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George Webster Memorial BMX League

Barnesbury CC are organising a series of BMX Go Ride Races at Gallagher Park, Bedlington. Starting on Saturday 6th June 2015 the first George Webster Memorial BMX League will run each week to Saturday 11th July 2015. Riders will compete each week for points in their age category. Riders are urged to attend the coaching session before the event, use the open practice to hone their skills and use the races, ideal for novice and beginner riders to participate in the sport in a safe progressive manner to develop their BMX skills.

11.00am - Coaching session

12.00pm - Open Practice

1.00pm - Race

Entry is on the line only. Cost is £4 per week and includes coaching (coaching normally costs £1 for members, £3 for non members). Prizes will be awarded after the last round on Saturday 11th July 2015. If you are interested in attending please contact us through our website for further details, however riders must have:

a parent/appropriate adult to complete the appropriate paperwork

an appropriately safe bike (no stunt pegs with at least a back brake)

a pot or full face helmet (the club has some they can loan out)

£4 entry fee

Full finger gloves

Arms and legs fully covered (club has some pads available for knees/elbows to loan)

This is an ideal opportunity for youngsters aged 16 yrs old to compete in BMX at the only track in Northumberland.

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