The 103rd edition of Liège–Bastogne–Liège will be held on Sunday the 23th of April, 2017. La Doyenne – as the race is nicknamed – is one of the oldest classics on the cycling calendar, and it is the fourth Monument in the seaon. Liège–Bastogne–Liège is the last of the Spring classics before the Grand Tour season starts. Wout Poels is title holder.
The race is about 250 kilometres long, setting out from Liège towards Bastogne, taking a U-turn and heading back to Liège via some of the toughest climbs in the Ardennes, including La Redoute, which is often where the real action starts.