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Aviva Women’s Tour Stage Preview: Stage Three, Friday 19 June

Everything you need to know about Friday's race

Start: Oundle, Market Place

Finish: Kettering, Market Place

Total distance: 139km/86miles

This is the stage that will split the girls from the… girls who are good at climbing, which will be a welcome change to some after Stage One and Two’s sprinters delights.

Kicking off in Oudle, near Peterborough, there will be constant undulation and some tough climbs.

The first few km’s will be neutralised, before the hammer goes down through the ancient streets of Oudle towards King’s Cliffe.

Heading westerly, riders will pass Corby, Desborough, Naseby and Cottesbrooke on the way to Kettering.

Constant climbing means we should see groups splintering, but there’s a fast descent not far from the end, which could work in favour of a small breakaway, able to travel faster than a large peloton, or could see the groups merge.

Prime viewing spots

Start: Oundle, Market Place, riders through approx 10am

Chain Reaction Sprint, One: Fotheringhay, Outside Falcon Inn Pub, 11 miles in, at around 10.45am

Strava Queen of the Mountain, One: Rockingham, Outside Shire Horse Country Club, 33 miles in at around 11.45am

Chain Reaction Sprint, Two: Desborough, 48 miles in at around 12.30pm

Strava Queen of the Mountains, Two: Harrington, outside Tollemach Arms Pub, 51 miles in at around 12.40pm.

Finish: Kettering, Market Place, at around 2.15pm

See Stage One at Home

If you can’t get to the roadside, you can catch the highlights on ITV, from 8-9pm, or tune into the Aviva Tour YouTube channel, or follow the live updates from our TWC Twitter feed.

Want to know more? Get all the essential Women’s Tour info here. 


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