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Round 2 – Minera Lead Mines – Pyllau Plwm y Mwynglawdd
15th October 2017
Minera Lead Mines, Minera, Wrexham, LL11 3DU
(sponsored by The Bike Factory, Chester)
15 October 2017
NEW RACE TIMES:
All U16 cats and adult fun sign-on / collect nos. 10.00 – 10.45
U12 Fun race (non-technical): 11.00 – 11.15
U8/U10/U12 race: 11.30 – 11.50
U14 / U16 & adult fun race: 12.00 – 12.30
WE DO NOT WANT ANY U18 / ADULT RACERS ON SITE BEFORE 12.30 (UNLESS THEY HAVE KIDS IN THE CHILDREN’S RACES).
This will allow riders from the children races to leave, releasing car parking spaces. Please can families racing in children’s races leave site asap after their race.
U18 / Adult course preview 12.45 – 1.15 (you will not be allowed to ride the course any earlier)
U18 & Adults RACE: 1.30 – 2.30.
Adults with nos. need only turn up i.e. no sign on (but you must have a pre-paid entry of course)
Adults without nos. collect between 12.30 – 12.45.
1. Please car share if possible
2. Park where directed (this will include the lane by HK Motors and some limited parking on the New Brighton road).
3. Observe the timings above
4. Children racers leave as soon as possible
5. If you cannot attend please withdraw (with full refund) and let someone else have your place – asap please!
With your help, hopefully we can manage the restricted parking, nearly meet demand and host another successful race.
BTW – it will be very tough.
This will be the 6th running of the Minera Lead Mines Cyclocross race on the hills above Wrexham. This course has a bit of everything required to ensure that you have the full cyclocross experience and a good night’s sleep afterwards.
Parking and toilet facilities are available on site. Please note that this country park is open to the public and we rely on the good will of Wrexham County Borough Council, so please be mindful of other users.
Sign on will take place at the Race HQ gazebo erected next to the museum above the car park.
10:00 race HQ opens
11:00 racer registration closes for on the day entries Sign on closes half an hour before the race in which you are entered for pre-paid entrants Fun race: anyone under 8 who wants to have a go
12:00 U8,U10,U12 20mins – Entry Fee £2 on-line or £5 on the day
12:30 U14, U16 30mins – Entry Fee £4 on-line or £7 on the day
13.15 Senior race (M/F, Vets, U18s) 60mins Entry Fee U18 £7 on-line or £10 on the day / Adults £12 or £15 on the day (Vets will be classified V40,V50, V60+ subject to participant numbers, Male & Female)
The adult race will start on the open field similar to the procedure adopted on the last couple of editions. Depending on numbers, the children will start on the road leading up to the HQ area.
BRING YOUR RACE NUMBERS. The large number must be on bottom of your back, over your rear pockets, and the small number on your right arm.
If you have any questions please raise them through the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/northwalescyclocross/
For more information on the Lead Mines see: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/heritage/minera_lead_mines/index.htm – introduction