A popular series of short circuit mid-week road races held on traffic-free circuits. Each event includes separate races for both novices and experienced competitors. The criterium series is an ideal introduction to road racing if you are new to the sport.
Races will be held on Thursday May 1st, Thursday May 8th, Thursday May 15th, Tuesday May 20th & Saturday May 24th at the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston, EH28 8NB. A map of the RHS Ingliston course, sign-on, parking and toilet facilities can be found here.
A popular series of short course road races held on a traffic-free circuit. If you are new to road racing, the criterium series is an ideal introduction to the sport. You can experience the excitement of being part of a fast moving racing bunch in a traffic free environment.
The Youth Race Series events are open to Youth As, Bs, Cs and Ds (under 16, 14, 12 and 10 respectively.)
The Support Race Series is open to women cyclists of all categories. (Male Beginners who have done no more than two races should enter the 4th Cat race and notify the registrar at sign on.)
The Main Race is open to 2nd & 3rd Category racers.
Check the FAQ page for information if you are new to road racing.
You can only enter the Ingliston Crit Series online via the British Cycling online system. No entry on the day!
For details of BC membership/Licence Fees see: http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/membership/prices
Youth C/D/E Riders (U12/U10): £3
Youth A/B Riders(U16/U14): £5
Support Races (Women, Cat.4 & Beginners): £9
(+£5 for a day licence adult non-BC Members; £2.50 for day licence for junior non-BC Members)
(Male Beginners who have done no more than two races should enter the 4th Cat race and notify the registrar at sign on.)
Main Race (Cat 2 & 3 : £12
Sign-on opens 17:15 hrs
NOTE: SIGN-ON FOR YOUTH CATEGORIES AND WOMEN DOWNSTAIRS & ALL OTHERS UPSTAIRS.
17:50 - Youth A/B race (NOTE: Youth A boys will start first and ride for 10 minutes, then will be joined by the remaining competitors). Duration is 40 minutes+5 laps. (Main circuit ) ( Sign-on closes 17:35)
18:00 - Youth C Race. Duration is 20 minutes. (Back circuit) (Sign-on closes 17:40)
18:25 - Youth D /E Race. Duration is 15 minutes. (Back circuit) (Sign-on closes 18:05)
18:45 - Cat 4 Race. Duration is 40 minutes+5 laps. (Main circuit ) Regional C+ (Sign-on closes 18:25)
18:50 -Women's Race and Go-race/beginners (Back circuit) (Sign-on closes 18:30)
(NB: Women riders will start first and ride for 15 minutes then will be joined by the remaining competitors). Duration is 40 minutes and 5 laps. Regional B (Go-race is Regional C)
19:40 - Cat 2 & 3 Race. Duration is 1 hour + 5 laps. (Main circuit) Regional A (Sign-on closes 19:20)
View a Google map of the Ingliston site showing the race circuits, location of Race HQ and parking.
A video of all the race courses can be found on the Ingliston Crits Youtube channel.
This event page will be updated with more information over the coming weeks. Please bookmark and check back for more details. Alternatively, visit the race's facebook page. We also have a twitter account, @EdCritSeries.
If you have any queries, the race organisers can be reached at the following e-mail address: Ingliston@whitson.abel.co.uk