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Sainsbury's 2014 School Games - The Inter Regional Track Championships

From the 4th - 7th September, eight youth riders represented the region in the Inter Regional Track Championships, which were part of the Sainsbury's School Games in Manchester. Over 1600 athletes competed in 12 Olympic and Paralympic sports - the Track Cycling was contested over three packed days with the overall result being determined by the combined results for every event of the boys and girls competitions.

The racing was of an incredibly hiigh standard with many Games and National records tumbling as the standard of Youth Track Racing continues to improve year-on-year. The riders all performed very well with some exceptional individaul and team rides, resulting in an overall 10th position for the region. This is by far the best result that we have achieved in this competition and the future looks bright as many of the selected riders will be available for the competition next year.

If you would like to catch up with the results and see the races, you can access full coverage at the link below - simply click on 'live streaming' and navigate to 'cycling'

http://www.2014schoolgames.com/

Tony Fawcett

Cyclocross Club Cluster of Training (CCT)

Cyclocross CCT will begin on Wedneday 10th September 2014. The sessions in September will be at Hetton Lyons Country Park, while there is sufficient light. The sessions will move to a venue with lighting in Ocober.

Sessions are open to any Youth B, Youth A, Junior or U23 cyclist who is racing cyclocross and wishes to improve their skills and fitness for this discipline. Sessions stat at 6.30 pm and the cost is £3 per rider.

Tony Fawcett

Youth Road Cluster Update

There will be no road cluster training session this week, but it will return on Wednesday 3rd September at Hetton Lyons Country Park. There will also be sessions on the 10th and 17th September at Hetton, then they will move to Prissick for the Winter period. Details of winter sessions will be published soon.

Tony Fawcett

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