More sportives supported with closed roads

vatternrundan, sportive, 2012

As sportives increase in popularity and size councils are supporting the closure of roads, both here and abroad. Sweden's oldest sportive, Vätternrundan, has confirmed closed roads for a portion of its 300-kilometre route.

The events team at Vätternrundan have worked with local council and government for a car-free event has eventually been successful. The Swedish Transport Administration has announced it will approve the closure of some of the roads for the 2013 event, due to be held June 14-15.

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