Rider information

Event benefits: 

  • Once in a lifetime event to ride the same roads as the UCI Road World Championships 2019
  • Yorkshire style support through the towns and villages
  • Mechanical support like the pros
  • Medical support
  • Sweep vehicle for those who cannot complete the route
  • Energy products provided at feed stations
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Finisher's medal

Please note: this event is an open road sportive and all cyclists must adhere to the Highway Code and Human Race Cycling Code - click here to view them.


Tickets will be allocated via a ballot for the UCI Road World Championship Official Sportive. Sign up will open on 4th March 2019 and close on 20th March 2019.

The allocation will be announced before 4th April 2019

Cycling club & Corporate discounts: 

Due to the ballot system please contact jenna.charman@humanrace.co.uk for more information

Start times: 

Start times for 2019 are not yet available but we will publish event day timings information as soon as we can.

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Age requirements: 

Minimum Age 16 at 22nd September 2019. 

Rider Information Packs:

Rider packs will be mailed out to you in the weeks leading up to the event.

Your pack could arrive up until the week of the event itself.

If you receive your pack in the post, there is no need to register on the day.

If you have not received your pack by the Friday before the event, or are an overseas entrant, you will need to collect it from us at registration the day before the ride.

Safety information:

All participants are required to have reflectors fitted to their bikes. Ride officials will check bikes before they set off on the course.


Parking and Cycling Expo

Parking for the Sportive is available at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ.

We recommend you use this option as parking in Harrogate will be limited with the road closure for the elite events.

Included in the £10 parking ticket is weekend access for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12) to the Cycling Expo Yorkshire, the UK's most interactive cycle show. 

For more information on this fantastic weekend event visit www.cycleexpo.co.uk

Where to stay

Pink moon camping