La Course by Le Tour de France reveal new 2020 route in Nice

Cycling: 103th Tour de France 2016 / Women Race
Podium / Lotta EPISTO (FIN)/ Chloe HOSKING (AUS) / Marianne VOS (NED)/ Celebration /
Paris Champs-Elysees - Paris Champs-Elysees (89Km)/
Le Course by Le Tour / TDF / © Tim De Waele
Chloe Hosking wins La Course by Le Tour de France 2016 (Image credit: Getty Images)

La Course by Le Tour de France have revealed the brand new route for the one-day Women's WorldTour event set to take place in Nice on August 29. The event was moved from its original circuit race along the Champs-Élysées in Paris on July 19 and rescheduled along with the Tour de France after the COVID-19 pandemic caused a mass calendar reshuffle. 

Organisers of the event, ASO, have instead designed a 96km road race that includes two climbs over the Cote de Rimiez in what is expected to be a bunch sprint in Nice. ASO published a route map and time schedule on the event website. The race will be held in conjunction with the opening stage of the Tour de France.

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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.