Watch ‘The Run Up’ to a historic Tour de France Femmes now!

The Trek-Segafredo women have been waiting their whole lives for this moment

The hype could not be higher for the first ever Tour de France Femmes. The eight-stage race begins this Sunday near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, and will take on the famed Champs-Élysées circuit where the men’s race will finish later in the day. The stage will be a stunning backdrop to a historic moment.

Go behind the scenes of this highly-anticipated event in the latest episode of “The Run Up.” The episode follows Trek-Segafredo’s Audrey Cordon-Ragot and Shirin van Anrooij, and Live Racing Xstra’s Rachele Barbieri and Thalita de Jong in the weeks before they tackle the race of their lives. WATCH NOW:

Trek-Segafredo is sending some of their brightest stars. The squad will feature Elisa Longo Borghini, Elisa Balsamo, Ellen van Dijk, Audrey Cordon-Ragot, Leah Thomas and Lauretta Hanson, as well as youngsters Van Anrooij and Elynor Bäckstedt. The squad should be among the favorites to win every stage. 

The race will finish next Sunday with atop the fearsome La Super Planche des Belles Filles. You won’t want to miss a second of what should be a nail-biting race among the very best riders in the world. Check out the list of broadcasters below for more information on how to watch.