Tour de Yorkshire - 28, 29 & 30 April 2017
Total stage length: 173km
3 King of the Mountain Climbs: Garrowby Hill, Goathland & Robin Hood's Bay
2 Sprints: Pocklington & Whitby Abbey
Stage One gets underway outside Bridlington Spa and heads into Pocklington for the first intermediate sprint. The classified climbs up the Côte de Garrowby Hill and
Côte de Goathland will get the legs pumping before the race hits the coastline again at Whitby, and the riders will get a great view of the Abbey as they contest the second sprint of the day. The route continues on to Robin Hood’s Bay for the third and final climb and then it’s full steam into Scarborough for the now-legendary finish along North Bay.
Tour de Yorkshire route 2017
With less than one month to go until the start of the race, an exciting programme of sport, art and cultural events has been announced for the race’s host towns.
On Friday, April 29, former Olympic track cyclist Rebecca Romero will join the crowds at the start of Stage One in Beverley, where thousands of schoolchildren will be gathered to watch stunt riders show off their skills
The streets will be adorned with entertainment from stunt riders showing off their skills, to live music, sporting mascots and a big screen to watch live footage of the race.
Stilt walkers, unicyclists and stunt riders are just some of the entertainers helping communities across the county celebrate the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire.There will also be fitness events, mascots and a big screen to watch the action unfold.choolchildren will be gathered to watch stunt riders show off their skills.
For the stage finale in Settle, spectators will be treated to circus entertainment, magic shows, and a special Kamishibai performance – a form of traditional storytelling originating in Japan - featuring local tales from the WR Mitchell archive.
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