Annemiek van Vleuten won the 5th edition of La Course ahead of Anna van der Breggen. The race traveled over four intermediate climbs. Van der Breggen attacked in the last kilometre of the last climb, the Col de la Colombière, and crested seconds ahead of Van Vleuten, who kept chasing. In the dying metres she overhauled her compatriot to pocket a second consecutive victory in La Course. (Slideshow route/profile)
Annemiek van Vleuten is title holder. In 2017, she outperformed each and everyone at the Col d’Izoard before she went on to deepen her advantage on the pursuit in Marseille. Elizabeth Deignan and Elisa Longo Borghini rounded out the podium.
La Course 2018: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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