FAQ - Millars Gran Fondo


It is an international cycle sports march included in the UCI calendar, with start and finish in the town of Vila-real (Castellón) in a one-day format.

The event is open to all those interested in participating, whether you have a license issued by a cycling federation recognized by the UCI of the current year or not. People of both sexes and ages 16 and older can participate, although minors must provide authorization from parents or guardians.

It’s a series of 25-30 events around the world, which allow you to qualify for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. The only event in Spain of these World Series will be The Millars Gran Fondo. For more information on how the classification process works, visit the UCI section of the website, clicking here.

Standard road bikes are allowed. Time trial/triathlon bikes, electric bikes, gravel bikes, mountain bikes, fixie bikes or tandem bikes are not allowed.

Yes, when you collect your bib-number, you will be given a commemorative jersey of the event as a gift. For safety reasons, we recommend that you wear it during the march. If you finish within the established time you will receive a finisher medal from the organization. If you participate in the official course, if you also finish within the top 25% of your age group, you will receive a UCI medal that will certify your classification for the World Championships.

Yes, if you choose cancellation insurance. ONLY at the time of registration, you could add €10 insurance that, for any reason, will reimburse 100% of the registration on the same card with which the registration was made. The cost of insurance is not refunded. The insurance conditions are reflected in the event regulation.

If you haven’t contracted insurance, you CAN’T request any type of total or partial refund, or transfer. The insurance is to cover unforeseen events such as injuries, poor fitness, coincidences with events such as weddings, trips, etc. Its hiring is highly recommended.

Yes, it can be purchased, only in advance, during the registration period. Tickets are priced at €18 per person, and are free for children 5 years old or younger. It can be purchased during registration or can be added at any time before registration closes.

If you want to live the experience of participating in a UCI Gran Fondo World Series event but the official route is too long, you can choose an alternative route. As explained in the regulation, there will be a control point (CP) at km 38, where you can detour to the finish line and cover a total distance of 121.8km. This option will not be part of the UGFWS classification and scoring, nor will UCI medals and jerseys be awarded, however you will have a finisher’s medal and jersey from the organization.

Yes, once you have registered and selected the distance in which you are going to participate, you can change it with the closing date for registration (February 28 at 6:00 p.m.).

Yes, you can participate from 16 years old. Those under 18 years of age must present the official model of the organization with the authorization of their parents or guardians. However, participants aged 16 to 18 will not be part of any participating age group in the UCI World Series, they will not have an award ceremony or a UCI medal. They will have a finisher medal if they finish in the stipulated time.

Yes, the location it’s described at the section Timetable

Yes, there are different public car parks in the vicinity of the event areas, explained in detail in the section Timetable.

Yes, there is cloakroom service, next to the exit.

No, the UCI is not going to review the position of the brake levers.

Yes, a person who is not from the organization can give you supplies, but always within the aid station areas. Outside these areas it will be prohibited.

Yes, but it is mandatory to provide the official authorization document for bib collection, which you can find by clicking here.

IMPORTANT: Also remember that you must also personally go through the bib collection area to put on the wristband at the bib-number collection time.