Festival Elsy Jacobs kicks off jam-packed women's racing programme in May

Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs
Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs (Image credit: Getty Images)

The Spring Classics are officially over and stage racing season will begin at the Festival Elsy Jacobs held from April 29-May 1 in Luxembourg. 

The May calendar offers little reprieve with nearly a month full of events including three Women's WorldTour events at Itzulia Women (May 13-15), Vuelta a Burgos Feminas (May 19-22) and RideLondon (May 27-29).

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Kirsten Frattini
Deputy Editor

Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.