Richmondshire District Council

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UK’s Biggest Sporting Event in 2019 is coming to Yorkshire!

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

The 2019 UCI Road World Championships takes place for nine days next September bringing in thousands of riders and spectators.

And Richmond will be hosting the start of the Men’s Junior Road Race. The event - on Thursday September 26 - will see 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.  Click on the link to view the Men's Junior Road Race route.

And it’s not the only time spectators will get the chance to see the riders in the district - both the Women’s and Men’s Elite Road Races will pass through on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September. Click on the link to view the Men's Elite Road Race route.

The championships - which take place from 21 – 29 September - will bring in thousands of riders and their crews across the nine days of races. It will also feature a para-cycle race around Harrogate for the first time in its history.  Starts also go from Beverley, Bradford, Doncaster, Harrogate, Leeds, Ripon, Richmond, Tadcaster and Wetherby with all the races finishing in Harrogate.  

For more detailed information visit the Yorkshire 2019 website and the Worlds Yorkshire website

For queries on the race email


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