UCI Road Race: What is happening in Harrogate and when

The Harrogate circuit is a gruelling 14km route.
The Harrogate circuit is a gruelling 14km route.

The full programme of events for the UCI Road Race Championships has been revealed, with Harrogate at the epi-centre of the whole nine days of racing.

UCI Road Championships: Harrogate ready to welcome the world

Here is your day-by-day guide to what is happening in Harrogate and when.

The Tour de France Stage One finished in Harrogate in 2014.

The Tour de France Stage One finished in Harrogate in 2014.

Day 1: Saturday, 21 September

Para-cycling Road Races

Beverley - Tadcaster - Wetherby - Harrogate Circuit

Groundbreaking para-cycling races in association with the UCI Road World Championships.

Day 2: Sunday, 22 September

Team Time Trial Mixed Relay

Harrogate Circuit (28km - two circuits)

This new event sees the world’s best male and female time triallists come together to battle it out for a truly historic victory.

Day 3: Monday, 23 September

Women Junior Individual Time Trial

Harrogate Circuit (14km - one circuit)

Men Junior Individual Time Trial

Harrogate Circuit (28km - two circuits)

The tough and technical Harrogate circuit will test the juniors as they look to claim the first rainbow jerseys of 2019.

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Day 4: Tuesday, 24 September

Men Under-23 Individual Time Trial

Ripon to Harrogate (32.5km - route plus one circuit)

Women Elite Individual Time Trial

Ripon to Harrogate (32.5km - route plus one circuit)

The routes are identical and perfectly suited to time triallists who can manage their efforts over a fast and open course.


Day 5: Wednesday, 25 September

Men Elite Individual Time Trial

Northallerton to Harrogate (54km - route only)

The biggest prize in elite men’s time trialling is awaiting the rider who powers around this picturesque course in the fastest time.


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Day 6: Thursday, 26 September

Men Junior Road Race

Richmond to Harrogate (144.5km - route plus three circuits)

Junior riders from around the world will descend on Richmond for their right to win the coveted rainbow jersey.

Day 7: Friday, 27 September

Women Junior Road Race

Doncaster to Harrogate (91.5km - route only)

Men Under-23 Road Race

Doncaster to Harrogate (192.5km - route plus three circuits)

Both races start and finish in the same location but the routes along the way are varied and provide their own challenges.


Day 8: Saturday, 28 September

Women Elite Road Race

Bradford to Harrogate (149.5km - route plus three circuits)

This route has something for everyone and is sure to provide enthralling racing.


Day 9: Sunday, 29 September

Men Elite Road Race

Leeds to Harrogate (284.5km - route plus seven circuits)

The Championships will be sure to go out in style on this testing course. Only the strongest will survive for a chance to claim those iconic rainbow bands.