The former Girvan Cycle Race and widely regarded as one of the most prestigious events on the British Cycle Calendar has been relocated to Dumfries for 2010. The 3 day race will be run as the “Tour Doon Hame” and all the details for the event can be found at

The race is being staged over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, Sat 3rd to Mon 5th April with a stage starting each of the 3 days at the Dock Park Dumfries. The cyclists will cover distances of between 75 and 100 miles on each day which will take them on some scenic routes throughout Dumfries and Galloway taking in some small towns and villages which will allow spectators to get a great view of some of Britain and Europe’s top riders.

The race has attracted over 120 top riders from as far afield as Poland and Holland and includes some exciting teams such as Global Cycling, Endura Racing and many more.

If you are in or around Dumfries over the Easter break it is certainly worth seeing.