The 2018 Strade Bianche Donne is played out on Saturday, the 3rd of March. It’s the 4th edition with the inaugural race held in 2015. Totalling at around 130 kilometres, the women usually race from Siena to Siena with some 30 kilometres on gravel. The route travels on the same roads as the men’s race and the finale is an exact copy with the line at the illustrious Piazza del Campo in Siena after a short and steep climb. (Slideshow route/profile)
Elisa Longo Borghini is title holder. In a thriller of a finale she held off Kasia Niewiadoma and Lizzie Deignan in last year’s race.
Strade Bianche 2018 for women: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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