National cycling event

Published on: Friday, 21-February-2014

Knowsley Velodrome and BMX Park is the place to be to catch all the latest cycling action and take part in a range of events!

Knowsley Velodrome and BMX Park will also be hosting its first national competition on Sunday 18 May.  Around 100 riders from across the country will be competing in the National Track Omnium.  Six track races will take place on the velodrome track, including three time trials and three mass-start events.

British Cycling members can take part in this national competition – further details including how to enter can be found at www.britishcycling.com

Races will commence at 10am and it’s free of charge to come along and support this fantastic event.

Councillor Eddie Connor, Cabinet Member for Leisure, Community and Culture said “Knowsley has a wealth of cycling facilities and cycling programmes for all levels and abilities.  I’m delighted that that we are able to host both regional and national events here in the borough.  Whether you are taking part or a spectator, I hope it inspires you to come along and use our world-class BMX and Velodrome facilities.”

To find out more or take part, visit www.activeknowsley.com or call the Get Active Team on 0151 443 2200.