A new record for the European Cycling Challenge was broken in 2016: 52 cities from 18 European countries and 46,000 participants cycled for more than 4 million kilometers.

The Challenge was won by the city of Gdansk, for the second time in a row, with about 828,000 km tracked, Gdansk was first also in the Best Cycling Leaderboard with almost 1,750 km per 1,000 inhabitants. G
Wroclaw and Warsawa were second and third in the City Leaderboard, while Umea and Telsiai in Best Cycling City Leaderboards.

The 2016 edition won the CIVITAS AWARD, as the best European iniziative for PUBLIC PARTICIPATION