Tour de Yorkshire in Calderdale (& in Warley!) 3 May

The Tour de Yorkshire is a new race by Amaury Sport Organisation (Tour de France), Welcome to Yorkshire, and British Cycling. The race is being held over the weekend of 1-3 May 2015; and it comes to Calderdale in Stage 3 on Sunday 3 May, on the route from Wakefield to Leeds: via Ripponden, Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge, Oxenhope and Haworth.

For further information, click here for  Tour de Yorkshire and the Visit Calderdale websites.

In addition to the Tour de Yorkshire professional race, there is a mass sportive ride for amateur cyclists in Stage 3 on Sunday 3 May, and the Long Route riders come right through Warley!

It is expected that 2,500 amateur cyclists will be taking part in the Tour de Yorkshire Long Route, with riders entering Calderdale from approx. 8am and leaving up to approx. 12:30pm.

The Tour de Yorkshire Ride Long Route comes into Calderdale on the A629 through Ogden, turning: right onto White Gate; right onto Clough Lane, travelling past Mixenden Reservoir; left onto Mount Tabor Road; right onto Heath Hill Road, continuing onto Workhouse Lane in Warley Town Lane and down to the A646 via Cliffe Hill Lane, Water Hill Lane and Blackwall Lane; right onto the A646 and continuing on through Mytholmroyd and into Hebden Bridge; right onto Commercial Street (A6033), climbing through Peckett Well and exiting Calderdale at Cock Hill.

For further details of race timings and road closures, click here for Tour de Yorkshire FAQ

 

About WCA

Warley Community Association serves the village of Warley, a traditional village in the Calder Valley, near Halifax in West Yorkshire.
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