UK to host first elite gravel race in May 2023

The Gralloch will be part of the UCI Gravel World Series, the sport's highest tier of racing

Male riders compete in a gravel race
(Image credit: Roo Fowler/Red On Group)

Next May, Scotland will play host to The Gralloch, a brand new gravel race and the first of its kind in the UK. 

The event, designed by gravel race organisers RED:ON, will be held on 20 May 2023 and will form part of the Trek UCI Gravel World Series, the highest level of gravel racing

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.