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CYCLING FESTIVAL BRINGS EXCITEMENT TO LINCOLN

Four days of exciting cycling events, including the Criteriums, Sportive, Uphill Dash, and the Men’s and Women’s Lincoln Grand Prix.

The Lincoln Grand Prix celebrates its 62nd year as elite women and men race across historic Lincoln. Criteriums, a Sportive, and the thrilling Uphill Dash will also take place over the weekend – making for a true festival of cycling.

The the steep hills of Lincoln’s cobbled Cathedral Quarter offer a popular, exciting and tough route for the riders and spectators.

The Men’s Lincoln Grand Prix will be part of the 2017 HSBC UK Spring Cup Series, and the Women’s Lincoln Grand Prix will be part of the 2017 HSBC UK National Women’s Road Series.

UPHILL DASH

Saturday 13th May, 6pm – 8pm

A thrilling series of 4 rider sprint races up the infamous and grueling Michaelgate hill, parallel to Steep Hill. Winners progress through until 4 riders race in the grand final.

LINCOLN GRAND PRIX

Sunday 14th May, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4:30pm

The Lincoln Grand Prix is the race for elite male and female riders and is Britain’s oldest remaining classic one-day cycle race – entering its 62nd year.

Some of the UK’s top riders will take part in both races which start and finish on the historic Castle Hill: the women’s 63 mile race beginning at 9am to finish around 12pm and the men’s 103 mile race beginning at 1pm and ending around 4:30pm.

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