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.
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
Sign on for U8s & U10s, U12s ONLY
ends 09:20 for U8/10
ends 09.40 for U12
Sign on for all other categories
ends 20 minutes before respective race start time
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!
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.
Course is mainly on rough grassland, with some hard gravel path and a few berms to negotiate.
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!
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.
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...
Our modern gym in Newbury is kitted out with all the latest industry-leading equipment. Find out more...
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...
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...
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