British National Road Championships 2016 to be held in Stockton-on-Tees

British Cycling chose the North East town over a rival bid from the Isle of Man to host the national championship races

Bradley Wiggins, Tour of Britain 2014, stage 8a time trial

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Stockton-on-Tees will host the 2016 British National Road Championships, British Cycling announced on Wednesday, after the town in County Durham was chosen ahead of the Isle of Man to host the champonships.

BC also confirmed the dates for the events, with the men and women's time trials to take place on Thursday, June 23 and the respective road races to take place on the following Sunday, 26 June.

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Richard Windsor

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