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Tour De Yorkshire 2017

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Tour De Yorkshire 2017

30 Apr 2017

Fox Valley is the finish line for this years Tour De Yorkshire on Sunday 30th April 2017.

 

The last leg of the race covers 194 km and will start in Bradford at 12pm on April 30th and riders will make their way to Fox Valley where the finish line will be located outside Full Gas Bikes. 

 

The final part of the race in South Yorkshire covers 22km with 4 climbs and a sprint along Manchester Road in Stocksbridge before reaching the climax at Fox Valley. This is an event not to be missed. 

 

There will be lots of fun and exciting events throughout the local community for all the family to enjoy over the weekend!

Welcome to Yorkshire have also launched their annual land art competition, where the winning creation will be presented with the coveted trophy!.

"Whether itís a church spire draped in a blue jersey, a field housing a mammoth bicycle, or a market square spelling out messages of support, all works are welcomed and stand a great chance of being beamed to over 11 million people in 178 countries when the raceís live television helicopters sweep across the county".

Please visit the website form more information http://letouryorkshire.com/landart    

To find out more about timings and road closures visit http://www.sheffieldnewsroom.co.uk/take-a-sneaky-peek-at-this-years-tour-de-yorkshire-finale-in-sheffield/

And  http://www.welcometosheffield.co.uk/tourdeyorkshire

 

There is also the opportunity for you to get involved yourself and enter the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Sportive Choose from 4 different routes-

Long Route: 100km
Medium Route: 75km
Short Route: 45km
Cycletta (women only): 45km

For more info and to enter the race, please visit the Human Race website http://letour.yorkshire.com/maserati-tour-de-yorkshire-ride

Watch this space for further announcements about events and where to park!

 

ITINERARY OF THE DAY- SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

  • 2.00pm and throughout the afternoon Grimethorpe Colliery Band performances

  • 2.00pm Team coaches arrive at Fox Valley

  • 3.00pm RAF Dakota Flypast

  • 3:30-4:00pm Kids from local primary schools will cycle over the finish line

  • 4.00pm Publicity Caravan arrives at Fox Valley

  • 4.30pm TdY sprint on Manchester Road

  • 5.05pm Winner of the pro race due in at Fox Valley

  • 5.15pm Trophy presentation, photographs and press interviews

There will be a food market in the Maserati Sportive area and additional entertainment from stilt walkers!

 

Parking and transport information

Please see this leaflet for parking and transport information.