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Wish One Millau Grands Causses 2024

June 14 - June 15

Riders on course of Wish One Gravel race

The Wish One Millau Grands Causses 2024 gravel cycling event is a distinguished race part of the UCI Gravel World Series, held in the scenic region of Occitanie, France. Scheduled for June 15th and 16th, 2024, it offers participants the chance to qualify for the UCI Gravel World Championships. The event boasts three diverse races catering to different skill levels, emphasizing the unique.

The Wish One Millau Grands Causses 2024 gravel cycling event features several route options to accommodate various skill levels and age groups, each providing a unique experience of the region’s diverse landscapes and topography of the Grands Causses Regional Natural Park. The event includes a challenging 145km UCI route, a 101km route for Women 50+ and Men 60+, and Open races of 80km and 40km. Additionally, there are 80km and 40km routes specifically designed for juniors and cadets, respectively. Participants will traverse scenic terrains, from limestone plateaus to red stone areas, and finish under the impressive Millau Viaduct.

About UCI Gravel World Series

The UCI Gravel World Series is a global series of gravel cycling races sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). It combines amateur and professional cyclists in a competitive format across various stunning and challenging terrains worldwide. This series is recognized for its diverse and scenic courses, offering participants a unique blend of adventure, competition, and cultural experience. Top finishers in each age group qualify for the UCI Gravel World Championships, where they compete for the coveted rainbow jersey.  Participants must first qualify for the event by placing high enough in one of the annual 25+ Series events held worldwide.  The UCI Gravel World Championships –  2024 will occur on October 5 and 6, starting in Halle and finishing in Leuven, Belgium, just south and east of Brussels.  Participants in the UCI Gravel Fondo World Championship will have the chance to take their place at the heart of the biggest gravel cycling event in history and to make their mark on history by winning the coveted Rainbow Jersey for their UCI Age Group.

The events and series attract a wide range of participants, from recreational cyclists to serious amateurs who train year-round for the event. It offers a unique opportunity for amateur cyclists to compete on a world stage and experience the thrill of racing at an elite level. The event is also a competition and a celebration of cycling culture, with a festival-like atmosphere and a host of activities for participants and spectators alike.


The 2024 UCI Gravel World Championships’ qualifications are determined through the Trek UCI Gravel World Series events. Riders who place in the top 25% of their category at any event qualify for the Championships. Additionally, regardless of the number of starters, the top three finishers in each official category directly qualify. Qualified riders will be notified via official UCI email and must hold a valid license from their national federation to register. Age groups range from 19 years up to 75+ in five-year increments, with specific rules for elite riders regarding category participation.

The Occitania Region of France

Occitania, France, is celebrated for its diverse landscapes, ranging from the Pyrenees mountains to the Mediterranean coast, making it a paradise for cycling enthusiasts. The area is rich in history, with medieval towns and ancient ruins providing a scenic backdrop for rides. Cyclists can explore well-maintained routes that traverse through vineyards, rugged mountain terrain, and picturesque coastal roads. Occitania is also known for its vibrant local culture and cuisine, offering travelers a taste of its renowned wines and traditional dishes, enhancing the cycling experience with culinary delights.

About Millau France

Millau, France, is a captivating destination for travelers and cycling enthusiasts, nestled in the heart of the Grands Causses Regional Natural Park. Known for its breathtaking landscapes, including the iconic Millau Viaduct—the world’s tallest cable-stayed bridge—Millau serves as a gateway to adventures through rugged limestone plateaus and picturesque river valleys. The town offers rich historical sites, vibrant local markets, and various outdoor activities. Its location makes it ideal for participating in cycling events that explore the scenic routes and challenging terrains of the Occitanie region.

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