02 June 2017
| THE HEARTBEAT OF WOMEN'S SPORT

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour – where and when to watch

June 2, 2017
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The OVO Energy Women’s Tour  is back for it’s 4th edition and this year it’s bigger and better than ever, with a grand finale taking place in central London on Sunday 11th June. As the UK’s premier event for women, this event attracts the worlds best, so get planning now – it’s going to be great!

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Stage 1 / 7th June
The OVO Energy Women’s Tour is returning to Northamptonshire for the fourth year on the trot, to host the opening stage of this year’s race. Daventry, a historic market town, will host the start for the first time, and Kettering will welcome the finish, for its third consecutive year.
Details: Daventry to Kettering – 147.5 km. Starts 11am. Route map: womenstour.co.uk/stages/stage-1

Stage 2 / 8th June
Stoke-on-Trent will host both the Start and the Finish of stage 2, with the peloton tackling the tricky terrain of the Staffordshire countryside in between.
Details: Stoke On Trent – 144.5 km. Starts 11am. Route map: womenstour.co.uk/stages/stage-2

Stage 3 / 9th June
This is the second year in a row that Warwickshire County Council has hosted the OVO Energy Women’s Tour. Atherstone will once again welcome the start of the stage, after welcoming the peloton at the start of Stage 2 in 2016. This time round, the riders will finish in the spectacular town of Royal Leamington Spa, and will be hoping for much better weather than they experienced in Warwickshire last year!
Details: Atherstone to Royal Leamington Spa – 151km. Starts 10am. Route map: womenstour.co.uk/stages/stage-3

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Stage 4 / 10th June
Stage 4 of this year’s OVO Energy Women’s Tour will be a loop in and around Chesterfield and Derbyshire as the peloton tackle the Peak District once again.
Details: Chesterfield – 123km. Starts 10:30am. Route Map: womenstour.co.uk/stages/stage-4/

Stage 5 / 11th June

The 2017 OVO Energy Women’s Tour Champion will be crowned on the streets of London, as the UK’s leading women’s cycling race visits the English capital city for the first time. Starting and finishing from Regent Street St James, just below Piccadilly Circus, riders will contest numerous laps of the circuit to complete the 2017 Women’s Tour.
Details: Regent Street, London – 88.2km. Starts 3.30pm. Route Map: womenstour.co.uk/stages/stage-5

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For more information on the Tour:
Check out the website: womenstour.co.uk
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