Gravel-Worldchampionships 2024: Qualifyings for Hobby Cyclists


A total of 23 races are part of the UCI Gravel World Series, through which ambitious amateur riders can qualify for the World Championships in october 2024 in Belgium.

Gravel racing has been firmly established on the UCI racing calendar for a few years now. The highlight of the year: the World Championships in autumn. In 2024, these will take place in Belgium, more precisely in the “Brabantse Wouden” in the region of “Vlaams-Brabant”. On october 05 and 06, professional riders as well as hobby cyclists will compete for the world champion title.

© Felix Homann

To participate in the World Championships, hobby cyclists need to qualify for the main gravel-event. Qualification is possible via the UCI Gravel World Series which is a total of 23 events, spread around the world. At every of these one-day-race the first 25 per cent of in each age group will qualify for the UCI Gravel World Championships.

Events all over the world

17 of these events will take place in Europe. In addition, there are two in Australia and one each in South Africa, Kenya, Canada, and the United States of America.

In Europe Germany will host two events, as well as Spain and the Netherlands. One each will take place in Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Andorra, Poland, Scotland, Great Britain and Belgium.

Also newly added is an event at the Wörthersee region in Austria.

© Felix Homann

At each of the events, there are two different course lengths – depending on the age group. The shorter distance is reserved for women over 50 and men over 60. Riders who finish in the top 25 percent of their age group in the race results qualify for the World Championships – but definitely the first three riders of each age group.

Race calendar of the Trek UCI World Gravel Series 2024

7th April 2024
Wörthersee Gravel
Velden am Wörthersee, Austria

20th April 2024
La Indomable
Berja, Spain
more info

27th April 2024
Swartberg 100
Prince Albert, South Africa
more info

28th April 2024
Gravel Fondo Limburg
Valkenberg, Netherlands
more info

11th May 2024
Nannup, Australia
more info

12th May 2024
3Rides Gravel Race
Aachen, Germany
more info

18th May 2024
The Gralloch
Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland
more info

01st June 2024
Gravel Challenge Blaavands Huk
Blaavandshuk, Denmark
more info

15th June 2024
Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo
Thornbury, Canada
more info

16th June 2024 Safari Gravel
more info

16th June 2024
Wish One Millau Grands Causses
Millau, France
more info

22nd June 2024
Highlands Gravel Classic
Fayetteville, USA
more info

30th June 2024
Hegau Gravel
Singen, Germany

6th & 7th July, 2024
Brwydr Y Graean
Ruthin, Great Britain
more info

13th July 2024
Gravel One Fifty
Roden, Netherlands
more info

20th July 2024
Gravel Adventure
Swieradow Zdroj, Poland
more info

17th August 2024
Gravel Grit and Grind
Halmstad, Sweden
more info

24th August 2024
Houffa Gravel
Houffalize, Belgium
more info

31st August 2024
La Monsterrato
Quattordio, Italy
more info

8th September 2024
Natur Land Race
Sant Julia de Loria, Andorra

21st September 2024
Sea Otter Europe
Girona, Spain
more info