Richmondshire District Council

Richmond is the host for a third district based roadshow as they get ready for the visit of the world cycling championships in September.

Residents and businesses are being invited to the Town Hall on July 25 to get more information on how the community can mark the event.

Millions of people are expected to turn out for the UCI Road World Championships which come to North Yorkshire for nine days of racing from September 21 to 29 - including the Y2019 Para-Cycling International event.

Richmond will be in the spotlight when the junior men’s road race sets off from the market place on Thursday September 26. Cyclists come back through the district on Sunday September 29 for the men’s elite race.

The roadshow is being delivered by race hosts Yorkshire 2019 and will include presentations of the routes and information on how local communities can get involved. There are also events on July 18 at the Buck Hotel, Reeth and July 23 at the Garden Rooms at Tennants in Leyburn - to book tickets click on the relevant link:

For more information on the race check out the Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships website.

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