RideLondon Classique confirmed as a three-day Women’s WorldTour event in 2022

The organiser is still in discussions about the mass participation events

Riders at the 2019 RideLondon Classique
(Image credit: Getty Images)

The organiser of the RideLondon elite women’s race has confirmed to Cycling Weekly the 2022 event will be a three-day stage race. The event, which began in 2013 but was first run as a UCI race in 2016, had previously been a one-day circuit race in central London.

London Marathon Events also confirmed the mass participation events, which saw amateurs riding riding on closed roads out into the Surrey hills and back are still awaiting finalisation. Last year Surrey County Council withdrew its support and alternatives are to be announced.  

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.