OVO Energy Tour Series

Wirral is set for cycling fever in 2019 as the incredible OVO Energy Tour Series and Tour of Britain come to the borough for the very first time!

The team-based OVO Energy Tour Series brings together the best in British professional male and female cyclists. See the riders including 14-time Paralympic gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey and three-time Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy in action and up-close as they race around a 1.3km circuit of historic Hamilton Square and surrounding area at speeds of up to 60kmph.

During the daytime Hamilton Square will play host to cycling-themed activities and events for everyone to enjoy, before the professional women’s and men’s races in the early evening, with highlights of both shown on ITV4 on Thursday 23 May.

Event schedule

11.30am Activities Start

1pm Schools Activity

3.15pm Amateur Race

5.30pm Elite Women’s Race

7pm Elite Men’s Race

8.30pm Podium Celebrations

‘Let’s Ride’ Pop-Up Cycling Event

Our pop up events are ideal for the whole family to enjoy cycling together and Croxteth Park provides a safe and friendly space for cyclists of all abilities to ride at a pace they want, as many times as they want.

  • Cycle across a 1.2 mile route
  • Traffic free so pedal at your own pace and in peace!
  • Free bike hire is available
  • Knowledgeable volunteers who are happy to chat all things cycling!

*Come down any time between 10:30am and 12:30pm*