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Gearing up for “A Sunday in Hell”

on April 11, 2010

That’s right, Sunday April 11, is the Paris-Roubaix race. It’s one of the oldest road races in the world, started in 1896, and is known for its treacherous terrain, like the dozens of kilometers of cobblestones.  Known as “A Sunday in Hell” or “The Hell of the North,” this one-day race that is roughly 280 kilometers is always fun to watch. Riders get muddy and wreaked and make you marvel all the more at their athleticism. has all the information you need to follow the race with streaming coverage, updates and photos.


  1. jeff on April 6, 2011 at 8:58 am

    Just to clarify Paris Roubaix is 258 km, not 26km.

    • Dara Kerr on April 8, 2011 at 2:49 pm

      You’re correct–thank you for bringing it to our attention. I’ve corrected the post.

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