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OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019

Stage 4 of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain: Gateshead to Kendal took place on Tuesday 10 September 2019. Tour of Britain in Kirkby Stephen photo by Kellie Bradburn-Sims

Stage four was one of the toughest days in modern OVO Energy Tour of Britain history, packing in almost 3,000 metres of climbing during its 171.5-kilometre (106-mile) east to west route.

In Eden, Stage 4 of the race, having started in Gateshead, passed through Brough, Great Musgrave and Kirkby Stephen before heading to Sedbergh and a finish in Kendal.

Each stage of this year's OVO Energy Tour of Britain was televised live on ITV4 and watched by millions of television viewers around the world.

Estimated timings for Stage Four of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Approximate timings for Kirkby Stephen and surrounding areas were:

  • Brough - 1:17pm to 1:46pmTour of Britain in Brough
  • Great Musgrave - 1:22pm to 1:52pm
  • Kirkby Stephen - 1:30pm to 2pm
  • Sedbergh Junction - 1:35pm to 2:06pm

The tour passed through Kirkby Stephen town centre with a Sprint section outside Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club.

Land art at Brough Castle


Special events held in Eden for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Kirkby Stephen held special events to mark the OVO Energy Tour of Britain with SPOKE: A Celebration of Cycling, Kirkby Stephen, whilst there were special events in Brough including land art at Brough Castle, scarecrows and antique bikes. 

Bike at Great Musgrave


More information on the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

For more information on the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, visit the Tour of Britain website. 

For updates on social media use the hashtag #OVOToB

Podium winner photo courtesy SWPix