RideLondon Classique

Road Cycling

2024 RideLondon Classique ~ Stage Three

🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️ The capital hosts a big day on the sporting calendar as the world’s best female road cyclists take to the streets of London for Stage Three of the Ford RideLondon ClassiqueSpectating is free! 

A spectacular 8-lap route over a total of 92 kilometres in central London is the venue for the final stage of the RideLondon Classique on Sunday 26 May.  Starting and finishing on The Mall, today’s stage is the conclusion of a prestigious road race which is part of the UCI Women’s World Tour.

The RideLondon Classique is a race which has thrilled the fans over the years.  2018 being one such year when Dutch star Kirsten Wild made history becoming the first woman to win the RideLondon Classique for a second time, navigating around a late crash and powering past her rivals to take the world’s richest one-day prize.  

Last year Charlotte Kool who came on on top in a bunch sprint on The Mall to secure a Stage 3 victory at the 2023 Ford RideLondon Classique.  The 24-year-old Dutch star also claimed the overall victory at the conclusion of the three-day race.  Chloe Dygert from American finished second in Stage Three and was also second in the general classification.  GB’s Lizzie Deignan came third in the general classification.

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Photo: Ford RideLondon Classique


In 2024 another RideLondon Classique spectacular is in store!  Stage One takes place on Friday 24 May featuring a 150 kilometre course from Saffron Walden to Colchester. 

On Saturday 25 May attention turns to the coastal town of Maldon where Stage Two will start and finish.  A total of 140 kilometres will be raced.  


Then all eyes will be on central London for the showpiece Stage Three finale on Sunday 26 May

Race Director Scott Sunderland, previewing Stage Three in 2023 said: “The Mall is one of the most iconic streets in the world and will be the Start and Finish of our final stage.  The riders will face eight laps of a central London circuit, with two sprints on laps three and six where precious bonus seconds and points will be up for grabs.

This stage definitely suits the pure sprinters.  They will be searching for the stage win and possibly the overall victory of the Ford RideLondon Classique.  Many other riders will be on the hunt for the remaining valuable bonus seconds in a quest to cement their own overall race standing.”

The 8-lap course makes for great spectating.  See the map below for best viewing spots and read on for the race timings.

Note: the map below assumes the course in 2023 is the same for 2024 which is tbc.

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🎟️ Spectating is free at the RideLondon Classique.

🕒 Timings for the day

Start: 3.30pm on The Mall, London

Finish: Between 5.35pm and 5.48pm on The Mall.

Note: timings are subject to change

🚊🚗 Travel tips: Do not attempt to drive to the event.  Many roads in the area will be closed to traffic.  The nearest tube stations are Green Park, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly Circus, St James’s Park, Charing Cross and Victoria.  All within walking distance.  Use the Transport for London website to plan your journey.

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