Host club De Ronde van Cork has pulled out all the stops to put on a top class national championship. Saturday 12 January 2019 was the Youth National Championships for the Under 14s and 16s. The day started with a full complement of youth support races from the Under 6s to the Under 12s.
The 2018 Irish National Youth Cyclo-cross Championships took place at Knockbracken Reservoir in Carryduff, a suburb of Belfast. This was only the second year that the Youth CX Championships has been run and it is encouraging to see this youth event establish itself in the calendar. Along with the championship categories for the Under 14s and Under 16s was a full complement of support races for the Under 6s up to the Under 12s.
Details of the upcoming National Youth Cyclo-cross championships which will be held on Sunday 28 January 2018 at Knockbracken Reservoir, Carryduff, Belfast are given below. The championship categories are Under 16s and Under 14s but the event will also have support races for the Under 6s up to the Under 12s.
Closing date for entries for the championship race is Thursday 25 January 2018 – 23:59.
Registration link here.
Closing date for the support races is Friday 26 January 2018 at 8 pm.
Registration link for support races here.
More details to follow but save the date.
This is the first notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM). This meeting will take place on Saturday 21 October 2017 – venue to be confirmed (Dublin based).
Positions on the Commission
The commission will be made up with the following 8 positions. Apart from the position of Chair (which is a two year post) all of the posts are up for re-election.
- Downhill Co-ordinator
- Cross-country Co-ordinator
- Cyclo-cross Co-ordinator
- Enduro Rep
- Youth Development Co-ordinator
- Women’s Rep
The first Youth Cyclo-cross National Championships (U16 & U14 Boys and Girls) will take place on Sunday 19th February 2017 at Corkagh Park, Dublin. The event will be hosted by Orwell Wheelers.
The championship categories are Under 14s and Under 16s. There will be support races (non championship) for Under 6s, 8s and 10s.