Locals invited to cycle event

CYCLISTS and spectators from Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire are invited to join one of the region’s most popular cyclo-cross events.

The Norton Wheelers’ cycling club is once again hosting its annual Norton Trophy Races, at Graves Park, off Cobnar Road, Sheffield, between Woodseats, Norton and Meadowhead, from 11am, this Sunday.

Club spokesman and event organiser Paul Sleaford said: “This is a great way for cyclists to crown their summer cycling season whether they race or just enjoy riding.

“We always look forward to seeing familiar faces and we’re always very happy to welcome first-timers to the event.

Entry, paid on the day, for the 11am, 30 minute youths’ event costs £4, the 11.45am, 15 minute U12 event costs £1, and the 1pm, one hour seniors’ and veterans’ event cost £8. Boys, girls, men and women of all ages from all across the region are welcome.

Those interested can visit the events section at britishcycling.org.uk or can call Paul Sleaford on 0114 2304297 or e-mail paul.sleaford@teconnex.com.

for any extra details.