Blackpool Cycle Fest

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Friday 13th July: Blackpool Grand Prix Elite Men’s Circuit Race (plus support race). Starts at 6pm oppsite the Imperial Hotel on the Promenade. Multiple laps of 1.5 mile course along the North Shore, Middle and Lower Walks. Part of British Cycling’s National Elite Series.

Saturday 14th July: Blackpool Youth Grand Prix Start from 10am. It’s the turn of the up and coming youth riders to race over the same course. Part of the National Youth Circuit Race Series.

Saturday 14th July: Blackpool G.P.Des Dames. The final race over this closed road closed course features the top women in the country taking part in the National Women’s Circuit Race Series. It starts at 8pm.

Sunday 15th July: Blackpool Grand Prix Premier Calendar Road Race. Setting off at 9.30am, the racers tackle a 100 mile course around the Fylde before high speed finish on the Promenade.

Sunday 15th July: Promenade du Bicyclette. After the professionals and elites set off, the pace eases and the intensity slackens for a lovely sedate Sunday morning traffic-free pleasure ride. A unique occasion for families, beginners, leisure riders and couples alike to ride along the sea front on closed roads.