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2015 Tour de Yorkshire

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York has been selected as the Official Host City for the second stage finish of the 2015 Tour de Yorkshire. The three-stage race takes place between 1-3 May with York's stage being held on Saturday 2 May. You can see from these images a map of the circuit and a map of the city centre for York to see how it will affect travelling and how you can access the city if you are coming along to watch the races.
The racing in York will take place on a 20km circuit of the city. A women's race will take place in the morning and the men's event will arrive in the city in the afternoon.
 In York, the overview for 2 May is as follows:
 11.00 - Women's race starts on Knavesmire Road
 13.30 - Women's race finishes on Knavesmire Road
 14.30 - Men's race arrives on the outskirts of York, joins circuit
 16.00 - Men's race finishes on Knavesmire Road

It is anticipated that the race route roads will be closed at 8am on Saturday 2 May, reopening at approx. 5pm on the same day. Knavesmire Road will close at 5pm on the Friday to allow for set up of the finish site.
Drop-in sessions are being held in the customer foyer of the Council office at West Offices on Tues 24 March 2pm - 4pm and Fri 24 Apr 10am - 2pm.

For more information about the 2015 Tour de Yorkshire please visit the City of York Council's website