route, depending upon your level fitness and cycling skill. There will be rest stops along the way, so you can take a break, refuel and recharge.

Children’s Giro Bike Races Registration

  • Register online with EZReg

    Course Number
    10:00, 10:05, 10:10 & 10:15
    1.2km (2 laps)
    10:20, 10:30, 10:40
    1.8km (3 laps)
    10:50, 11:00
    1.8km (3 laps)
    11:10, 11:20
    3km  (5laps)
    11:30, 11:40

  • These bike races are for children and youth only from ages 3 to 10 years. 
  • For your children to participate, you must have submitted a completed Waiver Form before registration closes on Sunday, September 10.

Important: Each participant MUST bring their own bicycle in good working order and a bicycle helmet that is fitted to them.

Event Schedule*

  • 9:00 a.m. - Exhibitors Booths Open
  • 9:30 a.m. - Official Opening Ceremony
  • 10:00 a.m. - Giro Races and Tour de Markham Begin
  • 3:00 p.m. - Event Ends

Provisional Tour de Markham Routes*

*Subject to change

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

Giro Bike Races*

  • 10:00 a.m. - 3-4 years old | 100 m
  • 10:30 a.m. - 5-7 years old | 1.5 km
  • 11:15 a.m. - 8-10 years old | choose 1.5 km or 3 km race

*Subject to change without notice