Ulster XC Race 4, Craigavon Lakes

Date: Sunday 1 September 2013
Event: Ulster XC Series Round 4
Venue: Craigavon Lakes
Host club: Apollo CT

Course Description:
The venue and course layout offer interest to riders of all skill levels as the 3 mile course is a mix of single track, open grass land (plus hill!) and open trails. There will be a separate grass track for the Under 8s and Under 10s to race on.  This is the perfect course for beginners of all ages and also ideal for the experienced riders as the course makes for an excellent open race circuit with plenty of places to pass other riders.

Directions: Craigavon Lakes. Located at the Craigavon Water Sports Centre off Lake Road which is off roundabout 3 on the main Portadown to Lurgan road. If leaving the M1 motorway come off at junction 10 and follow the signs for “Craigavon Centre” then look for the signs for the “Watersports Centre” at roundabout 3.

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Co-ordinates: N 54.449832, W 6.38237

Race Timetable:  
Sign on opens at 09:30


Practice times
For the main course
10:00 – 11:20
12:20 – 12:45

Race Fees:
Adults: £18 (€20) *
Juniors: £10 (€10)
Under 14s & Under 16s: £5 (€5)
Under 8s, 10s & 12s: £2 (€2)

From 25 August 2013 – 30 August 2013 (8 pm)

To see who has entered so far click here

Catering: As has been the tradition, Apollo CT will be providing some post-race food in the Watersports centre for after the race.  Before and during the races the café in the centre will be open.

Additional information: Craigavon Watersports Centre: offers excellent toilet and shower facilities on site and there is a café in the Centre. The trails are open to the public for cycling and, on the day before the race, the course will be marked out using yellow markers from about 3 pm onwards.

Facilities: Craigavon Lakes
Car Parking: Ample
Toilets: On site
Showers: Yes
Bike Wash: Yes
Cafe: Yes on site
Gazebos: Only host club gazebos at start finish area.