Tour de Yorkshire route released

Sir Bradley Wiggins (r) of Great Britain and team Wiggins rides at the front of the peloton alongside his former team during stage 3 of the 2015 Tour de Yorkshire from Wakefield to Leeds on May 3, 2015 in Leeds, England.
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Race organisers reveal the route for next year's Tour de Yorkshire.

The route for the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire and has been announced by race organisers.

The three-day event, which will also feature a one-day women's race, will cover 515km, beginning in Beverly on April 29 and finishing in Scarborough on May 1.

"For next year's race we've selected routes which showcase Yorkshire's stunning scenery and will also deliver an excellent sporting event," Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity told reporters.

Last year's inaugural race, won by Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug, was watched by an estimated one million people and brought £50m into the region's economy.

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