The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire kicks off on Thursday 2 May in Doncaster, with a two-stage women’s race and a four-stage men’s race, culminating on Sunday 5 May in Leeds. Here’s everything we know about how you can follow it as it unfolds.
Tour de Yorkshire 2019
The fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire starts in Doncaster and takes place over four stages to finish in Leeds. It takes in all four corners of the county, including 150 villages, towns and cities along the way.
The Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race is a two-stage event that will take place over Friday 3 and Saturday 4 May.
Tour de Yorkshire 2019 route
The men’s race covers a total of 617.5km over four days, taking the peloton from Doncaster to Selby, through Barnsley, Bedale, Bridlington, Scarborough and Halifax, and then finishing up in Leeds.
The Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race covers 264km over two days, beginning in Barnsley and following the same route as the men’s race through Bedale and Bridlington, and culminating in Scarborough.
How can I watch the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 live on TV?
As with last year, ITV4 will be showing live coverage of both the men’s and women’s races. Here’s the full schedule of live coverage.
ITV4 broadcast schedule: Men’s Tour de Yorkshire
|Stage one||2 May||1–6pm|
|Stage two||3 May||2:30–6:15pm|
|Stage three||4 May||2:15–6pm|
|Stage four||5 May||12:30–5:30pm|
ITV4 broadcast schedule: ASDA Women’s Tour de Yorkshire
|Stage one||3 May||9am–1pm|
|Stage two||4 May||9am–1:15pm|
You can also catch the race being live-streamed on the Le Tour Yorkshire Facebook page.
How can I follow the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 if I can’t watch it live?
ITV4 will also be showing highlights, though the times of these haven’t yet been confirmed. We’ll update this section once we know more.
We expect the Le Tour Yorkshire Facebook page will also be providing updates and highlights between races.