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HOW TO ENTER




2024 Spring XC Classic entry is now open:
Enter all 3 Rounds

or R1 | R2 |R3


Terms and Conditions Of Entry

A chance to get in some early season racing on an all-weather, well prepared 3 to 4 mile course with enough overtaking places to ensure a high level of enjoyment. There'll be trophies presented on the podium plus spot prizes to be won. The events will have full facilities, including quality catering and toilets and will be very spectator friendly.


Date Event Information Venue / Map
03 Mar 24  Spring Classic XC 2 Highlands Farm »
Old Guildford Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 6HT
24 Mar 24  Spring Classic XC 3 Highlands Farm »
Old Guildford Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 6HT

Categories

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 Open 16+ 2 2 The starting point for regular mtb riders new to racing
Ability Open * 18+ 3 n/a For those who've done some racing and want to race for longer
Ability Sport 16+ 4 3 The next step up from Open when you've got the racing bug
Ability Expert 18+ 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+ 3 2 Age defined for more experienced, competitive racers
Age Super Veteran 60-69 3 n/a Age defined for more experienced, competitive male racers
Age Vintage Veteran 70+ 3 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

Note:
*In line with British Cycling's current policy: transgender women, transgender men, non-binary individuals and those whose sex was assigned male at birth will be eligible to compete in the Open category. The Open Female category will remain in place for those whose sex was assigned female at birth and transgender men who are yet to begin hormone therapy. At this stage, they will be eligible to compete in the Open category only, and should ensure that they continue to adhere to the requirements of UK Anti-Doping. Those whose sex was assigned female at birth are also able to compete in the Open category if they so wish.

Start Times

See the entry website for the current Start Times.

Start Procedure

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.