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VeloCity Berlin 2024

Participate in or watch the second largest bicycle race of its kind in Europe

Dates: August 3-4, 2024

VeloCity Berlin
VeloCity Berlin
VeloCity Berlin

The Velothon Berlin holds a reputation as one of the biggest cycling events in Europe. With its extremely fast breathtaking course along internationally famous sights, the event attracts more than 10,000 participants annually. In 2020, the Velothon Berlin was renamed VeloCity Berlin.

Event Highlights

The VeloCity Berlin is an inclusive cycling race that navigates through the capital's streets, free of traffic lights and car traffic. The 100-kilometer course stretches into Brandenburg and the expansive countryside, while the 60-kilometer route showcases Berlin's legendary sights, including the Havelchaussee. Participants will pass iconic landmarks such as the Victory Column, the Brandenburg Gate, Charlottenburg Palace, the Berggrün Museum, and more. The race starts and finishes on the Straße des 17. Juni, between the Siegessäule and Brandenburger Tor.


On Saturday, August 3, Berlin's fastest kilometer race will take place from approximately 11 am to 12:30 pm, followed by the Kids & Youth Bike Race, Women's Professional Team Presentation, and Women's Professional Criterium. On Sunday, August 4, the 60 km race will start at 8 am, followed by the 100 km race at 10 am. Please note that the schedule and routes are subject to change due to weather conditions.

Rules & Restrictions

The minimum age requirement for the 60-kilometer race is 16 years, while participants in the 100-kilometer race must be 18 years or older. New for 2024, pedelecs (electric bicycles with pedal assistance up to 25 km/h) are permitted on the 60 km route. For safety reasons, certain items are prohibited in the start/finish area: weapons of any kind, bottles, cups, jugs, cans (made of glass or other fragile materials), fireworks, flares, pets, and other animals (except guide dogs for blind people), drones, and luggage. The participation fee for the 60-kilometer race starts at €68, while the 100-kilometer race starts at €85. Online registration is open until July 11.

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Authors: Mariia Myshok