Event News: Cheshire Classic Biggest Yet


Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race takes place in Northwich on Sunday 27th April and promises to be the biggest yet

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With an extended race distance, increased prize fund & a major new sponsor in house-builder Taylor Wimpey, the race is already getting entries from the country’s top women.


In 2014 the riders complete two extra laps extending the race distance to 92km in total, with the return of the Delamere Dairy Intermediate Sprint competition midway in the race.

The Cheshire Classic, which has been organised by Northwich based Weaver Valley Cycling Club since the 1980s, has seen household names such as Dame Sarah Storey, Lizzie Armitstead and Nicole Cooke take part.

The dedicated website features full information on the race, together with an advice area with tips for beginners and interviews with star riders. Please visit www.cheshireclassic.co.uk for more details.

New Sponsor
Taylor Wimpey, who is building the Winnington Village housing development near to the Cheshire Classic course, have come on-board alongside returning sponsors Delamere Dairy, Epic Cycles, de Vere Hotels and Your Sports Therapist.

Race organiser Andy Wood commented: “We are hoping for an amazing race in 2014! Women’s cycling is coming on leaps & bounds and we are really proud to secure some brilliant sponsors, with a couple of others still in the pipeline. This is great news for Northwich, as the race brings a huge amount of visitors to the town on that weekend”.

Anthony Mansfield, sales and marketing director for Taylor Wimpey Manchester commented: “We are passionate about working alongside the communities in which we build and the Road Race is a great way for us to show our support and offer up vital funding for what is always a great event.

“We are delighted that our involvement and contribution will play a key role in making the 2014 Cheshire Classic race the biggest yet, and would like to wish all the competitors the best of luck.”



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