WOW Cyclothon Rules

It is responsibility of every Racer, Crew, and Staff to read these rules carefully. If you have any questions, please email before The Race or contact any Race Official at the start or during The Race. If you come across versions of the rules in other languages please be aware that the English version published on the WOW Cyclothon official website ( will decide if there is any discrepancy.

Please click here for a pdf version of the 2017 rules.

The words used within the Rules are fairly common terms used for cycling. If you have any questions about the definitions of any words or phrases used within this document, please email for clarification.

Penalties will be assessed against the Racer or Crew for their mistakes. Ignorance of the rules is no excuse.

These rules exist for 3 main reasons:

  1. Safety
  2. Fairness
  3. To uphold the integrity of the race

As you make your way around the country please remember:

  • Treat other racers as you would wish to be treated.
  • Treat other crews as you would want yours to be treated.
  • Treat other road users as you would wish to be treated.
  • Treat the communities which the race passes through as you would wish your community to be treated.

Enjoy the ride and have a safe journey!