The second edition of the Friends Life Women's Tour will conclude this June with an exciting stage through the Chiltern Hills between Marlow and Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 21 June. It will mark the first occasion that the Friends Life Women's Tour has visited the area and both venues.
The Friends Life Women's Tour takes place from Wednesday 17 – Sunday 21 June, again taking place over five stages with daily highlights on ITV4. Starting from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, subsequent stages will be held in Suffolk, Essex and Northamptonshire before the penultimate stage, also in Hertfordshire, from Waltham Cross to Stevenage on Saturday 20 June.
The exact details of the Stage Five route and Ordnance Survey mapping will be announced in the Spring.
The full list of 16 teams for the Friends Life Women's Tour will be confirmed during the Spring, joining the already announced teams of Matrix Fitness and debutants Pearl Izumi Sports Tours International.
Stage One Wednesday 17 June Bury St Edmunds to Aldeburgh
Stage Two Thursday 18 June Braintree to Clacton
Stage Three Friday 19 June Oundle to Kettering
Stage Four Saturday 20 June Waltham Cross to Stevenage
Stage Five Sunday 21 June Marlow to Hemel Hempstead