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Tour of Britain 2013
15th Sep 2013 - 22nd Sep 2013
While the route details will be announced in the spring launch, the organisers behind the Tour of Britain have now revealed the 2013 event will run from Sunday September 15th to Sunday September 22nd.
As well as celebrating its the tenth year anniversary (since it was revived), the Tour of Britain will be teaming up with the new RideLondon event on August 3rd and 4th. At the event over 20,000 amateur cyclists will take part in the inaugural RideLondon 100-mile closed road route. There will also be a Business Relay event, giving four rider teams from up to 1,000 businesses the chance to ride relay-style, each rider taking on around 25-miles of the route. More details here.
The route for the 2013 race has now been revealed:
Stage One - Sunday 15th September - Peebles to Drumlanrig Castle - 201km
Stage Two - Monday 16th September - Cumbria, The Lake District Stage, Carlisle to Kendal - 225km
Stage Three - Tuesday 17th September - Knowsley Individual Time Trial - 16km
Stage Four - Wednesday 18th September - Stoke-on-Trent to Llanberis - 190.9km
Stage Five - Thursday 19th September - Machynlleth to Caerphilly - 177.1km
Stage Six - Friday 20th September - Sidmouth to Haytor, Dartmoor - 137km
Stage Seven - Saturday 21st September - Epsom to Guildford - 150.4km
Stage Eight - Sunday 22nd September - The London Stage, presented by TfL -
The Tour of Britain saw its biggest TV ratings ever this year.