2019 Tour de Yorkshire
Halifax has been announced as a host town for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.
The newly expanded four-day men’s race will take place between 2-5 May.
The Women’s Tour de Yorkshire will run for two days.
The Tour de Yorkshire is now the 2nd biggest pro stage race in the UK behind the Tour of Britain. The roads in Yorkshire can be challenging which makes for great racing and spectating.
Stage 1 Thursday 2 May: Doncaster to Selby
Stage 2 Friday 3 May: Barnsley to Bedale
Stage 3 Saturday 4 May: Bridlington to Scarborough
Stage 4 Sunday 5 May: Halifax to Leeds
Stage 1 Friday 3 May: Barnsley to Bedale
Stage 2 Saturday 4 May: Bridlington to Scarborough
Tour de Yorkshire Ride
Sunday 5 May
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The 2019 UCI Road World Championships are coming to Yorkshire.
Sir Gary Verity says:
"Yorkshire has shown it can host world class events with the Grand Départ, the Tour de Yorkshire and now the county has been chosen to host the UCI Road World Championships in 2019. This will be 12 races over eight days in this nine day event. We have got the scenery, we have got the warm welcome and we know we can bring the crowds."
The full race programme is:
Day 1: Saturday 21 September: Beverley-Tadcaster-Wetherby-Harrogate Circuit – Para-cycling Road Races (C1 Event)
Day 2: Sunday 22 September: Harrogate Circuit – Team Time Trial Mixed Relay – 28km (two circuits)
Day 3: Monday 23 September: Harrogate Circuit – Women Junior Individual Time Trial – 14km (one circuit) and Men Junior Individual Time Trial - 28km (two circuits)
Day 4: Tuesday 24 September: Ripon to Harrogate – Men Under 23 Individual Time Trial – 32.5km (route plus one circuit) and Women Elite Individual Time Trial – 32.5km (route plus one circuit)
Day 5: Wednesday 25 September: Northallerton to Harrogate – Men Elite Individual Time Trial - 54km (route only)
Day 6: Thursday 26 September: Richmond to Harrogate – Men Junior Road Race – 144.5km (route plus three circuits)
Day 7: Friday 27 September: Doncaster to Harrogate – Women Junior Road Race – 91.5km (route only) and Men Under 23 Road Race – 192.5km (route plus three circuits)
Day 8: Saturday 28 September: Bradford to Harrogate – Women Elite Road Race – 149.5km (route plus three circuits)
Day 9: Sunday 29 September: Leeds to Harrogate – Men Elite Road Race – 284.5km (route plus seven circuits)
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The pictures show some of the route for the triumphant 2014 Grand Départ, shared with the 2015 Tour de Yorkshire.