Age Categories

The British Cycling Cyclo-Cross age categories for the 2015/16 season are as follows (effective from 1st Sept 2015) ;

Under 10   born in 2006 or later

Under 12   born in 2004 or later

Youth – Under 16   born in 2000 to 2003

Youth – Under 14    born in 2002 or 2003

Junior   born in 1998 or 1999

Under 23   born in 1994 to 1997

Senior   born in 1997 or earlier

Veteran 40-49   born in 1966 to 1975

Veteran 50+   born in 1965 or earlier

Veteran 60+   born in 1955 or earlier

Veteran  70+   born in 1945 or earlier

Women   born in 1999 or earlier*

*Races for Women are open to Junior, Under 23, Senior and Veteran Women.

 

In the Wessex League there are usually 4 races as follows ;

Under 12’s  duration 10 to 15 minutes

Youth  duration approx 30 minutes

Veterans/Women/Juniors   duration approx 40 minutes

Seniors  duration approx 60 minutes

 

Reference:  British Cycling Organiser Information

 

Wessex Cyclo-Cross