The Healthy Ageing Tour confirms it will go ahead as a three-day event

Stage 3 of the Healthy Ageing Tour
2021 Healthy Ageing Tour will be a three-day stage race (Image credit: Bert Geerts/

The Healthy Ageing Tour has confirmed its elite women’s event will go ahead in March, with an abbreviated three-day format, no spectators and closed courses. In addition, because of the restrictions made to not allow fans, a crowdfunding campaign has been launched on social media to fund a livestream.

Organisers of the 2.1-ranked Dutch race said while the elite women’s event was going to run in “strict bubble” conditions, they felt compelled to cancel the planned Healthy Ageing Tour for junior women and Olympia’s Tour. Organisers said an exception had been made for the elite women’s event as the field includes only UCI World Tour Teams, UCI Continental Teams and two national selections of professional athletes, plus the top level competition is crucial to athletes in an Olympic year.

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