What is the Para Cycling Road Race?
For the very first time, a Para-cycling race will take place alongside the UCI Road World Championships. The race itself will be Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International and will welcome entries from every Paralympic road racing classification. The riders will start from three different locations along the same route and all finish in Harrogate.
The race will comprise four groups of disabled riders (blind and visually impaired, people with cerebral palsy, locomotor disabilities and handcyclists) and a total of 13 classifications for men and women. Riders are placed in the appropriate classification in the light of their functional capacity.
The Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International takes place on a point-to-point route between Beverley and Harrogate. There are 3 start locations along the route - Beverley, Tadcaster and Wetherby. All races finish in Harrogate. The below information shows which class will start from which location.
- B Men
- B Women
- C4-5 Men
- H3-5 Men
- H5 Women
- C1-3 Men
- C4-5 Women
- C1-3 Women (41.2km)
- H1-2 Men (41.2km)
- H1-4 Women (41.2km)
- T1-2 Men (28km)
- T1-2 Women (28km)
The above information is all subject to change.
The event is open to athletes who are eligible to compete in para-cycling as per UCI rules (Part XVI). For details on how to enter the event please contact email@example.com