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Harwich/Bury St Edmunds: Final leg of Women’s Tour to attract thousands of cycling fans on Sunday

10:42 11 May 2014

The final stage of the Tour will see some of the worlds leading cyclists tackle a 108.3km route from Harwich to Bury St Edmunds.

The final stage of the Tour will see some of the worlds leading cyclists tackle a 108.3km route from Harwich to Bury St Edmunds.

More than 4,000 cycling fans are expected to line the Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds tomorrow when the five-day inaugural Friends Life Women’s Tour concludes.

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The final stage of the Tour will see some of the world’s leading cyclists tackle a 108.3km route from Harwich to Bury St Edmunds.

World champion Marianne Vos has set up a thrilling day with a victory in today’s fourth stage.

Starting at 10am, the riders will travel through Mistley, East Bergholt, Hadleigh, Great Cornard, Sudbury, Long Melford, Lavenham, Great Finborough and Little Whelnetham before finishing in Angel Hill at around 1pm.

The presentation ceremony in Angel Hill is due to start at around 1.20pm.

Yesterday’s third stage saw the cyclists travel 80.5km from Felixstowe to Clacton.

But today’s activities in Bury St Edmunds were cancelled yesterday with heavy rain forecast.

The events, including the Total Trax mountain bike track and Rollerdome, are expected to take place tomorrow with better weather predicted.

Meanwhile, the Tour de Tendring Cycle Ride 2014 takes place in Dovercourt, near Harwich, tomorrow.

There is a choice of three routes – six miles, 20 miles and 60 miles. It starts from between 10.30am-12noon at Dovercourt Swimming Pool.

For live coverage throughout the day tomorrow, click here.

A special four-page supplement on the final stage of the Tour will be in Monday’s EADT.

Meanwhile, hundreds of cheering spectators lined the streets of Felixstowe to show their support for the cyclists setting off on Friday.

The ETAs for the riders are:

Bradfield: 10.32am

Mistley: 10.36am

Lawford: 10.40am

East Bergholt: 10.46am

Hadleigh: 11.03am

Boxford: 11.19am

Newton: 11.27am

Great Cornanrd: 11.31am

Long Melford: 11.44am

Lavenham: 12.01pm

Great Finborough: 12.26pm

Felsham: 12.46pm

Bury St Edmunds: 1.04pm

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