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Coleford

MIJ Downhill Series 2024 Round 1

Sun 21/04/24

MIJ Downhill Series 2024 Round 1
MIJ Downhill Series 2024 Round 1

Time & Location

21 Apr 2024, 08:00 BST

Coleford, Cannop Valley, New Rd, Coleford GL16 7EH, UK

About the event

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Event Program:

Sunday

Practice 9.00am – 12.30pm

Race Starts  1.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Prize Presentations 4.30pm

Race categories – No license required to race

Categories

  • Hardtail age - 13+
  • Ripper Age 10-12
  • Juvenile Age 13-14
  • Youth – Age 15-16
  • Junior – Age 17-18
  • Senior – Age 19-29
  • Master – Age 30-39
  • Veteran – Age 40+
  • Grand Veteran 50+
  • Women - under 18
  • Women - Senior 19-29
  • Women Master 30+
  • Pro Am

Registration: You can collect your number board on Saturday afternoon from camping field to save time or on Sunday morning.

You must sign on and collect your number board before 10am on Sunday. Full Face Helmets must be worn and done up for practice & racing on the track.

2023 Race Schedule:

Saturday – The forest is open as normal and you must follow the local rules & fees.

The course will be marked out on Saturday and there will be registration during Saturday evening. At  Worcester Lodge

Saturday is not part of the event so there are no marshals or medics on the track.Ride at your own risk.

Race day with official Practice and race with Marshals & Medics on the race track.

Sunday – Race Day

Registration 8.30am to 10.30am You must sign on and register before riding the track.

4.30pm approx Podiums Top 3 in each category

Entry procedure,  Enter via the British Cycling website.

You do not need a race licence.

Race Regulations: The event will run under BC Regulations and Penalties.

Please make sure you aware of the rules. A course inspection will performed before the start of practice with the Chief BC Commissaire and any recommendations will be implemented.

The course will be covered by marshals. They will have red and yellow flags, radio communications and be briefed each morning.

We recommend that all riders and especially Juvenile and Youth age riders must wear the following body armour: Full Spine Elbow pads Knee pads.

Behavior - Anti-social behaviour, vandalsim, riding mini-bikes, motorbikes, driving recklessly at the event (Disqualified). Acts of violence, intimidation or vandalism will receive a lifetime ban. Under suspicion of theft, the police will be called and you will be detained until their arrival

Race Timing: Race Timing will be carried out by MIJ Timing Services.

Results will be posted in the main arena on completion of each event and online by Monday 12:00 after the event.

Medical: Paramedic Medical Cover will be provided on course and from an identifiable Base Station in the event arena.

PA System: A full Public Announcement Facility will be on site with announcements throughout the day. A Notice Board will also be on display in the Race Office/Rider Registration area for displaying information regarding the event.

Catering: Mobile catering will be on site.

Toilets & Showers: portable toilets will be provided

Parking - Important Info

Parking and camping will be at Worcester Lodge

Refunds and Transfers:

If you wish to cancel a booking please note the following cancellation conditions:

  • 7 days plus notice - Full refund less British Cycling admin fee.
  • 7 days or less, no refund or transfer.
  • Please note you can not swap your entry with another rider.
  • The above policies are not dependant on circumstances and are final.

Please email mijracing@hotmail.com please note we will not deal with any cancellations over the phone, by text or  Facebook. Inform us of your full name, category racing and which race we are dealing with.

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