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Cyclists at the Eden Classic

Eden Classic sportive cycling event

The Eden Classic sportive is a non-competitive mass participation cycle ride offering three spectacular rides that take in the most scenic parts of the south coast in Cornwall.

The 2022 event will take place on Sunday 8 May. Registration will open soon!


The annual Eden Classic

Riders have a choice of three route options, ranging from a short yet challenging ride of 36 miles to a middle distance of 60 miles, and a long ride for the experienced sportive rider of 100 miles

All routes take in dramatic coastal and country scenery and include the Lost Gardens of Heligan. At the end the riders can enjoy the sight of the world-famous Rainforest and Mediterranean Biomes in as they descend into the Eden Arena.

Classic quote 1

Eden Classic rider

“'Spectacular scenery, lovely variety, fabulous hills, superb signage.'”

What's included for every rider

Every registered rider gets to enjoy: 

  • pre-cycle breakfast, with muesli, porridge and bananas to fuel your ride ahead
  • delicious food and refreshments at stations along the route at some iconic locations
  • a well-deserved pasty following the event
  • a bespoke medal* 
  • timing chip*

* guaranteed for pre-registered riders only

How to take part

Registration for this year's event is now closed.

Route Pre-event fee (by 14 Sep 2021)
36 miles £32
60 miles £36
100 miles £40

Please see FAQs regarding group and club discount.

Find out about the automatic transfer of places from the postponed Classic in May to the new date in September.


Eden Classic jersey

Eden Classic jersey

Eden Classic jersey

The official Eden Classic can be purchased from our online shop

The Primal sports jersey is 100% polyester and features a zip down front and a back pocket. The jersey is a race cut fit and has silicone grippers.

Suitable for both men and women.

Frequently asked questions

You can find all sorts of practical information below, and you can read our 2021 rider manual here.


Cancellations and transfers

Timing chips and times

Along the route

Feed stations and food

The Eden Project

Cycling equipment and clothing

Further questions?

If you have any further questions, please contact us on Or get in touch via our Facebook event