With the 2019 season in full swing, but with a number of races in jeopardy due to numbers, we thought it would be useful to bring back our guide to events.

The current list of women's racing on the British Cycling website can be accessed here.

(c) Ellen Isherwood
Riders sprint for the line at Racing Chance Pimbo Road Race, June 2019
photo: Ellen Isherwood

Our pick of events for July and August are as follows:

Oakley Road Races - Saturday 6 July - 11:15am, £25 entry fee, 53 miles (part of the Women's Team Series)

Ipswich BC Summer Breeze - Sunday 7 July - 1:30pm, £25 entry on the day, 44 miles, Suffolk

KWCC Maria Thompson Memorial RR - Saturday 13 July, 1:30pm, £22 entry fee, 50 miles, Surrey ***separate races for 2/3/4 women and junior women***

Fort Vale Colne Grand Prix - Tuesday 16 July - £30 entry on the day, 35 minutes, Lancashire - this has been included as the organisers are running a separate race for women for the first time.

Tour of Witheridge Moor - Sunday 21 July, 10:30am - £30 entry fee - 53 miles, Devon - usually a very competitive race.

Richie Milner Memorial Road Race - Sunday 28 July, 2pm - £27 entry fee, 2/3/4 women, 46 miles, Gloucestershire.

Berkhamsted CC Road Race - Sunday 28 July, 1:30pm - £25 entry fee, 2/3/4 women, 43 miles, Buckinghamshire.

The South Coast Classic - Sunday 28 July, 9am - £35 entry fee, 68 miles, Eastbourne - part of the National Road Series.

Bath CC Women's Road Race - Sunday 4 August, 10:05am - £27 entry fee, 44 miles, 2/3/4 women, Wiltshire.

Rapha CC Road Race - Sunday 11 August, 2:00pm - £25 entry fee, 2/3/4 women, 55 miles, Essex.

Margaret Wright Memorial Road Races - Sunday 11 August, 9am - £25 entry fee, 2/3/4 women, 45 miles, Oxfordshire.

Duncan Murray Wines Road Race - Sunday 11 August, 10am - £20 entry fee, 50 miles, Northamptonshire - part of Women's Team Series.

CC Sudbury Road Race - Sunday 18 August, 1:30pm - £20 entry fee, 2/3/4 women, 50 miles, Suffolk.

Ryedale Grasscrete Women's Grand Prix - Sunday 18 August, 9:30am - £35 entry fee, 58 miles, North Yorkshire - part of Women's National Road Series.

N-Fuse North West Junior Women's Tour - Saturday 24 August to Monday 26 August - £70 entry fee, 3 day stage race, Lancashire - part of Junior Women's Road Series.

Jam Cycling RT - Elimination Races - Monday 26 August, 9am - £32 entry fee, day of racing at Hillingdon, with heats and finals.

Bourne CiCle Festival Women's Race - Saturday 31 August, 1pm - £30 entry fee, 71 miles, Lincolnshire.

Photo: courtesy of Ellen Isherwood, June 2019

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