BNECC Go-ride Race 1 report


BNECC GO-Ride Summer Series Race 1 – Bebington Oval Saturday 21st April 2012

The first Go-Ride event of the series was run off in cloudy cool conditions. A total of 31 riders signed on, ranging from 6 to 15 yrs old.

The racing consisted of a individual time trial round the 600m cyclo cross course set out on the edges of the Oval cricket ground, followed by mass start races of up to 3 laps in 4 age groups.

Mersey Tri supplied 19 riders and took the majority of medals on offer, challenged by Isaac Keating of the North end who placed 3rd in both the U8 time trial and the U8 2 lap race. His brother Max finished 7th and 8th respectively.

Organisation on the day worked well, bike check by Mark Hulme, sign on by Annie Smith & Karen Hulme, time keeping and judging by Keith & Sam Jones, course set out by Mark & Jack Hulme, John & Alex Forbes, Justin & Tegan Rawsthorne, first aid by Steve Light, marshalls Andrew Saunders, Dave Berry & Scott Smith, catering by Gary & Sara Bateman, & car park duty by Louise Collyer. Thanks to all involved.

Geoff Brandt