Struggle Dales is one of the UK's most iconic sportives, set in the beautiful but challenging Yorkshire Dales landscape. The next Struggle Dales sportive will take place on Sunday 22 May 2022.

Entry opens on 5 November 2021, pre-register now at the event website to guarantee a place.

The renowned Struggle Dales Yorkshire sportive isn't one to be taken lightly, but with prior training, grit and guts it's achievable for almost any ambitious road cyclists. 

Struggle Dales sportive begins in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire - host to the 2019 UCI Road Cycling World Championships - making it an ideal weekend break for you and your support crew. The epic Yorkshire sportive takes riders over 108 miles of stunning yet unforgiving Yorkshire Dales terrain.

The tough sportive route has claimed cult status nationwide, with riders travelling hundreds of miles year after year to tackle the gruelling challenge again and again. Cycling Weekly reviewed it as "one of the best sportive events in the UK."

>> Read our 2017 Struggle report: Jim's leg-ripping ride in the Yorkshire Dales >> 

At a Glance
  • 22 May 2022 6:30am
  • Tickets On Sale
  • Struggle Dales SportiveStruggle Dales SportiveHarrogate, North Yorkshire, UK
  • Up to 174 km (108 miles)
  • From 49.00 GBP
  • 1000 Riders