Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Rides
Millions of people live with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, and countless others, including friends and family members, are touched by these diseases. Everyone experiences these diseases differently, and no one day looks the same in the life of a member of the IBD community. On December 1, ride with IBD patient and professional cyclist Cory Greenberg to help the foundation reach their goal of $15,000 as they raise awareness for Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week (December 1–7). Please consider making a donation to the Crohns & Colitis Foundation here.
Adventure Stache Podcast Series
Join professional mountain biker, Payson McElveen, and guests for an exclusive first listen to the Adventure Stache Podcast and Q&A as you ride alongside the Zwift community. From Nov 27 –Feb 9, Payson will be sitting down with a few Trek Factory Racing Athletes for the Zwift Podcast rides where they’ll be talking about racing, adventures, and the challenges they’ve faced in 2020.
Focus: Colours of Pari
Breaking News: PARI has teamed up with Focus Bikes to create a limited edition of their premium bike, the Izalco Max with a special PARI paint job. Zwift is celebrating this partnership with the Focus Colours of PARI—a three-day tour filled with group rides and races starting 27th -29th November ride any one of the three colours Stage Lilac, Stage Lemonhaze and Stage Turquoise rides to unlock the bike and paintjob, saving you a massive 426,000 drops it’s gonna a big turnout!
Tour de TOHOKO Virtual Ride
First released in a single ride in 2018 however in n light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tour de Tohoku 2020 has inevitably been cancelled. However, we bring to you “TOUR de TOHOKU Virtual Ride on Saturday 19th September at 6:00am BST so that we can keep supporting Tohoku and maintain the bonds that we have developed through this riding event. The “Original Tour de Tohoku Jersey 2018” will be unlocked for all riders who complete this ride.
El Giro de Rigo 2020
Normally a massive outdoor event, this year’s El Giro de Rigo in Colombia has unfortunately been canceled due to COVID-19, so Zwift has become the sole destination for all the 2020 El Giro de Rigo fun. Rigoberto Urán, Colombian pro cyclist and the founder of El Giro de Rigo, will be taking to the roads of Watopia on November 15 & 16 alongside a few of his World Tour friends.
Be sure to join for top-notch fun. If you can’t make that event there’s still plenty of other time slots to join runs from 14th – 16th November 2020
Zwift Fondo Series 2020 – 2021
Seasoned Fondo riders, get ready to put your legs to work. This mega-event brings together tons of Zwifters riding to make their best time. And unlock FIVE exclusive kits. All Zwifters who finish a Fondo event of any distance will unlock that month’s Zwift Fondo kit. Ride each Fondo to collect ‘em all. Approximately every first weekend from 8th November 2020 – 7th March 2021. NB: Some of you might unlock the older November and December 2017-2018 Northern America and Europe Fondo kits with the horizontal stripes.
Patrick Dempsey Challenge 2020
The Dempsey Challenge, presented by Amgen Oncology, is an annual run, walk, and cycle experience and is the primary fundraiser for the Dempsey Center. It is a weekend that their community eagerly anticipates and is a time of celebration and remembrance. If 25,000 Zwifters join an event across the weekend, or if $25k is raised, Zwift will unlock an additional $25,000 donation to the Dempsey Foundation to help them reach their goal of $1.5million. A suggested donation of $20 is suggested please follow the main Zwift link
Tour de Turbo with SiS
Science in Sport invites you to ride Tour De Turbo; a selection of stages across the week 6th -12th July 2020 led by some of our elite athletes, teams and ambassadors. From Britain’s Most Decorated Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy through to the Le Col x Wahoo Indoor Cycling Collective, there truly is a mixture of incredible athletes to ride with. Unfortunately there was no official Zwift Events page rides could be found using the hashtag https://www.zwift.com/events/tag/sis to ride a day with us and our special guests below OR ride the whole week in a shiny new SIS virtual kit!
Aero ArmyWYN TT Series
Get the chance to beat your own personal record atop any TT bike on Zwift every Tuesday for six weeks. This series is chock-full of short races meant to be sharp, fun, and fast, helping you learn to strategize when you’re in the thick of it. When to keep your pace. When to go hard. When to keep your eyes on the prize. These TT events not only allow you to race your friends and secure bragging rights from week to week, but they also provide an avenue that helps you hit your next level. Finish just one event to unlock a slick Wyn Republic kit for your next in-game ride. Feeling the need for speed? The desire to perspire? Ride from 4th August – 9th September 2020
17 Hours of Kona
For triathletes, October means one thing: Kona. Unfortunately, the big dance can’t happen this year so we thought we’d bring the Kona fun to you. Introducing 17 Hours of Kona! Join the fun with a social ride or run this weekend and celebrate one of the most anticipated races in the triathlon calendar. The Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, was supposed to take place Oct. 10 but has been cancelled this year. Join a whole host of Pro’s for laps around the Volcano sadly there’s no jersey unlock 😦
Specialized 7 Days of Tarmac
Relive some of modern cycling’s greatest moments—as achieved on a Tarmac series bike—in this three-stage series. Ride like Anna van der Breggen across Innsbruck, the same place she won the 2018 World Championships. Drop the hammer and sprint like Peter Sagan in Richmond, where he locked down a 2015 World Champs win. And finally, climb and descend with panache and courage through tough mountain inclines like Julian Alaphillipe, superstar of the 2019 Tour de France.
Ride at least one stage between 10th -17th August 2020 and everyone gets a shot at unlocking a stylish in-game Specialized jersey. All riders can finish strong in Group A or C events for a Specialized SL Pro kit, and women riders can also unlock the Specialized Women’s SL Pro kit by crushing a Group B ride
Virtual Haute Route Ventoux 2020
Haute Route is in a class of their own. They take place in some of the most stunning cycling destinations across the globe—we’re talking about legendary climbs in the Alps, Pyrenees, and Dolomites—as well as other iconic cycling locations worldwide. And they give amateur cyclists a taste of what it’s like to be a pro.Haute Route first made history by bringing the fast fun to Zwift with Haute Route Watopia last April. And now they’re doing it again. Say hello to Virtual Haute Route Ventoux. Fancy a climb up 18th – 21st September 2020 Unlock the exclusive Virtual Haute Route Ventoux kit in game by completing any stage.
Tour For All 2020
Join the Tour For All and come together with the Zwift Community to support Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in their response to COVID-19. Together, we can make the Tour for All our most impactful multi-stage event yet. We’re kicking off the Tour with a $125,000 donation to MSF’s COVID-19 Crisis Fund to support the organization’s global emergency response to the pandemic and its consequences. We’ll match that donation at the end of the Tour if 250,000 Zwifter’s finish at least one stage. Let’s go—there’s power in numbers! Five stages starts May 4th – May 30 ride all to unlock the kit and please DONATE whatever you can
Zwift Race Series Running
Hope you’re ready! Each month, we’ll be hosting a race on Zwift. Open to the entire community, kicking off in June (when I started running with a Zwift RunPod) with the ZRS Ciele Shirt and Cap unlock then the ZRS Fall Shirt and a 3 stage event finishing in the New Year with the Resolution Run ZRS Winter Shirt unlock and Ciele Bucket Cap.
Unfortunately Zwift use the same page for their ZRS Running it’s updated each month so you loose the previous dates and information, we didn’t start tracking the unlocks until June 2020 during the Summer so we don’t have the full dates for the earlier events in 2020.
- Seaside Solstice 5K 19/06/2020 -22/06/2020
- World: New York, Watopia
- Unlock: ZRS Shirt, ZRS Ciele Shirt + Ciele Baseball Cap
- Balade a Paris 25/07/2020 – 29/07/2020
- France, Champs–Élysées
- Crit City Colour Run 15/08/2020 – 18/08/2020
- Downtown Dolphin
- Chase Race 20/09/2020 – 27/09/2020
- World : France, Casse Pattes
- Autumn Ascent (1/3 winter unlock) 23/10/2020 -26/10/2020
- World : Italy, Bologna TT Course
- Unlock: ZRS Fall Shirt
- Feast Mode 5K (2/3 winter unlock) 26/11/2020 – 29/11/2020
- World : New York, Shuman Trail
Zwift Le Etape du Tour 2020
The Virtual L’Etape du Tour takes place during the first three weekends of July. Each weekend will host one stage that’s identical to a stage the pros race during Virtual Tour de France
Unlocking the Kit
Finish one of the Virtual L’Etape du Tour de France events to unlock the official kit. Talk about fast fashion. Does Virtual L’Etape du Tour de France and Virtual L’Etape du Tour de France include a charitable aspect?Oui, oui! Virtual Tour de France and Virtual L’Etape du Tour de France are part of Le Tour United, a larger campaign raising money for a small group of charities. Please consider donating. More info here.
Ride Like King 12
Ride Like King is a celebration of all things cycling! Giant and Liv Cycling host this pedal party every year. Since their inaugural event in 2009, it’s gotten bigger, better, and more fun. This year, Ride Like King is leveling up again by helping get bikes to those who need them with the help of World Bike Relief. First some more details on the event, now in its 12th year. Ride Like King started in 2009 as a small event within the Giant Group family to celebrate company founder King Liu’s passion for cycling.
Zwift Classics 2020
Zwift Classics are back! Six unique races that each take place in a different Zwift world. Tune in to watch the best teams on Zwift go head-to-head, then take them on for yourself. ach race will then be open to ride for four days after the Pro/Am invitational with a regularly scheduled community race schedule. All five race-specific PowerUps will be enabled in each one, use them wisely, and it might just be the ticket to crossing the finish line first. Find a time that works for you below starts 6th April – 29th.
Geraint Thomas’ NHS Zwift Shifts
n the fight against COVID-19, healthcare workers serve as our first line of defense. Working tirelessly and treating patients with grace, their days are typically long. 12 hours long, and often more. Nurses, doctors, and hospital specialists sacrifice their personal safety day in and day out, and athletes are joining in to support. Three days 15th Apr 2020 17th Apr 2020 please DONATE whatever you can to the NHS Charities together.
Royal Classics Workout Series 2020
Say hello to the Royal Classics and ride with the King and Queen of the Classics, Philippe Gilbert and Anna van der Breggen. They will be leading one of the Royal Classic Workouts each a week. These two pros have some of the best Classics records in history, both having won the Tour of Flanders as well as three Ardennes Classics—Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège—in a single season. Taked place 30th Mar – 26th April 2020
Parlee Speed Mission 2020
Parlee, the cycling brand that produces arguably some of the finest frames in the world, is teaming up with Zwift this April. And we couldn’t be more excited.Their flagship model, the RZ7 aero road bike, is a next-level speed machine, and the envy of everyone on the road. Now, you can find it on Zwift. Hop on Zwift this April and ride 250 km in the Parlee Speed Mission to earn 100,000 Drops to use at the Drop Shop towards the purchase of the in-game RZ7. Any ride in any activity once you’ve enrolled counts towards the Mission goal.Want the real-life version? Finish the Mission before April 16 for entry into a sweepstakes to win a Parlee RZ7 (plus SRAM Red AXS + ENVE wheels) you can hang in your garage.
Cervelo Gravel Rush Series 2020
Dirt is the name of the game in the Cervélo Gravel Rush Series. A first-of-its-kind event series, we’re focusing on gravel and mixed-terrain routes to showcase Zwift’s selection of in-game, off-road bikes. Different bikes have different advantages, with distinct ways of handling rolling resistance and aerodynamics. Complete any one of the events to score the stylish in-game Cervélo kit between 6th Mar 2020 – 16th Apr 2020.
Absa Cape Epic Mission 2020
Hop on the Scott Spark RC MTB and head for the hills! Ascend 9,350ft (2,850m), the same as Stage 5, to complete the Mission and be entered to win the real-life zebra-inspired custom-painted Scott Spark RC and unlock the zebra-inspired paint scheme for the Spark RC in game. The Cape Epic mission is the first MTB mission in Zwift ever. This means that you’ll have to ride the Scott Spark RC MTB for your efforts to count between 2nd Mar 2020 – 31st Mar 2020
Tour of Watopia 2020
Explore the world that started it all 5 stages between March 9 – April 2 Double the XP. Want in?
Events begin March 9 and run through April 2, making ToW 25 days long. ToW has 5 stages, a reduction from the 2019 Tour’s 7 stages. (Tour de Zwift 2020 has 7 stages while TdZ 2019 had 9, so it looks like Zwift is moving toward shorter tours.)Each stage is 4 days long, with multiple events scheduled to accommodate everyone’s availability. Make-up events will (presumably) be scheduled from March 29-April 2.
Haute Route 2020
The Haute Route Workout Series includes eight workouts that take place over six weeks. Join any event to wear and unlock the official Haute Route kit. See below to find an upcoming Group Workout event…
Sign up individually to each stage using the following links:
Complete any Ride With Pro event on the 31st March to unlock the official Haute Route socks and cap to complete your look. See below to find an upcoming Ride with Pro event…Ride any workout and a pro ride between 20th Feb – 5th Apr 2020 to complete the look.
One trinity of pain, pedaling, and pro-adjacent fun. the worlds first virtual 3 day race wanna find out more. Sign up to Watopia before the race 3rd-5th April 2020 and find out more about actual events around the world in 2020
Tour of Innsbruck 2020
It’s back after the inaugural 5 stage event in 2018, the 2020 Tour of Innsbruck is a 3-stage, 3-day event exploring the best of Zwift’s Austrian World. From the cobblestoned streets of Old Town to the scenic climb just outside the city, the Tour of Innsbruck is a challenge like no other. Join us February 21 to 23 as we discover all the Austrian Alps have to offer.
Vox Womens’ Tour 2020
Get ready for the 2020 VoxTour! This year it’s a 5 stage event set over 10 days, Stage 1: Laura Winter in InnsbruckStage; 2: Hannah Walker in Yorkshire; Stage 3: Dani Rowe in London; Stage 4: Jess Pratt in Richmond; Stage 5: Ashleigh Moolman Pasio in Italy
Andre Greipel Fight ALS Mega Ride
On Saturday February 8th 2020 Join André, the Zwift community and Pros alike as we ride to raise funds for ALS research. If you did it last year it’s the same day as the February Fondo but do it again to help André make this the biggest Zwift group ride ever Zwift will donate $1 for every Zwifter that joins the rides the ride, up to $10,000. We checked today 5/2/2020 and there’s already 6,000 riders signed up OR better still make a one off donation to the Gorilla and help him support ALS.
The Absa Cape Epic Workout series
Welcome to the 2020 Absa Cape Epic Workout Series. Curated by 5-time Cape Epic Champion and 5-time Mountain Bike World Champion, Annika Langvad, these workouts are tailored for mountain bikers preparing for brutally tough races, like the Absa Cape Epic. Annika uses Zwift to give her an extra edge. Her knowledge and expertise will help you level up your training.
The Absa Cape Epic Workout Series includes 12 workouts that take place over six weeks. All in, the program consists of two Zwift sessions per week. Complete at lest one workout between 4th Feb 2020 – 12th Mar 2020 to unlock the kit
Geraint Thomas and Eric Min
Geraint Thomas: Three-time World Champ. Two-time Olympic gold medalist. Tour de France winner. Zwifter.You won’t want to miss this special ride with Geraint and Eric! This might be a jersey unlock opportunity however unless you ride with G you will never know!
Zwift Fondos 2020
All Zwifters who finish a fondo of any distance will unlock that month’s stylish Zwift Fondo Kit. Ride each fondo to collect ‘em all. These jerseys are rare, prized items—hop in the saddle and join us at the start line to see the finished look. Note: You must ride the complete length of the Fondo to unlock that month’s jersey
- January 5, 2020
- February 9, 2020
- March 1, 2020
Tour de Zwift 2020
Tour de Zwift will be the largest series of events ever held on Zwift. It’s a 7-stage series, and for each stage Zwifters get to choose between group rides, bike races, and runs. Do just one, or do all three!
- Stage 1 (London): JAN 12-15
- Stage 2 (Innsbruck): JAN 16-19
- Stage 3 (Watopia): JAN 20-23
- Stage 4 (Bologna): Jan 24-27
- Stage 5 (New York): Jan 28-31
- Stage 6 (Richmond): Feb 1-4
- Stage 7 (Yorkshire): Feb 5-Feb 8
- Makeup Days: Feb 9-16th
Vatternrundan Series 2020
Every Sunday between January 19th and March 29th, the Swedish Zwift Riders (SZR) will lead Vätternrundans’s group rides on Zwift.
The group rides will get longer over the series to help you prepare for many hours in the saddle on the day for the event. Join to unlock the Vätternrundan-kit. Each ride starts at 8:30am GMT and is a 90 minute session and are is part of the training program 19th Jan 2020 – 29th Mar 2020 find out more on their website
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #1 JANUARY 19th
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #2 JANUARY 26th
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #3 FEBRUARY 2nd
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #4 FEBRUARY 9th
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #5 FEBRUARY 16th
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #6 FEBRUARY 23rd
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #7 MARCH 1st
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #8 MARCH 8th
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #9 MARCH 15th
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #10 MARCH 22nd
- Vatternrundan Group Ride Series #11 MARCH 29th
PowerUp Workout Series 2020
For 12 weeks, Olympic gold medalists, Kristin Armstrong and Dani Rowe, will bring key workouts they’ve used throughout their careers to Zwifters around the world. This is mostly a women only jersey unlock series however there have been at least two workouts for the blokes to achieve the virtual jersey. Although the second Over and Unders requires an early start!