An action-packed championship cycling event is set to return to East Suffolk over the first weekend of December.
Hundreds of riders are set to descend on Trinity Park for the UCI Masters Cyclo-Cross World Championships between Friday 2 and Sunday 4 December.
The exciting event will feature more than 600 world-class competitors from 20 different nations, as far afield as the USA, Japan, Canada and across Europe, racing along a purpose-built circuit of varying and often tricky terrain, including obstacles, bends, muddy slopes and bridges.
Supported by East Suffolk Council and staged at the same venue for the first time last year, the 2022 edition of the UCI Masters Cyclo-Cross World Championships again promises to be a great day out for all the family and is free to attend for spectators.
Each race comprises multiple laps of a circuit measuring 3km and featuring pavement, woodland trails, grass, climbs, and challenging obstacles requiring riders to dismount and carry their bikes.
In recent years, Suffolk has played host to many prestigious cyclo-cross events, including the UEC European Championships in 2012, and multiple British Cycling National Cyclo-Cross Championships and National Trophy Series events, as well as hosting the UCI Women’s Tour and Men’s Tour on numerous occasions.
The UCI Masters Cyclo-Cross World Championships sees riders aged 35 or over, who no longer compete in an Elite Professional Team, pitted against each other across five age groups containing many former pros, Olympians, national champions and some of the best Cyclo-Cross age category riders the world has to offer, including […]
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