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Lots on in Sudbury and Cornard to mark Women’s Tour

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Events and activities will be taking place in Sudbury and Great Cornard to mark the Women’s Tour passing through on Sunday.

Banners and bunting will welcome riders through Sudbury while the town mayor Adrian Osborne will be there to wave them on their way.

Aside from witnessing world class riders whistling their way past, spectators can enjoy a range of activities in the market square, including the chance to have a go on static bikes.

Kingfisher Leisure Centre is encouraging families to go cycling along a trail following the old railway, with prizes to those who can work out the clues along the way.

The Women’s Tour bus will also be visiting Sudbury on Thursday.

Great Cornard Sports Centre is holding an activities day on Sunday when people can try out turbo training sessions with Cycle Club Sudbury, as well as balance bike racing for toddlers. Free bike checks will also be available at the sports centre.

As part of the celebrations, British cycling coach Kirsty White will be teaching children to ride as part of a four-week course. Email kniamh@icloud.com for more details.

The race is estimated to arrive in Great Cornard at around 11.30am before going through Sudbury and on to Long Melford towards the finish line in Bury St Edmunds.

 

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