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NWCX League Round 10: Hope Park in the Past (Flintshire) 12 Jan 2020 (sponsored by The Bike Factory, Chester)
January 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NWCX Round 10 – Hope Park in the Past (Flintshire) Parc y Gorfennol (Sir y Flint)
(sponsored by The Bike Factory, Chester)
Round 10 of the 2019/20 North Wales Cyclocross League: Park in the Past, Fagl lane, Hope, LL12 9HB
Sunday 12th January 2020
Welcome to Hope Village and the Park in the Past heritage park. Set in an ancient Welsh landscape, the park comprises 120 acres of outstanding natural beauty offering woodlands and wetlands, a magnificent 35-acre lake and the gorgeous River Alyn, as well as footpaths and spacious fields.
Important: Parking is at Fagl Lane entrance. Drive with care. The ground, initially tarmac and later gravel base, is sufficient for competitor parking.
Sign on will take place in the Park classrooms.
Refreshments (tea, coffee, cold drinks and breakfast baps) will be available from 1030am. TBC
Male and Female WCs are located in the park complex. Please treat responsibly
Children & Seniors must enter on Nifty Online
As in previous seasons NWCX is requiring online entries with Nifty for all senior and children categories except for the novice childrens’s race and the novice adults’ race. This ruling is to provide HQ adequate time to issue timing chips and reduce administration burdens.
Children Novice & Seniors Novice (beginners) race – enter on the day
To encourage beginners NWCX offers “one the day entries” for the childrens novice race (usually at 11am for 10mins duration) and the adults novice race (usually at 12midday for 30mins duration). These beginners’ races can be entered on the day.
10:00 -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 ) £3 (£2+£1 admin fee) Nifty Online Only
12:00 Race#2: U14s, U16s, ( 30mins ) £6 (£5+£1 admin fee) Nifty Online Only + Adult Novice ( beginners) £7 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 £11 (£10 + £1 admin fee) Nifty Online Only
(Vets will be classified V40, V50, V60+ subject to participant numbers
Newcomers regardless of age, gender or ability are welcome. You can race on a cyclocross bike or a mountain bike. You can try the beginners race for 30mins.
Parents: children enjoy cyclocross. If unsure don’t be afraid to ask at HQ. This series prioritises racing for children and newcomers. Most beginners make rapid progress.
Single frameset rule: NWCX operates a single frameset rule. You must use the bike you start with. No spare bikes permitted once race underway.
Knobbly tyres: cyclocross takes place on grass, mud and trail surfaces. It is essential for competitor safety that you fit knobbly tyres for cyclocross. Riders with smooth tyres will be asked to discontinue.
Competitors retain numbers. This stays with you for all season so keep it safe between races. Replacement numbers will be charged at £3 per set.
Competitors are to hand back their race chips at the finish. Each chip cost £30+vat. You will be billed if failing to hand back your chip
Venue address: Park in the Past, Fagl Lane, Hope, LL12 9HB
If you have any questions please raise them through the Facebook page: