The 2023 National XC Series is go! We head to Tong, Bradford for Round 1 of the National XC Series. Expect lots of technical rocky & roots sections with some decent climbing thrown in. We can’t wait to get the season started!
Short track (XCC) racing will now take place on Saturday morning between 10-11:30, with full course practice open at 11:30.
Crank It Cycling & Hope Academy will be running the U12 skills session at 12:00 & U12 races at 1:30.
The course is slightly different from last year to keep riders on their toes! It still includes the much loved technical sections like Shibden Slabs & Long Tong Gully!
We will be uploading the course video on Saturday evening.
10:00 – Race 1: Juvenile/Youth Short Course Race – 20 mins
10:30 – Race 2: Junior/Senior Short Course Race – 20 mins
11:00 – Race 3: Veteran Short Course Race – 20 mins
11:30 – 13:30 – Official course practice with first aid and marshals in place
12:00 – 14:00 – U12 Skills Session (event follows at 13:30 / no timing or results)
14:30 – Race 4: Open Male/Female & Sport Male Categories
16:00 – 18:00 Official course practice with first aid and marshals in place (first 30 mins for females only)
17:00 Team Managers Meeting
7:45 – 8:45 Official course practice with first aid and marshals in place
9:00 – Race 5: Veteran, G/Veteran & S/Veteran Male Categories – Live Streamed
11:00 – Race 6: Youth & Juvenile Categories – Live Streamed
12:30 – 13:30 – Official course practice with first aid and marshals in place
13:30 – Race 7: Elite & Junior Female Categories (Junior, Expert & Veteran Categories at 2 min intervals)
15:30 – Race 8: Elite & Junior Male Categories (Junior & supporting Expert Category at 2 min intervals)
We will be live streaming the Veteran/Grand/Super Male races & the Youth/Juvenile races on Sunday on our YouTube channel.
Veteran/Grand/Super Male races – Sunday live at 8:45am
Juvenile & Youth Male & Female – Sunday live at 10:45am
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