'We're not doing this to turn it into a race track': Box Hill goes one way for Easter after trial success

The Zig Zag road will be one way from Friday March 30 until Monday April 2, but cyclists are asked not to use it as an excuse for an up hill time trial

The famed Zig Zag road of Box Hill will become a one way street over the Easter weekend for the second year running.

The climb, which featured in the 2012 Olympic road race and is the last real hurdle of the RideLondon-Surrey 100 sportive, was made one-way only over Easter last year, too, in a trial run.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.