East Kent Cyclo Cross League 2017-18 Dates/Info

The EKCX League is a five round series held near the south coast at the edge of Kent promoted by VC Deal, stalwarts of south east cyclo cross over the decades.

Now a few years old the league has built a reputation for interesting courses and a friendly place to race. Grids tend to be a smaller than London and South East League events which make them a great place to try cyclo cross.

There is entry on the day and entry details are below, plus MTB’s are welcome.

Round 1       Sunday 10th September – Sandwich Tech Cross
The third year at Sandwich Tech the weekly home of VC Deal cyclocross training, flat, fast and flowing course, featuring a couple of technical sections, including woods and sand pit.

Address: Sandwich Technology School, Deal Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 OFA

Entry: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/165889/East-Kent-Cyclo-Cross-League-Round-1–SandwichTechCross

Round 2     Sunday 15th October – Newington Community Cross
New Venue a similar flat and fast course which will provide some interesting features

Address: Newington Community Primary School,             Princess Margaret Avenue, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6HX

Entry: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/165890/East-Kent-Cyclo-Cross-League-Round-2–NewingtonCommunityCross

Round 3     Sunday 5th November – Northbourne Park Cross
A new Venue a mixture of grass and woodland around the school grounds.

Address: Northbourne Park School, Straight Mile, Betteshanger, Deal, Kent, CT14 0NW

Entry: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/165891/East-Kent-Cyclo-Cross-League-Round-3–NorthbourneParkCross

Round 4       Sunday 17th December – Ford Manor Farm Cross
The third year at Ford Manor Farm, inspired by the legendary ‘Koppenberg’ race’.

Address: Ford Manor Farm, Ford Hill, Hoath, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 4LS

Entry: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/165892/East-Kent-Cyclo-Cross-League-Round-4–FordManorFarmCross

Round 5       Sunday 21st January – Betteshanger Cross
A well-established venue on the cyclocross calendar, we will be making a few minor adjustments to our established EKCX course for this seasons race!

Address: Betteshanger Country Park, Sandwich Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 0BF

Entry: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/165894/East-Kent-Cyclo-Cross-League-Round-5–BetteshangerCross

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eastkentcyclocross/
VC Deal Website: http://www.vcdeal.co.uk/

Entries Fees

U12                               Online £3     EOL £3
Youth A/B U16/U14      Online £6     EOL £7
Juniors                          Online £7     EOL £10
Seniors                         Online £16   EOL £20
Vets                              Online £16   EOL £20

Event Programme
0900                    HQ Opens
1000                    U12 – 15mins
1040                    Youth – 30 mins
1140                    V40 / V50 Men – 45mins
1250                    Junior Men – 40mins
1250                    Junior, Senior, V40 / V50 Women – 40mins
1400                    Senior Men – 60mins


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