Le Tour route finalised!

The full final route of the Tour de France Grant Départ 2014 was officially made available earlier to-day. Le Tour travels from Leeds to Harrogate on Saturday 5th.July, then from York to Sheffield on Sunday 6th. July 2014 - the 'Stocksbridge loop' is as predicted - Langsett/ Midhopestones/ Mortimer Road/ Penistone Road/ High Bradfield. The route then goes on to Oughtibridge and Grenoside before looping back into the centre of Sheffield. This 200 km stage will challenge the peloton with a blend of iconic climbs and countless, short, sharp climbs.

Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome have produced a 14.5 mile walk, Le Tour à pied,’ which runs approximately parallel to the routh of Le Tour from Langsett to High Bradfield. This is available to download

Marie Curie Cancer Care is the official charity partner for the Tour de France Grand Départ 2014 in the UK.