Five riders to watch out for at the British Road National Championships women’s road race

There will be a host of talented riders out to play on Sunday - but who looks set to take the top step?

Hannah Barnes win the British National Championships road race (Andy Jones)

A collection of the best female riders in the country will race to claim the national champions jersey in Stamfordham in Northumberland on Sunday.

The area last hosted a National Championships in 2011, when Lizzie Deignan (Boels-Dolmans) launched a late attack to claim a solo win.

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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.