Navy Cycling Festival: Closed road racing for all abilities, 21st April

The Navy Cycling Festival is at RNAS Merryfield, ILTON, Somerset on Sat 21 Apr 12. It is a large event which  specifically has been designed for all abilities (complete raw novices through to experienced riders) and with all races being on a traffic free course to appeal to many of your club members who have thought about having a go at racing in a safe environment. This event is inclusive to all standards and abilities, including 1st timers other clubs from the South West have been invited). Families and children are also encouraged to attend, and many activities have been put on too keep them amused throughout the day.

The first of six races commences at 0830 with the Individual 3 mile Prologue Time Trial, followed by the 21 Mile 2 Up Team TT, the Individual Devil Race (Eliminator) split into A & B races based on ability, followed finally by the Devil Pairs race A& B again. There will also be a Kids U12 MTB course and Bouncy Castle and Ice Cream Van.

Competitors are requested to log onto and download an Entry Form at Annex A (follow link) and return it to the Event Organiser, so that it is received by Fri 13 Apr 12 at the latest. Cost of entry is £15.00, and this includes entry into the 4 races, a free BBQ, and tea/coffee (you won’t find better value than that). The reason for this is that the RNRMCA have off set the costs to a staggering £1500, to keep entry fees low. Entry cheques are to be made payable to the ‘RNRMCA.’ Entries are restricted to a maximum of 120 riders, and it is perceived that this will be met, so all personnel are quested to apply soonest to avoid disappointment. A reservation is only guaranteed with a cheque and application form. Ensure you identify and nominate your partner for the team events. .

All events will take place on a traffic free 3.1 mile airfield circuit. Please note that for team events only, you will be required to use the same partner throughout (applies to Navy Cup 2 Up TTT and Devil Team race.
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