Women's edition of Mont Ventoux Challenge to take place in 2022

The race will be held alongside the men's race as the organisers also aim to be part of the UCI ProSeries

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The organiser of the CIC - Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge has confirmed that it will be holding a women's event alongside the men's race in 2022, as well as aiming to be part of the UCI ProSeries. Lead sponsor, CIC, has committed to supporting the race until 2023.

The event hasn't been going on for very long at all with the first edition taking place in June 2019, a day after the Santini GF Mont Ventoux sportive. There have been few details about women's event revealed, though it will take place on the same day as the men's. The route of the proposed women's race has also yet to be confirmed, though the men's route for 2021 has been revealed.

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