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Whitehaven Summer Cyclo-Cross 2013

Whitehaven Summer Cyclo-Cross 2013

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Copeland Sports Academy, Whitehaven
Event 01 June 2013


Building on 2012’s successful events, Summer Cyclo Cross returns to Cumbria with a series of events across the county. Last year saw some fantastic racing with the young riders from Cumbrian clubs Beacon Wheelers, Cyclewise Academy, Lakeland Spirinters and Furness Future Flyers doing battle across a range of different courses, with Penrith’s Beacon Wheelers finishing as the premier club.

Event one returns to the Cumbria Sports Academy Whitehaven on Saturday 1 June, with a circuit using the banks, playing fields and the ‘famous’ sandpit within the confines of the stadium. The races are aimed at all from novice to experienced riders. You do not have to belong to a club, or enter the event beforehand. You can ride any bike, mountain bikes are suitable, just turn up before the event pay a small entry fee to cover costs and insurance, collect a number and get ready to race

Following feed back from last years events Under 12s and youths will have two events to participate in, a ‘pursuit’ style time trial and a traditional cyclo cross race.

Category

Distance/Duration

Start Time

Entry Fee

Under 12/Under 10 TT

500m

11.00am

£2

Under 14/Under 16  TT

500m

11.30am

£4

Under 12/Under 10  

15 minutes

12.15pm

Under 14/Under 16  

30 minutes

12.30pm

Juniors/Women/Seniors /Veterans

45minutes

2pm

£8

The races will be held under British Cycling’s Go Cross banner that promotes off road races for all ages and these will be held at different venues throughout Cumbria this summer. At all the venues there will be racing for under 12 year olds, youths, women, juniors, seniors, and veterans. All riders must wear hardshell helmets. All under 16 riders must have a parental consent form signed by a Parent or Guardian.

Dates:

Sat 1 June Cumbria Sports Academy Whitehaven

Sat 6 July Whinlatter Forrest (tbc)

Sat 20 July Greystoke nr Penrith (tbc)

Sat 4 August Carlisle (tbc)