Spring & Autumn Races
HOW TO ENTER
Spring 2022 XC races will be announced soon.
Expect a friendly, well organised event with a 4 mile, prepped course with enough overtaking places to ensure highly enjoyable racing. There'll be trophies and prizes presented on the podium plus spot prizes to be won. The arenas will have full facilities including quality catering and toilets and will be very spectator friendly.
|Date||Event Information||Venue / Map|
|No events currently listed|
All categories for riders 17+ are based on your age on 31st December of the current year.
|Type of Category||Category Name||Ages||Laps Male||Laps Female||Description|
|Ability||Beginner||12+||1||1||For those starting out in racing new to mtb|
|Ability||Fun||12+||2||1||The starting point for regular mtb riders new to racing|
|Ability||Open||16+||3||2||For those who’ve done some racing and want to race for longer|
|Ability||Sport||17+||4||3||The next step up from Open when you’ve got the racing bug|
|Ability||Expert||19+||5||4||A very competitive category|
|Age||Veteran||40-49||3||2||Age defined for more experienced, competitive racers|
|Age||Veteran Plus||40+||4||n/a||For older, competitive male racers looking to ride 4 laps|
|Age||Grand Veteran||50-59||3||2||Age defined for more experienced, competitive racers|
|Age||Senior Veteran||60+||2||n/a||Age defined for more experienced, competitive male racers|
|Under 11s||Under 11||8th birthday to the day before 11th birthday||1 shortened||1 shortened||Age defined|
|Under 13s||Under 13||11th birthday to 31st December of the year of their 12th birthday||1 shortened||1 shortened||Age defined|
|Juvenile||13-14||Riders in the year of their 13th or 14th birthday||2||2||Age defined|
|Youth||15-16||Riders in the year of their 15th or 16th birthday||2||2||Age defined|
Registration will be open from 8am and the start times will be.
|Race Number||Race Start Time||Category Name|
|1||9.15am||Youth Male & Female|
|2||9.16am||Juvenile Male & Female|
|3||9.18am||Under 13 Male & Female|
|4||9.19am||Under 11 Male & Female|
|10.05am||Grand Veteran Female|
|9||11.12am||Grand Veteran Male|
|10||11.13am||Super Veteran Male|
|12||12.31pm||Veteran Plus Male|
Pre-entry for the events are now open and remain open until late on the Wednesday before an event, and you can enter on the day from 8am. All pre-entered riders will receive a pre-event information email in the week leading up to the event and course updates will be posted our Facebook.
All blocks of races will be announced 15, 5 and 1 minute before they start, but you are responsible for being at the Start Line in good time for your race.
The Starter will announce that the race will start anytime within the next 10 seconds, and then sound a horn to indicate the Start.
Your position and lap time will be recorded as you complete each lap and your result will be available online at www.gorrick.com later in the day.
There will be podium trophy presentations for the top 3 in all categories as soon as the majority of riders have finished.