The 2023 event took place on Sunday 2nd July and £550.00 was raised for Leics and Rutland Air Ambulance.
HCRC’s 2023 4-up Time Trial is over for 2023.
Thanks so much for those of you involved to make the HCRC 4up TTT a success this year. Whether you helped volunteering, cooking (or eating) amazing cakes or racing the event – I wanted to let you know that collectively we raised a total of £550 for our local Air Ambulance. Take a look at our thank you card.
Thanks so much, and please help us to repeat an even bigger event in 2024. Watch this space!
This is a fast 25-mile route with a mix of country and A road. We’ve excellent facilities with the HQ located at Wolvey CofE Primary School, Bulkington Road, Wolvey, LE10 3LA with access to parking, refreshments and toilets.
For your entry fee you’ll not only have the chance to race the event but also support a local charity too, plus we have the excellent photographic skills of Alan Kitching (AK Cycling Images), sharing expert photos after the event free of charge. Enter online here: https://cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/26102
Rider Briefing notes
4-up Team Time Trial (K41/25)
|Event HQ: Wolvey CofE Primary School.|
LE10 3LAOfficials: Timekeeper: Laurie BirdRecorder : Mac Adcock
|Event Organiser: Mark BingleyHinckley Cycle Race ClubSecretary07976 538 433|
|Promoted for and on behalf of Cycling Time Trials under their Rules and Regulations|
In the interests of personal safety, Cycling Time Trials recommend that a hard-shell helmet that meets a recognised international safety standard should be worn.
Under 18s and/or Juniors MUST wear a helmet that meets these standards.
The use of both a front and rear light is mandatory.
Please remember to sign out when you return your number.
Thanks for registering for the Hinckley Cycle Race Club 4-Up Team Time trial, 2nd July 2023. I hope that we can provide an excellent race on our course and raise money for charity at the same time. Please see below for key information for the day.
The Wolvey C of E Primary school kindly agreed to the use of its sports hall for this event. Upon arriving you will pass through the staff parking area and then park on the school playground (tarmac). Our sign-on is in the main hall, please be always respectful of the school facilities. Toilets and refreshments facilities are available for our use.
The course has been subject to a risk assessment to proceed in relative safety (as has the school of course) but please remember that you are responsible for your own safety at all times, especially at road junctions during the event. Ride courteously and safely in accordance with the highway code. Marshals are there to draw the attention of other road users to the event and cannot take responsibility for your road craft.
This document is your rider briefing, Mark Bingley will be available 08:25 in case you have additional Q&A)
08:00 Rider Sign-on, 8:10 volunteer briefing, 08:25 Rider Q&A, 9:00 First team start (four minute line-up time and countdown to leave at 9:04am).
The start point is 2 miles from Wolvey school, riders can wait in a layby close to the start line. When waiting please keep within the layby for your safety.
- Turn Right out of the school,
- Bear Left at the double mini-roundabout (B4109 towards Hinckley)
- Keep Right at the bottom of the hill (Leicester Road)
- 3rd Exit onto B4114 (Smockington lane)
- Proceed 0.5 miles to the start point.
- Wait in layby.
You will pass the finish point three times on your time trial (1st lap, 2nd lap and your finishing sprint). Please call your number to the timekeeper as you pass at the end of your race. For your safety, please do not turn in the road – instead continue a short way until a small turning on your left where you can turn safely and return to HQ.
Results and Awards:
The results will be displayed for all to see at the school hall after all riders & timesheet returns to the HQ. Please be free to rest-up at our HQ until that time, with refreshments available in aid of our chosen charity. An award will be made for each category with photos taken of the teams with a prize cup. To maximise funds to the charity, certificates will replace medals/trophies and winning teams will have a photo opportunity at a small presentation.
HCRC volunteers will provide a selection of refreshments at the race HQ in return for donations (payment by Card or Cash); proceeds going to charity. The cakes are courtesy of Jo, so we have the same AMAZING CAKES as last year.
This Time Trial is only possible due to the support of the circa 15 volunteers required to enable it to run safely. Please be conscious these volunteers are giving their time freely to cheer you on towards your PB and give them a smile when you see them.
Photographs: Alan & Ann Kitching will be taking photographs throughout the event and will be sharing on social media and the press afterwards. If you do not wish to be photographed on the course, please mark the sign-on sheet accordingly.
This event is running in support of https://theairambulanceservice.org.uk/ . Our local Air Ambulance does not receive government funding, it operates as a charity and relies entirely upon voluntary donations.
Hinckley Cycle Race Club:
Hinckley Cycle Race Club offer a range of activities for local cyclists including Time Trials, Social Rides, Junior Rides & Social Evening Events etc. New members are warmly welcomed, we encourage all members to help-out at the club – the club is run by the members, for the members. You can find membership information to join us at https://hinckleycrc.org/?page_id=532
The route is ridden anti-clockwise.
Course K41/25 Description
|SP 451 897||type.goad.obey||Start on B4114 0.25 mile southwest of junction with A5 (Smockington) in line with field gate on left opposite western end of layby on right. Proceed southwest|
|SP 437 889||logbook.computers.myths||At island at Wolvey (Axe & Compass) take first exit towards Lutterworth (Cloudsley Bush Lane)|
|SP 464 863||herb.infringe.dumpy||At Fosse Way B4455 cross roads continue straight on (Coalpit Lane)|
|SP 508 839||vipers.refusals.finishes||At the A5 island (Cross in Hand) take the 1st exit (A5 toward Hinckley)|
|SP 503 846||cheering.tarnished.quantity||At A5 island (Mere Ln) take 1st exit (straight on) to remain on A5|
|SP 472 886||spinners.cafe.jiggle||At A5 (Fosse way) junction remain on A5 (straight on)|
|SP 455 898||sharpens.rainfall.union||At Smockington turn left onto B4114 to complete circuit|
|Ride second circuit|
|Commence third circuit to Axe & Compass island|
|Take first exit towards Lutterworth (Cloudsley Bush Lane)|
|SP 446 878||many.pegged.refills||Finish 0.25 mile past turning to Copston Magna in line with first chevron bend warning sign on the right.|
Start List can be viewed on the CTT website, or << here >>
HCRC 4-Up 2023, K41/25 course Page: