The fifth edition takes in all four corners of the county, including 150 villages, towns and cities.
North Yorkshire features heavily on the route map. Stage Two will see riders do a circuit of Harrogate, before heading to Bedale for the finish. While Stage Four, sees cyclists cross the line on Scarborough seafront.
Last year 2.6 million people lined the streets to watch and we're promised the 2019 event, will be the biggest yet, with the longest routes and the toughest climbs.
Here is the full route:
- East Cowick
- Elloughton (Sprint)
- North Ferriby
- Little Weighton
- Beverley (with the riders passing through North Bar)
- North Dalton
- Cote de Baggaby Hill (King of the Mountain Stage)
- Pocklington (Sprint)
- Barmby Moor
- Sutton upon Derwent
The Tour de Yorkshire will then return to the East Riding on Saturday, 4 May 2019, with the start of both the women’s and men’s races taking place outside Bridlington Spa before the riders cycle 132km in and around North Yorkshire before finishing in Scarborough.
Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said:
The complete race schedule for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 is as follows:
- Thursday, 2 May 2019 – Doncaster to Selby (men’s race)
- Friday, 3 May 2019 – Barnsley – Bedale (women’s and men’s races)
- Saturday, 4 May 2019 – Bridlington – Scarborough (women’s and men’s races)
- Sunday, 5 May 2019 – Halifax – Leeds (men’s race)
For further information about the route, visit www.letouryorkshire.com