After the success of hosting a stage of last years Tour of Britain Worcester will host the 2015 Friends Life Tour Ride, a mass participation cycle event for amateur cyclists.
Three route options for the Ride are available, headlined by a ‘Pro’ 100mile route, which will showcase some of the toughest roads in the county and includes 2,246m of ascent. ‘Intermediate’ at 75miles (121km) with 1,538m ascent, and ‘Challenge’ – 40miles [64km] with 427m ascent – round out the offering.
Tour Ride Sportive starts at the University of Worcester Arena, and finishes on Worcester Racecourse allowing for a closed-road finale and with prices staring from £26.
- Facilities include:
- Event centre facilities and parking
- Mechanical support
- Full route signage
- Rider public liability insurance
- Free energy drink + energy snacks
- Electronic chip timing and professional event photography
- Rider times available online
- Official finishers medal and goody bag
- Post-ride food, refreshments & massage
- Emergency event support
- Broom wagon service
Full details of the Tour Ride Sportive 2015 at tourride.co.uk