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UK’s Biggest Sporting Event in 2019 came to Yorkshire!

The world’s best cyclists came to Yorkshire to take part in the UK’s biggest sporting event in 2019.

The 2019 UCI Road World Championships took place over nine days this September bringing in thousands of riders and spectators.

Richmond hosted the start of the Men's Junior Road Race on Thursday September 26 which saw cyclists set off from the market place before racing out to Catterick Garrison, Leyburn and the Dales on their way to the finish line in Harrogate. Spectators also got the chance to see the riders in the district again for the Men’s Elite Road Race on Sunday 29 September. 


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