Tour of Britain Launch 2019


Tour of Britain

The 2019 route is unveiled

Rebecca hosted the National Launch of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain this week, alongside Race Director Mick Bennett, Sweetspot’s Hugh Roberts, British Cycling CEO Julie Harrington, OVO’s Adrian Letts and Cycling and Walking Commissioner for Greater Manchester, Chris Boardman.

Mick Bennett confirmed that the race will return to Manchester city centre for the first time in 15 years this September as Greater Manchester hosts the final stage of Britain’s most prestigious cycle race.

Beginning in George Square Glasgow on Saturday 7 September, the eight day race will take the world’s top teams and riders across a 1,250-kilometre route through the south of Scotland, England’s North East and North West and the Heart of England before the finale takes place in Manchester for the first time on Saturday 14 September. The full route details are available now here:

Rebecca will be reporting from each stage live on ITV4 this September and you can follow the OVO Energy Tour of Britain on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and Strava to keep up-to-date with all the latest news from Britain’s most prestigious cycle race.

Rebecca Charlton