Posted on: 29th January 2013
Event Date: 24th February 2013
Location: Linlithgow Leisure Centre
Calling all Youth CX Riders! Following the enormous success of the Santa Cyclocross race in December, West Lothian Clarion Kids Club has announced plans to host its first ever open race on Sunday 24 February.This is a grass roots racing event for youth riders which also incorporates the Mid-Scotland Championships!
Sign on: Opens at 13:00pm and closes 30 mins before the start of each race
Racing starts: 14:00pm
Cost: £3 via BC online entry (On the day £5)
Entry: Click here to enter
There will be 3 races (Medals for under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16)
1. Under 8 (Born 2005 or later): 10 minutes + lap
2. Under 10 & 12 (Born in 2001 or later): 15 minutes + lap
3. Under 14 & 16 (Born 1997 to 2000): 30 minutes + lap
The race will take place at Linlithgow Leisure Centre at 2pm on Sunday 24 February (sign-on from 1pm), and can be entered either online or on the day. Online registration is advised and can be accessed viawww.britishcycling.org.uk/events and adding ‘clarion’ to the keyword search.
Kids Club president David Mason said: “We are really excited to be hosting our first open race and look forward to welcoming lots of young cyclists to Linlithgow. Entry is just £3.00 per rider and, as there is no requirement to have a British Cycling licence, we hope that this will encourage as many kids to take part as possible.
“For the parents, our famous portable cafe will once again be in operation, serving teas, coffees and an array of tempting home-baking.”
Meanwhile, West Lothian Clarion Kids Club has received a financial boost with the news that an application to the Big Lottery Fund has resulted in £1,900.00 of additional funding. Kids Club fundraising officer Jackie Mason revealed that the cash will be used to fund additional coach training and buy another bike to be loaned out to a club member for the 2013-14 season.
For more information please visit www.westlothianclarion.co.uk