Cross: Successful end to Birkenhead Go-Ride Series


Location: Bebington Oval, Wirral
Event: 22 September 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

Birkenhead North End CC’s Go-Ride series came to a successful conclusion on the Bebington Oval grass track with a number of keenly-contested events across four age groups.

Gold medal winners on the day were toe promoting club’s Ashley Moloney (Under-14), Holly Page (West Kirby Grammar, Under-12), Luke Fagan (Mersey Tri, Under-8), and Adam Smith (Mersey Tri) and Louis Johnston (Our Lady of Pity) who shared top spot in the Under-10s.

A total of 59 youngsters competed across the series, which began in May, with Luke Fagan unbeaten in his category to finish on maximum points.


1-lap time trial
1 eq Ashley Moloney (Birkenhead North End CC) & Richard Morris (Birkenhead North End CC) 58 sec
3 eq Owen Linford (Mersey Tri) & Lizzie McDermott (Neston School) 1-00

4-lap mass start
1 Ashley Moloney 4-05
2 Owen Linford at 5 sec
3 Morris at 1-00
4 McDermott at 1-20

Series overall
1 Owen Linford 146 points, 2 Ashley Moloney 99, 3 Lizzie McDermott 90.


1-lap time trial
1 Holly Page (West Kirby Grammar) 52 sec
2 Sam Page (Pensby Primary) 55 sec
3 Josh Fagan (Mersey Tri) 1-00
4 Nicole Gibson (Mersey Tri) 1-01

3-lap mass start
1 Josh Fagan 3-15
2 Holly Page
3 Nicole Gibson
4 Sam Page all same time

Series overall
1 Holly Page 187, 2 Josh Fagan 186, 3 Sam Page 172


1-lap time trial
1 Adam Smith (Mersey Tri) 1-02
2 eq Louis Johnston (Our Lady of Pity) & Harry Ball (Mersey Tri) 1-05
4 eq Joe Spence (Mersey Tri) & Sam Johnston (Mersey Tri) 1-12

2-lap mass start
1 Louis Johnston 1-55
2 Adam Smith same time
3 Sam Johnston at 15 sec
4 Harry Ball same time

Series overall
1 Harry Ball 186, 2 Adam Smith 145, 3 Sam Johnston 140


1-lap time trial
1 Luke Fagan (Mersey Tri) 1-06
2 Nathan Smith (Mersey Tri) 1-13
3 Isaac Keating (Birkenhead North End CC) 1-20
4 Daniel Johnston (Mersey Tri) 1-30

1-lap mass start
1 Luke Fagan 1-05
2 Nathan Smith same time
3 Isaac Keating at 11 sec
4 Daniel Johnston same time

Series overall
1 Luke Fagan 200, 2 Daniel Johnston 178, 3 Lucy Ball (Mersey Tri) 166

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British Cycling would like to thank the organising team, officials and everyone else who helped promote this event. Our sport could not exist without the hundreds of people, many of them unpaid volunteers, who put in many hours of hard work running events, activities and clubs.