Farnham Town Centre Races

presented by

as part of Farnham Festival of Cycling

Sunday 8 July 2018

from 17:50

An expanded race programme for 2018

Racing cyclists are invited to take part in Farnham’s second Town Centre Races, which includes races for Elite riders and children this year.

Held on the one-way system and supported by local businesses, clubs and volunteers, the races deliver excitement for participants and spectators alike.

 

Town Centre Races or ‘criteriums’ are notorious for their fast and furious pace and the potential for supporters to get close to the action – and this one will be no exception. The short circuit and its tight turns will test the riders’ racecraft and bike handling skills to the max, while spectators will be torn between holding their breath and yelling for all they’re worth!

There are five races (times are provisional and will be confirmed):

 •  17:50  U8/1U10  •

•  18:05  U12/U14  •

•  18:30  Men (3rd cat Regional B)  •

•  19:15  Women (2/3/4)  •

•  20:00  Men (E/1/2 National B)  •

 

Entry is now open via the British Cycling website
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/174991/Farnham-Town-Centre-Races

 

All riders, including children, must hold an appropriate British Cycling Racing Licence. 

Race HQ for signing-on and changing facilities is at Farnham Maltings.

 

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Road closures

17:00 – 21:30

•  The Borough  •

•  South Street from The Borough to Victoria Road  •

•  Victoria Road  •

•  Downing Street from Victoria Road to West Street  •

 

Car park closures

timings to be confirmed

•  No entry to South Street car park  •

•  Controlled exit from Central car park between races  •

 

Restricted access

•  Vehicles travelling along West Street may turn left into Castle Street  •

•  Access to and from Wagon Yard car park will be controlled by traffic marshals  •

 

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused

We are grateful to our supporters for their generous sponsorship of the Farnham Town Centre Races in 2018

Thank you to officials, marshals, stewards and other volunteers from VC Meudon. VC Meudon, based in the Farnham and Fleet area, welcomes cyclists with an interest in cycle racing and/or supporting cycle racing.