cyclo crossNewbury RC with Palmer Park Velo Cyclo Cross Races - 2018

Wessex Cyclo Cross League

Sunday 16th September 2018 Sunday 16th December 2018

Newbury Racecourse RG14 7NZ

Race entry

December 16 race - Enter online - closes midnight Tuesday 11 Dec
U12s, U10s - please enter online too!

Entry on the day is available in all races, no limits.

A full programme of races for all ages

Start - category - approx duration

09:30 - U10 (includes U8) - 10 minutes

09:50 - U12 - 10 to 15 minutes

10:45 - Youth - approx 30 minutes

10:46 - Novice 16+ - approx 30 minutes

11:30 - Vet 40-49 - approx 40 minutes

11:30 - Junior men - approx 40 minutes

12:30 - Senior & Vet Women - approx 40 minutes

12:30 - Junior women - approx 40 minutes

13:45 - Vet 50+ - approx 40 minutes

14:45 - Senior men - approx 60 minutes

Download the December programme

Sign-on at Race HQ open by 08:30 am

Sign on for U8s & U10s, U12s ONLY
starts 08:30
ends 09:20
for U8/10
ends 09.40 for U12

Sign on for all other categories
starts 09:50

ends 20 minutes before respective race start time

December 2018 Results & Prizes

PROVISIONAL results live from Sunday evening

We are very grateful to our sponsors for supplying us with prizes. First three in all adult categories will receive a 3-bottle presentation case of West Berkshire Brewery beers!

West Berkshire Brewery beer

First three in all Junior and Youth categories will receive vouchers from Nuffield Health's Newbury Fitness & Wellbeing Gym plus a seasonal gift.

First three in all U12, U10 & U8 categories will receive a medal and a water bottle stuffed with seasonal gifts.

As always cash prizes are awarded in line with Wessex League recommendations.

1-2-3 podium presentations will take place as soon as possible after each race. For those older age groups with prize money to 5th place, the podium will include 4th & 5th placed.

Check out the September 16 2018 results here.

Raceday info


Course is mainly on rough grassland, with some hard gravel path and a few berms to negotiate.

How to find the course

The course is on the grounds of Newbury Racecourse, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7NZ. Parking in Car Park 1.

Access from the 'burger king' roundabout off A339 then via Greenham Road and Racecourse Road. Do NOT follow brown 'racecourse' signs, you will end up at the grandstands, the wrong side of a set of bollards!

View access map

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Please park in designated parking only, under direction from parking stewards.

Car parking at drivers’ own risk; Newbury Racecourse and the race organisers will not accept any liability for any accidents, damage or loss incurred.


Belgian frites van, Coffee Cruiser and other food outlets will be there!


Newbury Racecourse is private property - please respect the course and keep to the areas open to the race. In particular please KEEP OFF the equine racetrack.

Our December sponsors

West Berkshire Brewery

West Berkshire Brewery

We are delighted to thank Newbury's local brewery, kindly supplying adult prizes.

'At West Berkshire Brewery, we champion traditional brewing techniques and showcase the finest UK hops to produce high quality, distinctive and award-winning real ales and craft beers.' Find out more...

Nuffield Health's Newbury Fitness & Wellbeing Gym

Nuffield Health

Our modern gym in Newbury is kitted out with all the latest industry-leading equipment. Find out more...

Newbury Weekly News

newbury weekly news

We are pleased to welcome Newbury's local online and in print news source as a sponsor, providing logistical support. @ the heart of your community. Find out more...

Banjo Cycles

Banjo Cycles

A big thank you to Newbury's local bike shop, kindly supplying prizes for the U12 categories.

'We are a leading road bike and mountain bike shop in Newbury with knowledgeable and friendly staff.' Find out more...

About us

The programme is a joint endeavour between Newbury Road Club & Palmer Park Velo, held on the grounds of Newbury Racecourse. We are grateful to the Racecourse for welcoming us.

Wessex Cyclo-Cross League

The Wessex Cyclo-Cross League is a series of races organised by various cycling clubs within the Wessex Region. The league is open to any cyclist irrespective of ability and caters for all ages from 7 to 70. The cyclo-cross season runs from September to January. Find out more...

Newbury Road Club

Newbury Road Club serves cyclists in the Newbury catchment area, approximately 60 miles west of London on the M4 corridor. It has been established since 1925. Whilst it promotes all forms of cycling it is primarily a Road club supporting in particular all forms of on-road riding. Find out more...

Palmer Park Velo

Palmer Park Velo is a racing cycling club for children aged from 8 to 18. We are based in Reading’s outdoor velodrome at Palmer Park Stadium.
Find out more...

Newbury Racecourse

Newbury Racecourse in Berkshire has year-round Racing and is an ideally located venue for Conferences and Events. Find out more...

What is cyclo cross?

Skinny tyres, mud, short, sharp off-road races, with hurdles, obstacles and intense action. That’s cyclo-cross, a form of off-road racing that predates mountain biking by decades. Cyclo-cross is also one of the most accessible forms of cycle sport with racing for everyone from young kids to grandmothers. Throughout the autumn and winter, it’s probably taking place in a park near you. Find out more...