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NWCX League 23-24 Round 8: Hanson Cement Works Recreation Grounds Padeswood Nr. Mold CHRISTMAS CROSS Saturday 30 Dec 2023 CH7 4HB

30th December 2023 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

NWCX League Round 8: Hanson Cement Recreation Grounds Padeswood Works Sports Club Saturdday 30Feb 2023
@ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Hanson Padewood Works Sport Club & Woodland nr. Mold, Flintshire, CH7 4HB

NWCX League are guests of Hanson Cement. Please follow the Bike Event parking signs to visitor car park located at the front of Hanson Padeswood Works security gate. Event HQ is located at the Sport Pavilion 250 metres from car park, direction arrows will be provided. Competitors are to take care navigating to Pavilion as this is an active production site with HGV traffic.

The course consists of grass, gravel & tarmac tracks plus woodland single track.

DOG PROHIBITION AT PADESWOOD. Dogs are banned at this site for nature conservancy reason.

NWCX requires competitors to assist course clearance post-race.

Children & Senior Leagues-Mandatory online entry  www.niftyentries.com

Children Beginners (£2 cash on the day)  & Adult  Novice (beginners) (£10 cash on the day)


09:00 -11:30 Registration. There will be no registration after 1130.

11:00 Novice Children -( 10mins ) £2 (entry on the day)

11.20 Race#1:U8s, U10s, U12s   ( 20mins ) £4(£3+£1 admin fee) Nifty Online Only

12:00  Race#2:  U14s, U16s, 30mins )  £6 (£5+£1 admin fee)  Nifty Online Only         + Adult Novice ( beginners) £10 cash (enter on the day)

12:45 Senior & Junior practice & warm-up  (25min)

13.15 Race #3: Senior race (M/F, Vets, U18s)   60mins   U18 £6 (£5+£1 admin fee)  Nifty Online Only,   All Seniors  £15 (£14 + £1 admin fee) Nifty Online Only

(Vets will be classified V40, V50,  V60, V70+ subject to participant numbers)

NWCX welcomes ALL riders regardless of age, gender or ability.  We expect respect and good manners at all times.   You can race on a cyclocross, gravel or mountain bike. You can try the beginners race for 30mins.

(Vets will be classified V40, V50,  V60+ subject to participant numbers )

Parents:  children are made very welcome at cyclocross races. If unsure  don’t be afraid to ask at HQ. The North Wales series prioritises racing for children with most beginners making rapid progress.

Single frameset rule: to limit costs and entry barriers NWCX operates a single frameset rule. You must use the bike you start with. No spare bikes permitted once race underway.

Knobbly tyres rule: cyclocross takes place on grass, mud and gravel surfaces. It is essential for competitor safety that competitors fit knobbly tyres. Riders with smooth tyres will be asked to discontinue. This applies equally to children.

Competitors retain race numbers. Numbers are issued to competitors at their first registration.  Riders are instructed to retain and re-use their  number all season to simplify registration. Please keep your number safe between races. Replacement numbers will be charged  £5 per set.

Return of timing chips. Competitors  hand back their race chips at the finish. Each chip cost NWCX £38+vat.  You will be billed if you fail to return your chip immediately post-race.


30th December 2023
9:30 am - 3:00 pm


North Wales Cyclocross Group


Hanson Cement Padeswood Works Sports Ground & Woodland
Hanson Cement Padeswood Works
Mold, Flintshire CH7 4HB United Kingdom
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