Fulwood to be start and end point for West Coast Classic cycle race

Posted on - 11th June, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Preston News, Roads, Sharoe Green, Transport
Expect to see plenty of cyclists out on the city's roads for this Pic: wiggiejo
Expect to see plenty of cyclists out on the city’s roads for this Pic: wiggiejo

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to pedal into Preston during mid-July.


The West Coast Classic takes place on Sunday 14 July.

An estimated 750 riders will take place in three different routes, all starting and finishing in Fulwood.

Preston’s College in St Vincent’s Road will be the start for the race which includes the epic, standard and short.

Starting at 7.45am and going through until 5pm there’s expected to be 300 riders for the pic, 350 for the standard and 150 for the short.

The epic route is 99 miles, 81 miles for standard and just 56 miles for the short route.

Read more: Fulwood cyclists and walkers set to see safer Guild Hall crossings

UK Cycling Events is organising the event which takes on low traffic and scenic routes.

Read more: Fishwick spoke to be added to the Guild Wheel

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