Age Categories

The British Cycling Cyclo-Cross age categories for the 2016/17 season are as follows (effective from 1st Sept 2016) ;

Under 10   born in 2007 or later

Under 12   born in 2005 or later

Youth – Under 16   born in 2001 or 2002

Youth – Under 14    born in 2003 or 2004

Junior   born in 1999 or 2000

Under 23   born in 1995 to 1998

Senior   born in 1967 to 1994

Veteran 40-49   born in 1967 to 1976

Veteran 50+   born in 1957 to 1966

Veteran 60+   born in  1947 to 1956

Veteran  70+   born in 1946 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 5 races as follows ;

  • Under 12’s  duration 10 to 15 minutes
  • Youth  duration approx 30 minutes
  • Veteran Men 50+ & Women duration approx 40 minutes
  • Veteran Men 40-49 and Junior Men   duration approx 40 minutes
  • Senior Men  duration approx 60 minutes

** Note the womens race starts 2 minutes behind the V50 men

Reference:  British Cycling Event Regulations  (see the Cyclo-Cross Specific Regulations section 5.9 for further details of age categories.)

 

Wessex Cyclo-Cross