Age Categories

The British Cycling Cyclo-Cross age categories for the 2014-2015 season are as follows (effective from 1st Sept 2014) ;

Under 10   born in 2005 or later

Under 12   born in 2003 or later

Youth – Under 16   born in 1999 to 2002

Youth – Under 14    born in 2001 or 2002

Junior   born in 1997 or 1998

Under 23   born in 1993 to 1996

Senior   born in 1996 or earlier

Veteran 40-49   born in 1965 to 1974

Veteran 50+   born in 1964 or earlier

Veteran 60+   born in 1954 or earlier

Veteran  70+   born in 1944 or earlier

Women   born in 1998 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