THE UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE COMING TO YORKSHIRE!
In September 2019, the worlds best riders will come to Yorkshire to compete in the UCI Road World Championships, one of the most prestigious events on the professional cycling calendar.
1,000 of the best male and female riders from around 75 countries around the globe compete for the chance to win the iconic rainbow jersey.
The event involves 12 races over eight days.
It includes individual and team time trials as well as full road races for Under 18, Under 23 and Elite riders.
6,000-7,000 national federation members, delegates, technicians and journalists are set to be in attendance.
A predicted global televised audience in excess of 300 MILLION.
OFFICIAL FINISH LINE HOSPITALITY
A range of official hospitality packages for the Championships will go on-sale in 2019.
Guests will be able to access the exclusive VIP hospitality areas on the finish line in the centre of Harrogate, with unrivalled views of the racing and unique Yorkshire hospitality.
Places will be extremely limited but you can sign up here for priority information.
ABOUT YORKSHIRE 2019
In September 2019 the world’s best cyclists will come to Yorkshire for the UCI Road World Championships, the pinnacle event in the international road cycling calendar. The Championships will include a range of men’s and women’s races, across age groups from junior to elite, starting in different towns and cities throughout Yorkshire and each finishing in the main competition town of Harrogate.
It will be the first time that Britain has hosted the UCI Road World Championships since 1982 and Yorkshire is aiming to deliver the most inclusive, innovative and inspiring Road World Championships in the history of the UCI.
The racing will commence on the Saturday 21st September with a ground-breaking para-cycling event running alongside the Championships which will act as a qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The showcase will feature every Paralympic road racing discipline and take place in front of one of the largest crowds ever assembled for an elite para-cycling event.
These UCI Road World Championships will build even further on the county’s growing global reputation for the sport after hosting ‘the grandest of Grand Départs’ for the 2014 Tour de France and the annual legacy race the Tour de Yorkshire which has continued to grow each year, with record breaking spectator numbers.
The provisional race start venues include:
Harrogate will be the focal point for the Championships and host the finish of every race over the nine days of competition.
The Championships will run from 21-29 September 2019.